–Guest post by Declan Fahy, AoE Science & Culture correspondent Richard Dawkins guest-edited the Christmas edition of British left-wing politics and culture magazine The New Statesman — and it contains […]
When you talk about Classical music, you often begin with the three Killer B’s: Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. If you talk about American photography, you need to begin with the […]
This is a perversion of justice.
Were Hitler’s SS henchmen willing executioners fueled by racial propaganda or mindless servants vying for promotions?
The idea that the news can make you sick has a long history.
For relatives who live far apart, holiday rituals may be the glue that holds the family together.
Many of the furniture giant’s products are named after Swedish locations. Not everyone is happy about that.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
It's not the act of buying but how you spend money that improves happiness and life satisfaction.
Schadenfreude has always been with us.
The Harvard Medical School's clinical professor of psychiatry wrote the book on the topic.
Who should sit atop the iron throne? Let your DNA decide. Here on Earth, we hold one important truth to be self-evident above all others: that all humans are created equal. […]
From psychology to neuroscience, what we believe is not nearly as relevant as why we do.
Researchers were shocked at how accurate it was and that no one had noticed it before.
How the U.S. teaches foreign languages to its diplomats.
The smart money is still on LIGO, but there sure looks like something funny is happening if the new group is correct. This article was contributed by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine […]
Is gravitational repulsion a real thing? “For the first time, astronomers have outlined and named the network of galaxies that includes the Milky Way, adding a line to our cosmic address […]
Our special place on the planet becomes harder to stomach the more we destroy it.
If we want true greatness, let’s move toward a sustainable nutrition program that does more than throw trans-fat labels on processed foodstuffs.
Rumors of a terrorist gunman escalated at LAX. A panicked crowd trampled an old woman, snapping her femur. In our best Dick Cheney voice: "If you allow blind fear to disrupt society, the terrorists have already won."