Should police officers be able to get away with having sex with detainees?
As scary as it may seem, Bryan Cranston was deeply informed by personal experience in how he approached Walter White, the character he played on the hit television program "Breaking Bad."
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Biologist Richard Dawkins on speaking plainly, animal cruelty, Christopher Hitchens and so much more.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comic Ari Shaffir talks about outrageousness in comedy, bipartisan e-rage on social media, and growing up and growing out of bad habits.
Why do people have the same fights, over and over again? That's the repetition compulsion, a deeply ingrained psychological phenomenon—but not so deep that it can't be beaten.
A new study finds that cognitive functioning of women is affected by gender-role attitudes within their country.
Before you follow another "tip" or "trick," there's something Alan Alda wants you to know.
A new study shows sperm counts have dropped by 59% globally over the last 40 years.
Is your Facebook wall more of a façade? Data shows that people are brutally honest with Google, but that Facebook is a pack of shameless lies.
A new study finds that talking to yourself in the third person may help deal with stress.
Seems our ancient ancestors were gettin’ jiggy with lots of other hominin species.
Sex is way different at zero-G.
A new study suggests that older couples may help their marriages by drinking together.
A new study correlates personality type with sleeping position, with infographics
Your resting expression may reveal your socio-economic status.
What people self-report about their sex lives can bear little relation to the truth. So how can the social status clinging to our conversations about sex be stripped away? Anonymous Google searches!
A new study looks at how to make a successful smile.
How is the rights movement progressing for LGBTQ people? Initial progress was made more quickly than anyone imagined, but lingering inequalities continue to stunt that rapid growth.
Would your dog, cat, or other pet eat you if you died? The truth about if — and how soon — our animal friends start to see us in a different light.
In the glamor-filled world of drag queens, fashion and "ethical self-fashioning" might be closer than we think.
Bennett Singer explains why coming out matters—for the LGBTQ community and the straight community alike, and especially for those who are not in a safe position to do so.