Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
Perhaps the most sinister explanation for why we haven't heard from aliens is that any civilization that reveals itself gets obliterated. But why? How? And how likely is that to happen?
Big Pharma may not do much to endear itself to patients and the general public, but the last thing it wants to do is sit on cures for serious diseases. Here's why.
It turns out that some quantum systems don't want to decay into their most chaotic state. Instead, they want to return to the state in which they started.
For the first time, an AI was trained how to simulate a universe 600 million light years across. Does how fast it was able to do it and how well it understood its task tell us something profound about the cosmos?
There's a lot of bad advice about diet and exercise floating on the Internet, and it's especially problematic when this bad advice masquerades as something scientific.
Jordan Peterson is trying to create a safe space for his fans online. He is far from the first right wing celebrity who tried to do just that with results that can only be described as underwhelming.
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Industrialization changed the way we think about work and run our lives. Automation will make us rethink both again, and as it's in full swing, we should do it sooner rather than later.
The space exploration industry is booming, which is an encouraging sign for our future. But some pundits are arguing that rocket launches will exacerbate global warming.
Some futurists and entrepreneurs think that artificial intelligence can match people to jobs. Unfortunately, they're underestimating the job seekers while overestimating the AIs.