If you’ve read any of our Strategist editor hauls this year, you’ll know that we buy a lot of stuff, and even though we think carefully about each thing that goes into our carts, there are still standouts. To close out the year, we’re asking each editor to write about the best thing they bought in the past 12 months. Today, writer/editor Liza Corsillo on the one piece of technology she now can’t live without. … [Read more...] about The Best Thing I Bought All Year Was an Apple Pencil
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In 2015, Japanese scientists discovered a protein, calcineurin, found to be crucial in helping sperm swim and break through the membrane of a female egg in order to fertilize it. When the genes behind this protein were blocked during studies in mice, they became infertile. … [Read more...] about Male contraceptive gel effective in monkeys, but will it work in humans?
"Pledged delegates" are pledged on the first ballot of the national convention only -- technically, they can change their votes, but given that campaigns approve them, it is unusual for that to occur. If the convention goes to a second ballot, they are no longer obligated to vote for any specific candidates. … [Read more...] about Here’s how the Nevada caucuses work
It will be a year on Saturday since a cliff slide at Fort Funston, in the southwest corner of the city, trapped Kyra Scarlet beneath tons of sand and killed her. Her parents, four siblings and other relatives will gather for the anniversary to remember her with mermaid kites and wristbands with a slogan referring to her middle name: “You are my sunshine.” … [Read more...] about Family of woman killed in Fort Funston landslide hopes to meet rescuers on anniversary
About the Boston MassacreThe Boston Massacre was a pivotal event in the unraveling of the British empire. Starting in the late 1760s, Boston became an unwilling host to more than 1,000 soldiers sent to reinforce the eroding authority of the Crown, but their presence only gave fuel to the popular protests they were meant to suppress. On the night of March 5, 1770, a detachment of soldiers fired into an angry crowd gathered in King Street (now Boston's State Street), wounding many and causing the deaths of five men, including Crispus Attucks, a self-liberated sailor of mixed African and Native American identity. With their deaths, Boston and America would never be the same. … [Read more...] about Boston Massacre 250th Anniversary kicks off year-long programming