What will historians say about our time 250 years from now? Lawrence Summers asks this question in a thought-provoking lecture about the evolution of ideas.
A recent study finds that real-world stereotypes continue to exist in virtual worlds.
Don't shave your beards just yet; the panic over feces in beards may have been exaggerated — there's fecal matter everywhere.
Today, anyone who is driven by a dream to solve a problem has the opportunity to change the world. This wasn't the case in past eras.
Harsh criticism of Chipotle's marketing ploy to eliminate some genetically modified ingredients is part of a growing movement to stand up to advocates on many issues who promote fear that flies in the face of the...
Writing is a recent innovation in the history of human evolution. So, how then is it that our brains organize this skill?
"To do successful research, you don't need to know everything; you just need to know one thing that isn't known."
Psychologists think there's another reason behind the scorn atheists face, and it's fear. Atheists make some people confront the idea there may not be everlasting life after death.
"No ruler is ever really dethroned by his subjects. No hand but his own ever takes the crown from his head. ... When he ceases to lead ... the revolt which casts him from power is only the outward manifestation of...
When we have smaller portions, we tend to savor the food more, eating more slowly, making the dish and the experience just as satisfying.