Articles by Brian Merchant
This year has seen some of the hottest days and deadliest heat waves on record—welcome to the new normal.
Meet the only presidential candidate with a viable plan to stabilize the planet's climate.
The pope has a vision of our world collapsing, and climate change and inequality are to blame.
In his forthcoming teaching document, the Pope will call out the "social anonymity" of the 'burbs.
How a medieval fantasy show keeps turning the web into its own personal comment thread.
A new model shows that evolution has programmed us to die—and that reprogramming isn’t off the table.
Now it can generate thousands of new cards in an instant.
The human brain simply may not be wired to process slow-moving crises like climate change.
A new dome-shaped add-on to wind turbines may help them generate more power and bring construction costs down in the process.
Tomorrowland, Mad Max, Ex Machina, and Hollywood's obsession with one dimensional futures.