Drones have a lot to learn from the landing abilities of birds.
No amount of success can overcome imposter syndrome without a mindset geared toward growth.
The length of a day oscillates slightly every six years. This was a surprising discovery made last decade. We might now know why.
Here are its top priorities.
Without Benjamin List and David MacMillan, chemists would still be using metals and enzymes to catalyze chemical reactions.
The revolution is already happening.
Digital nomads can fully immerse themselves in their surroundings while advancing their career and stimulating the local economy. But there is one potential downside.
Business leaders know they must prepare for technological upheavals in the years ahead. But keeping up-to-date on new technologies—to say nothing of understanding their complexities and forecasting those shifts—is an […]
Sick of remembering a random string of letters, numbers, and special characters?
You've heard of Stephen Hawking. Ever heard of Renata Kallosh? Didn't think so.
People admire complexity. Many attribute it to the work of superior minds, those with the skills or intelligence to wrangle challenging ideas into a workable—if not always comprehensible—whole. This esteem […]
Stockholm Syndrome is the most famous of 10 psychological disorders named after world cities. Most relate to tourism or hostage-taking.
It took a series of ingenious experiments in the 20th century to uncover some of our biggest cognitive biases.
Previous research suggesting it's all about prolactin may be missing the mark.
Today, we could use Big Data to radically reform democracy. Tomorrow, we could build nanofabricators and usher in an era of abundance. Is society ready?
One patient’s surprising results have experts cautiously optimistic.
Known as primordial black holes, they could thoroughly change our Universe's history. But the evidence is strongly against them.
Hope springs eternal.
There are a few possible solutions to the problem of interstellar travel, but they largely remain within the realm of science fiction.
We only detected our very first gravitational wave in 2015. Over the next two decades, we'll have thousands more.
Company culture is always evolving — sometimes for the worse.
Wordle activates both the language and logic parts of our brain and give us a nice boost of dopamine, whether we win or lose.