Experts caution about the dangers of the current technological revolution at the annual gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
After generations of speculations, we’ve finally got the images that tell us the full story. Some 4.5 billion years ago, our Sun and Solar System were born from a collapsing cloud […]
A moving mural by street artist Eduardo Kobra is one of the first fruits of a revolution about to take the art world by storm.
For the first time, an object from outside our solar system is observed traveling through our neighborhood.
This remarkable breakthrough is sure to usher in a new generation of robots.
And how if you try this with someone shorter than you are, you’ll find it extra convincing! “I drive from Florida to California all the time, and it’s flat to […]
With the launch of JPSS-1 coming up this year, everything that NASA Earth science stands for hinges on its success. “There is, then, no water that is wholly of the Pacific, […]
You are already a cyborg! Here's 10 ways you could merge even more with technology in the coming decade.
Flesh-eating West African Nile monitors have invaded Florida, presumably thanks to careless pet owners.
Mary Anning lived in a time when women couldn't attend university.
Prediction is reinventing industries and running the world. More and more, predictive analytics drives commerce, manufacturing, healthcare, government, and law enforcement.
A musical map of Minneapolis celebrates the resurrection of The Replacements.
A mysterious burst of methane detected by the Curiosity rover has NASA scientists wondering whether it could be a sign of life.
OK, smartphone user (yes, we know that most of you, at this very moment, are now peering down onto a rectangular screen), have you ever wasted time on your phone? Of […]
For most employees paid time off is filled with skimming emails on the beach and dabbling in work. Employees no longer feel empowered by evenings away from the office--their personal time is no longer wholly theirs. But company priorities need to shift, lest they risk losses.
Last month at The New Republic, before that venerable American periodical sadly imploded, Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick wrote an article lamenting that the Supreme Court is increasingly a bastion of elite […]
Of all the wooded places I’ve never been, here are the 10 I’d most like to see! “But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, […]
Tory Johnson: While there are plenty of slackers among the unemployed, the vast majority of out-of-work people I know are very eager to find a job.
All the Parents are Poor and Exhausted; All the Childfree are Skinny and Rich, and Other Annoying, Stubborn Misconceptions
Time magazine covers seem custom-designed to annoy me. The latest example is their “The Childfree Life” cover. Stories of the childfree lifestyle are always illustrated this way. They feature a […]
Human beings are fallible, politicians perhaps most of all, and Republicans ought to know this.
Poets quite often make the best art critics. The same aesthetic antennae attuned to language and meaning come into play when diving into the meaning of visual art. So, when […]
The Supreme Court could make history with its rulings on the legality of both California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
NewSpace SmallCaps often face challenges: tight budgets, game-changing competition, lengthy development schedules and cash flow crunches. To reduce some of this pain, NewSpace companies have found significant advantages in tapping […]
“[I]t was here that I found a scene that did not exist elsewhere. I suppose I was like a child in a sweet shop. The California beach was like heaven,” […]