The Cathedral Spires in the Black Hills of South Dakota are just one of innumerable formations across the planet that speak to the Earth's ancient history.
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November 26, 2013 Feeling a little blue recently, commentator Adam Frank retreated to a hilltop and found something he wasn't looking for: perspective. The breadth of time stretched out before him and opened his eyes to our place in an ongoing story.
September 10, 2013 Chaos rules the universe. But life fights back, nurturing order and structure within the maelstrom. Astrophysicist Adam Frank says that our struggles against the inexorable forces of entropy are a gift to the cosmos.
The palm trees and a map of the world appear as islands off the coast of Dubai.
May 9, 2013 Google teamed up with the USGS, NASA and TIME magazine to release a stunning cache of satellite images compiled over the past 28 years.
April 30, 2013 Time is special. How we see it helps determine how we see the rest of the Universe. Physicist Lee Smolin has a new book out that says we've been looking at time the wrong way. Adam Frank digs in and offers his own perspective on Smolin's argument.
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May 14, 2012 'Newsweek' and 'Time' both have covers that are generating lots of discussion. Are they proof that print journalism still has relevance — or just that powerful images get folks talking?
The cover of the May 21, 2012, issue of Time.
May 12, 2012 The Time magazine cover of a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old unleashed a deluge of opinions. What is it about the image that makes people squirm, the child's age or just breastfeeding at all?
September 28, 2011 It's hard to think that in just a year or so trending could be so 2000-and-late. But we all know what happened to car phones. How long will Twitter and Facebook be with us? What fleeting highlights of the 21st century will you miss?
Is it time to stop changing them?
March 25, 2011 How about it? Would an "extra" hour of light in the evening during winter be a good idea?
May 11, 2010 These stellar folks skipped college but still managed to run Microsoft, and keep their "Poker Face..."
March 31, 2010 Could you live on just a dollar a day Time highlights the people scoring blog-to-book deals through cheap thrills.
March 15, 2010 Who doesn't have a great story of failing, and coming back even stronger? Megan McArdle worries America is losing its ability to fail successfully.
September 2, 2009 With companies looking to cut costs without cutting productivity, the state of Utah may have the answer: Four day work weeks.
April 21, 2008 Is Time's latest cover a powerful statement on global warming, or in poor taste?
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