Atheism is risky business in many places across the world. A new type of “underground railroad” wants to do something about that.
There are no heavenly escape hatches. Our Pale Blue Dot is the only home we have and we need to start treating it that way.
Exit West explores the story of refugees and migrants through the lens of magical realism. It is, at once, both beautiful and jarring.
Want to know how politicians undermine good science? In Not a Scientist, Dave Levitan exposes the B.S. in today’s anti-science political rhetoric.
In a world with plenty of darkness to go around, we need to allow our minds some time in the sun.
The president’s use of a culture war exploits far right religious motives and fears. But there are good reasons to believe that this strategy, while effective for an election last year, is ultimately short-sighted.
The National Park Service is more than land preservation, it is a place where people—no matter their background—can gather over a shared value.
Can someone be a religious person and violently act in the name of a faith? That depends on who you ask.
Are humans basically good? Not necessarily when an authority is present.
Protesting the Trump administration isn’t the only one way to defend science—another is to celebrate it.
If you want to win a debate on Facebook, then be sure to use the worst font possible.
Fake news can lead to more than gullible sharing on social media, it may result in shootings. But what can we do about it?
With Trump winning the Electoral College and Clinton the popular vote, we live in a superimposition of moral states. We can’t know, just yet, whether Schrödinger’s America is dead or alive.
According to a recent study, positive emotions spread faster than negative emotions online. Have they met the Internet?
Donald Trump said Fiorina’s voice gave him a migraine. A new study shows that might be because he’s a knuckle-dragging caveman.