Richard Feynman: "Social science is an example of a science which is not a science... They follow the forms... but they don't get any laws."
Recognizing corporate corruption and ending abuses of power are noble goals. But our system of overseeing, controlling, and when necessary, punishing corporations and their executives is flawed.
When deciding how we’ll meet the food needs of communities today and generations to come, we cannot pit agricultural productivity and environmental resilience against each other. We must have both. And we can.
The population of science Ph.D.'s is steadily growing, while the number of available faculty jobs increases at a pace only a snail could envy.
California's program is still young and isn’t the world’s first emission trading program, but here are the top four reasons we’re celebrating – and why the global community should, too.
Last fall, John Cisna -- a science teacher from Des Moines, Iowa -- ate nothing but McDonald's for 90 days and wound up losing 37 pounds! Hold the mustard! How the heck can that be right?
It is truly appalling for people who lead cosseted lives, neglecting their sworn duty to defend the US Constitution, to sneer at those who defend it for free, or at great personal cost.
The mechanism for changing your mindset through messaging is the same as for changing a physical behavior: a targeted and limited resolution practiced relentlessly until it becomes automatic.
Learn about a method for making targeted commitments that succeeded virtually every time.
Be prepared for the fact that the upcoming year won’t be free of distractions and problems no matter how hard you work on your goals, but the most important thing is to stay within the routine you establish and don’t attach yourself to the results.
Coca-Cola is by no means the first company to ignore inconvenient animal behavior facts, so we shouldn't be too hard on them. To Coke's credit, they do support polar bear research and conservation efforts.
“Love, Actually” exemplifies a remarkable transformation from a society that understood female empowerment as a systemic concern to one that interprets all feminist concerns about empowerment through the ideological lens of market-based morality.
Immanuel Kant said it best when famously asserting that everything has either a price or dignity. In choosing to take money for its part in a massive deception, RSA early on gave up the right to chalk its actions up to altruism, national security and the global war on terror.
As we end 2013 and look toward 2014 in global health, we’re reminded that the world is a very fragile place.
Taking everyday sensors and the data they generate online will advance the progression of the Internet of Things, where in the future virtually everything will have a digital footprint.