Are we enslaved by the finer things in life?
Unreasonable burdens prevent people from thriving. Eliminate them.
The laws of physics state that you can't create or destroy matter without also creating or destroying an equal amount of antimatter. So how are we here?
New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, boosting gaming systems, 5G networks, and more.
If you think ‘particles are matter’ and ‘antiparticles are antimatter,’ think again. In this Universe, there are certain rules that have never been observed to be broken. Some of these […]
Sludge may be inevitable, but there are better ways to manage such frictions in our daily lives.
If you’ve ever struggled with the strong force, this explanation is a life-saver. If you ask someone to think about some physical phenomenon that’s responsible for any sort of force […]
For some reason, the charges on the electron and proton are equal and opposite, and their numbers are equal, too. But why?
Privateers pillaged British merchant ships in the name of liberty — and profit.
The so-called "court painter of Silicon Valley" was shaped by her youth in communist Poland but looks forward to a future ruled by celebrity robots.
The tragedy of Alexis de Tocqueville: The French aristocrat who spent his life trying to understand democracy
Despite losing most of his extended family to the guillotine, Tocqueville grew up to become a fervent supporter of democratic revolution.
Many have argued that free will is in illusion, but science does not support that.
Christians and Muslims that pick out unconscious patterns are more likely to believe in a god.
Whatever’s lurking out there, it isn’t all, or even mostly, normal matter. When it comes to the Universe, it’s only natural to wonder what, exactly, it is that makes everything up. […]
The U.S. has the world's largest debt in absolute terms, but Japan's is the largest when measured in terms of its debt-to-GDP ratio.
Social media distorts the reality of the public sphere.
A black swan event is rare but disruptive — and might be predictable.
The Universe, according to our best understanding, just doesn’t add up. The Universe, according to our best understanding, just doesn’t add up. Wherever we look — from tiny subatomic scales all the way […]
Porcine gene edits may allow such transplants without rejection.
A new wave of preventative cancer vaccines are set to begin trials.
Bruce Willis has announced he is stepping away from acting.
Augustine's theology came to define Christianity, but there was a rival theology.