Anxiety can be a force for good, writes Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön.
A new study from Yale researchers found that people rate familiar fake news as more accurate than unfamiliar real news. This is a troubling finding that makes the fight against fake news increasingly difficult.
Visualization of how the average working American adult spends the days of his or her life.
Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell explains why we shouldn’t be afraid of alien visitors.
A study on the strange Cold Spot in space may prove that we live in a multiverse.
Want to think more creatively? Move your body, and move away from your emotional baseline—in any direction.
The stress we take on at work now will surely pay off in retirement, right? Well, brace yourself.
This could lead to a small 3D printer used by soldiers to quickly make anything needed in the field.
Hampshire College appoints some slime molds as scholars-in-residence.
David Eagleman, neuroscientist and host of 'The Brain' on PBS, will speak at the Los Angeles Hope Festival on Sunday, May 21. The event is free but seats are limited.
While some still believe it to be innate, psychologists think genius can be cultivated. Three key elements motivate you to do so.
A new paper suggests population size and migration explain the sudden bursts of innovation seen 50,000 years ago.
His use of the drug may have inspired Dr. Timothy Leary.
It really depends on who you ask, as one European poll found out.
A study suggests that countries with a high prevalence of parasites are likely to have authoritarian governments.
The poem starts at the Pulaski Bridge and ends near the New York Aquarium
Musical savants have “enhanced pitch discrimination” and “increased auditory perceptual capacity.” But why?
T.C. Boyle will read his short story "Are We Not Men?" at the Los Angeles Hope Festival on Sunday, May 21. The event is free but seats are limited. RSVP here.
"Would anyone read a sci-fi story with a dark-skinned, female protagonist?" – this is the question that got it all started. At that time, in the fall of 2013, the person asking it, Prerna Gupta – a Silicon Valley...
Visit the place where in 1593 an astrologer and a playwright used a shamanic ritual to found the British Empire