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Stephen Fry announces that he’s had surgery for prostate cancer nine the most Stephen-Fry way possible.
Philosophers like to present their works as if everything before it was wrong. Sometimes, they even say they have ended the need for more philosophy. So, what happens when somebody realizes they were mistaken?
Research shows that the U.S. has more food allergies than other nations though it’s not clear why. The good news: For one of the worst allergies, peanuts, there’s promising news.
Terraforming Mars. Beaming your consciousness to Alpha Centauri. It's the end of the world as we know it, and Dr. Kaku feels fine.
Why do some enter into such an irrational and potentially harmful state during sleep?
At least 60 will be running at the federal level, and thousands for state offices.
Why civilians do not need to own guns like the AR-15.
We often like to consider the ideas of great thinkers when looking at an issue. To that end, Albert Einstein once wrote an essay explaining why he was a socialist. We break it down here.
The first rule of Vulture Club: stay out of Portugal.
A new study of Los Angeles finds that as car emissions are being reduced household chemicals are taking their place as the main cause of air pollution.
"Our kids are 'wired' for control. Our role as adults is not to force them to follow the track we’ve laid out for them; it’s to help them develop the skills to find their own way..."
Three commercially released facial-analysis programs from major technology companies demonstrate both skin-type and gender biases, according to new research.
Those at risk for breast cancer should pay particular attention.
Research has shown that early intervention can make ASD more manageable.
Are we going about being happy all wrong? One Greek philosopher thinks so, and he has advice for you.
The FCC is scheduled to repeal net neutral on April 23, but Democrats still have a long-shot chance of turning things around.
A new survey of 1,256 Americans finds out how much we dream—and have nightmares—about the same things.
A certain kind of conspiracy theory keeps popping up after every recent mass shooting, and social media is making it easier to spread than ever before.
Antidepressants actually do work for a majority of people who try them, a new study asserts.
A number of marijuana companies are kicked off social media without explanation, which is going to force the cannabis industry to answer questions of identity.