Understanding the relationship that Abraham Lincoln had with the press, which was then limited entirely to newspapers, helps put our current obsession with the news media in historical context.
Changing trends in how American undergrads choose their college major reflect broader social trends, argues Mark Shiffman, an associate professor of humanities at Villanova University.
Current technology is not far from ushering in a new paradigm of human learning, said Google’s vice-president of research Alfred Spector at a recent conference in New York.
Environmentally friendly office space makes employees happier and more productive, according to a broad range of studies that have examined temperature, sunlight, and plants.
When we see the future through rose-tinted lenses, we are less likely to take the action necessary to achieve our goals.
Civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune on never giving in to discrimination:
"If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves and allow those responsible to salve their conscience by believing that they have our acceptance and concurrence. We should, therefore, protest openly everything... that smacks of discrimination or slander."
A new parking app in San Francisco allows users to forgo the misery of searching for a spot. Instead, drivers can reserve an on-demand valet who will wait at your destination.
A new study reveals how a state of active curiosity stimulates the brain's memory and pleasure centers, thus explaining why it's so much more effective to employ learning strategies that spark students' interest.
You have to identify the causes of your procrastination in order to beat it. More often than not, ego and a fear of failure are at the root of the problem.
When interior decorating, remember that what you put on the walls and how you arrange them will have major effects on a room's aura and feel.
A plastic pumpkin full of candy could hold up to 11,000 calories worth of sweets. While banning candy is out of the question, parents should limit their kids' intake.
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
-Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple
I’ve been thoroughly dismayed by Facebook the past couple of years. Maybe it’s a quirk of memory, but I don’t remember my feed being so full of political sparring and overwhelming anger between 2009 to 2012. Outrage has become the default position of my peers, and it doesn’t show any sign of ...
Listening to certain sounds while you sleep can help strengthen your abilities to learn a new language, memorize a piece of music, and recall events from the previous day.