How did we get here, and where are we going? How did human evolution shape our fields of knowledge, and how will the 21st century change our lives?

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Is There Hope for Peace?

The unbelievable story about England and France

What Will Love Look Like in the Future?

How will 21st century technology transform romance and sex?

Is It Time to Drop Democracy?

Debunking two misconceptions about democracy

How Stories Reshape Our Brain

Storytelling may be what makes us human. But where does it come from?

How to Turn Our Cities Green

Cities have a key role in the fight against climate change

How Much Meat Do We Eat?

Cutting back on meat consumption can reduce warming the planet

The Future Victims of Current Wars

The last victims of World War I were killed in 2014

What Happens When You See Earth from Space?

The mysterious phenomenon of the Overview Effect

Gender Inequality Makes Us All Poorer

You could be 23,000 dollars richer each year

Should We Create Artificial Embryos?

Human beings without biological parents might one day exist

Sending Messages to People in the Far Future

Radioactive waste, ray cats and miscommunication

Listening to People’s Brainwaves

Can scientists now read our minds?

The Untold History of Fashion

When did humans start wearing clothes, and why?

How Much DNA Do We Share With Bananas?

On DNA sharing, the common ancestor of all living beings, and bananas

Will We One Day Live Forever?

From radical life extension to simulated minds: will we live forever?

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How Will AI Automation Change the World?

Artificial Intelligence is changing our lives, but will it also take our jobs?

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Big Bang to AI: The Evolution of Music

The weird connection between Beyoncé and ancient fish

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Nature’s Variety: Why Is Biodiversity Important?

The rate of animal extinctions is accelerating. How will this change our world?

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In the 21st Century, We’re All Globalists

You may not consider yourself a globalist, but in the 21st century we all are

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Unmasking Fake News: Separating Truth from Lies

Disinformation is going to change everything we know about reality

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How Data Became the 21st Century’s Currency

Letting algorithms use our data to make decisions for us is a risk to humanity

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Can Cities Be the Answer to Climate Change?

By 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in cities. What will their lives look like?

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Post Privacy: The New Normal in the 21st Century?

Is privacy a thing of the past? And how can we live without it?

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The Evolutionary Tale of Gymnastics

Humans are the only animal that works out for fun. Why?

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From Herbs to AI: The Evolution of Medicine

From ancient healers to AI medical care and beyond

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The Amazing Story of Math and the Human Mind

Is the universe made of numbers? Can math unlock the secrets of reality?