An Irish Catholic priest thinks we should stop using the word "Christmas" and replace it with another word.
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Physicists propose a new kind of space structure that can allow information to escape from black holes.
Student loan debt doesn’t make you undateable. How you handle it might.
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help stop the flow of plastics into our oceans.
George Bernard Shaw quipped that a rich man ‘does not really care whether his money does good or not, provided he finds his conscience eased and his social status improved by giving it away’. Was he right?
India is a vast land, rich in history, beauty, and great ideas. Here, we want to introduce you to ten great minds in Indian thought. These ten thinkers span thousands of years, include several religions, and more...
Caltech engineers create a stable ring of plasma in the air, a feat thought impossible.
An AI watchdog supported by Elon Musk releases a horrifying new film warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons in the near future.
A new Credit Suisse report shows 27% growth since 2008 in the world’s wealth, with a disproportionately large share going to the already wealthy.
Elon Musk's Tesla Motors unveiled its first-ever electric semi truck.
Several investigations have looked into the Taos hum. One scientist believes he has the most likely culprit.
North Korea has a long history of making bellicose threats that defy global norms. So does that mean the country's leaders are irrational, and will act irrationally?
The US is arguably the most scientifically and technologically advanced society in the world, and yet at the same time the most religious of Western societies.
AI is leaving human needs and democracy behind in its race to accomplish its current profit-generating goals.
Coercion requires justification. How can we justify the invisible walls of our visa policies?
Scientists feel under attack. This is how they’re fighting back.
Scientists propose that quark fusion may be an energy source eight times more powerful than nuclear fusion.
Thousands of scientists from 184 countries have endorsed an open letter that outlines some of the Earth's most pressing environmental problems.
At least 25% of the land that captures carbon is in the hands of indigenous people.