It’s a nerve-wrecking time to be a parent. Every week, mothers are chastised with the seemingly endless list of chronic childhood illnesses their little ones might contract, from autoimmune diseases like
Americans celebrate the birth of their nation as July 4, 1776, but the Army is actually the country's "big brother." That makes sense, considering the Continental Army of 1775 — led by future President
In the months it takes to complete the course, a soldier's endurance is pushed to the absolute limit. Ranger candidates survive on one meal a day and a few hours of sleep per night. They arrive at Fort
We leave miniscule traces of ourselves everywhere we go. Even though we’ve left the building, our DNA remains behind, and with the right tools, it tells others about our intimate genetic makeup. This led
From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold
Researchers claim languages should be a requirement for any kind of degree as bilingualism could protect the brain in later life Universities should insist that students learn a second language as part
It torments the young and terrorizes the old. It carved “caverns” in Emily Dickinson’s soul and left William Blake “bereaved of light.” Loneliness, long a bane of humanity, is increasingly seen today a
Dating in the 21st century is confusing. We have complicated ways of connecting that didn't exist 20 years ago, and much of our conversation with romantic partners happens over text message. Comedian Ansari
Researchers found that childhood poverty particular effects the hippocampus and amygdala's connections to other parts of the brain Growing up in poverty can lead to altered brain connectivity and a greater
BarkBox, a New York City-based startup, is a subscription-box service catering to dog lovers that's raised $21 million in VC funding. Los Angeles-based DogVacay, a sort of Airbnb for dogs, has raised million.
Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how
Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.
On New Year's Eve, a team of researchers at RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science in Japan were notified by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) that they would have