Why might America's respect for its military be a mile wide but less than an inch thick? Less than one half of one percent of its population serves, making civilians more cavalier about deployment.
In ten years, everything could be very different... while on the surface being as recognizable as possible.
There's a deep psychological reason that America treats nuclear weapons like a spoiled child hogging all the neighborhood candy. Are we too paranoid to see it?
Outraged by something on the internet? Yawn. You may be simply falling for a very old trick... and becoming a run-of-the-mill bully in the process.
The stats on teens transitioning out of foster care aren't good. Can we empower these young people to build futures to look forward to?
Why doesn't America win wars anymore? Because the objectives are so poorly defined. Maybe it's time to rethink foreign policy.
It's somewhat of a given that over the course of your life, you'll lose your hearing to some degree. But that doesn't necessarily have to be the case.
Everyone thinks they know how to make their brain more creative and have better ideas.
Two-thirds of the achievement gap for American children is due to the "summer learning loss". Here's how we fix that.
Religion influences politics more now than it did 50 years ago. Are we going forward or backward?
The big, unknowable questions in life are seductive, but without small, trivial questions as insulation, those large mysteries can consume us.
When it comes to ISIS, terrorism, and global and domestic instability, America has been its own worst enemy.
Raising money for charity is one thing. Knowing where to give it is another. When some charities are 100 times more effective than others, a world champion poker player knows how to spot who's bluffing.
If you want to feel less pain, meditate more often. According to this new research, it can genuinely erase the emotional reaction to pain. And since it's long been said by coaches and some doctors that most pain is...
One prominent mathematician asks: was Einstein such a smartypants after all?
Want to live in an energy efficient masterpiece? This startup has turned a costly overhaul into an opportunity for investors.
What are you capable of? David Goggins' amazing and grueling feat of persistence shows how tough the human mind can be.
In an age of bountiful data, there's dark potential for how corporations and judicial systems could use private details to discriminate against innocent people.
Living in the moment is an exception, not the rule. So why do we invest so much energy into a future we can't predict, control, or anticipate? It turns out our happiness may depend on it.