The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half. The news last fall that stents inserted in patients with heart disease to keep arteries open work no better than a placebo
Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.”
(CNN) — A handwritten note in Stephen Paddock's hotel room contained calculations pertaining to the distance and trajectory from his 32nd-floor window to the crowd of concertgoers he targeted below, according
Muhammad Yunus believes entrepreneurs will save the world. In his new book A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions, the Nobel Prize economist
Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.
As the president staged a rally attended largely by out-of-towners, Democratic-leaning denizens of Tennessee’s ‘Brooklyn’ pondered an urban-rural rift Men in stetsons, check shirts and jeans swing their
Weird & Wild No one knew how the king snake could take on snakes larger than itself—until now. In the eat-or-be-eaten world of the animal kingdom, predators usually target smaller, and thus easier, prey.
In the United States, there are now more televisions per home than human beings. And: Children between 8 and 18 watch an average of three hours of television per day • Close to one in three children lives
Her performance had HUGE significance. Everyone always jokes that Beyoncé is a goddess, but on the Grammys stage, Bey embraced that in a whole new way. The second she stepped on stage during this year's
Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds. They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck. psychological
Less than a full week into his presidency, Donald Trump took his very first foray into military counterterrorism operations in his new role as commander in chief, authorizing a risky US special operations
This week's winning letter Appetite for New Zealand “Well, good luck with that – I couldn’t eat half that stuff,” she shuddered, turning to serve the next customer. We’d only learnt about the Hokitika
Here we are In an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo this morning, VoteStand founder Gregg Phillips asserted that he knows for a fact that 3 million people voted illegally in the 2016 election, insisting
Horror that understands its antagonists isn’t just more sensitive, it’s scarier Spoilers ahead for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split. “The only idea more overused than serial killers is multiple personality.”
2016 was the year of the strong female lead, or so we thought. From Jyn Erso to Harley Quinn, 2016 promised us a steady string of blockbuster hits this year featuring dynamic female characters in leading
It seems like there's always something happening in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Even though the original books and movies have long since wrapped, we're always getting new content from the Harry