The automated McDonald's has a staff comparable to other stores. But the crew members are all focused on making and packaging orders instead of delivering them.
Rushdie was heavily criticized by figures across the political spectrum for being offensive. People tried to “cancel” Rushdie long before that term was invented.
The “first-of-its-kind” archeological find is being reburied despite the fact that researchers haven’t finished studying it.
The very concept of a "problem with no solution" goes against human nature. But we must accept this harsh reality to have peace in our lives.
How can you "touch the Sun" if you've always been inside the solar corona, yet will never reach the Sun's photosphere?
From hellishly hot planets to water worlds, some distant planets are like nothing in our Solar System.
Researchers from Harvard receive permission for a test that may help cool Earth and fight global warming.
Brett M. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, one of three women who's accused him of sexual assault, are due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
In 2016, the number of opioid-related deaths hit 42,000, an all-time record. But gun deaths were nearly that same number, and have been consistently that high. If you want to know […]
The flood of images of violence and unrest continues to flow from Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. (See one […]
Le problème de chariot. El problema carro. The trolley problem. A moral choice in another language is NOT the same.
A few thoughts on your lazy brain. But just a few because, well, you know, the brain likes things nice and easy. The brain normally operates on what […]
Anyone who has followed the fuss over fracking has heard opponents of the process claim that it causes earthquakes. According to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey, […]
Growing up, I fell in love with Science Fiction watching reruns of Star Trek, the version now known to fans as “The Original Series.” The storylines and (then state of […]
The other day I was stopped by police officers as I was going through security at the House of Commons. Astonishingly they took me to one side and confiscated a […]