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.
2023 will see an "arms race" in mixed reality hardware and software. This truly will revolutionize our society.
It’s called the “hipster effect,” and a study from Brandeis University mathematician Jonathan Touboul explains how it happens.
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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.
2022 was another busy year in the realm of science, with groundbreaking stories spanning space, materials, medicine, and technology.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
We all see beauty the same way.
The AI is helping Twitter users plot movies, design meal plans, and more.
“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.
In the future, driving an app across a bridge could let engineers know how safe it is.
They believe in meritocracy, yet leave their kids massive wealth.
There is one House member for every 761,169 people, which isn't exactly representative.
The future of American jobs isn't only services and tech.
There's enough evidence to conclude president Bukele had no idea what he was doing.
Many countries just ship their plastic waste overseas.
The media is deliberately pushing your buttons.