Bill Clinton explains how to jumpstart American innovation in science

Last night, Jon Stewart hosted Bill Clinton on The Daily Show to talk geopolitical policy, the cooperation between government and private sectors, science, technology and progress. It was a great interview, but it ran a little long, so some of Clinton's science and technology comments had to be cut from the televised… »9/21/12 6:40pm9/21/12 6:40pm


Neil deGrasse Tyson to Jon Stewart: "Your Earth is spinning the wrong direction."

Last night, Jon Stewart had astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on The Daily Show to talk about the his new book, Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier. It's a great interview, but the highlight of the conversation definitely came towards the end of the exchange, when Tyson made his case for increasing space… »2/28/12 2:40pm2/28/12 2:40pm

Can You Handle John Hodgman's Gift Of Knowledge? No, You Cannot

Other writers may claim we're living in a science fictional world, but only the Daily Show »10/30/08 5:42pm10/30/08 5:42pm's professional know-it-all John Hodgman has the wherewithal to demonstrate it conclusively, with a rain of facts. Hodgman's new book, , is the only place you will discover unshakable certitudes about the Brain Shark, a…