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A full-time minimum wage isn’t enough money to rent an averagely priced one-bedroom home anywhere in the U.S., according to an annual report issued this week by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. The...
VR has been called the “empathy machine”, and it may provide a way to get the most from our efforts to achieve workplace diversity.
All big cities have rats, but Paris seems to have a more serious rodent problem than most.
Health hazards like depression, suicidal ideation, and sexual violence seem to be increasingly prevalent among U.S. teenagers, according to new CDC report.
An effort is underway in the AI community to develop posthumous avatars that can ease the pain of mourning. Not everyone thinks this is a good idea.
His words are being beamed by satellite into a black hole about 3,457 light years away.
Most of history was multi-currency, with distinct currencies linked to cities, not countries. This now tends to be forgotten.
We were gaining three IQ points per decade for many, many years. Now, that's going backward. Could this explain some of our choices lately?
Neuroscientists are now beginning to unravel the neurobiological processes that take place inside the brain, during a spiritual awakening.
A moving mural by street artist Eduardo Kobra is one of the first fruits of a revolution about to take the art world by storm.
Millions of people will watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup this week on TVs and computers. But new technology suggests the next World Cup might be watched through 3D holograms.
In about 500 pages of documents, Facebook responded to questions from U.S. senators about privacy, monopoly, and political discourse on the world’s largest social media platform.
The Fermi paradox asks us where all the aliens are if the cosmos should be filled with them. The Dark Forest theory says we should pray we never find them.
The West has been doing well scientifically for a few hundred years now, but it took almost a thousand years for it to catch up to the Middle East. Here are ten of the biggest discoveries the Islamic world got first.
Galaxy NGC 1277 is revealed as a relic galaxy that’s barely changed since it formed 10 billion years ago, giving scientists a rare chance to look into the past.
Addiction Now has developed infographics based on a survey of 1,000 people who were asked what they thought would be appropriate sentences for drug crimes. It’s pretty different than what they really are.
Soccer is not a matter of life and death. It's much more important than that. And the FIFA World Cup even more so.
Francisco Cantu wanted to put faces to the statistics. So he became a Border Patrol agent.
The move comes on the heels of blue collar layoffs in October of last year, though it was a smaller number at around 700 people.