Happiness researchers have confirmed the existence of the midlife crisis beyond popular myth, and they have developed theories for why our contentment with life follows a "U-curve".
Who we are in our essence has a great deal to do with how people identify us in our everyday lives.
Looking down at your phone to read text messages puts a stress on your neck equivalent to tying a 60-pound bowling ball around your head, says Kenneth Hansraj, a New York back surgeon.
Researchers at Columbia University have found that when stock traders come from different ethnic backgrounds, they are less likely to inflate the value of the financial products they are trading.
Researchers have found that when women stop taking oral contraception, their satisfaction with their relationship changes, including how attractive they find their partner.
Maintaining a low-calorie diet may help you age more slowly, delaying the unsavory aspects of aging like dementia and Alzheimer's.
Terms of Service and end-user license agreements are difficult to read if not for the legal jargon then for the way they're typed up. Web companies shouldn't make it a chore to read these contracts before you click "Agree." But it's your job to demand them.
Bad decisions can be avoided if you just take 12 minutes to be mindful of your thoughts. It may help you to control your impulses to pick up that piece of cake.
Urban legends about the dangers of microwave ovens are not grounded in facts. Not only is it a safe way to cook food, there are some dishes that are healthier when heated in a microwave oven.
The more you kiss you partner the more identical your mouth bacteria becomes. French kissing for 10 seconds will get the best results, according to a recent study.
Sleep as we know it has changed over the past few centuries thanks to the invention of the light bulb. The 8-hour sleep cycle may conflict with your body's natural rhythms.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the world wide web 25 years ago, spoke this weekend about the need for more MPs who know how to code.
Yale psychologist Oriana Aragon was curious as to why we tend to react to happy events with "negative" responses, crying being the main example. It turns out such a reaction is your body attempting to retain emotional balance to offset the momentousness of the situation.
Arrests were made on both sides this weekend as protesters challenged the racial insensitivity of a traditional Dutch Christmas festival featuring the character "Black Pete".
Extremely concentrated wealth is bad for the people who possess it, sapping them of nobility, dignity, and charity.