How a basic income experiment helped these Kenyans weather the Covid-19 crisis

How a basic income experiment helped these Kenyans weather the Covid-19 crisis

Several years ago, researchers in Kenya decided to study the effects of a universal basic income (UBI) trial on people’s wellbeing. Some 6,000 recipients in a 12-year trial beginning around 2017 received 75 cents a day — not much, but enough, their research found, for…

Space experiment could unlock resources for missions to the moon and Mars

Space experiment could unlock resources for missions to the moon and Mars

A UK-led mining-in-space experiment will start today for its journey to the International Space Station. The experiment has the potential to provide resources for future missions to the Moon and Mars. Experiments on the ISS have shown that the biomining process works in microgravity. The…

YouTube star in tears as woman from her viral social experiment goes missing

YouTube star in tears as woman from her viral social experiment goes missing

A YouTube star has been left in tears as a woman who appeared in one of her viral videos has gone missing. Nabela Noor is “at a loss for words” and is using her platform to help find missing Melida Sandoval. The 36-year-old was reported…

California’s First Experiment without Police

California’s First Experiment without Police

Execution in front of the vigilance committee rooms in San Francisco, Calif., 1856 (Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper/Library of Congress) Californians learned the hard way that vigilante justice and the demands of the mob are no substitute for police and courts of law. The temporary collapse…