We often laugh at inappropriate things, but not when we are emotionally invested. Laughter cannot be serious. So, can we ever laugh at death?
A black swan event is rare but disruptive — and might be predictable.
Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use online ledgers, called blockchains, to record transactions. These blockchains are decentralized, meaning the permanent record is not stored in one location but exists on […]
The gospels imply that Jesus became famous as much for his exorcisms as his ministry.
A "seafood mafia" is plying the waters between India and Sri Lanka to satisfy China's appetite for an increasingly rare delicacy.
Researchers are making progress in the effort to develop safe and practical supernumerary robotic limbs.
Hit shows are like societal mirrors, capable of reflecting the cultural zeitgeist whose likeness they try to record.
The future of cities on the Moon, Mars and orbital habitats.
A new study provides validation for the recently identified phenomenon.
One bill hopes to repeal the crime of selling sex and expand social services; the other would legalize the entire sex trade.
The more research conducted on psychedelics, the closer we get to new therapeutic models.
Are we just making a profit from human emotions?
As we urbanize, a new study flags the need for lots of green spaces.
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 […]
Researchers find that toddlers verbalize and interact more with their parents when reading sessions feature print books, not tablets.
Discover the peril and potential of an automated robotic world.
Research shows that employers are working to find more talent in the blockchain space, and they're willing to pay higher rates for it.
Predictive policing introduces a scientific element to law enforcement decisions, such as whether to investigate or detain, how long to sentence, and whether to parole.
In David Epstein's 'Range', dabblers and dillettantes are ascendant.
Wide Angle Motion Imagery (WAMI) is a surveillance game-changer. And it's here.
There’s no escaping its vast power and utility for the human enterprise. Stories, great tales, and songs have all been written about the all-mighty dollar. Here's 10 documentaries that we think you'll enjoy.
Strong performance has an enormous impact on an organization’s viability — it boils down to a team of highly effective, dedicated workers who can complete tasks quickly and efficiently.
A study finds that happen music enhances divergent thinking, and thus, creativity.
Also, where are you going to find a ram's horn at this time of year?