Science

Women Suffer LOTS of Anxiety. Who’s to Blame?

University of Cambridge researchers found that women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men. 

A.I. Robot Says She No Longer Wants to Destroy Humans

She wants to be president and likes the movie Terminator though. 

Did Darwin Plagiarize the Idea of 'Natural Selection'?

Debunking historical narratives is hard work—even when the narratives are not true. 

Women Now Committing Adultery at the Same Rate as Men

Women Now Committing Adultery at the Same Rate as Men

Is that really a sign of progress though?

Why Are So Many Female Teachers Sleeping With Students?

Why Are So Many Female Teachers Sleeping With Students?

A glance at the data suggests sex crimes involving female teachers are on the rise (big time). 

Is A Critical Thinking Gap Driving Income Inequality?

In the era of Big Data, those that are able to quickly comprehend and manipulate complex datasets come out ahead – way ahead.

5 Strange Phenomena Around the World Explained

From 'doors to hell' to crooked forests, the world is full of wonder. 

Facebook, surveillance capitalism, and feedback control

How data analytics has gone from measuring to controlling reality.

Psychologist: Having Children Makes Us Unhappy, Kills Romance

But don't write off marriage with children just yet. The psychologist buried what is perhaps the most salient (and positive) part of his findings. 

The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think (We're Actually Winning)

An economist's chart reveals that the fight against global poverty is actually going really well. So why doesn't it feel that way?  

Why We Should Stop Referring to the Brain as a Computer

It's a metaphor that really doesn't work, a prominent scientist recently said. 

An Italian Surgeon Preps to Perform Head Transplants

The surgeon has already performed a successful head transplant on a monkey in China. But ethical questions loom. 

We Warned the Japanese…

Still, the bombings of Japan during World War II raise tough questions.

Report: GMO Food is Safe to Eat, But…

The National Academy of Sciences just released a report on a hot topic in America. 

5 Telltale Signs That You’re a Sapiosexual

Never underestimate the sex appeal of intelligence. 

Junk Science: When Buried Research Kills People

Junk Science: When Buried Research Kills People

On the bright side, we can safely eat red meat again.   

Positive Psychology and a Gospel of Happiness

Unlike traditional psychology, positive psychology offers the kind of concrete, practical advice that is often missing from Christian moral theology.

The 5 Likeliest Reasons for an Airline Disaster

A look at the five most common reasons for plane crashes and other airline disasters. 

Study: Mothers with More Kids Have One BIG Advantage

It might seem counter-intuitive, but women who have more children tend to live longer, a recent study found. 

Is Transgenderism Social, Medical or Legal?

Logic sinks without a trace in a sea of assertions and theories.

Oxford Expert: 10% Chance Humans Extinct in a Century

Oxford researchers say there is a surprisingly high chance that humans get wiped out by a nuclear holocaust. Or volcanoes. Or an asteroid. Or crafty machines.  

A Beginner’s Guide to Sex Differences in the Brain

Are there differences between men’s and women’s brains – or not?

A Brain Teaser on the Power of Context

People will generally get one question wrong, and one right. 

A (Seemingly) Simple Way to Feel Happier

A new study undermines the idea that the road to happiness is found through focus on oneself.   

Did a 15-Year-Old Student Discover a Lost Mayan City?

Scientists acknowledge that the student, who used a star map and Google Earth, discovered something large and man made. 

Study: Half of Your ‘Friends’ are not Your Friends

There seems to be a great deal of confusion on who classifies as a "friend." 

An Introduction to the Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Between the constellations Cygnus, the Swan, and Lyra, the harp, rests an invisible star.

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