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Everybody wins, everybody loses, or something in between.
A computer that could decidedly pass Alan Turing's test would represent a major step toward artificial general intelligence.
Three out of four Russians accused of witchcraft were men.
People around the world, mostly Generation Z, are obsessed with the look and feel of gothic, elitist universities. Why?
Learning and development leaders can play a key role in fostering inclusion in the workplace, improving creativity and innovation in the process.
A study finds people are more influenced by what the other party says than their own. What gives?
About the project The goal of driving more progress across the world—scientifically, politically, economically, socially, etc—is one shared by many. And yet, debates about the best way to maximize progress […]
Every year, scientists like George Church get better at editing the genomes of human beings. But will genome editing help or hurt us?
Here are its top priorities.
Many have argued that free will is in illusion, but science does not support that.
Released in 1972, "Ways of Seeing" has proven to be as worthy of study as the artistic traditions it investigates.
To Vladimir Putin, a young KGB colonel at the time, the decision was a colossal mistake.
Are we really only a moment away from "The Singularity," a technological epoch that will usher in a new era in human evolution?
Building peace with psychedelics: Here’s what happened when Palestinians and Israelis took ayahuasca together
The results of a 2021 study suggest that the world's most powerful psychedelic may be an underutilized peace-building tool.
Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
It is all too easy for humans to fall into the cognitive trap of thinking that an entity that can use language fluently is sentient or intelligent.
Birthrates are cyclical and have gone up and down throughout history.
Did traditional Chinese thought pave the way for the philosophy of Maoism?
These new status behaviours are what one expert calls 'inconspicuous consumption'.
The tragedy of Alexis de Tocqueville: The French aristocrat who spent his life trying to understand democracy
Despite losing most of his extended family to the guillotine, Tocqueville grew up to become a fervent supporter of democratic revolution.
The EU is slowly realizing that it cannot count on the U.S. to meet its security needs. Has the time finally come for a European military?
More than mindless bloodshed, the gladiatorial games were organized sports. Gladiators were treated as world-class athletes, receiving superior diets and medical care.