L.A.’s New Reflective Streets Bounce Heat Back into Space
The air in these neighborhoods is getting cooler — with huge implications for sweltering cities worldwide.
America’s Star Teenage Scientist Is Catalyzing Generational Change
At 15 years old, Gitanjali Rao has half a dozen inventions to her name. Now she wants to reinvent the world of science itself.
“Menstruation Vacations” Are Adapting Work for Women’s Health
“I call it a ‘do-what-you-can day’ — stay at home, take it easy, cancel all your appointments, or come in and work as usual.”
Notifications Off! The Distraction-Free Benefits of Five-Hour Work Days
By minimizing wasted time, companies are increasing productivity — and workers are going home before lunch.
Ask Me Anything! Our New Contributing Editor Michaela Haas
From the farmlands of rural Bavaria to the beaches of Southern California, our new colleague’s life has been a fantastic journey.
The ‘Cosmetics Shop’ Using Code to Help People Escape Their Abusers
“When a woman places an ‘order’ and gives us her address, that’s the signal for us to send the police.”
Inside the L.A.P.D.’s Experiment in Trust-Based Policing
Can the notoriously hardline force become an ally to Black communities?