optimism

environment

Some Compelling Reasons Not to Give Up on Solving Climate Change

Reports that say we’re all doomed in the face of the climate crisis ignore a history of survival—and the opportunity to make the future better.
Shayla Love
6.11.19
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Gives Them Hope About the Future

Welcome to the bright side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
mental health

Feeling Like a Loser Affects You Physically

The consequences of unpopularity can stay with you for life.
Alexandra Ossola
6.26.17
open thread

How About That British Election, Huh?

For once, people who don’t want to squeeze the poor and pour pressure on the NHS have woken up… not totally depressed.
Mike Diver
6.9.17
optimism

Canada Is Finally Doing Something to Bring Down Mobile Data Costs

Minister Navdeep Bains has directed the CRTC to reconsider its decision on MVNOs.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Women Are Really Not into America Right Now

Only 29 percent of all American women say they have "quite a lot of confidence" in the direction of the country.
Lauren Messman
5.15.17
psychology

It's Not Just You: Literally Everyone Expects the Worst, Study Says

According to new research, optimists and pessimists alike brace for the worst while waiting for news.
Kimberly Lawson
12.21.16
pessimism

How Pessimism Can Impact Your Health

Last week, a study led by researchers in Finland on the health and wellbeing of older people in the country found that pessimism "seems to be a substantial risk factor for death" from heart disease. We talked with a psychology professor about the...
Kimberly Lawson
11.21.16
New York Jets

Jets Fans Get Married in Parking Lot Before Game, Ensuring It Can Only Get Better from There

Two Jets fans got married in the parking lot before watching Ryan Fitzpatrick throw three picks in a loss against the Seahawks.
Sean Newell
10.3.16
psychology

No, Human Beings Are Not Naturally Optimistic, Study Says

New research challenges the idea that human beings are innately optimistic about their own lives. We speak to the researchers to find out why we’re all much saner than previously thought.
Sirin Kale
8.19.16
summer league

NBA Summer League Flags Fly Forever: The Chicago Bulls Are Champions

The Chicago Bulls are riding high after winning the NBA Summer League because it's still summer.
Joseph Flynn
7.19.16
optimism

Jordan Spieth and the Sports Summer We Almost Had

Between Spieth, Serena, and American Pharoah, we almost had a Summer of Slam.
Greg Couch
7.21.15
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