Human Nature encompasses peoples' actions, perceptions, and thought processes. Topics include food cravings, mind-reading, and contagious yawning.
Just about every nation and culture has its own special alcoholic beverage — and its own hangover cure. Some may actually work while others may just make you sicker. Which one of these will you try?
We blink our eyes so often, yet we usually don’t perceive that the world has gone dark, if only for a microsecond. Why is that?
For difficult questions (Brexit, anyone?), large numbers don’t make for better decisions, says this researcher. But why?
It's time to cram. Where are you going to study, and what color are those study rooms painted?
Statistics show people have a strange tendency to overestimate the female presence. What are the actual stats behind the "too many women" complaint?
A writer test-drives advice on running her life according to her biological body clock with some surprising results.
The key to a losing weight, winning an argument or anything else depends on knowing if you're a bear, lion, dolphin or wolf, says author of upcoming book.
Think that shot of you in the changing room mirror should be posted and shared? You might want to think again, depending on whether you care how you're perceived.
Who hasn't wanted to get away from it all? For British designer Thomas Thwaites, that break entailed turning himself into a goat.
A study looked at women's shoe-buying habits to chart heel height, aspiration and conformity. What heel height rules in your state?
An update to a famous study shows that employers may not discriminate as much as before — with one important caveat.
Good news from the land of the powerful: Researchers have found that power doesn't always corrupt, especially if you set expectations about behavior beforehand.
The sport of lawnmower racing is real, and the season has just begun in the U.S. and the U.K. Ready to give it a go?
That's not really the scoop. A new study doesn’t exactly claim that one minute of intense exercise is the same as 45 minutes of moderate exercise. But it's not far off.
Whither the Good Samaritan? A new study finds the chance of receiving a stranger's aid in a public medical emergency is close to zero — and worse if you're black or poor.
Most animals don't feel shame, but humans do. Why would we evolve something that causes us pain, stress and discomfort?
Researchers found that many white adoptive parents thought African-American children were "too different" for them though they'd consider children of other races.
We sat down with magician Brian Brushwood to learn how con artists and hackers can fool their targets with something as simple as a conversation.
Or hey, maybe you'd love to see your favorite football team win the Super Bowl for 13 consecutive years? Yep, those are the crazy odds we're talking about.
Yep, there's a whole world of collectors who are eager for unusual (and unused) air sickness bags.
Time to start taking "OMG OMG my heart's literally gonna explode" seriously. A new study shows "broken heart syndrome" has a happy – but still tragic – flip side.
And not just any artist, but post-impressionist superstar Vincent Van Gogh. All for just $10.
With 20 percent of U.S. women born after 1970 not having children, the question of who will provide elder care is becoming more urgent.
Reaching for another cookie? What goes into the cabinets has more of an impact on what goes into your mouth than you might suspect.
The Martian day lasts longer than ours, which means that people whose circadian rhythms are out of sync with our planet may do better colonizing our red neighbor.
Can the U.S. President Ever Declare Martial Law?
June 2, 2020