A clear alternative has yet to emerge.
A school lesson leads to more precise measurements of the extinct megalodon shark, one of the largest fish ever.
Crocodiles have been called “living fossils.” That is, the species has remained unaltered for vast periods of geologic time. They’ve become so perfectly adapted to their ecological niche that millions […]
Jean Paul Sartre summed up the existentialist idea of "bad faith" through a waiter who acted a bit too much like a waiter.
The gaze of another person can make us conceive of our body as an object.
Quick! There’s a runaway train on the tracks. Some dastardly evildoer has knocked the driver out cold and tied five people to the tracks ahead. The train is barreling down […]
Imagine Heraclitus spending an afternoon down by the river...
It's easy to imagine why people link Heath Ledger's death to his treacherous penultimate role.
Business leaders know they must prepare for technological upheavals in the years ahead. But keeping up-to-date on new technologies—to say nothing of understanding their complexities and forecasting those shifts—is an […]
The revolution is already happening.
The smart toilet can analyze urine and stool samples for disease markers and can even recognize an individual user's "analprint".
The world promised by the internet and social media is one where physical barriers are a thing of the past and communication is instantaneous. The current reality has some of […]
If we are wreaking havoc on ourselves and the world, it is because we have become mesmerized by a mechanistic, reductionist way of thinking.
Artist’s logarithmic scale conception of the observable universe. Note that we’re limited in how far we can see back by the amount of time that’s occurred since the hot Big […]
Black hole mergers are some of the most energetic events in the Universe. Could the gravitational waves they produce ever harm us? The Universe is not a static, stable place. Out […]
Food is about to change.
The controversial herbicide is everywhere, apparently.
Americans lost $116.9 billion gambling in 2016.
Scientists have discovered a rare hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in waters near Kauai, Hawaii.
What is a blockchain phone, and why would anyone want one?
Blockchain technology could help alleviate the struggles of asylum seekers who are many times left in the wake of political fights.