"The name's Bond. Jane Bond."
Caleb Henry Space is no stranger to attention. Pursuing the heavens in any form is sure to turn heads, and with the increased momentum of private ventures, NewSpace is no […]
Read Part 2 here. To finish off Saturday night, atheist comedian Keith Lowell Jenson and journalist Ted Cox gave a demonstration of “ex-gay” conversion therapy. The quack idea undergirding this […]
Using money she had received for her 30th birthday, Zoe Strauss bought a camera in 2000 and began shooting a 10-year project that had previously existed only in her imagination. […]
In our Solar System, even the two brightest planets frequently align in our skies. But only rarely is it spectacularly visible from Earth.
A study describes how researchers conducted the first successful DNA sequencing on ancient Egyptian mummies.
Societal breakdown, whether real or imagined, can lead to dramatic responses — like blood-sucking vampires.
I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our ‘world after coronavirus’ might look like – this is what I learned
There is no going "back to normal."
Increasing numbers of seniors need help with basic tasks. It doesn't have to be that way.
Here’s a formula for chaos: Collect a diverse and volatile group of eccentric comedians and comedy writers, and give them a nearly impossible task with a just-barely-possible deadline. Oh, and […]
Witchcraft and pagan spiritualities are on the rise in the United States — especially within mainstream youth culture.
The New York Times published an opinion column written by an anonymous “senior official in the Trump administration,” a rare move that's sparked theories as to who the author might be.
Videos for “Baby Shark,” a diabolical earworm, have been watched 3.3 billion times in a viral children-song craze that spans the globe. But why?
Just how equal in size are the populations of Europe and North America?
It’s not appealing to authority that’s the problem; it’s the false authorities and what comes next if you accept their nonsense. “When a scientist says something, his colleagues must ask […]
If all the rational arguments argue against American gun culture, then the irrational (sometimes creepy) ones must be to blame for our fatal firearms attraction.
Even the White House is getting involved in YouTube's "Geek Week," hosting a special We the Geeks: Robots Hangout today at 2:00 pm EDT for "a conversation about the state of American robotics and the possibilities for robots to improve life on Earth."
I recently interviewed my friend Steve McIntosh, a Boulder, Colorado-based philosopher, author, and entrepreneur, about his forthcoming book on the subject of evolutionary spirituality (title TBD). Steve is the author […]
Last week's events have asteroid hunters feeling both vindicated and excited as they step up efforts to develop better detection methods.
Read Part 1 here. On Saturday, the SSA conference was in full swing, with three simultaneous tracks of talks going on throughout the OSU student union. As Murphy’s Law predicts, […]
In some ways the United States and France are unusually similar nations—still enchanted with their 18th century revolutions, eager to export their ideals (via pamphlets, speeches, language schools, paratroopers, whatever […]
Ned Resnikoff picks up on my old post, via a terrific recent one by Daniel Little, on the radicalism of John Rawls’ position on economic liberty: If we’ve to fairly […]