Are robots and AI really ready for us to begin depending on them?
Economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin says that sharing online and on-grid spells the death of capitalism and the birth of a worldwide neural net.
Languages the world over have words for love we all seem to understand.
Physicist Lawrence Krauss explains why understanding new theories in physics is so hard, and why it’s so much fun.
The science behind tickling and why such an unpleasant experience makes us laugh.
Theoretical physicist Brian Greene discusses how we may not be able to see other dimensions.
A synchrotron has just unlocked the writing inside ancient Herculaneum’s incinerated scrolls.
When the news media don’t do their job, comedians step in to ask the tough questions.
Dan Pink explains how to use a couple of questions to help another person persuade themselves that you’re right.
Slavoj Žižek considers the pursuit of happiness to be dumb because we don’t really want it anyway.