Sometimes we gorge on caffeine hoping it'll jumpstart our attention and focus, but that's not actually how our brains work.
Living on Mars is an essential back-up plan for humanity, says author Stephen Petranek. Here's how he thinks we can survive the radiation.
Frank Wilczek was one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004 thanks to his work researching the so-called strong force.
This is a great way of understanding the difference between artificial intelligence and genuine intelligence, i.e. human intelligence.
Men probably aren't ready for this one.
Most Americans want reasonable gun safety laws, and in a democracy, the majority is supposed to win. Why isn't it working that way with gun control?
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"I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don't trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen." - John Cusack