Paul is a writer and filmmaker. His award-winning films have played at film festivals around the world. Recently, he finished directing a feature documentary about philosophy, fringe science and nuclear history. He is currently working on his first novel. Paul has a penchant for history, science, philosophy and rare images. You can follow his work at paulratnerimagines.com, on Facebook and on Twitter.
A Silicon Valley investor is spending millions on a publicity campaign aimed specifically at Elon Musk.
Philosophers David Chalmers and Daniel Bennett argue over “philosophical zombies,” created to question the nature of human consciousness.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson releases an emotional video on the state of science in America.
The thoughts on ruthless leadership by Italian politician and writer Niccolò Machiavelli resonate today.
NASA scientists discover what two places in the solar system might have favorable conditions for alien life.
A classic law of Internet debate explains why bringing up Hitler is a terrible idea as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer found out in a disastrous press conference.
Video of a man being dragged off a United Airlines flight sparks widespread outrage.
The times in history when science was deadly and dangerous.
KGB-era "active measures" are still being used by Russian intelligence agencies today, according to experts.
Research shows liberals and conservatives have different tastes when buying science books.