People who occasionally pull all-nighters are at greater risk for diabetes and other illnesses, and a new study identifies blood proteins as being behind the problem.
A study finds that re-conditioning married individuals by linking spouse photos to pictures of puppies and bunnies makes us like our mates more.
What would it cost to move some of the world's most famous landmarks to new locations?
Disney has plans to make the Star Wars galaxy the setting for the widespread introduction of virtual reality and augmented reality to the public at large.
From what we know about the young prince and actress, how does the future look for their relationship based on psychological studies of successful marriages?
A new survey and study compares beliefs about creation with a person’s scientific understanding and finds that the more one knows, the greater the chances are of accepting evolution as fact.
New research finds evidence that the gravitational pull of Jupiter and Venus has been warping our orbit every 405,000 years, at least as far back as 215 million years ago.
A new augmented reality game is being developed to help stroke victims stick to their rehabilitation regimen.
1,007 people were surveyed about their political affiliations and opinions, and their music tastes to learn to what extent they correspond to each other. Survey results are shown as infographics.
A court has ruled against a motion for appeal on behalf of chimpanzees Tommy and Kiko with a landmark opinion asserting the importance of better addressing the rights of nonhumans. The opinion calls this “a deep...
Two ex-Googlers release a new phone app that uses A.I. to become a safe, understanding listener.
Older, wealthy men exploiting financially strapped young women isn’t new, but it’s an exploding phenomenon with the rising price of higher education and a factor in the ongoing HIV crisis in Africa.
Ready Player One's spectacular VR OASIS experience has us wondering how achievable it really is and when we'll start seeing immersive VR movies.
A team of Polish designers has just won a competition with its design for an inflatable skyscraper designed for use in emergency zones.
Some of us can adjust our moods by listening to certain types of music we know will affect us. This survey looks at the music Americans turn to for mood modification.
A map shows the dominant religion in each of the United States’ counties. Evangelicals dominate the most areas geographically. Catholics are the majority faith in densely populated areas.
Research suggests that your name affects the level of success you’ll achieve in your career and love life, and even where you choose to live.
A listing of some of the British royalty’s favorite family names as the name Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s new baby.
The IAU has just approved a dozen new names for features on Pluto’s moon Charon. They draw from an array of famous authors, characters, mythical objects and one U.S. filmmaker.
After Beyoncé’s landmark Coachella performance, a look back at the biggest musical stars ever. It’s impossible to pick just one as the biggest, but fun to try.