Memory loss is not an inevitable part of ageing, say US scientists who are studying a unique group of adults in their 60s and 70s with minds as sharp as people in their 20s. These "super agers" performed
For people still struggling to make time for exercise, a new study offers a strong incentive: You’ll save $2,500 a year. The savings, a result of reduced medical costs, don’t require much effort to accrue
Restful shuteye at night can sometimes become elusive as we get older. Restful shuteye at night can sometimes become elusive as we get older. Not only does it become more challenging to fall asleep, it’s
While it makes sense that meditation would be linked to greater willpower, who’d have thought procrastination could also do the trick? One of the key parts of our culture at Buffer is a focus on self-improvement.
With Robert Stone in Key West, ca. 1995. Joy Williams couldn’t find her glasses before a lecture some years ago and used prescription sunglasses instead. During Williams’s walk to the podium, an audience
The main complaint about Narrative is not about condescension, exactly, but about its pricing policy. Not pricing for reading it – the website is free for all to peruse – but for submitting work: Narrative
The 2,300-year-old grave could shed light on an enigmatic civilization. An intact 2,300-year-old Etruscan tomb recently discovered in Italy may help shed light on an ancient civilization that flourished
This is the entire GOP plan: Credibility destroyed after Bush debacle, their only strategy is to scare us |
In fact, the only time that such an all-out-war strategy genuinely has worked in modern American history was World War II—in part because our enemies were ruled by the same kind of flawed hypermasculine
A new study suggests loneliness is a significant factor in our overall health and well-being. According to a recently published report in the Archives of Internal Medicine, loneliness after age 60 is to
“I am a composer,” Ned Rorem once said, “who also writes, not a writer who also composes.” His music—hundreds of ravishing art songs and instrumental scores, one of which won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize—has
"Life is nothing if not an interesting adventure." Dennis and Linda Anfuso met in art school, bonded over their interest in "The Wizard of Oz," fell in love and got married. But that's where the traditional
Reality is just part of our evolution: The wild new theory that tests our understanding of the physical world
A University of California cognitive scientist believes we learned to see things as they are as a means of survival November 5, 2015 5:45pm (UTC) This article was originally published by Scientific American.
Francis' message is expected to resonate both inside and outside of the Capitol. WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis delivered a speech to U.S. lawmakers on Thursday morning, calling on leaders to consider the