May 15, 2013 In a striking documentary, Sarah Polley turns the camera on her own family. The director and actor, known for films such as Away from Her and The Sweet Hereafter, was teased growing up about not looking like her actor father. At 27, she discovered that it wasn't a joke.
May 15, 2013 Butterscotch seemed to have fallen out of fashion, but food writer Rina Rapuano says she's seeing glimmers of a comeback. And we don't mean hard candies and instant pudding. The revival of this old-fashioned flavor inspires a crepe cake, a chocolate-crusted tart and more.
May 15, 2013 Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 400 parts-per-million, which one scientist calls "dangerous territory." Jen Sorensen expects carbon dioxide emissions to increase, while Gustavo Rodriguez sees little chance that Congress will do anything about it.
May 14, 2013 Dark detective tales never get old. It's the same old story every time, even when events take place off world and the people are nothing more than machines. It's a form we love to relive and revive with every generation, says commentator Adam Frank.
May 14, 2013 Angelina Jolie's surgery perhaps shouldn't matter, but it will to someone.
May 14, 2013 Bees could build flat honeycombs from just three shapes: squares, triangles or hexagons. But for some reason, bees choose hexagons. Always "perfect" hexagons. Why?
May 14, 2013 Close to 300 conservative/libertarian groups were subjected to special scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service when they applied for tax-exempt status. John Darkow thinks small government groups may have a point, while Rick McKee isn't convinced by the IRS's apology.
May 14, 2013 The House is set to vote (for the 37th time) this week on repealing the Affordable Care Act. Steve Sack wonders why the GOP keeps trying after so many wash-outs, while Lisa Benson agrees with Sen. Mitch McConnell that the law amounts to a "train wreck that's headed our way."
May 13, 2013 Now we know why it takes astronauts three hours to get into their spacesuits.
May 13, 2013 Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE), explains in a video how she sees parallels between the rejection of evolution and of the rejection of climate science.
May 13, 2013 If you were an astronaut, isn't a David Bowie cover what you'd be doing?
May 13, 2013 ABC has released the trailer for its fall series picking up the Avengers saga.