Most of history was multi-currency, with distinct currencies linked to cities, not countries. This now tends to be forgotten.
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.
How do you stop domestic violence in a country with a 1%-2.5% conviction rate? Pakistan's first-ever Violence Against Women Center makes it safer for survivors of crime to report and prosecute.
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.
The scandalous history of the Billboard Hot 100 is the perfect analogy for how Donald Trump's popularity broke the rigid power structure of American politics.
Survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida are demanding that lawmakers in Washington take action on gun control measures.
"Anybody who expected a wonderful happy global community to form on the Internet in which everybody would share cat videos has been gravely disappointed."
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.
Symptoms ranging from chest pressure, nausea, irritability and restlessness still affect American embassy workers some 200+ days after the attack.
Studies indicate that most guns are owned by a small amount of Americans, while the majority's views on gun control issues are ignored by lawmakers.
Once the permafrost thaws, it's the beginning of the end for the aquatic food chain.
A bracing splash of cold Laphroaig in the face of some of our biggest misconceptions, from historian Niall Ferguson.
Over the last 50 years, the NRA has gone from reasonable to absolutists, reinterpreting the constitution for all of us along the way.
One achievable solution can stop the epidemic of school shootings in the United States without restricting the guns of law-abiding citizens.
If a new ballot initiative receives enough signatures California could become a new haven for non-evidence based science.
Scientists are supposed to reach their conclusions after doing research and weighing the evidence but, in economics, conclusions can come first, with economists supporting a thesis that fits their moral worldview....
U.S. drivers faced a 12% greater risk of dying in a car crash on April 20 over the past 25 years. The likely explanation? High drivers.
"The starting point for understanding inequality in the context of human progress is to recognize that income inequality is not a fundamental component of well-being."