A vertical map might better represent a world dominated by China and determined by shipping routes across the iceless Arctic.
Surely they can't be worse...can they?
With economic turmoil looming, everyone wants a way to keep their funds safe. But is that really possible?
Historical analyses reveal that crises almost always yield surprising benefits.
Leftover Cold War-era bunkers are still kept in a state of readiness to protect the population from nuclear war.
Airports are like mini-cities: they have places of worship, policing, hotels, fine dining, shopping, and mass transit.
Proxy wars on the pitch.
After cryptoassets, a wave of central bank digital currencies is set to revolutionize our ideas about what money is and how to manage it.
Population growth is driven by three changes: Fertility, mortality, and migration.
What began as public outcry against Iran’s so-called morality police has snowballed into a mass movement targeting the very essence of the Islamic republic.
Three years after the pandemic began, we still don't know the origin of COVID. A strange lack of curiosity has stifled the debate.
Many have argued that morals are relative, but Russia's war crimes reveal the hollowness of that belief. Morality is universal and objective.
Scorpions would probably survive.
There is one House member for every 761,169 people, which isn't exactly representative.
The future of American jobs isn't only services and tech.
There's enough evidence to conclude president Bukele had no idea what he was doing.
Many countries just ship their plastic waste overseas.
Do we still remember what we learned in the 1940s?
Humanity is poised to pass the 8 billion milestone mid-November, but population growth is actually slowing down.
Nobel Prizes cannot be revoked.
All nations have founding myths, but none are quite like Russia's.
Economic growth is more about quality than quantity.
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony sends yet another strong message to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Japan just opened to tourists for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, echoing the island country’s isolationist policies during the feudal era.
You might think it's impossible to run out of wind, but Europe's "wind drought" proves otherwise. And it's only going to get worse.
Three reasons why a radically better future is more likely than we think.
For decades, the Communist Party of China has relied on reeducation camps to reform "parasites" and persuade people to support the communist cause.
Democracy is in decline, regardless of how we measure it.
Turning away is a natural response.
Time will tell what the reign of Charles III will look like, but one thing is for sure: the “new Elizabethan age” is long gone.