In the pursuit of happiness, money probably trumps meaning.
How to defeat debaters who deal in distractions, according to a two-time world debate champion.
After 70 years, "The Power of Positive Thinking" remains incredibly popular, even though its critics find the book to be mostly fluff.
Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.
Cable news has a bigger effect, study finds.
The platform experiments with letting users decide what content needs flagging.
A new look at existing data by LSU researchers refutes the Trump administration's claims.
Two mounds of rice and a tiny flag in a sea of curry is enough to re-heat an old territorial conflict.
A recent survey also found that political messaging from the pulpit increased the likelihood of believing presidents to be ordained by God.
The European Union is debating over two lists of nations from which it will accept travelers starting July 1.
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Start by reading the title, looking at the labels and checking the caption. If these are not available – be very wary.
Unfortunately, the Lunar Ark project is an idea more at home in science fiction than science fact.
Dr. Eric Lander is a pioneer in genomics. What role will he play in the new administration?
Memes communicate complex ideas quickly and efficiently, but that’s precisely what makes them so dangerous.
Apparently the Catholic Church is a small business.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
What is the best criticism you’ve encountered when discussing your perspective on progress? How do you respond?
About the project The goal of driving more progress across the world—scientifically, politically, economically, socially, etc—is one shared by many. And yet, debates about the best way to maximize progress […]