Is there an ideal atmosphere for creativity and innovation? Research suggests that dim light, a little messiness, and a shot of liquid courage are all boons to the artistic spirit.
Science writer Benedict Carey explains in his new book that the brain is a forager, not a school learner. Carey advocates for teaching students more about how and why they learn.
Social media swashbucklers have been hurling loads of "aarghs" and "mateys" today in celebration of the silliest made-up holiday of them all, International Talk Like a Pirate Day. The only problem: that sort of pirate talk is nothing more than the stuff of 20th century pop culture.
As the importance of interpersonal interaction grew, so did variations in our ancestors' facial appearance. This why the face and it features are the most diverse parts of the human body.
With limited land space and widespread public distrust in nuclear power, the Japanese have taken to the seas to cull energy by installing sprawling solar power plants that float right on the water.
There are some industries in which a company that embraces quirkiness can thrive and succeed on the strength of its authenticity.
Everyone's come across a real-life Michael Scott at some point. Bosses who try way too hard to keep their workers happy run a risk of ultimately alienating employees and losing their respect. The important thing to remember is to not smother anyone in your efforts.
An Inspector General report has determined that poor leadership and a lacking organizational structure contributed to lackluster performance by NASA's Near Earth Object Program.
Facebook's algorithm is designed to push parenting articles on people who declare to be moms or dads. Many of the pieces targeting these audiences are clickbaity poppycock.
Our current age calls for more and more snap decisions that don't allow for a proper and pragmatic assessment. The only way to deal with this is to adapt by training yourself to make better snap decisions.
You have two choices when raising your kids in the internet age: shield them from the online bad or actively prepare them to be good e-citizens. While the former is easier and feels more safe, the latter will better serve the child through adulthood.
Over half of Americans are unmarried, a huge change since 1979 when the percentage of single people was in the 30s. This means shifts in the ways people live and operate within society.
When it comes to the overall happiness of a marriage, it matters more that the wife is happy with the relationship than the husband, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Marriage and Family.
Being poor results in sleeping less for a variety of reasons. One major factor is public transportation and the fact that conforming to bus schedules can sometimes take hours out of one's sleep schedule each day.