Archaeologists discover a cave painting of a wild pig that is now the world's oldest dated work of representational art.
Take a look at the Times Square Totem, the Trafalgar Square Pyramid, and other landmarks that were never built.
No, depression is not just a type of "affluenza" — poor people in conflict zones are more likely candidates
Virtual borders have also been subtly dividing the world
New research shows elevated risks of anxiety, depression, and suicide linked to perfectionism.
In the Western world, there's a constant pressure to be happy. Paradoxically, this makes people more prone to anxiety and depression.
These photos of scientific heroes and accomplishments inspire awe and curiosity.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that AT&T may purchase Time Warner, without any conditions, arguing that the $85 billion deal doesn’t violate antitrust law.
The next-to-last episode of the first season is heavy on plot and character development, but packs a science and ethical punch, too. What do you do when, after a life-threatening journey […]
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Actor and author Alan Alda on the art of communication (for good and evil), social anxiety, the mind of a billionaire, and more.
Anxiety is now the number one disorder on the planet. Yet it's oddly ignored from public conversation.
Superman may have originally been envisioned as a telepathic bald villain bent on world destruction, but he was quickly transformed into a beloved hero of Depression-era America, with his all-American, […]
Editor’s Note: I recently read and subsequently tweeted about Submergence, the new novel by J.M. Ledgard. Then I asked one of the smartest people I know – Brian O’Neill – […]
By Ahmed El Hady In our neuro-centric world-view, a person is equated to his brain. The neuro-discourse has penetrated all aspects of our lives from law to politics to literature […]
By Chris Arkenberg “The intelligence of the city is on the streets.“ – Manu Fernandez Amidst the swirling maelstrom of technological progress so often heralded as the imminent salvation to […]
If you are watching football on your couch you are in a better position to referee the action than the officials on the field. It's time for sports to catch up with technology.
Continuing a tradition I started last year, here’s a very personal, very subjective, “I can’t read everything, so I probably left out something, so mention it in the comments, OK?” […]
The line of battle for the future of public education is clear. The first side has money, powerful political connections, and an infrastructure of nonprofit organizations with paid staff. The other side has this: the ability to become a true grassroots movement.
School reform efforts across the country hang on the notion of annual teacher evaluations based heavily on student test scores. But if this process isn’t consistently accurate, it will get the wrong teachers fired and discourage talented people from entering the profession.