Most of us can admit to losing time to our social media feeds, but what could we achieve if we repurposed those hours?
A new study asked 2,000 people how much they’d be willing to spend every month on some common apps they currently use for free.
The way we read may be changing, but all over the world people still love a good book. And none more so than the Microsoft founder and philanthropist .
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You may not realize it, but every year, thousands of websites that contain unique information and served historic purposes go offline forever.
A TV drama that tackles Japan’s culture of presenteeism and overworking has taken off – and the government is unveiling laws to ease the burden on the country’s shrinking workforce.
Entrepreneurs living in Rio de Janeiro's favelas are fighting stereotypes by offering unique and safe tourism opportunities, and social media is helping.
In media and popular culture, women are increasingly encouraged to become resilient. This is problematic.
Women's rights and art charities commissioned six female refugee artists from Afghanistan to Iran to highlight the subjugation of women for the exhibition.
To fully understand the reasons behind political polarisation, we need to engage with the psychology of group identity and its effect on voter beliefs.
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New online disaster mitigation tools make use of modern technology to provide information and support around natural disasters, but not everyone has equal access to these resources.
With many successful people connecting reading to their good fortune, these are just some of the benefits of picking up a book.
Sophisticated image manipulation software makes it difficult to assess the authenticity of an image. Researchers think they a solution, though.
A new study by MIT researchers puts a dollar value on all those free digital goods we use, and builds the case that online activity can and should become part of GDP some day.