With tax season in full swing, how much money can you get back from the government? Would it be fairer if everyone paid the same rate?
Researchers find an unexpected side effect of rising carbon dioxide levels in a remote tropical forest.
Could the upcoming Winter Olympics stand as a turning point, or will it be more of the same?
If the bolide had hit just 30 seconds later, we’d be looking at a very different Earth.
Magical thinking has always run deep in America, but in the last 30 years things have begun to escalate. "Nutty fringe ideas" are making their way into the mainstream.
Does money, even when borrowed, make us happier – or does the state of owing money add to our dissatisfaction and stress?
Here's the psychology that explains why many economists prefer to be narrowly right yet broadly wrong (they suffer from professional "rigor distortis").
A top-secret government airline that flies to locations like Area 51 is put in a spotlight by a recent ad and an unexpected connection to the Las Vegas shooting.
The famed author and public intellectual has a bone to pick with the American legal system.
Comprehensive new study of economic history paints a frightening future.
You can watch the Cosmos marathon right now, for free!
Twitter clarifies whether it would block any world leaders from its platform.
Short-term use isn’t a problem. Long-term use however may come with lots of side effects.
The genius investor hits an optimistic note in a time of dire fiscal predictions.
Everybody seems to be making money on bitcoin and other cryptocurrency, but not many people grasp how the underlying technology works. Bitcoin is now traded on the exchanges for futures contracts. Is this...
The results are higher levels of anxiety, depression, and even thoughts of suicide.
The U.S. State Department’s “Countries of Concern" include North Korea, Myanmar, and more. But how close is America itself to earning a place on the list?
Proposers’ strategies must be successful in one of three different environments.
Poachers trade on a black market estimated to total $40 billion. It’s impossible to stop every poacher, but new technology could bolster the efforts of conservationists by putting a set of eyes in the sky.
Student loan debt is exploding in the U.S. That’s at least how New York Governor Andrew Cuomo characterized it while recently unveiling a set of measures to alleviate the burdens of debt in New York.