The unexpected downturn in prices has many Americans flocking back to gas guzzling trucks and SUVs, setting back the trend of more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles.
You've probably never heard of Ahwaz. But if push comes to shove, this Arab region of Iran could become a new flashpoint in the Middle East. The Emirate in waiting already has a flag - and, of course, a map...
Presidents should act more like Kings and Queens if our democracies are to avoid becoming mediocre, argues British Lord Robert Skidelsky.
Julie Sunderland, the Director of Program Related Investments for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, explains how the Foundation works to include and incentivize the private sector in order to accomplish its ambitious goals.
A new study demonstrates how headlines can alter how you perceive the content of news articles.
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.
"Truth has never been, can never be, contained in any one creed or system."
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.