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How to start your own beer journal

There are three phases to a beer-drinker’s relationship with Untappd, the beer-tracking and rating app. The first phase is ignorance that such an app exists. Then, there is discovery: Oh, this is kind of neat—a Yelp for beer. The final stage is smug derision; Untappd is to brewery staff as …

How Conversational AI Could Remake Health Care

One of the most pressing problems the United States faces is a shortage of access to health care. Some California politicians are trying to fix this with legislation that would improve access. While many are looking to policy to fix the problem, they should not overlook the role that emerging …

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life

 Forest clearance in Indonesia. Scientists have warned of the impact of deforestation on animals. Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned as they announced the results of the most thorough …

The Society Promises a Very New England Take on Lord of the Flies

Netflix has released a new trailer for its upcoming Lord of the Flies-esque survival thriller, The Society, in which a group of teens suddenly find themselves in a world without adults or anyone else. The show’s synopsis reads that, The Society follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously transported to …