In a nod to its addictive qualities, it was first dubbed “Some More.”
To clear Scotland’s roads in winter, the local traffic agency employs heavy machinery with punny names. Can you grit and bear it?
Books that were rarely taught in 1963, when baby boomers were students, became classics when those same boomers were teachers and parents.
The "overview effect," experienced by astronauts when they view the Earth from outer space, irrevocably changes your perspective as a human.
Awe makes us feel smaller but also more connected to life and each other.
States set their own voting laws, so where does this make voting easiest?
For the Iroquois, it was a type of military training and a way to honor the gods.
Protest music is a natural feature of humanity.
People often incorporate lessons from fictional stories into their beliefs, attitudes and value judgments, sometimes without even being aware that they are doing so.
The distance between the American dream and reality is expressed best through literature.
The 2020 presidential candidate said companies like Amazon should "pay their fair share" as automation begins to displace human workers.
Scientists just discovered 12 new moons orbiting the planet Jupiter, and they’re… interesting.
It's not a head-to-head study comparison, since there are major differences, but it might just provide a lot more clues.
Feeling the urge to scare yourself this Halloween? Here are seven important horror films you have to see.
U.S. Supreme Court justices receive lifetime appointments to the bench, but many wonder if indefinite terms do more harm to our legal system than good.
Today, there is a crisis of trust in science. Many people – including politicians and, yes, even presidents – publicly express doubts about the validity of scientific findings. Meanwhile, scientific […]
Stanford researchers identify five different types of anxiety, each correlating with the activation of different brain networks.
When we call something ugly, we say something about ourselves – and what we fear or dread.
Homeopathic manufacturers take advantage of sick and vulnerable populations in criminal ways—and the FDA is, after much absence, starting to crack down.