The first step in stopping future mass shootings is figuring out what we know and working from there. Unfortunately, the real first step is getting rid of a bunch of stuff we “know” that turns out to be wrong.
December 23, 2013 • 3:43 PM • Share
A new-ish political action committee wants to see professionals from science, technology, math, and engineering stop carping from the political sidelines and start running for elected office.
December 20, 2013 • 5:17 PM • Share
It’s an unpalatable truth, but since we’re already late in attacking climate change we better learn how to adapt.
December 18, 2013 • 3:47 PM • Share
Tis the season to be gone from work. A leading researcher on going AWOL offers his observations about global customs, mild deviance, an improving job scene, and showing up at the office to spread viruses along with the holiday cheer.
December 16, 2013 • 1:01 PM • Share
From babies’ tantrums to labor strikes to guerrilla wars to global terrorism, there may be one simple math equation, a power law, that benchmarks them all. Better yet, it may allow us to predict these confrontations’ future.
December 13, 2013 • 3:37 PM • Share
Rather than keeping information of workplace injuries under wraps, Americans should be happy to learn we’re seeing fewer of them.
December 10, 2013 • 6:05 PM • Share
A study of Israeli drivers finds that being in a serious accident suggests you’ve probably gotten a ticket in recent years.
December 9, 2013 • 5:57 PM • Share
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