NOTE FOR 2018 READERS: This is the third in a series of open letters to the next century. The series mark a little-known chronological milestone. According to UN data, average life expectancy at birth in 10 countries now exceeds 82 years — meaning babies born in 2018 have started being more likely than not to see the year 2100.
What will the world be like at the other end of our kids' lives? We can glimpse the answers in some of today's scientific discoveries, Silicon Valley visions, and science...
The red-numbered clock above Todd Bowles’ green Jets cap read 2:48 when the franchise-altering decision that changes the course of Jets history came down in the press room inside the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. “Sam’ll be starting Monday,” Bowles finally announced to no one’s surprise. And just like that, The Future Is Now for...
In times of desperation—after a hurricane flattens a community, for example, or droughts cause widespread hunger—people inevitably search for better lives and better opportunities elsewhere. In some cases, migrants may stream into cities or countries that are not prepared to support such a large influx. Chaos, suffering, and social tension can result.