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.
A certain kind of conspiracy theory keeps popping up after every recent mass shooting, and social media is making it easier to spread than ever before.
Technical knowledge continues to be privileged over social knowledge.
A report from the World Health Organization shows that the European region experienced about 16,000 measles cases in 2017, representing a four-fold increase from the previous year.
The Incan Empire had many amazing monuments and lasting achievements. One of the more fascinating is how the Inca managed to run such a large empire without a market economy.
Survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida are demanding that lawmakers in Washington take action on gun control measures.
In 2017, renewable energies accounted for 18 percent of the total power contributed to the electrical grid in the U.S. – the highest level ever.