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The Teenage Brain: Stress, Coping, and Natural Highs

In order to foster a sense of resilience and encourage healthier ways to cope with life, we need to educate young people about natural highs. Over …


An upside down landing on a remote Alaska strip

I had already circled the snow-covered strip at Mills Creek two times. It looked as though the snow cover was somewhere between eight and twelve …


The WWII Pilot Who Built A Plane And Risked Death For Love

Lieutenant Ronald Spriggs and Wren Margaret Bailey were very much in love. Separated by war, Lt Spriggs came up with a plan to bring them together: He built a plane.<p><i>The biplane growls in the dawning sun, wings tipped silver, cruising low over the early morning calm of the Irish Sea. The pilot,</i> …

Northern Ireland

American adventurer may have found Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 debris

MAPUTO, Mozambique – An American adventurer said Thursday that he discovered part of an aircraft on a sandbar off the coast of Mozambique and …


Parenting Predicts How Long Children Will Live

A new study using a national sample of older people, just published from University College London, has revealed that style of parenting predicts how …


Doctor says: When it comes to breastfeeding, your health and happiness matter as much as your baby’s

Whoever said, “Don’t cry over spilled milk” couldn’t possibly have been talking about breast milk. As reproductive psychiatrists who specialize in treating women who suffer from depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum, we see far too many tearful new mothers for whom …


Republicans Liked Ben Carson To The End (But Not Enough To Vote For Him)

Many of the traditional rules of politics don’t seem to apply this year, but at least in the case of Ben Carson, they do. Carson, who will skip …


Why People Love Bass

The beat drops and people start nodding their heads. It's a common behavior, so it's easy to disregard. But the reasons why humans respond to a killer beat aren't necessarily obvious.

Music Production

Microsoft M&A exec Bob Kelly: Here’s the ‘dirty secret’ about Silicon Valley, and why Seattle startups have an advantage

There’s been an endless stream of chatter about the differences between the tech ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Seattle, so much so that many have …

Silicon Valley

The Secret History Of American Robot Law

New paper is a primer in future’s past<p>Last month, a robot car hit a human-driven car for what appears to be the first time. The human occupying that car, a Google employee, trusted the machine’s judgement when it changed lanes. There may not be a precedent for an exact case of Google driverless car …

Driverless Cars