Long thought to be a fallacy, new analysis shows the ‘hot hand’ is real, and Klay Thompson has it. “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on […]
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
A thief left her phone at the scene. The victim took over her social media, sparking a wild internet-sleuthing saga
What started as a viral case of public shaming has morphed into a dark story involving internet sleuths, a criminal network, and the suspicious death of a 62-year-old man in St. Louis.
Partisan division has reached its peak, shows an alarming new study that identifies three crucial components.
What responsibility should government authorities and Big Tech take in policing the spread of sedition-oriented content?
Project to map global 'species richness' highlights the variety of biodiversity itself
What's your "stress mindset"?
Nothing is 100% safe or 100% effective, but vaccine-hesitancy is even worse. It’s one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make in your life: do I vaccinate my child, and […]
Now is a good time to brush up on who's on the ballot.
Patients who choose alternative remedies, like traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathy, are more likely to opt out of additional conventional cancer treatments.
But there were some serious oversights.
His guiding spirit Thomas helped the author make better financial decisions and take care of his health.
Scientists share that thing they want everyone to know on Twitter with the hashtag #MyOneScienceTweet.
The US Navy will begin swapping out expensive periscope joysticks in exchange for off-the-shelf Xbox controllers.
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In this digital economy companies want you to own nothing—only own a “license” for a product--which means they could take it back at any time they choose and they have.
An ancient relic from the young Universe is covered in surprising riches near the galactic center. Image credit: Paul Chasse (astronewb11) of flickr, via https://www.flickr.com/photos/astronewb2011/7247070648/. “Ancients knew that you need […]
You can’t pick your fans. If you could, nobody would pick Adolf Hitler. The frustrated painter turned Führer and genocidist enjoyed any art that embodied in some form for him […]
Since the Victorian invention of the modern, romantic concept of childhood, images of the innocent child have dominated Anglo-American culture and its art. Even nude images of young children that […]
The idea of forgery resonates more than ever today in a culture in which "the open exchange of ideas has been rebranded as piracy."
Who will you put your money on -- Richard Brandson, Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk?
As Yale's Ainissa Ramirez explains in this new video, the harsh Russian winter, combined with the chemical properties of tin, may have led to "the greatest wardrobe malfunction in history."
Decades of research suggest that we are not only initially attracted to likeminded people but that familiarity is essential for healthy marriage.
With its space shuttle program grounded, NASA has found a great way to stay relevant with its daily release of images and videos, which we are happy to serve up to […]