What kind of madman would run a business on the mindset that all attempts to fail must be made as quickly as possible, as only then could they succeed? Meet Dr. Astro Teller.
Facebook knows about your past, present, and likely future. But how do they know this information? Data Selfie is a creepy new tool that will give you an answer. The free plugin provides a gateway into the data...
The world's largest social network now has a feature, Jobs on Facebook, that is free for both job posters and job seekers. For millions of underemployed workers already on Facebook, it may be a welcome feature.
So far, 549 separate paraphilias have been officially identified.
Harvard scientists say they are two years away from creating a hybrid embryo with mammoth traits.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Ayelet Waldman on parenting, identity, and how LSD microdosing changed her life for the better.
Some people are just as afraid of eternal life as non-existence.
Churchill displays a surprising amount of knowledge on a question that we are still wrestling with.
Our increased dependency on antibiotics creates more resistant bacteria. How will we outwit these bad actors?
In 2012, “pathological bias” was included in the Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders.
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence learns what it takes to win, making human-like choices in competitive situations.
Is there such a thing as boredom, or is it an all-encompassing term for a variety of root causes like apathy, frustration, or depression?
Genetic, immune, and neurological components point to evolutionary underpinnings.
The 1971 cult classic Harold and Maude is an unlikely love story between a depressed 18-year-old Harold and a lively 79-year-old Maude who meet at a funeral. Given the rise is online dating and its impact on how...
The driverless car is coming – but what will *you* being doing in your self-driving car? Robotic cars will give rise to a new ridership economy of on-the-go services and experiences.
Should political preference be a deal-breaker when looking for love? There are now dating sites for progressives, Trump fans, and Americans looking to escape the Trump presidency by marrying a Canadian. In an age...
I'll meet you at the corner of Saruman and Aragorn
In a time when many agencies and researchers are threatened, let's remember how the scientific method originated.
While often compared to the Roman Empire, the United States is not likely to collapse in the same way.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Artificial Intelligence inventor Ben Goertzel on thinking (and feeling) machines.