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Hope springs eternal.
A forensics expert explains what’s involved with documenting human rights violations during conflicts, from Afghanistan to Ukraine.
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The nascent field of geopsychology shows that the Big Five personality traits vary by region. But not all results conform to stereotype.
What speech is harmful, how do we know, and what do we do if we find out?
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Russian movies continue to be used as a mouthpiece for the country's political leadership.
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Our social emotions are now being hijacked by robots.
When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
Thought expriments are great tools, but do they always do what we want them to?
A new study discovered that lack of purpose leads to earlier death.
Vienna leads as the most livable cities in the world.
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"This country is being ripped apart here," Flake told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Beef, salt, and water is all the Canadian professor eats. Is that sustainable?
New York Times reporter Melissa Chan outlined in a Twitter thread how authoritarian governments strategically destroy the reputations of journalists they dislike.
Digitally restored vector painting of President Thomas Jefferson. Digitally restored vector painting of President Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States of America, the principal […]
U.S. laws regulating online speech offer broad protections for private companies, but experts worry free expression may be threatened by "better safe than sorry" voluntary censorship.