People attach violent stereotypes to images of black boys as young as 5 years old, new research finds. On a Sunday in November 2014, a Cleveland man dialed 911 to report that a young black boy—“probably
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea appeared to conduct a submarine-launched ballistic missile test on Saturday but it ended in failure with no indication that the missile successfully ejected from the vessel
Recently, I was watching television with my son when an ad came on for a cell phone company. The tagline for the ad said, “Get ready for Thanksgetting.” “Wow.” My 17-year-old looked at me in disbelief.
If you think choosing precisely the right words doesn't matter much, you're wrong. A single word can have amazing power to change human behavior, usually without our being aware of it. Which means those
By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes,
It sounds like something straight out of a “Hunger Games” novel: The rulers of a sprawling empire select beautiful children from throughout their vast territories and kill them in a ritualistic event reinforce
As journalists come under greater attack, the EU said the judiciary was being undermined but praised Ankara's handling of the refugee crisis As the EU negotiates with Turkey over its accession into the
UN chief speaks out after more than 250 die in extrajudicial killings Fears that Burundi could slide into a Rwandan-style civil conflict grew after the United Nations warned that it was "poorly positioned"
This is not the first time "The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams has granted a fan's final wish. In 2012, Abrams sent a rough cut of "Star Trek Into Darkness" to a devoted Trekkie who was terminally
These brilliant scientists each won $3 million for discovering a way to turn brain cells on or off using light
Two of the scientists honored at this year's awards were Ed Boyden of MIT and Karl Deisseroth of Stanford, who pioneered a technique for turning brain cells on or off using pulses of light. A total of
Harvard professor explains why it's totally OK for law schools to suck money out of unqualified students
Defenders say that, actually, J.D.s do quite a bit better for themselves on the job market than many of the most harrowing stories would suggest. So give Noah Feldman some points for creativity. In a Bloomberg
India has a serious child-marriage problem. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, one-third of the world’s child brides—or 240 million—are in this country. This ancient tradition not only deprives
Teachers and students can benefit from knowing the techniques of memory champions. It just takes imagination… If you wanted to pinpoint the most absurdly geeky event in the world calendar, it would be
The country is so committed to building design that late leader Kim Jong Il wrote 340 pages about it. Is it a movie set? Is it a model home? No, it's North Korea. When London-based architecture critic