"I just felt shattered. I had a job, a wife, and two beautiful children, and yet I felt that I would never experience joy again.” Last November, on the Monday before Thanksgiving, David* was sitting in
Culture Matters Stan Lee, the godfather of Marvel Comics whose cast of characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and the X-Men were beloved by millions of readers for decades before becoming a multibillion-dollar
The first time Tim Brown saw the Hat Man, he was 14 years old and curled up in his bed in Nashville, Tennessee. He was dozing, with the only light in the room coming from the flicker of late-night television.
Since the dawn of man, we’ve been searching for ways to escape our mortality. The long-sought “fountain of youth” may not lie in divine water or a miracle pill, but rather, in something as simple as the
From indie thrillers to horror sequels, the year has a lot of frights in store for scary movie fans. Who doesn't love a good scare? Luckily for you, the year has delivered plenty of them—and not just real
They live thousands of feet below the Earth’s surface. They eat hydrogen and exhale methane. And they may shape our world more profoundly than we can imagine. Alexis Templeton remembers January 12, 2014,
A volatile week across global stock markets has escalated into a frenzied sell-off, with European stock markets plunging to their lowest level in 20 months on Thursday. In the UK the FTSE 100 fell to six-month
We tend to overlook the interesting as a valuable feature of our experiences. Most of us know and value pleasant experiences. We savor the taste of a freshly picked strawberry. We laugh more than an event
The past 10 years have seen a wave of innovative big data software designed to analyze, manipulate, and visualize data. Yet for the regular knowledge worker, Microsoft Excel, 30 years on, remains the product
Best Products - Danielle St. Pierre Food & Drink Editor Danielle is the food & drink editor for BestProducts.com, where she's been voraciously eating and drinking her way through the best oyster bars and pinot noir wines, and putting her knowledge as a cocktail consultant and connoisseur to use; Her work can also be spotted on Thrillist and Delish.
Science & Innovation Evidence is mounting that a world the size of Neptune could be orbiting a giant planet far, far away. About 8,000 light-years away, a giant planet circles an aging star, marching around
She walked downstairs and there he was, staring at her. He stepped toward her, examined her face: concealer, mascara, rouge. “Take it off,” Bradley Cooper told Lady Gaga. She noticed something in his It
A Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.
A science-fiction look at the next two decades of food developments, from robot farmers to 3D-printed meals to government monitoring of your daily calorie intake. It’s the year 2038. The word “flavor”
The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t. In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer