By James Kirby We often hear the old adage, "It takes a village to raise a child," yet with increasing independence, geographical movement, and isolation in Western culture, how true--or feasible--is this? In the United States, about 23.7 percent of children under five receive child care from their grandparents. Show More Summary
The list of independent filmmakers who made a great dramatic feature and never got to make another, or whose careers quickly dwindled, is grievously long—and its length is exemplary of why the good old days really weren’t. It includes...Show More Summary
The brewery and cidery will operate independently after the merger This morning, the jointly-owned and -operated Seattle Cider Company and Two Beers Brewing announced an acquisition by French farmer-run cooperative Agrial. The resulting...Show More Summary
Peres, 93, fought for Israel's independence and later sought peace with Palestinians.
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Most of the attention going A24’s way right now is due to Moonlight, the festival darling primed to top many critics’ best-of lists at the end of this year. But the ever-impressive independent film distributor has another promising title...Show More Summary
About 15 years ago, an independent bookseller in Texas went to battle against the specter of mega-bookstore invasion. His weapon of choice was something a purveyor of books knew best: a word. And the word was weird. KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD was coined by the librarian Red Wassenich while on the phone with a local radio station. Show More Summary
In the fall of 2010, I flew to Perugia, Italy, where I would spend the first semester of my senior year of college abroad. I had chosen the small Umbrian city partially because I found a program that allowed me to pursue an independent study and partially because I was ... More »
“This country needs better leadership,” said Evan McMullin. So many armchair politicians say those words and fail to follow through. Not McMullin. The independent candidate for president threw his hat in the ring more than a month ago and has been taken seriously ever since. Even conservative columnist Erick Erickson declared last week, “McMullin’s candidacy […]
We’ll get two political outsiders who were left off the debate stage for their take on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s first head to head battle. We’ll hear from Independent Candidate for President Evan McMullin and Libertarian Candidate for President Gary Johnson. Plus, the Honorable Tom Perez will join us with his insight about Hillary [...]
In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Cheap Novelties: The Pleasures...
Exposure to high pCO2 or low pH alters sensation and behaviour in many marine animals. We show that crab larvae lose their ability to detect and/or process predator kairomones after exposure to low pH over a time scale relevant to diel pH cycles in coastal environments. Previous work suggests that acidification affects sensation and behaviour […]
"Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls."
CLINTON: Independent experts have looked at what I've proposed and looked at what Donald's proposed, and basically they've said this: that if his tax plan...were to go into effect, we would lose 3.5 million jobs and maybe have another...Show More Summary
A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: CLINTON: "Independent experts have looked at what I've proposed and looked at what Donald's proposed, and … Click to Continue »
Within the universe of timepieces, deLaCour emerges as a unique and independent brand, a reality that will be on show at the upcoming SINGAPORE RENDEZVOUS.
To celebrate the release of Independence Day: Resurgence on digital download, we’re giving away a prop from the film that may or may not have touched the lips of Jeff Goldblum. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment! More »
Video game studio Campo Santo and independent film production company Good Universe are joining forces to turn Campo Santo’s hit game Firewatch into a movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will be the first of a series of projects the two companies hope to produce collaboratively. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve in Monday’s debate. The U.S. central bank, which operates independently, sets target interest rates and is a crucial financial regulator. Trump said the...Show More Summary
Marin Independent Journal reports, “With myriad capital projects in its future, a transit system to operate and salaries and benefits to pay, the Golden Gate Bridge district appears unlikely to curtail toll increases any time soon. Last...Show More Summary