It’s been demonstrated that women are more attracted to men with attitudes of benevolent sexism. A new study asks why.
Infographics chart the growing acceptance of drinking during the day, compiled and created by Family Center for Recovery.
fMRIs reveal that physics causes activity in some surprising areas of the brain.
Researchers at Princeton engineer a new type of diamond with silicon and boron that solves past issues with quantum data storage and retrieval.
When crows and ravens fight, it’s the smaller crows being the aggressor about 97% of the time. It may be them being protective of their nest or it may be competition, but ravens are the ones being bullied.
The oldest people in our lives frequently shock us with hateful comments about others that seem out of character with the people we always thought they were. What’s going on?
A new study from Harvard Business School finds open-office layouts actually inhibit face-to-face interaction and collaboration.
Biologists at the University of Bristol demonstrate how the mysterious phenomenon of spider ballooning for great distances and at great heights works.
Harvard psychologists identify “prevalence-induced concept change,” our tendency to raise our threshold for success as we make progress.
Smart connected devices finding their way into million of’ homes are being taken over by domestic abusers, allowing them to invade and disrupt victims’ lives in a new, terrifying way
A new study suggests that it’s possible to replace anxiety-producing unpleasant memories with new ones implanted under hypnosis.
Actress Evangeline Lilly wonders if the reason male Marvel superheroes complain about their costumes so much is that they're not used to being uncomfortable to look good, as all women are.
To help dramatize the need for us to open our minds about the potential nature of extraterrestrial life, experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats has built instruments and composed music for aliens.
Bernardo Kastrup proposes a new ontology he calls “idealism” built on panpsychism, the idea that everything in the universe contains consciousness. He solves problems with this philosophy by adding a new...
The results of Google Image career searches are often at odds with the statistics when it comes to the relative participation of men and women.
A trio of new reports by the Small Arms Survey finds that 85% of the world’s one billion guns are in the hands of its citizens who far outgun the militaries and police responsible for their protection.
The GoFly challenge has just announced 10 winning flying-car designs. It’s the first phase of a three-part contest, and they’re very cool.
The top 10 tech companies spend big bucks acquiring innovative startups and their brilliant technologies.
A new study analyzes dog-owner videos and discovers the meanings behind 19 things a dog does.
An effort is underway in the AI community to develop posthumous avatars that can ease the pain of mourning. Not everyone thinks this is a good idea.