The idea of a world government has been a hot topic in the U.S. elections and throughout history.
This is the first evidence of any contact between ancient Greece and China.
We should be exploring the oceans as seriously as we explore space.
Meteorologists propose a stunning new explanation for the mysterious events in the Bermuda Triangle.
Spontaneous, deep talk on surprise topics. Author Jodi Picoult and host Jason Gots talk comic books, social justice, and why white Americans need to take the risk (and the consequences) of talking honestly about...
Does life work like our technology? Is life under the hood just like a car sporting souped-up complexity?
Tesla's Elon Musk gives a grave warning to those trying to hold back self-driving car technology. According to him, we have it all backwards.
We're ranked behind Saudi Arabia and Korea in empathy. Surprised?
A “needs statement” is the core element and guiding force for such an innovative endeavor, says Stanford Professor Paul Yock.
How open are you to your partner having sex with other people? The answer may depend on your age.
Global warming is largely caused by carbon dioxide. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory just figured out a way to change it into something better.
Not as cheerful as your standard cartography - but you might learn a thing or two
Psychologists suggests tactics for confronting offensive speech.
Christopher Hitchens argued that religion makes humans "extremely self-centered."
A “magical probiotic mouthwash” may someday eradicate them, according to UC-San Diego researchers, whose research is leading them to a trigger in the microbiome.
Cross 'multi-tasking ninja' off your resume, it's out, say Stanford researchers and other cognitive experts. Here are 3 tips for transitioning back to single-tasking.
A small, icy planet with a weirdly elliptical orbit has been discovered beyond Pluto.
In 'All the Real Indians Died Off,' two scholars take longstanding myths about Native Americans to task.
Geneticists and cave paintings identify a lost species they puckishly name the "Higgs bison."
NASA's updated celestial observations have forced astrology enthusiasts to revise the 3,000 year-old zodiac calendar – but let it be known that NASA does not care.