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Sherry Turkle is an MIT psychologist who has been studying human relationships to technology for several decades. As smartphones and devices become harder to resist,... [Read More]
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WPA Pool / Getty Images The number of hours Americans work has gone down over the last several decades, according to data from the OECD,... [Read More]
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A new study of 63 archaeological sites found societies have been getting more unequal for thousands of years. If left unabated, the trend could result... [Read More]
Chris Weller/Business Insider Curtis Norris, the founder and CEO of Metro Mobile Power Washing, recently won $15,000 in Defy Venture's national pitch competition.... [Read More]
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David Gray/Reuters The US has seen a spate of mass shootings within the last couple months, reopening debates about gun control. Some countries... [Read More]
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Shane Thoms is what's known as a "haikyoist." The word comes from the Japanese "haikyo," which literally means "ruins" but can also mean urban exploration.... [Read More]
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Chris Nemes/Shutterstock The US excels in many things — including big business and military might — but there are some things other countries do undeniably... [Read More]
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Copenhagen, Denmark was ranked the best city in the world for families, according to Homeday's Best Cities for Families Index 2017. The Nordic capital boasts... [Read More]
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In 2000, the top 1 percent held 45.5 percent of the world's wealth. Today, they hold 50.1 percent — more than half of the rest... [Read More]
Started in 2009, Japanese company Family Romance hires actors to pose as people's fake spouses, family members, coworkers, and more. The company was founded by... [Read More]
Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse A new Credit Suisse report finds there are 2.3 million new millionaires in the world, putting the... [Read More]
Frontierofficial/Flickr GiveDirectly, a charity focused on direct cash transfers, has launched its 12-year experiment on basic income. The charity will test whether giving... [Read More]
Through one of his investment firms, Belmont Partners, Gates has committed $80 million to build a community composed of offices, stores, schools, and homes. [Read More]
Personal finance has always been a struggle for me, and it's led to poor confidence that I could afford even small purchases. One conversation with... [Read More]
Chris Hondros/Getty Images Personal finance has always been a struggle for me and has led to doubt about whether I could afford even... [Read More]
JP Yim/Getty Images Bill Gates has committed $80 million through one of his investment firms, Belmont Partners, to build a "smart city" in... [Read More]
Denmark has a term for people who don't graduate in the normal five-year track: eternity students. Because Danish students receive a monthly grant and pay... [Read More]
Two tech companies and a consulting firm make an unusual trio, but according to the employer review site Glassdoor they share one key distinction. ... [Read More]
primarily in engineering and the sciences... [Read More]
Denis Balibouse/Reuters In late October, Saudi Arabia announced that Sophia, a humanoid developed by Hanson Robotics, is the first-ever robot citizen. Sophia recently spoke... [Read More]
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