Noto, which is known for its flying squid, hopes the giant statue will draw back tourists.
Online vendors are offering to send customers a mystery live animal by mail. The result: a wave of dead animals and public fury.
As workers start trickling back into the office, men and women may not return to their desks equally. This could impact gender equality and advancement in the workplace.
The Oversight Board is supposed to help Mark Zuckerberg avoid making hard decisions. With Trump, it sent the decision right back to him.
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As the pandemic crushed the US economy last spring, sawmills shut down lumber production to brace for a housing slump. The slump never arrived and now there isn't enough lumber to feed the red-hot...
Plato and Aristotle can help you resist conventional worldly success, direct your energy and find your own highest calling
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The panel of about 20 people, including academics and political leaders, upheld the company’s ban of former President Donald J. Trump.
Here’s what it feels like to watch my country collapse from 8,000 miles away.
Police are investigating after a stranger attacked two Asian women with a hammer in New York leaving one with a deep cut on her head.
Now the idea of avoiding planes is more appealing than ever, both for health and environmental reasons.
After months of promising his own social media network for banned posters, former President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched a new section of his website that’s essentially just a WordPress blog.
Throughout the world, traditional political organizations are increasingly seen as dysfunctional. But can democracies live without them?
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is reducing life expectancy, decreasing birth rates and slowing down immigration. These changes may produce concerning trends in populations globally.
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Now that the streaming service lists the play counts for every song on every record, let’s celebrate some underloved tracks that deserve more spins than they get.
More than 300 objects relating to emperor are being sold by French auction house Osenat, marking the 200th anniversary of his death
A new study breaks down the reasons—they’re complicated
Bill Gates is one of the conspiracy cult’s most-hated villains, and they have some theories about the split.
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Travel to Somalia isn't actually that difficult, it's just scary. Last year, I travel to Mogadishu en route to every country in the world.
Research shows people rarely assess the value of their own ideas accurately – and often jettison the best ones. But there are ways to avoid this mistake.
A mental health startup built its business on easy-to-use technology. Patients joined in droves. Then came a catastrophic data breach.
A spectacular short film of Siberia's Lake Baikal in winter, shot using a DJI Mini drone.
The contested ingredient is supposed to make Impossible Burgers “taste like meat.”
In March, Emily Ford became the first woman to complete Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail in winter. She’s also become an unintentional ambassador of the outdoor industry’s quest for inclusivity.
Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is famous for cons documented in the blockbuster “Catch Me If You Can.” But science writer Alan Logan says the real grift is Abagnale’s entire story.
What was supposed to be a luxurious urban development for wealthy foreigners has become an eerie half-finished ghost town in Turkey
The update includes security fixes for bugs that are actively being exploited.
Getting from the airport to central Paris in just a few minutes by air is what Volocopter says its battery-powered electric air taxis will do. The countdown to the first flight in a real...
A bridge in the Mexican capital has collapsed. A metro train was passing over at the time. Emergency services are working to rescue victims.