Thanks to the beauty (and rigor) of formal mathematics, coders can now create hack-proof technology.
In 1868, equal protection under the law was granted to every born and naturalized U.S. citizen—no exceptions. That's radical, says Van Jones.
Should kids be on social media? If yes, what are some good rules to have?
Writers need to understand their role in the storytelling process, says bestselling author Martin Amis.
Bryan Cranston reads the 26th Amendment of the U.S. Consitution and reminds Americans not to take their right to vote lightly.
Why are the poorest Americans still sold on the American dream?
NASA's director of science communication explains why success and failure are vague, impractical metrics to give young people.
Here's how the 13th Amendment allows companies make a dubious profit off the backs of prisoners.
The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution is often talked about mostly misunderstood.
It's no secret that American income inequality is at its worst point since the gilded age. So how do we stop this rampant inequality?
The brain of a gambling addict mimics that of a drug addict. But no outside chemicals are involved. How does that happen?
Why are some people so much luckier than others? It's the way they play the game.
It might seem like humanity disagrees over basic values, but the data is in: we actually don't.
Is luck a windfall of good fortune, or is it a skill you can cultivate? Janice Kaplan thinks luck works best when it's mixed with purpose.
Do we really need an imaginary guy-in-the-sky to tell us what's right and wrong? Not anymore, says Skeptic Magazine's Michael Shermer.
We've been conditioned to believe that music taste is based on personal preference. But it might just be a lot more complex than that.
Could an economic revolution end the depression epidemic?
Yale professor Amy Chua on the identity of nations, why hardened tribes end up in civil wars, and why you can't just replace dictators with democracy.