Fox's The Passage: Keep or Cut?

By mid-May, the broadcast networks must make some tough calls as to which series will return for the 2018-19 TV season, and which… won’t. As that deadline draws near, TVLine is singling out a few “bubble” shows and sizing up their prospects — based in large part on creative strides (and stumbles) and future potential, but also with […]

Madam Secretary on the Bubble: Should CBS Keep It or Cut It?

By mid-May, the broadcast networks must make some tough calls as to which series will return for the 2018-19 TV season, and which… won’t. As that deadline draws near, TVLine is singling out a few “bubble” shows and sizing up their prospects — based in large part on creative strides (and stumbles) and future potential, but also […]

Chinese schools keep tabs on kids with ‘intelligent uniforms’

Even schoolkids can’t escape China’s increasing obsession with surveillance. Over 10 schools in the country’s southwestern Guizhou province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have made students wear “intelligent uniforms” from Guanyu Technology in the name of improving attendance and safety. Each uniform has two chips that indicate when a student is entering or exiting school […]

Trump administration says it will keep a tent city holding more than 2,000 migrant teenagers open through early 2019

Mike Blake/Reuters The US will keep a tent city holding more than 2,000 migrant teenagers open through early 2019. The Tornillo facility in Texas, which originally housed up to 360 children, was later expanded to hold some 2,300 largely Central American boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 17 in more than 150 […]

EPA to keep Obama-era mercury rules, but make it harder to tighten them

Enlarge / Smokestacks at Pacificorp’s 1,000MW coal-fired power plant on October 9, 2017 outside Huntington, Utah. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images) According to a report from Bloomberg, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not considering a roll back of Obama-era rules regulating industrial emissions of mercury. When the rules were codified in 2015, they required […]

Could Architecture Keep You Young?

Over the past 22 years, retiree Bruce Coldham has watched three cohorts of children grow up in his beloved Pine Street Cohousing Community in western Massachusetts, and he has every intention of living beside his young, middle-aged and older neighbors for as long as possible. With a host of bold new plans for multigenerational living, […]