By Andrew Rudalevige Andrew Rudalevige Email Bio One easy way to get a laugh on late-night TV is to send a camera crew out into the streets and ask passersby questions about civics or American history.
In his superb account of the final, violent throes of World War I, military historian Gene Fax tells of an American lieutenant who watched as ambulances pulled to the side of the road to let the artillery,
One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books. Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during
Sit down. Close your eyes. Feel your chest rise and fall with each inhaled and exhaled breath. For decades, researchers have suggested that this simple practice--known as mindfulness meditation--can have
As of last week, 102 Chinese outbound mergers-and-acquisitions deals were announced so far this year, amounting to $81.6 billion in value. That's up from 72 deals worth $11 billion in the same period year,
The NFL draft is at the forefront of the conversation right now, but rest assured NFL front offices remain hard at work on the upcoming free-agent market. So it goes when—at least for now—star players
NASA’s Dr Amy Mainzer is on a new mission – but it’s not into space, yet. Having developed a young curiosity for space science into a phenomenal career in the field – including as the principal investigator
But what if there were a way to be successful without pushing yourself to the brink? Psychologist Emma Seppala has studied ways to help people who are chronically stressed out, and her findings could many
It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest neuroscience
People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You
(CNN) — Colombian authorities are investigating the disappearance and possible dismemberment of at least 100 people whose bodies were allegedly thrown into a sewer system underneath a notorious prison
(CNN) — Watching the news, Dr. William Schaffner wanted to reach into his television set and give soccer player Hope Solo this message: "You have it all backward!" He heard that Solo said she wouldn't
A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated. The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time. So why all the fanfare? Why are waves
This soon became a serious issue — every soldier was said to be producing an average of 10 pounds of trash per day — and the DOD decided to construct open-air burn pits on military bases to incinerate
Researchers have identified "ground zero" for Alzheimer’s in the brain: the place the disease appears to strike first and a region they say may be more important to keep sharp than previously thought.
Much bigger. Already the home of the world's tallest building, Dubai is slated to become the host of The Mall of the World. Developer Dubai Holdings says the city won't just have a glass-domed, climate-controlled
ExecRank's uses an algorithm to help match companies with advisors. The algorithm assesses measures such as experience in the executive role, business results during their tenure, board member appointments,
For the past two weeks we've been exploring some of the questions related to life's origin on Earth and possibly elsewhere. We know life was present on Earth at least 3.5 billion years ago. It may have
The U.S. military is working to develop a new chip technology that, when implanted, will connect human brains to computers – making cyborgs. Should the chip succeed, it could have nearly limitless possibilities.
By Ariana Eunjung Cha and Ariana Eunjung Cha National reporter Email Bio Follow Lena H. Sun Lena H. Sun National reporter focusing on health Email Bio Follow South America’s biggest country has seen a
He writes in his new book, "Moonshot!" that the four game-changing technologies of today — cloud computing, wireless sensors, Big Data, and mobile devices — are cheap and readily available to all entrepreneurs
You can find Indian automotive maker Mahindra all over rural America. The United States is the fastest growing market for the company’s tractors. But now it wants to get into the American city, and a isn’t
By Liz Sly Liz Sly Beirut bureau chief, covering Lebanon, Syria and the wider region Email Bio Follow BEIRUT — Russia’s military intervention in Syria is finally generating gains on the ground for Syrian