Arianna Huffington argues that mindfulness meditation is a necessary antidote to America's unhealthy work culture.
Centuries-old mindfulness breathing and meditation practices have become an increasingly popular fad, but do they really have the power to transform lives? A growing body of scientific evidence says they do.
PwC Talent Manager Michael Fenlon discusses the aims of HeForShe, the solidarity movement for gender equality famously championed by actress Emma Watson in a September speech at the United Nations.
"To be an artist is a blessing and a privilege. Artists must never betray their true hearts. Artists must look beneath the surface and show that there is more to this world than what meets the eye."
The author of a new book on straightening out bad personal habits recently offered a basic glimpse into her anti-sabotage playbook.
A specific gene present in human stem cells appears to be responsible for the evolutionary increase in human brain size.
No more pens wiggling across a piece of paper when an earthquake hits. These days, scientists are using “4-D seismology” to create a dynamic record of our volatile planet.
How the “chaotic” process of plate tectonics works, and why scientists are getting better at predicting major shakeups.
From Haiti to Chile, China to California, earthquakes have dominated recent news. Is this a pattern or a fluke? And where might the next one hit?
The chances of “The Big One” hitting California in the next few decades is near 100%. The only questions are—how big, and when?
For both citizens and government, diligent preparations can make the difference between “ho-hum” and disaster.
Both countries were struck by massive earthquakes, yet the scale of tragedy in Haiti was far worse. What happened in each case, and what lessons can be learned from the comparison?
No, earthquakes aren’t caused by global warming. But popular confusion about them provides a rare opportunity for science to conduct meaningful conversations with the public.
Arthur Lerner-Lam has been through quakes, but never big ones. He wonders whether the “visceral feel” of a major shakeup should be a required part of every seismologist’s training.