Jared Diamond earns criticism for suggesting tribal people are in a…

Things are getting tense between sociobiologist Jared Diamond and the campaign group Survival International over recent claims made in Diamond's new book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? The Pulitzer prize-winning author is putting forth the idea that tribal peoples across the… » 2/04/13 3:30pm 2/04/13 3:30pm

Genndy Tartakovsky is back, and he's turning teenagers into giant…

Television is trying harder this week — including the return of Genndy Tartakovsky with Sym-Bionic Titan and more Star Wars: Clone Wars. Plus an extra-awesome Warehouse 13, Tourettes Syndrome, original V, fire-dragons, Venture Bros., Nazi Super-Bombs, Jared Diamond... and Wall-E! » 9/13/10 9:00am 9/13/10 9:00am

Which Technological Invention Changed the World?

Scientists like Jared Diamond argue that human history is essentially the story of technology. Our technological advancements are what propelled us from caves to cities, from gaslight to nuclear reactors, and from horseback to orbit. But with each advance comes a potential dark side: deadlier warfare, toxic pollution,… » 7/21/08 1:04pm 7/21/08 1:04pm