The peasant turned czarist advisor has come to be known and feared as the devil incarnate, but was he really as demonic as we have been led to believe?
Time will tell what the reign of Charles III will look like, but one thing is for sure: the “new Elizabethan age” is long gone.
Is "The Garden of Earthly Delights" by Hieronymus Bosch a condemnation of sin or a celebration of hedonism? Art historians still aren’t sure.
Despite the fact that both species shared a similarly large neocortex, scientists still have many questions about how closely the function of their brains resembled our own.
For decades, the Communist Party of China has relied on reeducation camps to reform "parasites" and persuade people to support the communist cause.
Remote work is here to stay. Here are a few ways to enhance remote training in a post-pandemic future.
It follows a well-worn playbook for North Korea.
We pretend as if economic sanctions are a peaceful way to coerce others into behaving. In reality, they are a potent tool of modern warfare.
Chess was once blamed for triggering mental health problems, including suicide and even murder. Today, the same is said of video games.
From 1974 to 1978, the chimps of Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania were at war with each other, the first time conservationists saw chimps engage in calculated, cold-blooded killing.
On-demand learning has become the cornerstone of a modern L&D strategy. Here's why.
The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and clever entrepreneurs.
There may be thousands of undiscovered mammal species in the world. Most are small, like bats and rodents, but there could be primates, too. A lifeline for Bigfoot enthusiasts?
The “Euro Night Sprinter” map is utopian, but Europe’s rail future could look a lot like it.
The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
And is anyone protecting children's data?
Were Hitler’s SS henchmen willing executioners fueled by racial propaganda or mindless servants vying for promotions?
Bloodcurdling war cries, shrieking elephants, and whistling arrows all made soldiers flee in terror.
Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
In May 2018, the city of Paris set an ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
Younger Americans support expanding the Supreme Court and serious political reforms, says new poll.
Bolsheviks planned to erect a towering monument to the socialist cause, but their quixotic ideas never got off the ground.
And what if both parties are skilled at mirroring each other? Will it produce a stalemate?
Biologists use commonly-found insects that engage in cannibalism to prove a key evolutionary concept.
Uploading your mind is not a pathway to immortality. Instead, it will create a possibly hostile digital doppelgänger.