We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future
Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
I Used a 'Human Uber' Surrogate to Do My Job for Me
And it was terrible.
The Freak Accident That Deprived Me of a Great Prison Boss
In prison, tears are a form of weakness inviting retaliation. But he cried with me.
Derek R. Trumbo, Sr.
I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails
"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Can Humans Stop Being Selfish Long Enough to Prevent the Apocalypse?
We asked an expert if it's possible to cure political myopia to protect the world for future generations.
One Recipe for a More Equal World: Mass Death
A new book argues that revolution, war, plague, and total state collapse are the only ways inequality has ever been majorly reduced.
What Scares the Monsters at America's Most Terrifying Haunted House?
Just because they never get tired of scaring the shit out of hapless teens doesn't mean they don't have their own primordial fears.