Politicians: Want to get elected? Using swear words could help
May 9, 2014, 9:59 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
A recent study featuring blog posts from fictitious Italian politicians found the use of swear words made candidates sound more relatable.
Hillary Clinton to Millennials: We need you to act on climate change
March 24, 2014, 12:48 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
According to a new poll, the majority of millennials believe that the Earth is getting warmer and that humans are to blame.
Who was our most science-friendly president?
February 16, 2014, 9:19 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A new contest highlights selected presidents' scientific efforts during their time in office.
Bill Gates predicts there will be few poor countries in 6 years
January 22, 2014, 9:55 a.m. by Laura Moss
Video: In their 2014 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates outline three global-aid myths: that poor countries will always be poor, that foreign aid is a waste, and that saving lives will lead to overpopulation.
War on light bulb efficiency rages on with GOP-backed rider
January 21, 2014, 6:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Just when you thought energy-efficient light bulb uprisings were a thing of the past, the Department of Energy has been rendered powerless when it comes to enforcing federal efficiency standards. But does it even matter at this point?