Chinese AI Anchor
November 14th, 2018

China has recently debuted the world’s first AI news anchor. As technology improves, this could have widespread ramifications for a variety of careers. Continue reading

Stephen Hawking in classroom
October 23rd, 2018

One of the most celebrated, brilliant and iconic physicists of our time has left behind one last metaphysical hot take. “There is no God. No one directs the universe,” writes Stephen Hawking in his final book. Continue reading

Portrait of Albert Einstein
October 4th, 2018

Faced with their own mortality, most humans nestle up to the notion of a higher being. But Albert Einstein was no normal man. Just a year before his death, the famous physicist penned a letter rejecting the very notion of God and religion. According to reports, this “God letter” – as it’s come to be known – will soon be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The final price is expected to top $1 million. Continue reading

An artificial intelligence God
October 29th, 2017

One Silicon Valley engineer believes he has discovered God. As it turns out, he isn’t an old man on a cloud, but thousands of lines of computer code. That engineer, Anthony Levandowski, has formed a new religion to create and worship an artificial intelligence program. Continue reading

Psychedelic mushrooms
July 31st, 2017

Researchers at John Hopkins University and New York University have convinced a group of religious leaders to try “magic” mushrooms in the name of science. The researchers will give two dozen priests, rabbis and pastors controlled doses of psilocybin, the … Continue reading

bigotry in religion
July 10th, 2017

A new study conducted by researchers in Belgium sought to find out how open-minded atheists and agnostics were compared their religious counterparts – and the results were surprising. There exists a common stereotype that people who are highly religious are … Continue reading

A doctor getting ready to perform a head transplant
March 28th, 2017

An Italian doctor is readying a team of over 150 nurses and doctors to assist in performing the world’s first head transplant surgery. He hopes to save the life of a man with a degenerative muscle disease, but experts say that pride may be clouding the doctor’s judgment. Continue reading

Anti-Vaccine mother Kristen O'Meara regrets not vaccinating her children.
September 30th, 2016

According to a recent study by the American Academy of Pediatricians, more parents are refusing to vaccinate their kids than ever before. Although there is a consensus from medical experts on the benefits of vaccines, many parents have become suspicious … Continue reading

Parents selecting traits for their designer baby
July 28th, 2016

Twenty years ago, Dolly the sheep became the first ever successfully cloned animal. When she was eventually revealed to the public in 1997, it sparked a storm of controversy. People were uncomfortable with the idea of artificially creating sentient beings. … Continue reading

A robotic human brain hovering over a computer
April 29th, 2016

How long has the human race sought immortality? The fountain of youth is a famous legend for a reason, and we’ve all heard numerous stories involving potions of everlasting life. There is even an entire industry devoted to freezing your … Continue reading