Almost every reader will learn from the vast erudition (and biblical proportions) of Steven Pinker's 'Enlightenment Now'. But it's data-lit gospel of progress hides darker biases.
A number of important women are working outside mainstream media to build platforms that address the gray areas in challenging topics.
DST has implications on our history, our health, and even our chances of being the victim of a crime.
For Women's History Month we have a list of seven all women teams who changed history. Some were scientists, some soldiers, some living, and some long gone. All of them shaped the world.
How do we even define mental illness?
Think you're "post-tribal"? Think again. Attorney and "tiger mom" Amy Chua on groupthink in America and abroad.
The Nonhuman Rights Project turns to philosophy to persuade courts to honor chimpanzees’ rights.
In a state-of-the-nation speech just weeks before Russia’s presidential election, President Vladimir Putin claimed his country had two new nuclear-powered weapons systems.
Every country is unique—but only America is extraordinary
The American public is split on whether to provide a “safety net” to workers displaced by advancements in artificial intelligence.
Is there a connection between mental health and gun violence? Here's what the experts think and the stats show.
Warren Buffett’s letter to shareholders for 2017 contains valuable insights into recent market activity, and also explains how he won a 10-year bet with Wall Street.
Nietzsche has had a large influence on political history, but what did he really think of all the ideologies he examined?
President Trump wants to end "chain migration". Is a merit-based system better?
Stephen Fry announces that he’s had surgery for prostate cancer nine the most Stephen-Fry way possible.
At least 60 will be running at the federal level, and thousands for state offices.
Why civilians do not need to own guns like the AR-15.
We often like to consider the ideas of great thinkers when looking at an issue. To that end, Albert Einstein once wrote an essay explaining why he was a socialist. We break it down here.
The FCC is scheduled to repeal net neutral on April 23, but Democrats still have a long-shot chance of turning things around.