IQ scores have been falling for decades, according to an alarming new study

IQ scores have been falling for decades, according to an alarming new study

IQ scores have been steadily declining for decades, and it’s not caused by genetics, according to a new study. The study was published on Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America by researchers from the University of Michigan. They used administrative register data with information on family relationships and […]

Concerns about social media addiction escalates: children are the next target

Concerns about social media addiction escalates: children are the next target

It has not been a good week for social media. High profile ex-tech workers concerned about the harm that social media can do to young children have formally joined forces to challenge the companies they help built, reports CNBC. And Facebook execs were criticized at a conference arranged by James Steyer, chief executive and founder […]

Distinguished professor explains why Bitcoin is the largest Ponzi scheme in human history

Distinguished professor explains why Bitcoin is the largest Ponzi scheme in human history

The majority of people don’t understand Bitcoin, many people seem to be in on it – making impossible fortunes – and many others are sounding the Ponzi alarm. Distinguished fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Vivek Wadhwa, explains why he thinks Bitcoin is the largest Ponzi scheme in human history. He says the current Bitcoin saga […]

Being a YouTube star doesn’t mean you are fit to “create awareness” on a serious social issue like suicide

Being a YouTube star doesn’t mean you are fit to “create awareness” on a serious social issue like suicide

A 22-year-old vlogger with more than 15 million followers has seriously misjudged his power to do as he pleases when he posted a sensational video on Twitter on the last day of 2017. YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video of the dead body of a suicide victim in Aokigahara, a forest on the northwestern […]