Noah Zatz, professor at the UCLA law school, argues that undervaluing labor that happens inside the home puts poor families at a further monetary disadvantage.
Two individuals separated by 5,000 miles have successfully communicated without typing or saying a word to each other. Rather it was their brains that did the talking.
Surprising political alliances have formed around the idea of a basic income, which would guarantee every adult and family in America, regardless of eligibility requirements, with a monthly cash flow.
After millions of years of adaptive evolution, our bodies have become naturally suited to functioning during the day, and certain organic chemicals are released into the blood stream accordingly.
When setting a deadline for yourself or others, setting it in the "present" increases the likelihood that the project will be completed on time.
The rise of deep learning will revolutionize how companies are managed, argues the Economist, replacing many of the tasks currently done by humans--especially management consultants--with computer programs.
Harvard linguistics professor Steven Pinker argues that while Ivy League colleges definitely aren't meritocracies, they still represent good opportunities for students and their families.
Blogger and pastor Jeffrey Wright has found a new metaphor which elucidates the blindness that white Americans have about their own privilege.
Sangeeta N. Bhatia, M.D., and Ph.D, runs a bioengineering lab at MIT, has helped to start ten companies, and counts among her close friends some of the nation's most successful women.
Many take caffeine from tea or mate, an herbal drink popular in South America. But the drug, unlike so many others, didn't come from a chemistry lab. It came from millions of years of plant evolution.
Twitter is currently testing a feature that will allow users to make purchases through its app.
German researchers have found that archerfish, a unique type of fish that shoots jets of water at its above-water prey, possess human-like adaptive capabilities.
If you're considering becoming a freelancer, you need to take stock of your finances and start marketing yourself before making the switch.
Until science develops the perfect app for circumventing procrastination, the secret to nipping your own bad habit is to establish mechanisms to control your deadlines.
While the current push toward STEM is much needed, it's important that students maintain the chance to expand their curiosity and wonder through the art.