A new UN report challenges the global human rights community to consider Universal Basic Income.
Experts assess what would happen if the U.S. and North Korea go to war.
Renowned linguist and public intellectual MIT Professor Noam Chomsky offers his take on the Trump administration and its troubles with Russia.
Hyperloop One completes a first-ever full-track test of hyperloop transportation.
Greatest job ever? NASA will pay six-figures to a Planetary Protection Officer.
Historian Alfred McCoy explains why American power is coming to an end and lays out his vision for the new global order.
Elon Musk issues a stark warning at the National Governor's Association meeting.
Creators of the mega-hit tv show "Game of Thrones" face growing controversy over their next show.
Superfast hyperloop travel gets closer to reality as Elon Musk receives "verbal" government approval for a route linking NYC and Washington.
A new report highlights the increasing violence faced by environmental activists around the world.
NASA is close to testing its next-generation nuclear fission reactors that would power a Mars colony and propel space exploration.
Chinese scientists accomplish the feat of teleporting a photon to a satellite hundreds of miles above Earth.
A human chain of 80 people rescues a drowning family in Florida, illustrating the dangers of rip currents.
Many people were upset when NPR tweeted out the Declaration of Independence.
A pioneering study provides a detailed look at how the U.S. economy will suffer from climate change.
The political and economic ideas of socialism are coming back into fashion.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Amazon's blockbuster purchase of Whole Foods will lead to big changes in how we shop.
Mathematicians are working to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Astronomers make the first direct observation of a phenomenon predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.