“Think defensively about how you can protect yourself from an almost inevitable attack, rather than assuming you’ll avoid harm.”
Two mounds of rice and a tiny flag in a sea of curry is enough to re-heat an old territorial conflict.
As a new industry emerges, therapists need to be educated.
The Chumash people poked bits of psychoactive plants into cave ceilings next to their paintings.
The poisoned candy legend is just one way that American fears manifested: as an easily understood threat to innocence.
The idea that the news can make you sick has a long history.
Game theory is a unique combination of math and psychology. Its applications turn up everywhere, from nuclear war to Tinder to game shows.
Hybrid animals emere when two different species from the same family reproduce. For many years, the kunga’s lineage was just another genetic mystery.
In 2022, the probe will crash into an asteroid while a nearby satellite captures it on camera.
Fittingly, the skull was found in the Rising Star cave of South Africa, itself located at a site known to UNESCO as the Cradle of Mankind.
The U.S. has the world's largest debt in absolute terms, but Japan's is the largest when measured in terms of its debt-to-GDP ratio.
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
Our economy is dominated by middlemen, including huge companies such as Walmart and Amazon. There are many benefits to going direct instead.
There's a fatal prion infection killing deer and elk across North America.
A new study suggests that depressed people may prefer a Leonard Cohen or Bob Dylan song to one from The Beach Boys or One Direction.
These bizarre mollusks have the ability to regenerate their bodies and to absorb other organisms' attributes.
Forget little green men: These scientists say we should be more worried about little green germs.
The rock, found in the Sahara, likely comes from a long-lost baby protoplanet.
Known as the ‘North Star,’ Polaris won’t stay that way forever. Planet Earth spins a full 360°, about its axis, every 24 hours. The Earth in orbit around the Sun, with […]
We knew we'd find galaxies unlike any seen before in its first deep-field image. But the other images hold secrets even more profound.
There is no rule that will force Omicron or another COVID variant to become less deadly over time, but there is reason for hope.
Was ‘Oumuamua a rock or an alien scout? Harvard astronomer talks controversial hypothesis in new book
Ari Loeb, who suggested in 2018 that the mysterious object was an alien craft, is back to discuss the evidence.
This might help you make it to the end of Herman Melville’s 19th century classic.