The SAT is a poor measure of college aptitude but it’s better than most others.
An interesting argument, albeit about a tiny and vastly over-discussed segment.
Hypocrisy, lies, and dangerous rhetoric from Trump and his allies on mail-in voting.
David Koch, one-half of the Koch Brothers and the head of a wide-ranging business empire who also went on to have a huge impact on politics and cultural philanthropy, has died at the age of 79.
Anchoring of CBS Evening News is not what it used to be.
The Ebola outbreak that began last year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is still a problem, and still threatening to spread.
Putting together a fair slate of games is a whole lot harder than it looks.
Enforcing our immigration and drug laws comes at the cost of fundamental rights.
It takes a whole lot of work to net small gains for underrepresented groups.
Technology continues to make more and more jobs unnecessary and irrelevant. And the consequences are going to be widespread.
The plan to withdraw nearly all American forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 is being put on hold.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus suggested that Iowa and New Hampshire shouldn’t get used to their place at the top of the primary calendar. He’s right, but fixing the crazy system that put them there isn’t going to be easy.
The burgeoning science of additive manufacturing is on the verge of being able to print functioning human organs.
While I concur with the “intent, justice, legality, and morality” of the decision, I nonetheless oppose it.
The Governor of Massachusetts decided to celebrate a bit after Dzhorkhar Tsarnaev was captured.
Some are criticizing the US government subsidies to Tesla Motors for its Model S electric car, which sells for almost $100,000. Kevin Bullis argues that it’s a smart investment.
A super-secret, super-secure alternative internet has been operating at Los Alamos National Labs for two and a half years.
Secret surveillance of American citizens has dramatically increased under the Obama Administration.
Publishing unsubstantiated rumor is not journalism.
What does the US Constitution actually provide in terms of guidance for governance?
In March, Janet Wolfenbarger became the first female four-star general in Air Force history. Now, she’s assumed command of all Air Force weapons programs.
Our psychological and cultural biases make evaluating information and arguments rationally next to impossible.
TV gave us the world’s first bionic man in 1973. Science is way behind.
Janelle Nanos investigates her relationship with her iPhone.
Aaron Swartz has been arrested for downloading too many academic journal articles.
A dwindling proportion of students are majoring in STEM fields. They’re likely making the wise choice.
Derek Thompson argues that “the real reason Americans fell so squeezed” is our obsession with productivity.