Does the internet promote fairness of income distribution? (w/ Video)
The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 2)
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Why Things Become Unpopular
In Amazon wars, bands of brothers-in-law
When Yanomamö men in the Amazon raided villages and killed decades ago, they formed alliances with men in other villages rather than just with close kin like chimpanzees do. And the spoils of war came from ...
Hubble team finds male led teams still getting more telescope time than those led by females
World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100
Using modern statistical tools, a new study led by the University of Washington and the United Nations finds that world population is likely to keep growing throughout the 21st century. The number of people ...
Smartphone app used by experimenters to learn more about aspects of morality
Computer model simulates Neolithic transition from egalitarianism to leadership and despotism
Study suggests voting may be key to cooperation with future generations
Whatever the solutions to preserving our world's natural resources might be, it seems clear that answers won't come overnight. How, then, can we be sure the steps we take today won't jeopardize the fate of ...
When it comes to numbers, culture counts
American children learn the meanings of number words gradually: First they understand "one," then they add "two, "three," and "four," in sequence. At that point, however, a dramatic shift in understanding ...