In the early 20th century, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr engaged in a series of debates that would determine the future of physics. Yet virtually nobody outside the physics community took much notice.
But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do." In the book, Morin mentally
Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long
(CNN) — It's the world's most popular building material, and ever since the Romans built the pantheon from it some 2,000 years ago, we've been trying to find ways to make concrete more durable. No matter
In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains. Here are some simple actions that could help you become a
Imagine a hardcore video game fanatic, and the picture you summon probably won't resemble Roman Rivera. He grew up captivated by games from "Pokemon" to "Call of Duty," and evaded his mom's screen time
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others This feature was originally published in the February 2015 issue of Popular Science.
A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.
It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve
There is a shortage of rigorous research into teaching methods, and results are poorly disseminated among teachers Are you left-brained or right-brained? Are you more creative or rational? You can find
For the first time ever, in 2013 smartphones outsold feature phones, and the dean of Silicon Valley tech investing, Marc Andreessen, says that within three years you simply won’t be able to buy a non-smartphone.
Takao Hensch, professor of molecular and cellular biology at Harvard University, believes that absolute pitch — the ability to identify or sing a specific note without any reference points — is a learned