New research reveals the extent to which groupthink bias is increasingly being built into the content we consume.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
We are generally taught that there is an arc of history — an inevitable path of progress that leads to modern society. Maybe it isn't true.
Most people believe themselves to be less at risk from COVID-19 than others similar to them, according to a recent UCL survey conducted in the U.S.
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The use of AI within mental health services could be a game-changer.
Fish are surprisingly good in numbers tests — a skill that sometimes makes the difference between life and death.
The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
Dust sticking to things on the moon is a serious problem researchers are trying to solve.
From the Notre Dame to Buddhist statues, dozens of irreplaceable artifacts are destroyed every year by both man and nature.
Is 2022 the year the economy recovers?
And, at some point, did the Milky Way lose ours? There are some 400 billion objects flying through the Milky Way galaxy with enough mass that — if they were all made of […]
To overcome burnout, we need to change how we think about the relationship between dignity and work, argues Jonathan Malesic.
You've heard of Stephen Hawking. Ever heard of Renata Kallosh? Didn't think so.
The “Euro Night Sprinter” map is utopian, but Europe’s rail future could look a lot like it.
How one startup plans to use "death rays" for good instead of evil.
And conversely, what do you see as the most important places we need to make progress (even if it’s going to be more difficult)?
About the project The goal of driving more progress across the world—scientifically, politically, economically, socially, etc—is one shared by many. And yet, debates about the best way to maximize progress […]
Short-termism is both rooted in our most primal instincts and encouraged by runaway technological development. How can we fight it?
Many of his criticisms ring true today.
Just a small gesture or a thoughtful comment can often alter a situation, or people’s perceptions of it, in ways that relieve tensions and make them feel appreciated and included.
To understand ourselves and our place in the universe, "we should have humility but also self-respect," Frank Wilczek writes in a new book.
The strangest thing about trying to predict the future is that our only clues lie in the past.