What do Finland, bacon, and basketball have in common? They're all part of our new series, the Random Fact Roundup.
Concepts like hope, faith, and love have no material reality—save perhaps for neurons firing in the brain—yet they are the cornerstones of human well being.
The link between sugar and cancer just got stronger.
Early states did not form how we've been taught, writes James C Scott in his new book. His research offers a clue as to where we might be heading.
Anxiety is now the number one disorder on the planet. Yet it's oddly ignored from public conversation.
When you see Nazis in the streets chanting things like “Jews will not replace us," it can be difficult to comprehend why they would believe such horrid things.
The benefits of living in urban centers, where populations are more dense, include more accessibility to leisure, health, and safety services, according to a new study out of the UK.
Another week, another fine selection of witty and wonderful comments from our Facebook page. Did you make the cut?
What's a real leader anyway? Harvard historian Nancy Koehn mines history for some answers.
When we use the same word — awesome — to describe hot dogs as well as the Grand Canyon, do we really know what it means? Let's look into awesomeness in the context of philosophy.
It’s never too late to consider switching to a career in science.
It wasn't until after President Lincoln's death that we would discover one of his most important lessons, hidden in his desk drawer.
Nietzsche loved aphorisms, and here we have collected 15 of his greatest hits.
Technology is allowing us to quantify exercise like never before, but turning activity into a game may be the most successful way to encourage fitness yet.
A video explainer about what opioids do to the brain that makes the drugs so hard to quit.
When asked if they had "many opportunities" to find success in their careers, 70% of the young people surveyed said "yes".
New research shows how parrots and crows learn new skills through play. Can adults implement this advice?
Researchers find that different types of meditation alter the brain differently.
Here are some tips on how to beef up your EQ.
Some people think that poetry is just rhymes. But those people don't know that poetry helps your brain heal during bad times. (Hey, we tried)