Bill Nye is the CEO of The Planetary Society, has his own Netflix show, flew on Air Force One with President Obama, and has at least six honorary doctorate degrees. But there's one thing that makes him prouder than...
Users don't need better media literacy to beat fake news. We need social media to be frank about its commercial interests.
A religious person without a sense of humor? That's a dangerous combination.
If you want to know the state of equality in the US, statistics are a good place to start.
No human gets everything they want in life, as Ariel Levy discovered in the worst possible way.
Cut funding to the NEA and PBS? It would be incredibly costly to cut cultural spending.
There's one whopper out there that people rarely acknowledge, but self-confessed "cynical libertarian" Dave Barry isn't shying away.
From olde English dogs, to immoral women, to weak men, to irritating women, to its prideful reclaiming, to ownership over a woman (there's a theme here), the word "b*tch" has a long and fascinating history, and...
Whether it's palm reading, climate denial, or straight-up illuminati finger pointing, people all around us – and including us – have world views that are inconsistent with evidence.
There's a place Americans feel they can do anything, and it's not Las Vegas.
For our future's sake, let's demand government funding for 'little science', says Hertz fellow Avideh Zakhor.
For the last two years the volume has risen on populist voices, culminating in a victory for President Trump. The day after his election, this is how "rude" New Yorkers treated one Muslim-American woman.
Political correctness can go the f*ck to sleep, says Adam Mansbach. The term has been co-opted by so many social factions that it's more of a hindrance to the cause of respect than a help.
Ding-ding! Here's round two of the viral Bill Nye vs. Tucker Carlson Fox News debate. The Science Guy replies, without interruptions, and makes Tucker Carlson an offer.
If gay people could unite America enough to win the right to marry, surely an entire society can borrow from that playbook to get the US back on track.
What if the vision wasn't just to have politicians who are science literate, but actual scientists running the joint – would it be any better than it is now?