From the Palace of the Soviets to The Illinois, these unmade buildings would have taken the art of architecture to whole new heights.
If you lost your religion, it might be because the internet and social media are having a secularizing effect on American society.
Researchers found that the average penis increased in size from 4.8 inches in 1992 to 6 inches in 2021. But in some regions, they shrank.
The glorious sights that JWST keeps revealing are less than a millionth of the whole Universe. Just imagine what else is out there.
The initial study lays the groundwork for another larger, longer phase 2 trial.
Human thinking is antiquated.
This year marks 2,000 years since the birth of the Roman author of the first natural encyclopedia.
Success is about give and take — with a little more give.
"Rational vaccinology" could lead to effective cancer vaccines.
In 1934, American Communists translated a Stalinist book about revolution into a children’s game. Curiously, it didn't catch on.
"I am an anthropologist, and for years, I have spoken to people who have had these experiences."
Eat your beans.
From the bedside to the lab bench, here’s how laboratory testing works.
You can't throw a DART at everything in space.
Skepticism is appropriate when gazing into the futurist's crystal ball.
Since its observation discovery in the 1990s, dark energy has been one of science's biggest mysteries. Could black holes be the cause?
The danger posed by conversational AI isn't that it can say weird or dark things; it's personalized manipulation for nefarious purposes.
Risk-taking isn't inherently bad: It tends to build self-confidence when things work out, and resilience when they don’t.
Godfrey Hounsfield’s early life did not suggest that he would accomplish much at all.
When migraine and tension-headache patients overuse their medications, they can actually trigger more headaches.
When you combine the Uncertainty Principle with Einstein's famous equation, you get a mind-blowing result: Particles can come from nothing.
Are quantum fields real, or are they simply calculational tools? These 3 experiments show that if energy is real, so are quantum fields.
From the Big Bang to dark energy, knowledge of the cosmos has sped up in the past century — but big questions linger.
Recent measurements of subatomic particles don't match predictions stemming from the Standard Model.
It is a story with nebulous beginnings and no discernible end.
There are dozens of learning and development conferences to choose from each year. Here are 10 of the most popular, along with what makes them unique.
The golden rule of self-compassion: Treat yourself with the same kindness you treat others.
From "Thompson's violinist" to the "Experience Machine," these thought experiments will throw your mind for a loop.
Art criticism is inherently subjective. Still, many critics have tried to make a case for why some of the world’s most celebrated books are in fact terribly written.
Even if a balloon flies directly overhead, attempting to shoot it down with a conventional firearm is stupid, ineffective, and dangerous.