Mental health, healing and pulling together were key themes of 2021, according to the world’s most popular search engine. Google processes billions of requests every day and its Year in Search […]
Israel’s buoyant currency, coupled with increased costs for transport and groceries, saw Tel Aviv jump five places from last year.
A small, Seattle-based study will look to see if the psychedelic can alleviate the pandemic’s mental health impact.
Americans have a lower life expectancy than people in other rich countries despite paying much more for healthcare. We explore the number of factors which might explain this difference.
In the most extreme cases, spiraling prices can lead to a collapse in a currency’s value.
Driving Teslas and planting trees are nice, but methane reduction, industrial efficiency, carbon removal, and a moderate carbon tax are the most efficient ways to fight climate change.
“Think defensively about how you can protect yourself from an almost inevitable attack, rather than assuming you’ll avoid harm.”
GPT-3, which features 175 billion parameters, just might fool you in a conversation.
“To be ignorant of causes is to be frustrated in action.” So wrote Francis Bacon, counsel to Queen Elizabeth I of England and key architect of the scientific method. In […]
Why does Seattle continue to be a place that nurtures the development of breakthrough technologies but not Minneapolis, Memphis, or Minsk?
The results of a recent study suggest that some clinicians might be failing to explore other causes when treating gender dysphoria.
Most “irrecoverable carbon” is concentrated in these tiny bits of the Earth’s land mass. Can we keep it there?
The modern antiracist movement is harming the very people it claims to help, according to the linguist John McWhorter.
The “great resignation” is a trend that began before the pandemic – and bosses need to get used to it
Employees are quitting at record rates – a trend that shows no signs of stopping.
The two-year pilot program will be a test of harm reduction strategies.
Daylight saving time was first implemented during the first world war to take advantage of longer daylight hours and save energy. While this made a difference when we heavily relied on coal […]
Winner takes all, losers die, and participants have no choice but to play.
The creator of the index called it a public utility for accessing the “vast ocean” of human knowledge.
There's more to miracles than turning water into wine.