Why does Seattle continue to be a place that nurtures the development of breakthrough technologies but not Minneapolis, Memphis, or Minsk?
Intrapreneurs tap into the spirit of entrepreneurialism to innovate and find personal meaning at work, but organizations need to celebrate their efforts more.
A recent headline claimed they could. But if gamma-rays are just a form of light, don’t they have to travel at light-speed? There’s an ultimate speed limit in the Universe: […]
After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?
Historically, periods of mass flourishing are underpinned by technological revolutions. Currently, we are undergoing a technological revolution unlike anything the world has ever seen.
Contact-tracing apps can be a useful tool for public health, but they have considerable false positive and false negative rates.
There are three factors all competing to determine the fate of the Earth, and the one that’s winning now won’t win in the end. If you could measure the average distance […]
The famous astrophysicist argues why Elon Musk is more important than Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.
At what point does spending billions on rocket technology seem irresponsible to those suffering on Earth?
The biggest error from ‘A Brief History of Time’ continues to misinform generations of aspiring physicists. The greatest idea of Stephen Hawking’s scientific career truly revolutionized how we think about […]
The problem is going to get a lot worse before it gets better, and the decision is all up to SpaceX whether they’ll fix it. On Wednesday morning, January 29, 2020, […]
From religion to democrats to... Whole Foods. Did you make the cut?
SpaceX plans to launch about 12,000 internet-providing satellites into orbit over the next six years.
Some wildfires will always be unavoidable. But nature, thankfully, recovers relatively quickly. The past few years have brought some devastating wildfires to large parts of the American west. A wildfire […]
Simply getting into grad school isn’t enough. The answers to these three questions can make all the difference. It’s time. You’ve done all your research into schools, completed your undergraduate […]
If fair treatment for all is something that’s important to you, here’s how you can help level an uneven playing field. In some ways, it’s true that life isn’t fair for […]
A new report from data company Wealth-X shows that the world’s billionaires enjoyed a sharp increase both in number and wealth over the past year.
Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 4 and three new iPhones during their keynote event on Wednesday, and they are chock-full of goodies.
From the inflationary state that preceded the Big Bang to our cold, lonely, dark energy-dominated fate, the Universe goes through six different eras. We’re living in the last one already. The […]
“To promote the development of a commercial asteroid resources industry for outer space in the United States and to increase the exploration and utilization of asteroid resources in outer space.”
Healthy work environments where people of all races, genders, and religions can work together productively and without bullying or harassing behavior occurring must become the norm. Anything less should be […]
Twenty years ago, Nintendo asked America to try to catch 'em all. We still haven't (legitimately) captured a Mew.
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has introduced the Marijuana Justice Act, a federal bill that would nationally legalize marijuana.
Images taken 20 years apart show the rate of evaporation, and they’ll take much more than mere thousands of years to destroy. In 1995, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of […]