Despite an apocalyptic media narrative, the modern era has brought much longer lives and the greatest decline in poverty ever.
Senator Warren wants to extend the financial surveillance state cooked up by drug warriors and anti-terrorism fearmongers to cryptocurrencies.
Another officer claims to have been laid out just by being close to the drug. That’s not how it works.
Even though no one's trying to give your kid rainbow fentanyl this Halloween, it hasn't stopped journalists from repeating the myth.
Why are activists trying to stop research into a promising backup plan to handle climate change?
The Limits to Growth is still “as wrongheaded as it is possible to be.”
British police want greater surveillance powers and they’re willing to destroy everybody’s cybersecurity to get them.
Politicians and activists claim social media is turning us into zombies. But new technologies have been greeted with skepticism since the dawn of time.
Fearmongering culture panic leads to a new dumb low.
One very sketchy story about an Oklahoma City teen’s tragic death has gone viral.
"There's no question public health would benefit dramatically if everybody switched completely to e-cigarettes."
Plus: the foundations bankrolling bad tech policy, they is the word of the year, and more...
Why do new things reliably freak us out?
Pittsburgh's U.S. Attorney Is Lying to Cops and Constituents About the Actual Risks of Fentanyl Exposure
Bad science and panics by those who want to escalate the opioid drug war.
Get food, coffee, medicine, and golf balls (if your aim is just that bad).
The Drake-inspired viral challenge has seen the nation's youth fling themselves out of moving vehicles.