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.
Interaction with robots on a regular basis has the potential to blur some important lines when it comes to dealing with the world around us. But the good news is that our machines can still enforce them.
Wealth and power don’t just change how you live and your priorities. They also change how your mind works in disconcerting ways.
Millennials are suffering from what’s been called “the sex recession,” and a number of researchers and pundits have been blaming technology. They might not be completely off base for a change...
Nearly 6 in 10 otherwise perfectly normal Americans believe in some sort of conspiracy theory. We look at both current events and science to figure out why.
Moral crusaders insist that porn is the mother of all modern social ills, but every scrap of data we have suggests they couldn't be more wrong.
Dinesh D'Souza, the kind of offensive and intellectually lazy statements has somehow gotten even lazier and more offensive.
The bigger the crime, the less inclined we seem to emphasize with each victim.
Culture, not genetics, plays the key role in how much you gossip or how willing you are to talk about your problems.
Turns out that most people really do get promoted to their level of incompetence thanks to corporate cultures based on bad assumptions.
Game theory assumes that all humans are hyper-rational actors at all times. And that's exactly what undermines its use in the real world...