Princeton professor Sean Wilentz explains why America has such a staunch two-party system, which was never part of the Framers' plan.
George Musser explains the central role of weirdness in physics, and shatters the dreams of those who hope humans can one day tap into psychic powers.
Penn Jillette just got born again – but don't fortify the gates of heaven just yet, because it's his atheism that he's renewed, to account for blanket religious vilification and hate politics.
North Korea announces a new on-demand video service for its citizens.
Plants can even ward off invaders through “Earth’s natural internet.”
An intriguing new study inspires a psychotherapist to blame strict parents for creating little liars. But is she right?
A small village in western Minnesota has just re-elected a dog as their mayor for his third term.
Rainn Wilson is an actor best known for his role as the egomaniacal Dwight Schrute in the NBC sitcom "The Office." He grew up in Seattle, Wash., as a member…
Janna Levin is a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. She is also director of sciences at Pioneer Works, a center for arts and…