Mobile technology is essentially dematerializing all forms of capital into cloud-based commodities. It sounds so futuristic, but the reality is feudal: Our money, our friends, our whereabouts, even our thoughts and desires, are being siphoned into corporate servers, turning us into digital serfs.
If the budget impasse causes the government to shut down after Friday, many ordinary Americans would feel it. Some services deemed 'essential,' though, would continue amid a government shutdown.
Cell phone radiation has been proven to alter brain activity. But it's not clear if it's dangerous. Try an earphone?
Creationists and intelligent design proponents have gotten clever. Instead of pushing for creationism to be taught in science classes, they're merely asking that schools fairly present 'the scientific evidence' against evolution. The only problem? There isn't any.
Students need to learn about Darwinian evolution. But they also deserve to hear countervailing scientific evidence – evidence that is censored in many current textbooks.
Should intellectual property protect the rights of a pharmaceutical company who can't produce enough of a key medication?
Kennedy Center honors five in 2010, including Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Bill T. Jones, Merle Haggard, and Jerry Herman.
World AIDS Day on Wednesday is a chance to assess the impact of six years of heavy US and international donor funding.
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff is the latest in a power surge of women in global leadership positions.