Facebook harvests individual users' data and sells it to advertisers, who narrowly target specific messages to particular people not just for profit, but for partisan political gain.
How data-driven behavioural sciences are being road tested in the political sphere.
Their culture places a high value on something many Americans don't.
If Americans remember My Lai, they likely know that something awful happened there. On this 50th anniversary, it is worth recalling the grotesque details, in the hope of preventing a future My Lai.
Peter Dutton’s call for 'civilised nations' to rescue white South African farmers draws explicitly on a long history of equating civilisation with a global white identity.
But the British soon got the hang of profanity.
President Trump recently imposed steep tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. An economist explains what they are, how they work and why they matter.
UK's Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shares his memories of the physicist Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76.
Stephen Hawking inspired people with his work on black holes and other mysteries of the universe. Many were quick to pay tribute to the theoretical physicist who died today in the UK, aged 76.
Pets give us a lot of joy ... and sometimes a few diseases.
Despite talk of a smoke-free world, Big Tobacco is up to its same old tricks.