Will the 21st century be Chinese? And if it is, what does that mean for China and for the rest of the world?
Various notable predictions make headlines around the world from time to time, yet each turns out to be a nonevent. Is there such a thing as certain prophecy?
New technologies always seem to stir up fear and anxiety in some quarters. The Internet, and social networking in particular, is no exception.
Since at least the time of Homer and his epic account of the Trojan War, people have glorified warfare and reveled in it as entertainment.
Science and technology have radically changed the world, making us the greatest consumers in history. But are we any happier? Does having more give us more?
Henry Ford will always be remembered for revolutionizing factory work and, of course, for giving the world the Model T.
Is anything or anyone wrong anymore? Today it seems that much human wrongdoing is reduced to the accepted fact that everyone makes mistakes.