A primer on the amazing possibilities of mixed reality, augmented reality, and virtual reality technology.
The online dating world has become more and more profitable as single people search for love.
The results of Google Image career searches are often at odds with the statistics when it comes to the relative participation of men and women.
Guns as currency. Guns as status. Guns as the power of the unpredictable. Stanford Historian Priya Satia on how we got where we are today.
The findings are among the few to detail the intersection of pathological personalities and sex preferences.
Google’s homepage doodle for today, June 22, honors the memory of renowned science fiction author Octavia E. Butler. It would have been her 71st birthday.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin captured the first selfie in space, and he doesn't want kids these days to forget it.
Ayn Rand champions self-sufficiency, attacks altruism, demonizes public servants, and vilifies government regulations because they hinder individual freedom.
Scientists have long known of an association between Alzheimer’s disease and viruses, but whether that link is meaningful has been a mystery for decades. A new study published in the journal Neuron sheds...
A trio of new reports by the Small Arms Survey finds that 85% of the world’s one billion guns are in the hands of its citizens who far outgun the militaries and police responsible for their protection.
Philosophers often get depicted like sages in ivory towers without a practical or human side. A gossip-filled book from the 3rd century can fix that.
The Netherlands is set to close four more prisons following some of the lowest crime rates the country's seen in decades—but do those statistics reflect the reality of Dutch crime?
The chances of an asteroid large enough to be a threat to areas where human beings are concentrated are small. Still, it's what's known as a "high impact" result.
After more than a decade since launching its first Firefox browser, Mozilla has been steadily earning web browser converts with its newest browser Firefox Quantum.
Cash currency goes back a long time – 40,000 years.
Are you a 'Big-Endian' or a 'Little-Endian'? Swift's satirical take on religious wars gave us the jargon to describe our different date and address formats.
In a stark reversal on immigration policy, President Donald Trump signed an order on Wednesday that ends the controversial practice of separation immigrant children from families at the border.
A longitudinal study of 20,000 young Americans found a strong correlation between extreme unattractiveness and higher pay.
The GoFly challenge has just announced 10 winning flying-car designs. It’s the first phase of a three-part contest, and they’re very cool.
Every month new research is showing how essential sleep is for optimal health. Here are two more.