BJ Miller: What really matters at the end of life

At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it's simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician at Zen ....

Install a Swing in Your Living Room to Make Life Significantly More Awesome

It's one of those things that 99.9999% of people never realized would imbue their living space with an all-permeating aura of playfulness and awesomeness.

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Sunset on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft looked back toward the sun 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, capturing this near-sunset view of the dwarf planet’s icy mountains and...

Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like the stuff of science fiction TV and movies. But in the 21st century, it's a real possibility.