Can we stop mass shootings? The first step is collecting data, and these authors have done just that.
This world map shows how the rest of the world LOLs. In France, you MDR; in China, you 23333.
The sonnenrad is a Heathen symbol composed of 12 repeated runes.
Prison is an unreliable method of punishment. Let's do better.
Polarization or misunderstanding?
Before the war, medical experts treated the body as a sum of its parts. Conditions like wound shock and brain damage called for a change in perspective.
Shame is a powerful tool that must be used with care.
To the ancient Greeks, exotic animals were proof of mythological creatures. To the ancient Romans, they were oddities and adversaries.
And debate over it started soon after.
Were Hitler’s SS henchmen willing executioners fueled by racial propaganda or mindless servants vying for promotions?
The Spanish language has the ability to minimize and exaggerate by the simple addition of a suffix.
It doesn't matter how ridiculous a lie is. As long as it is repeated often enough, some people will believe it.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.
Many atheists think of themselves as intellectually gifted individuals, guiding humanity on the path of reason. Scientific data shows otherwise.
If the metaverse is money, then companies will certainly want to play, too.
Catholic sisters outnumber priests and religious on every continent.
Overwashing is bad for skin health, but many people do it anyway. One reason is that our brains intimately associate stink with disgust.
Social media distorts the reality of the public sphere.
On forums, “true bitcoiners” didn’t talk about technology or crypto. Instead, they talked about trust and corruption.
Building peace with psychedelics: Here’s what happened when Palestinians and Israelis took ayahuasca together
The results of a 2021 study suggest that the world's most powerful psychedelic may be an underutilized peace-building tool.
Society treats teenagers as if they’re a problem to be solved, but the truth is that we have to prepare them to solve our problems. It’s time that we change the narrative.
Sludge may be inevitable, but there are better ways to manage such frictions in our daily lives.