The last year has been a fruitful one for Immigrations and Custom Enforcement, but it looks like large-scale raids, license plate database access, and a presence a tthe actual Super Bowl are no longer enough to slake its unquenchable thirst for more power. According to a new report in The Daily Beast, ICE is also very…
Fired FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday morning regarding whether or not President Donald Trump, a walking anorectal blockage, attempted to obstruct federal investigations surrounding Russia’s influence on the 2016 election. In advance of his…
If you’ve ever wondered at what point girls (wrongly) begin to think that boys are smarter than them, a new study from Science has pretty solid evidence of the answer: Six. Not five. Not seven. Six.
John Brennan, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, would appreciate it if President-elect Donald Trump would stop talking shit about the intelligence community.
Donald Trump, a rooster who wandered into the house and has to be restrained beneath a metal wastebasket, was recently given two classified intelligence briefings. If that thought fills you with panic, it’s because you correctly predicted what happened next: he’s talking about them.
Punk pioneer Johnny Rotten once sneered, “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?” And that’s how you may feel reading a New Yorker piece about the ideal marriage according to novels, wherein novelist Adelle Waldman lays bare the depressing reality that since forever and still now, women want an intellectual equal…
If you've been dissatisfied with the low intelligence of people in your dating pool, you might want to check out Match.com's latest feature: The online dating service is currently teaming up with Mensa, the global high IQ society, to romantically pair off brainiacs and nerdballs.
Dolphins are smart. Except that, dolphins may not be so smart, at least not according to one South African researcher who is trying to corner the market on schadenfreude-laced dolphin studies because (and we’re just spitballing here) 1) his entire family was killed by dolphin mercenaries, 2) he’s really, really sick…
Last week, several media outlets obtained leaked information that revealed that the United States government, in collaboration with several major corporations, has been secretly collecting a metric fuckton of data on its citizens without their knowledge or consent, all as part of a Bond villainesquely named program…
In the ceaseless competition between the sexes, it's crucial for us all to keep score so that the eventual winner can properly gloat, which is why we should all take note of the fact that as of right the fuck now, women are scoring higher than men on IQ tests. After 100 years of IQ testing, during which women lagged…
You've always had an inkling that this might be true, and now here comes Science to validate your gut: children with low IQs tend to grow up to be prejudiced adults who often adopt socially conservative ideologies. The "liberal elite" is not in your imagination, friends. Fox News viewers really are that dumb!
A depressing new study has found that when they solve problems in groups, women tend to do worse than their IQ would suggest. The researchers aren't sure why this is, but we have some theories.
Research has already shown that guys do worse on cognitive tests when they're forced to interact with a lady beforehand. Now a new study reveals that all you need to render guys brainless is a woman's name on an instant message screen.
You know how women can't read a map or park a car, because their poor ladybrains just can't handle complex spatial tasks? Turns out, that may be partly because everyone's always telling them their poor ladybrains can't handle complex spatial tasks.
There's still hope for all the stupid teenagers out there: according to a new study, IQ isn't set in stone like scientists thought; it can fluctuate more dramatically than the out-of-control hormones coursing through teen veins.
Studies showing that video games improve cognitive abilities appear to "suffer from a host of methodological flaws." But on the bright side, for psychologically healthy kids, they may not be harmful.
A London School of Economics study of 52,000 people found attractive people are more likely to have higher IQs. Researchers felt it necessary to warn this is "not a prescription for how to treat or judge others." Right.
Human brains are now 10% smaller than our Cro-Magnon ancestors', but scientists can't figure out why. Some believe it's a sign of domestication and lower aggression. Others think we're dumbing down, as microwaving Hot Pockets doesn't require much intelligence.
In a new study, girls who walked to school did better on tests than girls who got there by car. But lazy students take heart: caffeine and sugar also up test scores.
Letitia A. Long has been promoted to director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, making her the first woman to head one of the nation's 16 major intelligence agencies. The intelligence workforce is 38% female, but only 27% hold senior positions.