Big ideas in little doses
The Israeli news organization Haaretz is reporting that a military coup is currently underway in the capital city of Turkey, Ankara. This is a developing story.
What narrow misses did NASA's Juno probe face on the five-year journey to Jupiter, and it's acrobatic slip into the orbit of our solar system's largest planet?
Science authorities in the United Kingdom are now worried that the country may lose up to $1.4 billion annually in science funding that flows from the European Union.
As the 'Leave' vote became clear around 6 a.m. this morning, confirming the surprise exit of Britain from the European Union, British citizens apparently took to the Google to find exactly what they had done.
The state of Texas has a new way to keep people current with their child support payments. If you fall behind, don't expect to be able to renew your vehicle registration.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, a gun-control advocate whose home state saw the massacre of 20 school children at Sandy Hook Elementary, has launched a surprise filibuster on the floor of the Senate.
Sigmund Freud said the two great protections we all had against inevitable human suffering were love and work. Will we lose work in the second machine age?
Robots and computers will not just eliminate our jobs; they will also dissolve important aspects of the family and our pair-bonded partnerships.
We will need a good dose of healthy stoicism if we are to survive in the world after work.
If you knew the flu was going around your office, wouldn't it be nice to work at home for the day?
Warby Parker has found that diversity makes it a better company in unpredictable ways.
Could we redesign shopping as a system of “catch-and-release,” so that, like sport fishing, it’s the adventure and not the prize that becomes central?
Penn State and Yale University astronomers, unable to explain strange data patterns they're observing from a star, have come to the conclusion that there may be an "alien superstructure" orbiting it.
Warby Parker has found that making bold moves doesn’t always require taking big risks.
Bre Pettis, founder of MakerBot, a pioneer in consumer 3D printing, is interested in everything. So how does he get anything done?
The pursuit of transcendent experiences will become a connoisseur art when we’re all unemployed.
With a NASA grant, researchers at the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture facility in Tucson have developed a piece of technology called the “lunar greenhouse,” which will enable a future...
“You’ll never get a good job, son, if you’re smoking pot all the time!” That’s a scolding you won’t hear in the future.
I was misdiagnosed as bipolar largely as a result of the pervading gender bias in ADHD diagnosis, and that is indicative of a really big problem.
A spate of new studies looks at the lifelong economic impacts of in-utero stress.