Nearly 60% of all Americans have had sex in cars. Just wait until the cars can drive themselves.
When an adult confiscates a child’s toy for bad behavior, both are in for a rough afternoon. Which raises the question: why do we punish in the first place?
The researchers followed the social media activities of 143 undergraduate students.
If you feel a strong sense of connection with your boss, chances are that you will be more committed, expend more effort and have a better working relationship with them.
In 2012 it was indisputably Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe." In 2002, Nelly's "Hot in Herre." Back in 1992, it was Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back." What was it for 2018?
Chronic distraction has its upsides.
Sociologist Peter Simi has spent 20 years embedding with skinheads. As hate crimes spike across America, his intimate insights are more crucial than ever.
New research based on relationships with creatures in the wild, like octopuses and elephants, is providing clues on how humans could do better.
Cryptocurrency and precious metals share some similarities. Libertarians love them. Their values are social constructs. They’re mined. And accomplishing said mining takes a ton of energy.
A trait that’s often seen as good can actually be destructive. Here’s how to combat it.
The growing appeal of e-cigarettes, particularly among teens, has often been attributed to the assortment of sweet and fruity flavored vaping fluids—flavors that traditional tobacco cigarettes have long been barred from including. But in addition to making vaping more appealing, these flavoring chemicals may be harmful to health in their own right, according to a new study.
Although the authors of a new study acknowledge the world's raised eyebrows, they assert that no one had actually done the research to prove what we all assume to be true. And so they set out to do the research.
The co-author of an enraging new report called the student loan system "a failed social experiment."
The authors of a new study, Sandra Matz and Joe Gladstone, found that the nicer a county's people were on average, the worse off they were financially, and hypothesized that this correlation could mean that agreeable people don't care as much about money.
Enabling notifications is essentially giving other people permission to schedule blocks of time in your day. Specifically, in 23-minute chunks.
A new study on Civil War prisoners adds to the evidence suggesting that our parents' — and even grandparents' — experiences might affect our DNA.
This is "deep disagreement," and it's the form that most societal disagreements take. Understanding these disagreements will not inspire optimism about our ability to find consensus.
If we wish to colonize another world, finding a planet with a gravitational field that humans can survive and thrive under will be crucial. If its gravity is too strong our blood will be pulled down into our legs, our bones might break, and we could even be pinned helplessly to the ground.
In the latest edition of "could this happen," scientists have published a new study that weighs building massive berms to protect receding Antarctic glaciers.
The human and octopus lineages split 500 million years ago, but apparently we both retained the gene for partying.
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