Rushdie was heavily criticized by figures across the political spectrum for being offensive. People tried to “cancel” Rushdie long before that term was invented.
There is one House member for every 761,169 people, which isn't exactly representative.
There's enough evidence to conclude president Bukele had no idea what he was doing.
The media is deliberately pushing your buttons.
If you believe that you're perfect, then somebody else must be responsible for your failures.
We are tearing ourselves apart over gender issues, with the result that the problems of boys and men are left untreated.
Humanity is poised to pass the 8 billion milestone mid-November, but population growth is actually slowing down.
The world has improved in mind-blowing ways.
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony sends yet another strong message to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
One of the winners. Dr. K. Barry Sharpless, is now the fifth person in history to win two Nobels.
This is a perversion of justice.
We can never hope for a future with no problems. The solutions to problems create new problems, which in turn require new solutions, as WIRED founder Kevin Kelly explained recently.
The "attention economy" corrupts science.
Women have made incredible gains into STEM fields, but they continue to face gender biases in the workplace.
Americans are more willing to put the greater good above their own interests today than in the 1950s.
The new agency wants to push the boundaries of science and technology.
If you don't mourn in North Korea, you risk being executed.
If you want to escape the negativity, head to Kazakhstan.
The Metaverse could be the most dangerous tool of persuasion humanity has ever created.
Elon Musk suggested remote-controlled, vibrating anal beads. Thankfully, there are more mundane explanations.
Turning away is a natural response.
Time will tell what the reign of Charles III will look like, but one thing is for sure: the “new Elizabethan age” is long gone.
The war in Ukraine is unlikely to trigger a catastrophic nuclear meltdown. Physics and smart engineering are the reasons why.
Total annihilation is a permanent threat.