Hiccups occur when your diaphragm contracts suddenly, likely due to a lack of CO2 in your system. Restoring that carbon dioxide is the key to regaining control.
You have two choices when raising your kids in the internet age: shield them from the online bad or actively prepare them to be good e-citizens. While the former is easier and feels more safe, the latter will better serve the child through adulthood.
The authors of a recent Harvard Business Review article explored the snowball effect that causes poor decisions to cascade into full-blown behavioral norms.
Scientists have confirmed a sizable improvement in ozone levels over the past decade. The news is a testament to the world's noble dedication to reducing usage of hazardous chemicals.
In a recent Guardian profile, actor and playwright Sam Shepard declared that American culture is "on [its] way out," especially since so much of its industry has been off-shored.
The Nantucket Project sees art + commerce as "the new convergence" that defines our world today.
Have you ever experienced a moment when you've teetered between telling the truth and telling a lie? According to a new study, you have your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to thank for that.
A bill recently passed by California legislators would establish standards for "affirmative consent" with regard to sexual activity on college campuses. "Yes Means Yes" could be influential to other states' legislators if it survives initial litigation.
Neuroscientists fascinated by the teenage psyche have come together to publish a series of studies on what makes juveniles tick. Their findings reveal why teenage boys in particular act in such a risk-averse manner.
The Bosco Verticale by Stefan Boeri Architects will have the same ecological impact as 10,000 square meters of forest.
Dr. Raymond Bearse, the interim president of Kentucky State University, cut his salary $90,000 (to a paltry $259,745) in order to raise the minimum wage on campus to $10.25.
The late author and professor famously dissected the falsely perceived equivalency between ignorance and knowledge in a 1980 Newsweek piece titled "A Cult of Ignorance." One wonders what Asimov would say about the current conflict between science and opinion.
You may be familiar with the expression "the clothes make the (wo)man." A psychologist might agree with that sentiment, as preliminary studies seem to suggest people adopt traits associated with different styles and fashions.
Bruno Carcellos de Souza Coutinho didn't think it would be necessary to go to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself with a harpoon that went nearly all the way through his brain. That's right, not only was Coutinho alive, he was conscious, and extremely blasé. And extremely lucky. The ...
The facelift designs for a zoo in Givskud, Denmark inspire awe (and just a little bit of terror). BIG, the firm tasked with rethinking the animal park's look, calls it "the world's most advanced zoo."