In India's pursuit of its dream birth rate, human beings are reduced to whole numbers, children to fractions, and fallopian tubes to mobile phones.
Three years after the Libyan revolution and the subsequent downfall of its dictator Muammar Qaddafi, the country has descended further into chaos and insecurity.
As marijuana becomes legal, we're going to have to think more about how to prevent children from getting high all the time.
A new study seems to have found two genes closely associated with violent crime, but environmental factors are still a big piece of the puzzle.
Well, that sucks.
It's difficult to overlook the savage cuts on community services and the minimal impact they've had on homophobia in British schools and abroad.
Although President Obama has made assurances that Yemen is the model for counterterrorism success, an initiative to build a rehabilitation center to house repatriated Guantánamo detainees from that country is showing little progress.
On October 30, the UK government announced it had accepted the recommendation of a panel of experts to introduce a blanket ban on everything that gets you high, prohibiting the distribution, supply, importation, and exportation of all psychoactive substa…
The University of Chicago Police Department, one of the largest private security forces in America, is under fire for alleged racial profiling. And its officers are even more protected from accountability than normal cops.
Alabama lawmakers—apparently panicked that they were going too easy on teen girls with few options—amended the state's Parental Consent Law, affording fetuses the right to legal representation in cases in which underage girls are seeking an abortion.
Many gay British Muslims don't feel that they have to choose between their religion and their sexuality, but not a lot of them are fully "out."
According to researchers Michael R. Ent and Roy F. Baumeister, the one variable that makes individuals believe in free will depends on how bad you need to piss.
Last week, a sexually exhausted porpoise was found on a side street in Sussex wrapped in a yellow tarpaulin. Weirdly, this isn't even a rare occurrence.
New York is nowhere near ready to meet public demand for medical cannabis in the state, let alone foster a healthy pot industry. So why would anyone in their right mind have a weed trade show here?
The Obama administration has finally reached a deal with China to slash greenhouse gas emissions in a decidedly serious, potentially planet-unfucking way.
With the UK job market looking increasingly bleak for graduates, AltGen is trying to convince people to start their own cooperatives rather than taking crappy jobs or unpaid internships.
Your vagina has less of a right to privacy than your credit card numbers or medical records. That's objectively fucked-up.
Earlier today, reports emerged from Israeli news agencies that a Canadian woman named Gill Rosenberg had joined Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to help them fight the Islamic State.
The government's legal brief against an alleged Chinese mobster speaks to its unchecked surveillance powers in the Obama era.
Just in time for Veterans Day, the Obama administration has announced that as many as 1,000 employees in the country's embattled VA could face disciplinary action. So why are top hospital administrators still on the agency's payroll?
Since 2009, when eight local Islamic extremists were arrested at their homes for a terrorist plot to blow up seven transatlantic passenger jets, High Wycombe has gained a grim sort of notoriety.
After decades of arresting people for having weed on the streets of New York, the NYPD is ready to change its tune. But don't get TOO excited—we're a long way from legal marijuana.
Investigatory Powers Tribunals are where you complain if you think the government is spying on you. They're usually held behind closed doors but this year a few select public hearings have taken place, so I went to check one out.
The New Era Estate affordably housed people until it was bought by a consortium, including the family of Britain's richest MP, in July. Now the residents face rising rents and potential eviction.