More than 90% of human faces are home to mites that live in our skin pores. These friendly guests might be merging with us.
Before the war, medical experts treated the body as a sum of its parts. Conditions like wound shock and brain damage called for a change in perspective.
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
A new study suggests that hunting dogs' barks convey emotional information about the animals they see.
Is microdosing magic truffles a way to unlock your creative potential? That's long been anecdotal, but the evidence is coming.
Evangelical Christians are abandoning their core beliefs to follow a cult leader, says Reza Aslan.
A rocket company launches an orbiting artwork for all the world to see, whether they want to or not.
Everybody seems to be making money on bitcoin and other cryptocurrency, but not many people grasp how the underlying technology works. Bitcoin is now traded on the exchanges for futures contracts. Is this problematic for amateur day traders that may not understand how bitcoin works?
How far are you willing to trust technology? Make a call, share a photo, find a good restaurant, pay a bill, vacuum the floor? But, will you trust autonomous systems with your life and the life others? Autonomous vehicles will be making decisions for us at 60mph and more -- the question facing us may no longer be technological but social. How much do you trust a robot?
While Americans are more likely to vote for a gay candidate than an atheist, there has been an uptick in the percentage of those who say that their presidential choice’s faith plays no role in their decision — about six out of 10 Americans currently take that view.
What happens when your company's name becomes associated with a murderous terrorist enterprise? Some companies operating under the "Isis" name have opted for a name change. Others have held steady.
From the Beatles to Nirvana, this artist’s imaginings make the originals even better! “I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look […]
The most terrifying thing I've ever seen was not produced by Wes Craven or found in a theme park, it's what I see some people do to themselves to lose weight. Take a look at these SEVEN scary diets . . . but reader beware if you're easily grossed-out!
Are you done? How many more days? Tick tock, tick tock. A recent Rasmussen poll may give you comfort or a kick. The nationwide survey conducted November 29-30, 2011 gives us […]
The first issue of the Journal of Animal Ethics unexpectedly ruffled some feathers with an editorial note on terminology. The editors raised critics’ hackles by calling upon contributors to use […]
Pertinent news for anyone who uses soap, shampoo, perfume, sunscreen, lip balm, moisturizer, etc etc etc: last Wednesday, Congress introduced a bill that would give the FDA the power to […]
The king of this country of giants thought of humans as vermin
“Here we are now,” Kurt Cobain intoned in 1991 on Nirvana’s Nevermind album, “entertain us.” With that catch phrase, the entire genre of grunge rock launched itself into the cultural […]
The top United Nations authority on climate change said that a binding treaty aimed at reducing the world's carbon emissions is no longer a possible outcome of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference.