It now looks as if Facebook's "Celebrate Pride" tool was a social/psychological experiment with more than 26 million unwitting subjects.

Concerned about the spotted owl and sage grouse or the purity and availability of water, woods, and open spaces? We tell why present “protections” aren’t working, and what will.

The Intercept has published additional documents revealing the shocking scope of the NSA's XKEYSCORE surveillance program.

While global-warming rhetoric has been heating up for years, a new ice age may be poised to befall us. And the prospects of such an event are truly scary.

A report in The Guardian newspaper stated that a research paper authored by a team led by Sarah Ineson at the U.K.’s Met (government meteorological office) concluded that a weak solar cycle could produce “decreases in global mean temperature” by 2050. However, lest the study be used as ammunition to prove that global warming is a natural periodic phenomenon rather something caused by anthropogenic (human) activity, the report is filled with cautionary comments.