Why do first-world ailments get cured faster than global health crises? Because Big Pharma doesn’t serve sick people, it serves rich people—let's change that.
Since Russia (most likely) hacked our Presidential election in 2016, there's been talk of using cell phones for voting. Think again.
When we create something more intelligent than we could ever be, what happens after that? We have to teach it.
Why does America confuse fantasy for reality, in pop culture and in politics? Kurt Andersen can pinpoint the moment it happened.
We've heard it before: Artificial Intelligence is coming to take our jobs. But is it really their fault, or the company that can't figure out how to create new ones?
More modern cars are easier to hack. So are pacemakers and other medical devices. What does that mean for the future?
We hear the term "disrupted" a lot. But what does it mean, and why does the fear of change it represents perfectly describe how President Trump won in 2016?
The most revelatory answers in life come from complex, diverse populations. Technology can open our eyes to what we're missing and destroy our subconscious biases in one fell swoop.
There's only one guy on this whole planet who's done both. He tells us what it's like to experience two of the most extreme feats.
The Internet is all shadows and mirrors—but what if it were the central source of truth? Thanks to Blockchain technology, it's a future that's possible.
AI might be coming for many of the jobs in the future. But not this kind, and not ever. Here's why.
Which country influences foreign elections the most? An extensive dataset of every election from 1946 to now has the answer.
Humans already know how to manipulate animal genomes through selective breeding, but there has been no appetite to try on humans what is the norm for dogs. That's a good thing, says Dawkins.
It's an incredibly exciting time to be alive, especially if you're an explorer. We may have been to almost every point on the globe, but there is so much left to understand.
Religious skepticism birthed the modern world, but its ideologies have largely failed to deliver. Could neuroscience cure the ails of human society?
What's the best way to learn something new? Embrace your inner imposter, and don't worry about speed—here's why.
How to be media savvy? Sample ideas you disagree with, and be duly skeptical of celebrity journalists.
Social media has created some perfect crowd-think tools. But are people really listen to the conversations?
Is your Facebook wall more of a façade? Data shows that people are brutally honest with Google, but that Facebook is a pack of shameless lies.
Your future happiness and success will depend on the double-edged sword of embracing new technology to stay connected, and being smart enough to unplug at the right time.