Birthrates are cyclical and have gone up and down throughout history.
Technology has advanced at a blinding pace in the past 150 years. That won’t always happen.
When was the last time you spent some quality time with yourself?
Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
Life’s stages are changing – we need new terms and new ideas to describe how adults develop and grow
Ages 30 to 45 are now “the rush hour of life.”
Certain companies feel magical. Though the spells they cast may be unique, each emits an aura that delights customers, attracts top talent, and impels the culture to pay attention. Apple […]
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
For a purely binary choice, wearing a ring either on the left or right hand can say a lot about the wearer.
Journey to the West is rightly considered one of the most influential novels ever written, but the real reason for its success may be its charismatic poster-boy: The Monkey King.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Studio Ghibli movies celebrate the natural world using a very Japanese mixture of Shinto, Buddhist, and Daoist themes.
Discover the history of homemade sugar skulls, home altars, and fantastical spirit animals.
Scientists discover that under certain conditions two kinds of water exist.
The Kazungula Bridge connects Zambia and Botswana, barely missing Namibia and Zimbabwe.
"Immodest Acts" tells the story of Benedetta Carlini, a lesbian nun who claimed to be a mystic visionary but failed to convince the leaders of her faith.
Researchers from Harvard receive permission for a test that may help cool Earth and fight global warming.
An active component of honeybee venom rapidly killed two particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer in a laboratory study.
The Earth Return Orbiter is part of a long-term mission to search for ancient alien life on Mars.
Being mortal makes life so much sweeter.
In 1966, Disney announced his intention to build Epcot, an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.”
Contact-tracing apps can be a useful tool for public health, but they have considerable false positive and false negative rates.
Former evangelical pastor Joshua Harris has put himself in a difficult situation.
Early reading experiences play an important role in brain development.