Musical preferences are correlated with personality traits. This connection exists across cultures and continents.
Successful constructive criticism is as much about mindset as methods.
A new study shows how poor children are negatively impacted neurologically.
Most cities reeked of death, defecation, and industrial waste. Still, focusing only on stench means turning a blind eye (or nose) to the many other smells that helped shape human history.
In New Zealand, ambitious Kiwis want to launch a lawn mowing business; in South Africa, it's cooking gas refills. Start-up dreams vary widely.
40% of today’s students work full time while another 40% are over the age of 25. Here’s how to change higher education to fit today's students.
Personality is not set in stone. If you don’t like some aspect of it, you can work to change it — "fake it till you make it."
We all employ heuristics to help us deal with the world. But when we make a hasty generalization, we risk making a big error in our thinking.
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
When we fail to help in a bad situation, we are morally responsible. So, why don't we pick up others' litter?
The sonnenrad is a Heathen symbol composed of 12 repeated runes.
Even 1500 years after the fall of Rome, its western border can still be seen on German street maps.
By toppling medieval Europe’s mightiest political power, the Protestant Reformation ushered in a new age of freedom, religious and otherwise.
Dark personality traits include psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and narcissism. Is there room for empathy?
Hope springs eternal.
In the pursuit of happiness, money probably trumps meaning.
The Spanish language has the ability to minimize and exaggerate by the simple addition of a suffix.
Modern applications of Stoicism show up in unexpected places, from the latest techniques in psychotherapy to texts on Christian theology.
Urinating in the direction of NATO’s staunchest opponent could cost you $350 or more. For world peace, aim wisely.
This world map shows how the rest of the world LOLs. In France, you MDR; in China, you 23333.
Comfort has won, and most formality is gone.
The negative associations of introversion help to explain why loneliness now carries such social stigma.
Pando, which is Latin for "I spread," is a single organism spanning some 106 acres.
The German artist painted death as it appeared in life – omnipresent and hidden in plain sight.
It could be the most spectacular annular eclipse of the decade.
Inequality in wealth, gender, and race grew to unprecedented levels across the world, according to OxFam report.
For democracy to prosper in the long term, we need more people to reach higher levels of education.