Studying philosophy has had a major impact on the power players of Silicon Valley.
Forty years ago cat hyperthyroidism didn't exist. Now 10 percent of senior cats suffer from it.
A new study by planetary scientists proposes a giant new space object which could have formed the Earth and the moon.
"Space-time is not as static as it appears, it's constantly moving," one researcher said.
Is misinformation causing outbreaks of diseases long thought curable? A recent study found that just a simple "heads up" about fake news can help save thousands of lives.
Europe’s best and brightest minds converge upon Budapest to solve the problems of today's Europe. Topics will include AI, the job market, emerging technology, and more.
Two addiction specialists believe we need to reframe the conversation around psychedelics.
Will Smith defends entry of non-theatrical Netflix movies at Cannes.
Fewer predators were ever as formidable.
The technology behind wireless charging or inductive charging was discovered by Nicola Tesla in the 1890s and utilizes an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. In chargers, an induction...
How do you even study thinking from that long ago?
Clashes between "antifa" on the far left and the alt-right have intensified.
Has Google become our modern confessional? Former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz discusses how Google knows you better than your friends and family--maybe even yourself. He is the author of...
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.
Our hands lead us to certain choices, according to Zachary Estes of Bocconi University.
Anxiety can be a force for good, writes Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön.
A new study from Yale researchers found that people rate familiar fake news as more accurate than unfamiliar real news. This is a troubling finding that makes the fight against fake news increasingly difficult.
Visualization of how the average working American adult spends the days of his or her life.
Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell explains why we shouldn’t be afraid of alien visitors.
A study on the strange Cold Spot in space may prove that we live in a multiverse.