Now that another Texas healthcare worker has contracted Ebola, and was allowed to fly commercial airlines before the diagnosis was made, health officials risk losing the public's trust.
New research suggests that drinking coffee has more to do with your genes than previously thought.
By meditating on having compassion for someone in your life, a new study suggests that you can become a more sympathetic person in as little as two weeks.
The more hours you put in at the office, the more likely you are to become obese, according to a new paper from the US Census Bureau.
The way our political parties approach freedom risks producing individuals who are slovenly free and in pursuit of their most base passions.
It may be that by increasing the already substantial blood-flow to your brain, exercise can help build your IQ and work to keep you safe from neurological conditions that result from old age.
It may surprise you to learn that the entrepreneur behind dating sites like OKCupid and Match.com got his start by creating SparkNotes.com and Edonkey, a video-sharing site.
When cultural commentators remark on the dangers of technology, they are not all Luddites by trade.
150, 50, 15, 5. Those are the magic numbers in the sociology of friendship, according to University of Oxford professor Robin Dunbar.
A new piece in Car and Driver details the awful corporate situation that birthed one of recent memory's most spectacular automobile industry failures.
Favorite sports teams become outlets for fans' personal frustration. Sometimes this can be seen as a healthy way to channel dissatisfaction. Too often though, this channeling gets ugly.
According to writer Libby Nelson, the reason kids shouldn't get Columbus Day off isn't political -- it's practical. Only 15% of businesses close on the holiday, meaning working parents have to scramble to mind their children during the day.
Some industry prognosticators question whether legalized weed will compete with alcohol for Americans' tightening recreation budgets.
The findings of a new study reveal that killer whales have the keen ability to learn the vocalizations of other species. Researchers came to this conclusion after observing a group of orcas adopt the songs and sounds of neighboring dolphins.