For relatives who live far apart, holiday rituals may be the glue that holds the family together.
Why do people own so many unused possessions, treating them as though they are too special to use?
New research establishes an unexpected connection.
A new genetic analysis reveals big differences between cultivated and wild tomatoes and domesticated, store-bought tomatoes.
It’s a wild idea, but there’s a way to test it. No matter how far we look out in the Universe, there’s always more “Universe” to see. Even at the extreme […]
Intrapreneurs tap into the spirit of entrepreneurialism to innovate and find personal meaning at work, but organizations need to celebrate their efforts more.
As particles travel through the Universe, there's a speed limit to how fast they're allowed to go. No, not the speed of light: below it.
If everything eventually dies and decays, is there a way to prolong the inevitable? Our Universe, as it exists today, puts us in an incredibly privileged position. Had we come […]
The inevitable long, slow decline is accelerating, and there’s nothing we can do. The Universe, as it is today, is less active, is forming fewer stars, and is creating fewer chances […]
Anastasia lives alone in perfect harmony with nature – or so the story goes – and nature serves her devotedly.
There has been a dramatic increase in abuse and misuse.
Even before MMA was a combat sport, it was a unique type of astronomy. Today, it’s opening up the Universe as never before. On February 24, 1987, a spectacular signal was […]
Experts plead with Americans to keep gatherings limited this Thanksgiving, while families devise new ways to celebrate the holidays.
'Millennial' doesn't hold nearly as much meaning as Americans pretend it does. Here's why.
If ever there was a food that holds a lesson for building bridges in a fractured America, it's the cabbage roll.
From one serendipitously fortunate system, we gain a new window into the expanding Universe’s biggest conundrum. We’ve known our Universe is expanding for ~90 years, yet unsolved mysteries persist. The […]
13.8 billion years isn’t close to enough time, but if we wait long enough, even our Sun will become one. The Big Bang happened approximately 13.8 billion years ago, and it […]
Is there anyone who hasn’t at one time or another found themselves procrastinating? It can gradually become a terrible trap: As a deadline looms, the task seems to grow bigger […]
As more data comes in, the puzzle gets deeper and deeper. Whenever you set out to solve a problem, there are a series of steps you have to take in order […]
Want to change your diet? The easiest method might be to start exercising.
A tiny, microscopic virus like COVID-19 can begin in a single person and eventually spread to infect billions based on its transmission rate and the behaviors of people. We can […]