Here's how to avoid getting duped by the "dark patterns" of online businesses.
Using physics, Ross Chastain floored it during the final turn, scraping the wall and passing 5 cars to advance to the NASCAR championship.
Just a small gesture or a thoughtful comment can often alter a situation, or people’s perceptions of it, in ways that relieve tensions and make them feel appreciated and included.
Research shows how temperature can be used to manipulate circadian rhythms.
Historical geniuses used the "creative nap" to give their minds a boost. Apparently, the "hypnagogic state" can help with problem solving.
The most technically impressive feats of animation often strike us as eerie instead of impressive, and it’s all thanks to the uncanny valley.
There are a few possible solutions to the problem of interstellar travel, but they largely remain within the realm of science fiction.
Haunting photographs depict the dead as "still with us."
Never made a turkey before? Don't worry, science can help.
A researcher talks about the power of music in a crisis.
A fascinating new book tells the untold stories of two women, Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb, who could have been first. On June 18, 1983, the Space Shuttle Challenger launched with […]
In Natural Causes, journalist Barbara Ehrenreich questions our obsession with wellness.
If you think nothing can move faster than light, check out this clever way to defeat that limit. Nothing can move faster than the speed of light. When Einstein set forth […]
International enrollment and applications to American grad schools are plummeting. This is the opposite of what makes America great. Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, America emerged at the […]
It's been used by everyone from philosophers to business leaders — and Stanford research shows it really makes a difference.
Seeing Higgs boson decay may help physicists understand why the universe has mass.
In 1936, Hitler ordered the construction of Prora on a German island. The reasons for its existence are rooted in Nazi mysticism.
The authors conclude that it does, after claiming it doesn't.
A college degree is still a well-trodden path to relative financial success. Even so, a college degree is no longer a guarantee of a secure job, or of any job at all.
When a 'Rick and Morty' fan recently tweeted at Dan Harmon asking how to deal with depression, it didn’t take him long to reply.
Caffeine makes us feel more awake but also decreases our ability to taste sweetness
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