Recent research suggests what we thought we knew about social trust judgements may be all wrong.
In her new book, Eden Collinsworth investigates morals in a growingly diverse world.
The smartphone is set to become the hub of your life, online and off, until this replaces it.
Researchers develop a graphene-based membrane that may make large-scale desalinization possible.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is one of those cliché questions that adults ask automatically. It turns out that the answer may reveal a lot about an adolescent’s health.
Two insults for the price of one
There is one essential ingredient missing, argues historian Yuval Noah Harari.
Do you want your voice heard? Facebook recently unveiled a tool called Town Hall which makes it incredibly easy to contact your elected officials. By removing the friction of contacting politicians, Facebook may...
No one yet knows what challenges will confront humans living in deep space.
A team of researchers analyzed 1,280 suicide notes written between 2000 and 2009 to seek a new prevention strategy.
Denmark's 10 Jante Laws are grim, and yet they bring so much happiness.
Cognitive abilities peak at varying ages, say researchers from MIT and Harvard.
Seemingly impractical things include pleasure reading, an overactive imagination, and the liberal arts. Each is commonly derided by all too practical people. Each is vital to us all.
Your Internet Service Providers are collecting and selling your browsing history. Does that bother you? If so, it may be time to setup a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to better encrypt your data and spoof your...
A new study suggests you should show "sportsmanship" instead of complaining about problems at work.
New research reveals we frequently worry about aging. Ironically, as we become older and the effects of aging set in, we tend to become more optimistic about life.
New research explains how to build different types of outposts in space.
This breakthrough could improve virtual and augmented reality, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
Charges of treason are often used incorrectly in today's political climate. Treason has a very specific definition in the U.S. Constitution.
What did Nikola Tesla or Bertrand Russell think of fewer working hours? Can a good life only come from work — and if so how much of it, and what kind?