I used to think that good things happened to good people. Then my dad was killed.
A surfeit of ugly knowledge is a feature of our age. But when information is everywhere, some things are better left buried.
And how moisturizing while grieving helped more than I could've imagined.
In my career, I have investigated many of the UK’s worst disasters. Few cases were as harrowing as the sinking of the Marchioness in 1989, which left scores dead and almost impossible to identify.
In research that upends assumptions about brain death, researchers brought some cells back to life — or something like it.
A recent report found that 259 people died between 2011 and 2017 while stepping in front of the camera in often dangerous destinations. Our writer went deep on the psychology of selfies to figure out what's behind our obsession with capturing extreme risk-taking.
Chronic, passive suicidal ideation is like living in the ocean. Let's start talking about how to tread water.
The first casualty in this seven-year-long carnival of slaughter was Waymar Royce played by actor Rob Ostlere.
"Star Trek" fans use the term "redshirt" to refer to anonymous, expendable security guards who get killed on the series to move the plot along. But is the idea that characters in red shirts are most likely to die on "Star Trek" actually backed by data?
The science around music therapy is nascent, but there's no doubt that it's already saving lives.
Thanks for the existential crisis, Bill and Melinda.
What happens after we die? In 2019, you don’t need to consult holy scriptures in order to find answers to the mysteries of the afterlife — you just need to turn on the TV.
The mind is a terrifying thing, and Robert Mobley's mind was turned against him for a very long time. This story is hard to listen to, but at a point it's also impossible to turn away from.
Are homicides among the elderly acts of mercy or malice?
The death of Jordan Hankins is an unusual case of potential campus hazing, but the fallout is following a familiar pattern.
For the mediums of the Lily Dale spiritualist community, the frontier between the living and the dead is easily entered. The only difference is how they open the door.
Asteroids, gamma rays and super-volcanoes are all exceptionally rare but could be catastrophic if they happened.
For people who exercise great power, accountability after death is a small price to pay.
More than 1,000 people were injured by the enormous wave, which also destroyed hundreds of buildings. Officials put the number of people still missing at 57.
The radiant white homing pigeons who've become in-demand entertainers at weddings and funerals alike, and the man who loves them.
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