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Finland is Making Their 6-Week Crash Course on AI Available to the World as a Free Christmas Gift

Finland is Making Their 6-Week Crash Course on AI Available to the World as a Free Christmas Gift

As a Christmas present to the world, Finland is making its online crash course in artificial intelligence available to everyone…
World Leaders Gather in Jerusalem 75 Years After Holocaust: Live Updates

World Leaders Gather in Jerusalem 75 Years After Holocaust: Live Updates

Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, was invited to the Jerusalem gathering but declined to attend over a perceived snub: He was…
World Leaders, Gathering to Mark Holocaust, Are Urged to Fight ‘Deadly Cancer’

World Leaders, Gathering to Mark Holocaust, Are Urged to Fight ‘Deadly Cancer’

President Reuven Rivlin, in remarks as host of the dinner, urged that the point of the Holocaust forum not be…
Failing To Adapt In A Rapidly Complex World, Even Top Agencies Feel The Pain

Failing To Adapt In A Rapidly Complex World, Even Top Agencies Feel The Pain

Getty Two setbacks caught my attention last week. And in a way it’s an analogy of the challenges facing Madison…
Island Nation Becomes First Country in the World to Ban Sunscreens With Reef-Harming Chemicals

Island Nation Becomes First Country in the World to Ban Sunscreens With Reef-Harming Chemicals

This week, the nation of Palau has officially banned ecologically harmful sunscreens, making it the first country in the world…
Homicide Rates Around the World Continue to Fall to Record-Low Levels Year After Year

Homicide Rates Around the World Continue to Fall to Record-Low Levels Year After Year

Despite having different languages, cultures, and gun laws, homicide rates across much of the world have been falling since the…
Oil-Dependent Canadian Province Launching New Solar Farm Next Year—One of the Largest in the World

Oil-Dependent Canadian Province Launching New Solar Farm Next Year—One of the Largest in the World

Canada will soon be welcoming the largest operating solar energy project in the country—and it is also being hailed as…
NASA’s new video succinctly captures how much the world has warmed

NASA’s new video succinctly captures how much the world has warmed

NASA has some unsettling news.  In 140 years of modern record-keeping, 2019 was the second hottest year on record, which…
New Year’s Eve 2020: Pictures From Around the World

New Year’s Eve 2020: Pictures From Around the World

From Australia to New York City, people are gathering to ring in the new year with fireworks and musical celebrations.…
The Return of an Enigmatic Old World Fragrance

The Return of an Enigmatic Old World Fragrance

The French perfumer Dominique Ropion has researched thousands of ingredients during his 30-year career. But one in particular continues to…
In a Year of Notable Deaths, a World of Women Who Shattered Ceilings

In a Year of Notable Deaths, a World of Women Who Shattered Ceilings

Almost all were born between the world wars, one even before women had the right to vote. They came from…
It’s Putin’s World. We Just Live in It.

It’s Putin’s World. We Just Live in It.

MOSCOW — Its economy, already smaller than Italy’s, may be sputtering but, two decades after a virtually unknown former K.G.B.…
What A World War I Hero Looks Like, According to ‘1917’

What A World War I Hero Looks Like, According to ‘1917’

George MacKay is a veteran of war on screen. The 27-year-old actor has played a soldier or veteran seven times…
The world is still struggling to implement meaningful climate policy

The world is still struggling to implement meaningful climate policy

“HOW DARE YOU!” Even by her impassioned standards, the address to the UN General Assembly by Greta Thunberg, a young…
At the Edge of the World, a New Battleground for the U.S. and China

At the Edge of the World, a New Battleground for the U.S. and China

TORSHAVN, Faroe Islands — The mere existence of the Faroe Islands is a wonder. Tall peaks of snow-patched volcanic rock…
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