Stephen J. Dubner of Freakonomics fame thinks the United States would benefit from a National Firearms Safety Administration to collate firearms data, similar to how the National Highway Traffic Safety...
The world is full of untapped potential. A lack of leadership leads to latent energy going to waste. In the Internet age, who will step up to be our much-needed figurehead for creative progress?
Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss explains his main gripe with organized religion: "It implies things about the real world that are just not true."
A sociologist has launched a blistering attack on his own field, but the problem he addresses is something that affects us all.
Some people just love their jobs and can't fathom having to hang it up. If you're one of these people, it's important to put yourself in a position where you can keep going as long as you like.
This year marks the 133rd National Labor Day holiday in the United States. The day is meant to celebrate the labor movement of the late 19th century.
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This image was taken with a 50 mm lens by members of Expedition 36 aboard the International Space Station, the latest in a series of stunning images released to the public. This image depicts storm clouds over the Atlantic ocean near Brazil.
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