A former employee of Cambridge Analytica has revealed new information on the harvesting of Facebook users’ data prior to the 2016 presidential election.
It is still true that far more men than women have leading roles in many organisations.
Isn't the world of dogs about more than (British) bulldogs and (French) poodles?
This is no surprise to moms everywhere. Raise glass of wine for all of the caregivers out there! Cheers.
People have debated what justice is exactly for the last 3,000 years. How have our ideas changed in that time?
Even though couples tend to live healthier lifestyles, they put on extra weight. A new study offers potential clues why.
A new study published in Nature Neuroscience shows that stress changes the structure of mouse brains—in partners who did not experience stress.
What do Finland, bacon, and basketball have in common? They're all part of our new series, the Random Fact Roundup.
New research predicts the existence of completely different kind of stars.
Grad students are six times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than the general population.
Research with other species lends weight to these findings.
El Castillo, a pyramid in Mexico, was built in such a way that the “snake of sunlight” would slither down its steps at the dawning of each equinox, as the sun rose into the sky.
An innocuous sounding company, Strategic Communications Laboratories, was banned by Facebook. But the data the company mined was used by Trump's campaign to whip the electorate into political animosity.
The Plasmodium Consortium seeks to get answers to America’s problems from slime molds.
The myths of an inhospitable land. Imposter Syndrome. That feeling when one of your characters unexpectedly murders another. Literary mage Neil Gaiman on the dark arts of fiction and everyday life.
The United States has 5 per cent of the world’s population but 25 per cent of its prisoners. Right now, 2.2 million people are locked up across the country, and while crime has been decreasing since the 1990s,...
"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet." — Jack London
A new study shows how increased coffee consumption interacts with the endocannabinoid system, which the body uses to process cannabinoids found in marijuana.
In her enlightening new book, Blue Dreams, Lauren Slater covers the history of psychotropic drugs.
A classic essay defines different ways to disagree, from the worst to the best, with lessons that ring true in our divisive times.