Morgan Stanley is working with Peabody Energy on a review of its coal mines in Australia.
I don't envy the team at OnePlus. After shipping a smartphone that made us rethink what we could get -- nay, what we deserved -- for $299, it was tasked with building an even better follow-up. If this were some schlocky '80s, teen coming-of-age...Show More Summary
An excellent review which -among its other graces- demolishes the view that mtDNA haplogroup L3 provides a terminus post quem of 70 thousand years for the Out-of-Africa expansion, a question I've discussed in this blog before.I think the evidence is overwhelming at this point that there were modern humans outside Africa before 100,000 years ago. Show More Summary
I’m citing this 2011 opinion piece by Hidde Ploegh (“End the wasteful tyranny of reviewer experiments”) in a later post, but I wanted to single out this part: The scientific community should rethink how manuscripts are reviewed. Referees...Show More Summary
The latest version of the iconic Mazda MX-5 isn’t just a new-generation car, it’s a total rethink of the world’s best-selling roadster. With dwindling demand for its overweight and overpriced predecessor, the idea of a heavyweight investment in a brand new niche model was a bold move by the Japanese car manufacturer – just as […]
The songs we love have an almost magical ability to access our hearts, memories, and souls, which explains why humans will always be fascinated by musicians and filmmakers will continue to make movies about them. But despite directors'...Show More Summary
Here's what you missed on Happy Herbivore this week... After back surgery and having her gallbladder removed by the age of 25, Laura decided it was time to rethink her way of eating. Once she discovered the meal plans, Laura finallyShow More Summary
If you are part of the media landscape, it is hard to ignore the billions of dollars of ad spending that just went into review in the last few weeks. L’Oreal, P&G, Volkswagen, Citibank, and more have announced plans to review their account assignments. A great take on the shift [...]
On-screen controls haters, take notice. If you play Sword of Xolan [$0.99], you'll have to rethink many of your arguments, and we all know how people love to hold on to their opinions. Sword of Xolan is a retro platformer that's just come out and is an entertaining action game with lovely art and strong level
The new Dell XPS 13 is a scary-good laptop. So good, that it could tempt you to sideline your MacBook. That's what happened to me. As wonderful as my 13.3-inch Retina MacBook Pro is, the XPS 13 is a better design. Let me risk eternal damnation (and screeds by the Apple [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says the United States should rethink the notion that a president must enforce laws the Supreme Court declares constitutional. Carson said it's an open question that deserves debate because the "original intent" of judicial review has changed.
After the breakout success of 2011's Bridesmaids, it seemed like Kristen Wiig could write her own ticket. Not only had she co-written and starred in the year's most successful and beloved comedy, but the film was heralded as incontrovertible...Show More Summary
The moment I learned of Kurt Cobain's death is among those very rare flashbulb memories I've accumulated in my life. I was visiting a college in Minnesota with my mom, and as we walked through a gym full of exercise equipment, I heard...Show More Summary
With our celebrity/gossip culture more powerful, invasive, and ubiquitous than it's ever been in history, it's easy to think that famous actors are simply spoiled troublemakers who make vast fortunes based on their looks and playing pretend in often crummy projects so they can squander their millions through lawsuits, divorces, and entitled luxury. Show More Summary
There is little doubt that humanity is hurtling ever closer to true artificial intelligence, with millions of us already using approximations of AI on our smartphones through digital assistants like Apple's Siri, Google Now, and Microsoft's Cortana. Show More Summary
Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: Kingdom Hearts II: The TAY Review • Bloodborne - First Impressions on Release Day • Should Open World Games Rethink How They Tell Stories? • Indie HYPE: Dyscourse • What Time is it? Bloodborne • Parasyte -the maxim-: The Ani-TAY Review Read more...
Al Pacino is rightfully considered one of the world's greatest living actors, though you couldn't be faulted for not remembering a truly great Pacino performance in the past decade or so. Part of that is because, even now in his midShow More Summary
Michael Tanner, National Review: It wasn't so very long ago that every Republican running for higher office sounded as if he were really running for sheriff. "Tough on crime" was a slogan that never failed. Remember Willie Horton? But this time around, something is different. Show More Summary
Director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering's documentary about sexual assault in the military, The Invisible War, was deservedly nominated for the Best Documentary Oscar in 2013. Now the duo is back with The Hunting Ground, a documentary...Show More Summary
When I hear white republicans rail and lament the fact that "real" (meaning "white") America is being devoured by Obama's new, scary, diverse, multi-cultural America where whites are now the discriminated-against minority, I have a few...Show More Summary