“I watched closely for the sun or stars to appear, to correct my chronometer, on the accuracy of which our lives and the success of the journey would depend.”
Our brains did not evolve to shop on Amazon.
No amount of success can overcome imposter syndrome without a mindset geared toward growth.
Human beings are descendants of these early tetrapods – at least those who made a new life on land.
There are over 100 known elements in the periodic table. These 8 ways of making them account for every one.
Sludge may be inevitable, but there are better ways to manage such frictions in our daily lives.
The design was as intricate as that of modern-day, factory-fabricated denim jeans, and just as durable. The ancients had fashion.
The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
The modern attention economy hijacks our ability to focus, but an ancient technique offers a means to get it back.
There may be thousands of undiscovered mammal species in the world. Most are small, like bats and rodents, but there could be primates, too. A lifeline for Bigfoot enthusiasts?
The secret to alleviating chronic back pain may be to treat psychological issues like anxiety and repressed emotions.
In the pursuit of happiness, money probably trumps meaning.
Syllipsimopodi bideni is small (about 12cm in length), has ten arms, suckers, fins, and a triangular pen of hard tissue inside its body for support.
You may only have a few minutes to prepare.
A new study from Iceland confirms that a shorter workweek improves productivity.
Discover the history of homemade sugar skulls, home altars, and fantastical spirit animals.
A newly discovered “ultrahot Jupiter” has the shortest orbit of any known gas giant.
The Assam stone jars were described as early as 1929. Almost a century later, archaeologists still puzzle over their placement and purpose.
Black cat crossed your path?
Creativity and achievement require balancing hard work with the restful power of calm.
1859's Carrington event gave us a preview of how catastrophic the Sun could be for humanity. But it could get even worse than we imagined.
Just a small gesture or a thoughtful comment can often alter a situation, or people’s perceptions of it, in ways that relieve tensions and make them feel appreciated and included.
Galaxies can die if their star-making stuff is lost. But now it can find its way back.
Salt causes a dehydration-like state that encourages the conversion of the starch in the french fry to fructose.
The scientists are headed "straight to the FDA" to begin human trials.