Who Controls Your Cortex?

Michael Pollan's new book portrays Timothy Leary as a reckless self-promoter, but Leary asked the right questions about psychedelics.

This week in science: burning stupidity

They come for the Jews, the professors, and the science, like clockwork, every damn time and they’ve been doing it every, single time this sick, fascist shit raises its ugly head. 

The ancient origins of werewolves

The werewolf is a staple of supernatural fiction, whether it be film, television, or literature. You might think this snarling creature is a creation of the Medieval and Early Modern periods, a result...

Amazon pitched facial recognition tech to ICE

Amazon over the summer met with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to pitch them on buying the tech giant's controversial facial recognition technology, according to a new report from...