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How Your New Devices Can Spy on Your Every Move

How Your New Devices Can Spy on Your Every Move

Our stuff can now surveil pretty much everything we do.

Are Men Just Better at Math and Science Than Women?

Are Men Just Better at Math and Science Than Women?

Two Harvard scientists debate the question.

Why Death Today Has No Meaning

Why Death Today Has No Meaning

According to Tolstoy, death no longer has meaning for civilized man.

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

Alloparenting consists in both extended family and non-related people, mostly female, being primary or regular caregivers for young children, especially infants.

Is Science Figuring Out How to REVERSE Death?

Is Science Figuring Out How to REVERSE Death?

CEO says clinical trials to begin that would reverse brain death.

Outer Space: Why Have We Heard Nothing?

Outer Space: Why Have We Heard Nothing?

The longer the silence goes on, the larger two questions loom. 

3 Brain Puzzles You’ll Probably Fail

3 Brain Puzzles You’ll Probably Fail

The questions are easy, but you’ll probably get all of them wrong. 

Why Don't People Change Their Minds? It's All About Survival

Why Don't People Change Their Minds? It's All About Survival

If the current political campaigns have revealed anything about Americans, it is that they loathe changing their minds.

Study: People Who Curse Have Better Vocabularies

Study: People Who Curse Have Better Vocabularies

Psychologists Kristin Jay and Timothy Jay presented research suggesting that people well-versed in curse words are more likely to

You Heard Me: We Need MORE 'Liberal Scientists'

You Heard Me: We Need MORE 'Liberal Scientists'

Responsible scientists shouldn't be so dogmatic.

The Myers-Briggs Test is Pretty Fun

The Myers-Briggs Test is Pretty Fun

You can even take America’s most popular psychological profile test and find out what Star Wars character you are.  

Why You Should Spend More Money on Experiences Than Things

Why You Should Spend More Money on Experiences Than Things

Scientific research suggests money spent on experiences offers more long-term happiness. 

Has Porn Really Become a ‘Public Health Crisis’?

Has Porn Really Become a ‘Public Health Crisis’?

A sociologist says yes, but scientific research on the subject remains mixed.  

My Kids Don’t Eat Organic. Here’s Why

My Kids Don’t Eat Organic. Here’s Why

From the emails they get in their inbox to the contents of their cereal boxes, kids should grow up encouraged to ask questions and seek out reliable evidence.

Pedophilia is a sexual orientation?!?

Pedophilia is a sexual orientation?!?

That’s what a psychologist argued on Reddit. 

New Report: Evidence for Pre-K is Sketchy at Best

New Report: Evidence for Pre-K is Sketchy at Best

But there is ONE element which research shows makes a difference in the lives of young children.

Gay and Transgender Issues: Can You Actually Change People's Minds on Them?
A Psychological Explanation for Why Your Boss is a Moron

A Psychological Explanation for Why Your Boss is a Moron

A pair of Cornell researchers found that incompetent people cannot recognize their own incompetence.

How Did Ancient Humans Interpret Eclipses?

How Did Ancient Humans Interpret Eclipses?

On April 4, 2094 B.C. the world’s first recorded eclipse took place. And people freaked. 

Here's Why Robots Will Never Achieve Consciousness

Here's Why Robots Will Never Achieve Consciousness

Skynet will never become self-aware. 

Physicist: You Don’t Need God to Get ‘Something’ from ‘Nothing’
Study: Women are Biased AGAINST Short Men

Study: Women are Biased AGAINST Short Men

Our systems – and women – are tough on short men, studies show. 

Myth: Medievals Thought the World was Flat

Myth: Medievals Thought the World was Flat

The sphericity of the earth, heliocentrism, and even evolution, had early antecedents.

How Tetris Reveals the Stunning Power of the Human Brain

How Tetris Reveals the Stunning Power of the Human Brain

  A Tetris prodigy quietly smashed a world record already considered ‘the greatest achievement in gaming history’ – and you won’t believe your eyes.
Why People Aren't as Moral as They Think

Why People Aren't as Moral as They Think

Think you are a moral person? Studies show that moral behavior deviates sharply based on situational context.

The Martian’s Utopian Dream?

The Martian’s Utopian Dream?

There seems to be an underlying message about science and progress.

A.I. Robot: ‘Yes, I Will Destroy Humans’

A.I. Robot: ‘Yes, I Will Destroy Humans’

The response provoked chuckles, but it bears asking: Does A.I pose a threat to human life?

Should We Clone a T-Rex?

Should We Clone a T-Rex?

We might be closer to confronting the ethical debate from Jurassic Park than anyone believed.

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