Reality is more distorted than we think.
A 2020 study has revived a longstanding controversy over Christopher Columbus' claims of marauding cannibals in the Caribbean.
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
Research shows that those who spend more time speaking tend to emerge as the leaders of groups, regardless of their intelligence.
Some of these trends may be due, in part, to the lockdown.
For decades, researchers have proposed that climate change and human-caused environmental destruction led to demographic collapse on Easter Island. That's probably false, according to new research.
Technology usually has more pros than cons, but every benefit still carries some risk.
The Younger Dryas impact hypothesis argues that a comet strike caused major changes to climate and human cultures on Earth about 13,000 years ago.
ExtendNY stretches the Big Apple's gridiron all across the globe – with some bizarre effects
Many people believe that in the face of profound evil, they would have the courage to speak up. It might be harder than we think.
A Harvard professor's study discovers the worst year to be alive.
Instead of insisting that we remain "free from" government control, we should view taking vaccines and wearing masks as a "freedom to" be a moral citizen who protects the lives of others.
Hunter-gatherers probably had more spare time than you.
The retraction crisis has morphed into a citation crisis.
The public sphere should be open to conflict.
Biologists use commonly-found insects that engage in cannibalism to prove a key evolutionary concept.
The 'reasonable person' represents someone who is both common and good.
The independent news collective is teaching a new generation of journalists and citizens to spot the stories in plain sight.
If we lose our pollinators, we'll soon lose everything else.
Most people seem to enjoy liberalism and its spin offs, but what is it exactly? Where did the idea come from?