The 50 Best TV Shows on Netflix in India

Netflix has made a name for itself on the back of some really good TV shows, and it continues to spend billions of dollars each year to build up its portfolio of original series and prominently showcases them on its homepage to attract more eyeballs to its self-produced efforts. By doing so, it tends to […]

The Internet: A Dangerous Place for Wild Animals

From ivory baubles and leopard coats to rare turtles and live bears, the online market for protected wildlife is booming, according to an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) investigation released Wednesday. Experts from the NGO spent six weeks last year combing the Internet in four countries — Russia, France, Germany and Britain — for advertisements […]

The East Coast May Be On the Brink of a Hop Renaissance

Can a farmer and a brewer come together to bring hops back to the eastern United States? Flying Dog plans to release a seasonal beer each year with hops grown from the project. (Flying Dog Brewery) By Natasha Geiling smithsonian.com May 21, 2018 12:14PM For years, whenever anyone asked Bryan Butler, a scientist with the […]

Teaching Refugees How To Map Their World Could Have Huge Benefits

A pilot project trained Syrian refugees at a Jordan camp to create maps—an invaluable tool in a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis A scene from Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan. (Brian Tomaszewski, CC BY-SA) By Brian Tomaszewski, The Conversation smithsonian.com May 21, 2018 10:42AM I first visited the Zaatari refugee camp in early 2015. Located in […]