If the bolide had hit just 30 seconds later, we’d be looking at a very different Earth.
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Here's the psychology that explains why many economists prefer to be narrowly right yet broadly wrong (they suffer from professional "rigor distortis").
A top-secret government airline that flies to locations like Area 51 is put in a spotlight by a recent ad and an unexpected connection to the Las Vegas shooting.
Comprehensive new study of economic history paints a frightening future.
You can watch the Cosmos marathon right now, for free!
Twitter clarifies whether it would block any world leaders from its platform.
Short-term use isn’t a problem. Long-term use however may come with lots of side effects.
The genius investor hits an optimistic note in a time of dire fiscal predictions.
Everybody seems to be making money on bitcoin and other cryptocurrency, but not many people grasp how the underlying technology works. Bitcoin is now traded on the exchanges for futures contracts. Is this...
The results are higher levels of anxiety, depression, and even thoughts of suicide.
The U.S. State Department’s “Countries of Concern" include North Korea, Myanmar, and more. But how close is America itself to earning a place on the list?
Proposers’ strategies must be successful in one of three different environments.
Poachers trade on a black market estimated to total $40 billion. It’s impossible to stop every poacher, but new technology could bolster the efforts of conservationists by putting a set of eyes in the sky.
Student loan debt is exploding in the U.S. That’s at least how New York Governor Andrew Cuomo characterized it while recently unveiling a set of measures to alleviate the burdens of debt in New York.
The winner of the Royal Statistical Society’s first “International Statistic of the Year” award provides a shocking insight into the real threats Americans face.
In 2017, conflict was stronger between red and blue than it was between black and white.
The rise of driverless cars will save lives, time, and spark a $7 Trillion "Passenger Economy." But it will also destroy jobs. What should we do?
Our survival is rooted in theirs.
Western conventional wisdom about animal ethics is that killing an animal is not the problem; the problem is making the animal suffer.