There are a few possible solutions to the problem of interstellar travel, but they largely remain within the realm of science fiction.
The Baltic nation rolls out an unlikely tourist attraction: 47 weird ice cream flavors.
The encyclopedia offers more "reliable" information than Wikipedia, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Protest music is a natural feature of humanity.
Many of the world's favorite records weren't really recorded by the artist on the label.
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.
Research suggests that your name affects the level of success you’ll achieve in your career and love life, and even where you choose to live.
For the first time, I genuinely enjoyed the new series. There’s been one question that’s bothered me in every episode since Star Trek: Discovery began: why would anyone want to be […]
On August 21st, 2017, a total eclipse will hit 14 states. Here’s your guide to everything you need to know. “…and the Sun has perished out of heaven, and an […]
Before Oprah or Martha Stewart, Berg built an empire around her name.
“Today, full frontal nudity is more common on cable TV than cigarette smoking is in office buildings,” writes Robert Hofler in Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to A Clockwork Orange—How a […]
The term ‘anger management’ has long been utilized in corporate and educational environments alike. Workshops on dealing with the seething potentiality of rage often employ that age-old maxim of calm […]
I hated the idea, the underlying premise of documentary filmmaking, hated it.
The first time I listened to Pinkerton, Weezer’s second studio album, I hated it. And so did almost everyone else. Rolling Stone readers ranked it as the third worst album […]
Using money she had received for her 30th birthday, Zoe Strauss bought a camera in 2000 and began shooting a 10-year project that had previously existed only in her imagination. […]
The term “business model” is often bandied about in the mainstream media as a way of capturing the essence of how a company makes money. To keep things simple for […]
“In the long run, we’re all dead,” John Maynard Keynes once said in defense of his brand of economics featuring an array of short-term solutions. It seems like the state […]
The studios of Point of InquiryFor those in the DC area, Wednesday evening I will be speaking at the one year anniversary of the Center for Inquiry’s Public Policy office […]
Two weeks ago, as Expelled premiered in more than a 1,000 theaters across the country, I went with several friends and graduate students for an early Friday evening screening at […]
Do you have to be religious to see a face in burnt toast? Probably not, but believers are more likely to attribute such a face to Jesus (1). Believer in […]
Screenwriter Danny Rubin says that he came up with the idea for the classic comedy “Groundhog Day” while thinking about the idea of immortality—and, specifically, how a person might change […]
From Philip K. Dick to Stephen King, the film and TV industry not only adapt the creative narratives of authors but also lean heavily on their devoted fan base to […]
At The New Yorker this week, Ryan Lizza provides an account of why the Senate cap and trade legislation failed, told mostly from the perspective of staffers working for Senate […]