Month: April 2020

By Sophia Kianni On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, youth climate activists organized the largest online mass mobilization in history. Over a three-day period beginning on Wednesday, April 22, we coordinated a steady stream of celebrity appearances, climate activist lectures, and musical performances. We were joined by politicians such as Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN),…
A study in Wuhan, China, detected genetic material of the new coronavirus in airborne suspensions, or aerosols, in hospitals and public spaces. The finding reinforces the importance of thorough sterilization of infection hotspots, good ventilation, and avoidance of crowding.Share on PinterestA preliminary study of data from two hospitals in Wuhan, China, suggests that tiny airborne…
Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call By Rachel Sanoff Earlier this year, 28-year-old Andrea*’s Pap smear results came back abnormal, meaning cell changes had been detected on her cervix. The Los Angeles resident was told to schedule a follow-up appointment with her gynecologist so that they could perform a cervical biopsy, a routine outpatient procedure…
UPDATE (5/14/20, 10:00 a.m. ET): Mac Miller's breakout mixtape K.I.D.S. debuted at No. 112 on the Billboard 200 chart just weeks after its release to streaming services on April 29. April 29 marked the 10-year anniversary of the commercial release of Mac Miller's breakout mixtape, K.I.D.S. It was his fourth project overall, but thanks to songs like "Nikes on My Feet"…
This story appears in the May 2020 issue of National Geographic magazine. The butterflies just kept coming—at first thousands, then tens or even hundreds of thousands. Their wings were brown on the underside and vivid orange above, so as they flew by, they looked like chips of sunshine. The sight was marvelous, awe-inspiring, and more…
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