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A new generation of transhumanists is emerging. You can feel it in handshakes at transhumanist meet-ups. You can see it when checking in to transhumanist groups in social media. You can read it in the hundreds of transhumanist-themed blogs. This is not the same bunch of older, mostly male academics …

Recognizing a toxic relationship can sometimes prove to be a bit elusive. That is in large measure because of what we bring to the table in terms of our own inner narrative and expectations. We generally carry with us a certain sensibility about how we should be treated and what …

The FBI has released a series of never-before-seen photos that document the horrific terror attack at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, which left 184 people dead. The 27 new photos released this week document the aftermath of the attacks, including images of the building’s exterior, the overhead and images …

An elderly Florida couple bound for Michigan found themselves in upstate New York after an airline mixup. Helen Wheeker, 96, and husband George Nobel, 89, were wheeled onto a plane at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International airport on Wednesday they thought was headed to Grand Rapids, Mich.But when the great-grandparents’ Allegiant …

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders, facing a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks, pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor Friday in a major defeat for President Trump on the first legislative showdown of his presidency. “We’re going to be living …

Police recovered a loaded handgun, more than 5,000 bags of heroin, and thousands of dollars in cash from an apartment across the street from a public school on Friday night, officials said. Authorities investigating drug sales on Martin Luther King Drive near Dwight Street arrested 32-year-old Troy Laforte, of Van …

March 18,2017 The father of a 2-year-old boy killed this month in fire in Union City is one of two men charged with starting the fire, authorities announced Thursday. The father, Eddie Gonzalez Sr., 26, and Edwin Diaz, 20, both of Union City, are each charged with causing widespread damage, …

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More Americans are choosing to live alone than ever before. And while it’s healthy to have “down time” by yourself, one study says too much alone time may shorten your life. Researchers at Brigham Young University studied 3 million people. They found people who said they were lonely, …

Here is the latest of my short-short stories that are composites of real-life events with psychological or practical implications. This one invites you to consider whether your self-esteem is accurate and whether it’s helpful to have high self-esteem. Gerald’s mother sowed the seeds of her son’s inflated self-confidence. “Gerald, you’re …

n the 2013 science-fiction thriller Gravity, Sandra Bullock plays an astronaut who gets stranded in a capsule in space following a catastrophe in which she is the apparent lone survivor. Cold, frightened, and alone, she resigns herself to her fate and shuts down the cabin’s oxygen supply to commit suicide. As she …