James Gillray's 'plumb-pudding' caricature is "probably the most famous political cartoon of all time."
To Vladimir Putin, a young KGB colonel at the time, the decision was a colossal mistake.
Did ExxonMobil Engage in a Climate Change Cover Up? Harvard Researchers Uncover A Shocking Discovery
The world’s largest oil and gas company may be its own worst enemy.
Taking pain relief at the first feelings of a headache may mask an underlying condition. Use long-term treatments designed for migraines, says the director of Yale's Headache and Facial Pain Center.
Can history offer us clues on happiness? Yes, argues Yuval Noah Harari, if we're willing to listen.
A new mode of civic engagement in New York City, "participatory budgeting," may help bridge the gap between our country’s foundational principles and our tendency to let ourselves be shepherded by elected leaders. Rousseau would be proud.
Why do skeptics bother to debunk quackery if the rational adult who chooses to use these unverified methods harms no-one but himself?
School reform efforts across the country hang on the notion of annual teacher evaluations based heavily on student test scores. But if this process isn’t consistently accurate, it will get the wrong teachers fired and discourage talented people from entering the profession.
An update for today (May 22, 2011) on the eruption at Grímsvötn in Iceland: The eruption itself (video) is still ongoing, albeit possibly with a slight decrease in intensity according […]
In the Netherlands straight after World War II, there existed plans both official and unofficial to annex a large area of Germany as a way of obtaining war reparations (plans […]
Leopold Kohr, who championed the principle 'small is beautiful', also applied it to geopolitics