Spain and the US have very similar compulsory school hours and homework requirements. There's a good argument for rallying against this trend.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author, Podcaster, and "Human Guinea Pig" Tim Ferriss on death, ignoring most of the news, and sake as a secret weapon for podcasting.
A new study finds that having a single extra chromosome may reduce the chance of cancerous tumors. But like everything, it's a balancing act.
A Harvard University study of women finds a link between optimism and risks of dying from a number of diseases.
10 million prime age men have checked out of the workforce. Let’s improve their prospects.
Researchers find the most common superstitions in the United States, breaking them down by gender, age and part of the country.
Artists who become famous for their children's work get relegated to the 'sunshine and candy' category of our minds. But it turns out Dr. Seuss had serious political bite.
Democracy needs a new PR team. Polls about the way US millennials view democracy seem shocking, but analyzing their reasoning brings about an unsettling truth.
China is is upsetting many of its people by forcibly exhuming the dead to clear space for development.
Pedal faster, we need the juice! The tech giant is about to become the world's greenest company. Here's how.
Forget everything you thought you knew about boiling and freezing, thanks to these MIT scientists.
MRI study finds brains of ASD subjects are more symmetrical than typical brains, which makes sense.
This technology may someday power spacecraft, satellites, high-flying drones, and pacemakers.
Philip Morris is looking to wind back manufacture of its traditional cigarettes in favor of e-cigs. Why? Because the younger demographic is hooked.
Biomechanist Katy Bowman argues that our fitness mindset has environmental consequences in her new book, Movement Matters.
Amazon announces a new type of smart brick-and-mortar shopping with no checkouts.
There is a lot of very elegant research on vaccines, but the key question is whether we can make a product that is manufacturable, and can be used safely when and where it is needed.
Here, it's men who suffer from a (reverse) gender pay gap
HINT: don't just learn the opposite view. Argue it.
How should we view the amendment to Rule 41? Edward Snowden would have you believe it returns us to a time when a tyrant ruled over America.