To what degree are you allowed the privacy to grieve the loss of a family member? Christos Catsouras found out in October 2006. His 18-year-old daughter, Nikki, died after slamming her father’s car into a concrete tollbooth in southern California. The police thought the official photos so gruesome ...
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.
One way to understand a nudge—a government policy that inclines you to make a particular choice, often without your awareness—is that it makes it easier for you to do what you really would have wanted despite your fallible human nature. But how do you know what you really want? You want to lose ...
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.
"Nobody’s going to pay for smart in the future because the smarter the doctor, the smarter the lawyer, the smarter the engineer, the smarter the financier, that’s all going onto software.
So we move up the ladder and we say that what we really value and what will rise to the top is intelligence. And what is that? That’s the ability to figure things out that you’ve never learned before."
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.
The importance of breakfast is treated as axiomatic by much of society, but the myth that it's the most important meal of the day didn't even exist 100 years ago.
A two-generation Swedish study found that couples who share work, home, and family responsibilities experience benefits both in the household and in the father's career. Interestingly though, their children by and large have chosen not to do the same.
"What is a scientist after all? It is a curious person looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on."
Many of us marry people who don't necessarily share our financial values or tendencies. Communication, above everything else, is key to ensuring a happy and lasting relationship.