Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Biologist Richard Dawkins on speaking plainly, animal cruelty, Christopher Hitchens and so much more.
A new UN report challenges the global human rights community to consider Universal Basic Income.
Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 to clone virus-free piglets as organ donors for humans.
Researchers succeed in deleting key genes from ants, significantly modifying their behavior.
A pastor has come out in support of President Donald Trump's authority to use force with North Korea.
Experts assess what would happen if the U.S. and North Korea go to war.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comic Ari Shaffir talks about outrageousness in comedy, bipartisan e-rage on social media, and growing up and growing out of bad habits.
U.S. scientists have successfully repaired DNA in a human embryo for the first time.
Facebook catches two AI chatbots talking in their own strange language.
Hyperloop One completes a first-ever full-track test of hyperloop transportation.
The cost-effectiveness of green technology makes it tough to ignore.
There’s surprisingly little evidence that proves recommended courses are the best treatment.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Oxford historian Peter Frankopan on two millennia of the flow of germs, ideas, commerce, and more from East to West and vice versa.
Silicon Valley needs more diversity of thought and well-rounded thinkers. An interview with Scott Hartley, author of The Fuzzy and The Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World.
A physicist demonstrates how life may be a predictable product of thermodynamics.
Greatest job ever? NASA will pay six-figures to a Planetary Protection Officer.
A paper argues that the younger generation is no better at technology and multitasking than older people.
New research by Professor Dan Graur shows that only a quarter of the human genome is functional.
Historian Alfred McCoy explains why American power is coming to an end and lays out his vision for the new global order.
Our utopian vision of the future is typically less more and more leisure. But if advancing technology really lessens the importance of our careers in the future, is this something we could actually adjust to?