Parking lots are about one-fifth of all land in U.S. city centers, making them "easy to get to, but not worth arriving at."
It is easy to underestimate how much the world can change within a lifetime.
Arguments don’t have to be about winning or losing; they can help us build trust despite disagreeing.
A blood test to diagnose mental illness is a "holy grail" of psychiatry.
To what extent will our psychological vulnerabilities shape our interactions with emerging technologies?
Brian C. Muraresku, New York Times best-selling author of "The Immortality Key," unpacks ancient evidence for the widespread ritual use of psychoactive plants.
Researchers discovered something modern humans had never before seen—a flashy Neanderthal horn collection.
We are about to learn a lot more about the most elusive of cosmic particles.
This is the latest study to confirm that the brain does not fully mature until at least the third decade of life.
The curlier the hair, the cooler you are.
High-conflict people are found in all walks of life. Learning how to identify them, and what to do next, can save you much emotional turmoil.
Lots of people have seen lots of bizarre events and phenomena that defy our conventional experience. But is there a scientific explanation?
Temperatures in the Sun's core exceed 10 million degrees Celsius. But how on Earth did we actually come to know that?
Financial setbacks are more common than you might think.
Not everything that claims to be "scientific" actually is. There are five features of scientifically rigorous studies.
Humiliating powerful people was not a key to success.
A new discovery pushes back the origin of these technologies by about 40,000 years.
With a bigger, better, and more sensitive detector than ever before, the XENON collaboration leaves little wiggle room for WIMP dark matter.
Biological age is a better health indicator than the number of years you’ve lived, but it’s tricky to measure.
Theory without experiment is blind, and experiment without theory is lame.
Whether you're developing or in the market for corporate training videos, these examples from PwC, Chick-fil-A, and others are sure to impress.
Being a jerk gets you rich, promoted, and laid (if you're a man). But there is a downside.
Like toddlers, adults can also get "overtired."
What do we mean by a black hole's size? A photon sphere? The minimal stable orbit? The event horizon? The singularity? Which one is right?
Yoga is more than just standing on your head. It's about uniting with the divine.
Having a "buff" skeleton prevents infirmity in old age.
Pick up the paintbrush and get to work.
Monsters have always represented societal fears, but narrative art also casts doubt on whether we fully understand our monsters — and their slayers.
Bees learn and culturally transmit their communication skills.
Speeding through the Universe and leaving a wake of new stars, this runaway supermassive black hole is likely the first among thousands.