Innovative thinking has done away with problems that long dogged the electric devices — and both scientists and environmentalists are excited about the possibilities.
Entrenched business wisdom says that community-led economic systems are pure fantasy. Douglas Rushkoff disagrees.
Despite being called the "dismal science," economics impacts our lives every day. Here, we look at seven of the greatest economists in history.
A new study of global love finds that Americans have some of the most loving relationships, while Chinese and Germans have some of the least.
Why can’t more rainwater be collected for the long, dry spring and summer when it’s needed?
From COVID and cancer vaccines to a steady drop in the number of people living in extreme poverty, there are reasons for optimism in 2023.
Automation could help fix the company's financial troubles.
A disturbing interview given by a KGB defector in 1984 describes America of today and outlines four stages of mass brainwashing used by the KGB.
It’s called the “hipster effect,” and a study from Brandeis University mathematician Jonathan Touboul explains how it happens.
Shouldn't "flight mode" be obsolete?
Even lifelong technologists and AI researchers like myself were genuinely surprised by the speed and impact of generative AI.
The media sells bad news, but scientific evidence shows that we are making progress toward a greener planet.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
We all see beauty the same way.
“My dad asked me if I had been to tutoring and I lied… Then he showed me the tablet."
Inequality should be measured in terms of the time it takes for us to earn the money to buy the things we need. And everyone is getting wealthier.
The larger truth on the streets is that no one uses just one drug anymore.
Leftover Cold War-era bunkers are still kept in a state of readiness to protect the population from nuclear war.
Airports are like mini-cities: they have places of worship, policing, hotels, fine dining, shopping, and mass transit.
The findings contradict a widespread belief.
Proxy wars on the pitch.
After cryptoassets, a wave of central bank digital currencies is set to revolutionize our ideas about what money is and how to manage it.
What began as public outcry against Iran’s so-called morality police has snowballed into a mass movement targeting the very essence of the Islamic republic.