The Problem With Making Meat in a FactorySome hope that creating meat without any animals will save energy. But that might not be the case.
Choose at Your Own RiskHow technology is changing our choices and the values that help us make them.
Talking ’Bout My Generation: The Real Walking DeadThe problem with longevity? Old people.
What Human Rights Watch’s “Case Against Killer Robots” Gets Wrong About Military Realities
The Return to MedievalismWhy is the world so troubled right now? Rejection of modernity and technology may be to blame.
Is Human Enhancement Cheating?The answer will affect sports, schools, and the battlefield of the future.
What Will “Truth” Mean in the Future?New technologies are changing what we can consider real.
Why We Need New “Rules of War”Individually addressing new technologies like drones isn’t enough. We need to rewrite the rule book.
How Mass Shooters Get Their Guns Here are the origins of every gun used in the high-profile massacres of Obama’s presidency.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal Why the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
Financial Firms Hire Academics to Conduct Favorable Research. This One Got Caught, Thanks to Elizabeth Warren.
What We Talk About When We Talk About the Man Bun A man and a woman who sometimes wears a bun debate.
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