Science & Technology


The See Change: How Virtual Reality is Blurring Realism

By Sam Scott

Huge advances in virtual reality are challenging the nature of experience.


We're All Conspiracy Theorists

By Rob Brotherton

Through a study of human psychology, "Suspicious Minds" suggests that we’re all conspiracy theorists—some of us just hide it better than others.


Male Gods and Massive Media: Religion Runs Free on the Internet

By Mary Valle, from CrossCurrents

For those on the margins of faith, the internet is exploding notions of what religion can be.


Cosmological Models: The Beginning and End of the Universe

By Christian de Quincey

Examining the second law of thermodynamics, and how the universal concept of entropy affects us in everyday life.


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A New World Beckons

By Michael T. Klare

The Future Belongs to Renewables


To Uber or Not to Uber

By Kelly Dessaint, from Behind the Wheel 2: Notes from an Uber/Lyft

An Uber/Lyft driver learns there’s nothing easy about easy money.


Microbial Me: A Look Inside Microbiome Research

By Lydialyle Gibson, from University of Chicago Magazine

Scientists performing microbiome research are discovering how microbes not only make us sick, but also keep our bodies working.


Privacy and Human Rights Violations in the Twenty-First Century

By Deborah Hurley

In a world where technology is rapidly transforming aspects of everyday life, human rights and personal privacy is being redefined and needs to be challenged.