The Dangerous New Scientific Racism
May 25, 2014
Why is the West rich and Africa poor? A new book suggests genetic differences are at play—reviving an old lie in a strangely prominent place.
Just don't do it. Because they're wrong. And John Oliver is so so right.
We know the climate is changing globally. We don't really know what will happen in your town.
Psychologists' studies show that a shared family experience isn’t what makes you similar, it’s what drives you to become unique.
Science is Being Bashed by Academics Who Should Know Better
April 03, 2014
Anti-naturalism seems to be replacing postmodernism as the latest way to bash science in academia.
Siri, You're Messing Up a Generation of Children
April 02, 2014
Has anyone thought through what it means when kids scream at robots?
Bill Nye, the Climate Guy
March 27, 2014
D.C. Democrats are often pretty bad at debating right-wing science skeptics. Be grateful that a kids' TV star has stepped into the void.
The decline of Soviet Union–era glory, of energy dominance, and of land itself—these are all losses that, according to prospect theory, could explain Putin's actions of late.
They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true.