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Endless War Does Not Make Us Safer

Endless War Does Not Make Us Safer

Ivan Eland  10.19.2015
Obama's recent decision to leave American troops in perpetuity in the Afghanistan War, despite a fourteen-year failed attempt to remodel...
Now What: The World's Biggest Problems, Humanity's Most Creative Solutions

Now What: The World's Biggest Problems, Humanity's Most Creative Solutions

Ryan Duffy  10.15.2015
Now What is a series I've wanted to do for a while now, mostly because I found myself asking that question at the end of a bunch of stories...
Nearly 90 Percent Of People Killed In Recent Drone Strikes Were Not The Target

Nearly 90 Percent Of People Killed In Recent Drone Strikes Were Not The Target

Marina Fang  10.15.2015
The controversial U.S. drone strike program in the Middle East aims to pinpoint and kill terrorist leaders, but new documents...
Now What: Meet The Inventor Using Drones To Save the Rainforest

Now What: Meet The Inventor Using Drones To Save the Rainforest

Krithika Varagur  10.14.2015
EmbedContent(561facaae4b050c6c4a47094,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) The Amazon Rainforest is known as the lungs of the world: it provides more...

The Riddle of the U.S. Snub of Jordan

Llewellyn King  10.12.2015
The continued refusal of the Obama administration to sanction the sale of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs) aircraft to Jordan provides a...
How Drones Are Helping The Effort To Rebuild Nepal

How Drones Are Helping The Effort To Rebuild Nepal

Lorenzo Ligato  10. 9.2015
Done technology is increasingly being used to aid humanitarian missions around the globe -- from sending food and necessities...
Mouth Wide Shut

Mouth Wide Shut

John Feffer  10. 8.2015
Barack Obama was, in 2008, the anti-torture candidate. It's a sad comment on the state of U.S. democracy that such a thing ever existed....

Transhumanism Immortality Bus Underway Across America

Zoltan Istvan  10. 7.2015
It seemed a wild, impossible dream a year ago when I told my wife and young daughters I was going to drive a bus shaped like a coffin across...

NYFW: Cynthia Rowley's Spring/Summer 2016 Presentation

Tanya Caruso  09.29.2015
Throughout the years Cynthia Rowley has been influenced by surf culture. This muse once again played an important role during her New York...
Republican Candidates Embrace Science!

Republican Candidates Embrace Science!

Matthew Chapman  09.18.2015
"Good luck with that!" This is the most common response we get when we talk about ScienceDebate.org, the non-profit founded to try and...

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXI

Alan Black  09.17.2015
Bruce, I forgot about him. Haven't had the pleasure of his company since drone strikes became popular. He comes to play darts owning dental...

Robots to the Rescue: Five Lessons From Hurricane Katrina (and 22 Subsequent Emergency Robot Deployments)

Aaron Dubrow  09.15.2015
Robin Murphy is the master of disaster robots. After 9/11, she deployed small mobile robots to investigate the rubble. In the wake of Katrina,...
Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Drones From Flying Over Private Property

Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Drones From Flying Over Private Property

Mollie Reilly  09.10.2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill that would have banned drones from flying over private property without the owner's...