Israel looks to deploy its “Iron Beam” air-defense system within the year.
An analogy explains the greater fool theory: You don’t have to run faster than the bear to get away; you just have to run faster than the other guy.
The most unpleasant aspect of intellectual liberalism is that when speech causes emotional or mental pain, the offended parties are morally entitled to nothing.
Any alien civilization that grows to span an entire planet would spark the same effects that we have. So, what do we do about it?
Christians and Muslims that pick out unconscious patterns are more likely to believe in a god.
Taking time for thoughtful consideration has fallen out of fashion, writes Emily Chamlee-Wright. How can we restore good faith and good judgement to our increasingly polarized conversations?
President Donald Trump on Monday nominated 53-year-old Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court, a pick that could establish a solid conservative majority in the court for years to come.
This list of 10 non-winners is 50% women, but 100% outrageous. In science, advances often come in great leaps. In hindsight, it’s easy to identify perhaps hundreds of small steps […]
For urban exploration with an ironic twist, go 'bag' all 32 London Borough Tops
Every year, companies try to do things better, to find the most effective way to complete some task or to improve overall productivity. Employee learning programs play a massive part […]
Dark energy may be real and the Universe may be accelerating, but does that mean a Big Freeze is inevitable? “It’s everywhere, really. It’s between the galaxies. It is in […]
And if it is, what does that mean for dark energy, and our Universe’s fate? “Until the 1990s, there were few reliable observations about movement at the scale of the […]
Resolved to be more cultured in 2016? Try these art and music pairings to learn to savor more of both.
A big, bright, dust-rich barred spiral galaxy that won’t stay this way for long! “When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan […]
Kudos to Tyler Cowen for stimulating public debate on an important policy option. Now if someone will just move away from the popular distortions and dysfunctional politics to confront the […]
Sometime in 1952, the American experimental musician John Cage put the finishing touches on a composition that challenged the definition of music. It was a three-part movement written for any […]
Bistra Milovansky chases inspiration for a living. The Bulgarian immigrant and self-described “holistic lawyer” can often be found doing business from a hammock in Costa Rica, working on her laptop […]