When we think about ISIS it's important to try to understand what they are and why they're as effective as they are.
Thupten Jinpa explains how recent advances in neuroscience have allowed for a better understanding of the science of compassion.
Hollywood producer Brian Grazer's grandmother changed his life when she told him curiosity would be his greatest attribute as long as he maintained the courage to use it.
Mavens are defined as experts in their field, and identifying them can help businesses innovate and grow. So, researchers have developed a test to figure out whether someone is a maven.
We experience environmental pollution in urban areas at greater degrees than ever before. Research from Spain now shows that prenatal damage caused by environmental pollution during pregnancy can be reversed.
Fleeing the Norman Conquest, English émigrés established a now-forgotten New England on the northern shore of the Black Sea.
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"The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens." - Copernicus