Form follows social function
Evidence from recent research suggests that it does matter where a calorie comes from because its source influences the intake of the next calorie.
Nutritional science has increasingly begun to discover that the optimal diet should be an individualized solution, determined by many factors.
He created Windows and made billions of dollars. But that wouldn't have happened if it weren't for a few small things in his early life.
The REV can collect and melt 5 tons of plastic a day.
Weighted blankets have been proven to help you get a better night's sleep by mimicking swaddling and increasing serotonin levels.
Just by looking at satellite images, AI can predict your income bracket, and tell us what wealth and poverty look like from space.
Elon Musk is without doubt one of the great visionaries of our age. But how did he get there?
It’s become a convention now that when we reach for carbohydrates it is always better to choose the complex variety found in whole grain products, vegetables, and legumes. The benefits include more fiber,...
Quartz has analyzed 100,000 drawings to see if there are cultural differences in the way people draw basic shapes.
Since the moment humans became aware of their existence, they have been haunted by the knowledge that it will inevitably come to an end and the hope to change this unfortunate fate. This month, during Brain Bar...
Designed by two MIT professors, this build-it-yourself kit teaches kids to "think with their hands" in an effort to bolster STEM skills early on.
First of its kind study compares the effects of eating between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. and eating between noon and 11 p.m.
In case you haven’t already heard of CRISPR-Cas9, it is the revolutionary gene-editing technology, discovered just a few years ago, that allows scientists to edit the DNA of any species with an unprecedented...
Stephen M. Walt, a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, tackles some seemingly non-controversial statements about human rights, democracy, and international law.
A pair of Kickstarter enthusiasts, want to make coloring even more fun for you by merging Cards Against Humanity with the 'boring' crayon to make it... politically incorrect.
Europe’s best and brightest minds converge upon Budapest to solve the problems of today's Europe. Topics will include AI, the job market, emerging technology, and more.
The technology behind wireless charging or inductive charging was discovered by Nikola Tesla in the 1890s and utilizes an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. In chargers, an induction...
"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...
If you're constantly tired because you can't break your bad sleeping patterns, this super smart Sunrise Pillow might put you back in the game.
Not everyone sees color the way you do. There are a suite of tools available to help graphic designers work more inclusively.