• LIFE
    Without the Impact that Formed the Moon, We Might Not Have Life on Earth

    The Earth wasn’t formed containing the necessary chemicals for life to begin. One well-supported theory, called the “late veneer theory”, suggests that the volatile chemicals needed for life arrived long after the Earth formed, brought here by meteorites. But a new study challenges the late veneer theory. Evidence shows that the Moon was created when […]

  • PODCASTS
    Stay Liquid, Stay on Top

    Fixed deposits may be one of the most popular investment products for risk-averse investors. However, fixed return investments are not entirely risk-free. “Even a fixed return asset class has risks like interest rate change in the market, default by the issuer, etc. Fixed deposits absorb some amount of the risk in terms of default, and […]

  • QUOTES
    Gerard Pique clarifies on controversial quotes about Roger Federer

    In October, the FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, announcing the new Davis Cup format in a conference call in Madrid, said that ‘Roger Federer’s legs can do only what they can do’. These quotes turned viral and sounded like a Pique’s criticism towards the 20-time Grand Slam winner, but in a recent interview to L’Equipe, […]

  • 7 Podcasts to Binge on Your Thanksgiving Road Trip

    Thanksgiving is here, which means more than a few of us—hell, a record number of us—will be traveling to feast with family and friends. Whether you want to make the journey a little smoother or just block out the sound of your racist uncle after dinner, we’re here with a list of seven Slate podcasts […]

  • LIFE
    UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

    Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the world will rise to the challenge. The Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued […]