We might be dining on insect-based Christmas pies with robot-harvested algae on the side.
Modern applications of Stoicism show up in unexpected places, from the latest techniques in psychotherapy to texts on Christian theology.
The brain of an ancient bird offers clues to the survival of its modern-day relatives.
Here's why scary stories were once an integral part of Christmas Eve festivities.
What do we see from watching birds move across the country?
Where were you when you first learned that there are plastic landfills the size of continents floating in our oceans? What should have been a wake-up call hasn’t slowed the […]
Could the prevalence of flood myths around the world tell us something about early human migration or even the way our brains work?
We are traveling in a realm that once exclusively belonged to the gods. Space travel will force humanity to rethink everything.
It's spooky, and it's happening all around us. And inside us.
All nations have founding myths, but none are quite like Russia's.
Fire-breathing dragons may represent chaos and the human impulse to conquer that threat.
Three out of four Russians accused of witchcraft were men.
Setting resolutions for the new year means you think the future is up to you — but is it?
One of the scariest films of the 1970s didn't set out to be a horror film at all.
Jains believe that karma weighs the soul down. This can be overcome through extreme asceticism, in which one slowly withdraws from life.
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
The only doubts are completely unreasonable. Where did the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, come from? Over the past few weeks, there’s been a tremendous push — largely among politicians but also […]
For the Iroquois, it was a type of military training and a way to honor the gods.
Never made a turkey before? Don't worry, science can help.
Batrachopus grandis, an ancient crocodylomorph, may have chased down land prey on its own two feet.