The plan to save jeans, by Kim Bhasin.
The movement away from jeans is due to the rise of something the industry calls “athleisure” — stretch clothes that work outside of the gym.
Three years after the NATO-backed ouster of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, the violence threatens to turn Libya into a pocket of chaos destabilizing North Africa for years to come.
Libya is well along the road to becoming something new: the world’s first failed petro state.
A good look at one of the U.S.’ mind-boggling foreign policy messes, by my friend Michael Kelley.
However, any coordination with Iran and Assad in Syria would have far-reaching consequences in regards to America’s traditional allies in the region. It would also create the awkward situation of the U.S. being on the same side as Iranian proxy groups who have targeted Americans in Iraq and elsewhere.
“Quantification of Pizza Baking Properties of Different Cheeses, and Their Correlation with Cheese Functionality,” or, “The recipe for perfectly browned pizza cheese as established by science.”
Through analysis of the inner workings of birds’ cells, scientists have been deciphering increasingly urgent signals from ecosystems around the world.
Like the fabled canaries that miners once thrust into coal mines to check for poisonous gases, birds provide the starkest clues in the animal kingdom about whether humans, too, may be harmed by toxic substances. And they prophesy what might happen to us as the load of carbon-based, planet-warming gases in the atmosphere and oceans climbs ever higher.
Making the best of the Bay Area quake.
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