Face it: even though new technologies can be exciting and fun, they're also major causes of stress. Tech developers are setting a goal to de-stress our devices.
BIC, more famous for making ballpoint pens than computer fonts, is developing a "universal typeface" created by averaging the penmanship of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.
Ramadan, the Islamic calendar's month of fasting, begins Saturday evening. This presents a challenge to the many Muslim athletes competing worldwide, most notably in the World Cup.
An Idaho School Board is considering a new social media policy that forbids teachers from friending, following, or posting about students and their parents. The policy change stems from an incident involving a high school basketball teacher who was fired over a controversial photo.
Clarity suffers when speech becomes cluttered with filler words and phrases. Cleaning up your diction is easy with these simple strategies.
The dangers of darkness and vitamin D deficiency have been creeping into recent considerations about natural light. Eighty years ago, the conversation was far more alarmist and far more embracing of our nearest star.
"People as old as 90 who actively acquire new interests that involve learning retain their ability to learn. But if we stop taxing the nucleus basalis, it begins to dry up."
Many Americans seem to hold on to a romanticized portrait of Columbus even when they are exposed to his dark side.
Please read poll numbers purporting to explain how people feel about Obamacare with a grain of salt. Most Americans really don't have a clue what it does.
Online data fed directly into the brains of human beings via a "software/wetware" interface? We're closer than you think. But the impact on humanity may be devastating.
Some states are in particularly bad shape, but it would be dangerous to assume that all is well with public-employee pensions anywhere in America.
Fearing for his marriage, a dentist fired an employee he deemed "irresistible." The Iowa Supreme Court said that's perfectly fine.
For Leon Wieseltier, the corrosive effects of modern technology spell the demise of humanity as we know it. I'm not so sure.
The man who killed a prostitute because she wouldn't return his $150 has been acquitted. Now what?
"Star Trek" reference aside: Some universities are adding a fifth year to their undergraduate engineering curriculum in order to give students time to catch up on core skills. It's a concept athletics departments call "redshirting."