Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time. The reason for this phenomenon is quite
Researchers have mapped the disorder for the first time. Bipolar disorder affects about 60 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. And despite decades of study, scientists
Growing up, I was a socially awkward kid. Cool people seemed to occupy the opposite end of the social spectrum. Still, I was always trying to seem cool—whether was my stint as an aspiring break dancer
In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options. Her husband, Chris, had invested in a restaurant that was
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Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful. This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.
Canadian researchers liken Parkinson’s disease to an overheating motor Researchers have found that certain brain cells burn out in Parkinson’s disease sufferers. A team of scientists at the University
But what happens once we reach it? Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success. Scolardi, who
This story originally appeared on BBC Future I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge black chair with
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up our
In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists. Now a team of researchers