Robinson v. California helped to established a rehabilitative ideal: addiction should be dealt with as a therapeutic matter.
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Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
George Washington, for example, was quite happy to engage in deception, if that deception would help protect the United States.
Nearly 200 orbital launches are scheduled for 2022.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Here's how to avoid getting duped by the "dark patterns" of online businesses.
Remarkable 'fan art' commemorates 50th anniversary of legendary guitar player's passing.
Expert opinion is divided on how effective riots can be on causing social change. However, these five examples show they can do something.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Clinical trials by Janssen Pharmaceuticals showed troubling results.
Does a person still get to be "the honorable" if they are tossed out for not being honorable?
Dr. Joel Smithers was recently sentenced to decades in prison for the numerous illegal prescriptions he gave out.
The stereotype of the unfeeling researcher in a lab coat just isn't true.
Your cat thinks your taste stinks. Also that you're mingy with the laser pointer.
Just for giggles, would it be a good idea to have our leaders take shrooms?
Even before publication, health agencies were asking the journal not to publish the research.
Observations have been ruined; scientific satellites with the right-of-way have had to alter course. Here’s a how-to guide to doing better. In any field of business or industry, the prevailing rule […]
Really puts the whole "don't give up until you're dead" thing to shame.
You might think that we live in a three dimensional Universe based on space alone. But you cannot leave time out of it. If you were asked to describe how you […]
The government decides the risk of research into dangerous viruses is worth the reward.
In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
A new system proposes a voucher system for the .S. that could increase organ donations.
As the US prepares for a change in power, Professor Sanford Levinson says dialogue that was formerly bound to people's inner monologue has been "liberated" into the public space.
As a number of states decide the fate of legalized and medical marijuana next week, John Hudak looks back at the history of public policy.
ScienceDebate.org sent 20 fine-tuned questions to the presidential candidates. 3 out of 4 of them responded. Here's where they stand on key science issues.
Neil deGrasse Tyson and others consider whether alien diseases have the potential to wipe out humanity and maybe already have in the past.
On February 8, 1915, at Clune's Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, D. W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation premiered. The fledgling art form of film would never be the same, especially in America, which even half a century after the end of the Civil War struggled to come to terms with race. Now, a century after Birth of a Nation’s premier, America still struggles not only with race, but also with how race plays out on the silver screen. For good and ill, Birth of a Nation marks the beginning of the first 100 years of the American Cinema—epically beautiful, yet often racially ugly.
Will you explode, freeze, or boil? Advice on how to maximize your life. “A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces […]
Kluger discusses why narcissists excel in politics and rates the narcissism of those who have called the White House home.