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.
As we're living our lives online, we have to adjust to the idea that what we do in private might become public and act accordingly.
Even in the age of on-demand knowledge downloaded to a device in the palm of your hand, common misconceptions and urban legends persist.
Thanks to the Duggar scandals, we're getting a peek at what Quiverful literature says about premarital sex, and its contents are completely untethered from any semblance of reality.
No, the tech industry isn't especially terrible at dealing with mental illness. No industry really knows how to deal with clinically depressed workers.
Would human-robot relationships really take off when machines are smart enough?
It's one thing when a digital mob goes after you when you do something worthy of criticism. But what happens if it descends on you for succeeding?
For what it's worth, America is far from the only country where sex and sexual health aren't treated with the cultural and political equivalent of schizophrenia.
The good news is that we have a growing skeptical movement. The bad news is that we actually need one...
A group of anthropologists crossed from being respectful to non-Western cultures and their history to being patronizing and condescending.
In sparing the feeling of religious zealots and ardent believers of junk science, we've done ourselves no favors.