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Today's the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica. The only reason you probably don't know that already is because this isn't the event's 75th or 100th anniversary, because we as a society value some numbers...
A serial litterer who made a habit of tossing books out his car window the past few months has been identified and cited by police in Boulder, Colorado.
More than 200,000 children are hospitalized each year in the U.S. for playground-related injuries. What researchers want to know is how many of these disasters could be averted by parents putting down their...
In the 10 years since it went public, YouTube has been a hot topic for cultural critics and experts on innovation. We take a look at the site's past and the promises for its future.
If Scrooge gave away just a few pennies, he would suffer a big loss of well-being; for Mother Teresa to suffer a comparable loss she would have to give until she were nearly penniless.
Amazon's fledgling goat-grazing service is only in beta at the moment, but we think this idea's got legs. Four of them, actually.
Neuroscientists, ethicists, and general medical practitioners generally have a negative opinion of a future in which we're all popping pills to gain an edge at work.
Self-critique is important for growth as long as you commit to being fair with yourself. Constant negative self-assessments lead to low self-esteem, which in turn lead to acts of self-sabotage.
What if Tesla isn't actually an auto company? Industry speculators believe a major announcement teased by CEO Elon Musk could be a game changer for Tesla's future.
According to Harvard Business Review's Andrew O'Connell, research suggests consumers like to perceive gender in brands, and the brands themselves have taken notice.