Neil Peart, the drummer for Rush -- and the drummer most rock drummers consider the greatest of their generation -- passed away on Friday at age sixty-seven after a long battle with brain cancer. I met
It sounds like a miracle, but no great technological leaps were required. In a commercial lab on the outskirts of Helsinki, I watched scientists turn water into food. Through a porthole in a metal tank,
I was shocked when heroin became popular. Even Jim knew heroin was a serious drug It took the Doors’ drummer, John Densmore, three years to visit the grave of his bandmate Jim Morrison after he was found
Dennis Arp was feeling optimistic last summer, which is unusual for a beekeeper these days. Thanks to a record wet spring, his hundreds of hives, scattered across the central Arizona desert, produced bounty
An anchor of the classic mid-century Nashville sound, the pedal steel guitar has been a trusted part of the broader pop palette at least since Jerry Garcia added affable, if primitive, pedal steel to Stills,
The overwhelming majority of snails live in shells that coil to the right. But occasionally some are born with shells that turn the other way. And then there was Jeremy, the garden snail with a left-coiled
More Americans Supported Hitler Than You May Think. Here's Why One Expert Thinks That History Isn't Better Known
These days, and especially since the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Va., last August, it has become clear to many Americans that the specter of Nazism in their country is not resigned to 1930s history.
China is retaliating against the University of California, San Diego for inviting the Dalai Lama to speak at commencement
Beijing has a lesson for overseas universities: Don’t invite speakers who oppose the Communist Party to big events. A branch of the Chinese government has barred Chinese scholars from receiving state to
The bloody scene, witnessed in Brazil, confirms that tarantulas are hardly picky eaters. Scientists have made a grisly discovery: the first recorded instance of a tarantula eating a snake in the wild.