The urge to eat when you're not hungry can be a crutch that prevents you from addressing a mental or emotional affliction. Find out the cause of your real hunger and leave the pumpkin pie in the fridge.
The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions. To celebrate, hundreds of fans took to the streets to vandalize their city. One expert explains the riots by describing how individuals take advantage of a "cloak of crowd anonymity" to behave badly.
A new ebola-awareness song recorded by an array of popular West African musicians hits the airwaves across the continent this week. The lyrics offer information for how to stay safe amidst the outbreak.
If a freak incident leaves you medically incapacitated, are your loved ones prepared to make medical decisions in line with your wishes? If not, it's time to take action. It never hurts to be prepared.
Staticity is what keeps you bored. Those afraid to inject a little dynamism in their lives run the risk of being chronically blasé. So if something about your life is boring you, change the specific context in which you act or exist.
STEM careers and technology start-ups are all the rage, but national labor statistics present a different reality: most job growth will occur in fields that require far different skill sets.
Entrepreneurs who commit themselves to the trade, attempting to build another business if their first one (or two) fail are more likely to succeed.
While rain on election day is known to keep people indoors, i.e. not voting, those who do come out to vote are more likely to vote for the incumbent
In the future robotic utopia, grandma and grandpa will have electronic helpers around the house to fold the laundry, collect the dirty dishes, or straighten a necktie.
Will future historians condemn our present era as barbaric because our political institutions have failed to take bold steps toward halting the flow of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere?
Despite laws that prohibit discrimination against women in the workplace, a gap persists in what men and women receive in compensation for equal work.
While plenty of criticism is leveled at contemporary business practices that focus on short-term, i.e. quarterly, profit, this way of doing business is a historical aberration.
The data automatically stored on your portable devices can easily be used to uncover your personal secrets, says electronic security expert Bruce Schneier.
Sometimes it's important to do absolutely nothing at work, or least not the job you're supposed to be doing.
Researchers have found that consuming high levels of antioxidants--specifically the kind present in dark chocolate--can improve the memory of aging persons by up to twenty-five percent.