The Paradox in America's Treatment of Gun Violence
Where we worry most, we can help the least; and where we could help most, we care the least. Stopping gun violence is all about knowing where to start.
Spreading Healthy Moods Through Adolescents' Social Networks
British researchers report surrounding yourself with emotionally healthy friends is an effective way to avoid—or recover from—depression.
Tax Crime Nation: Evasion and Return Scams on April 15
Tax evasion persists, and tax return scams involving identity theft are on the rise.
Trust in Cities: Too Little Social Capital and Replacing Local Trust
An established political order blocks innovation and economic development; there's too much local trust, with individuals only doing business with those they know. Look at what happened in Detroit.
What Your Cell Phone Data Actually Looks Like—and How It Might Be Used Against You
There's no reason to believe that the government is listening in on all of our phone calls, simply because the task is absurdly vast.
'The Internet Made Me Do It': Stop Blaming Social Media for Our Behavioral Problems
At the most fundamental level, all the Internet really does is make it possible for people to share information and ideas faster and more efficiently than earlier modes of communication.