Katie Doherty

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Top Day Hikes in America’s National Parks

The best day hikes have an element of quest, or mission, which is why so many of them climb to the top of a mountain or a landmark. Such is the case with many of the hikes presented below. But there’s no serious mountain trekking here—the point of each hike is the experience of getting there—and …

The Shocking Truth About Electric Animals

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>An elephantnose fish swims in the Congo River. Photograph by Reinhard Dirscherl, Alamy<p><b>Some animals are just plain shocking in that they’ve evolved the ability to detect naturally occurring electric fields, while others can produce their own electricity.</b><p>In a study published …

17 Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

In a world of tourist traps, letdowns, overrated destinations and just plain crowds, it's no wonder we've become victims of some major travel burnout.<p>It's time to freshen your bucket list with the planet's up-and-coming spots that are <i>more</i> than ahead of the tacky tourist curve. Visit these rising …

Should We Save the Wolves of Isle Royale?

As the predators dwindle, experts debate whether to intervene.<p>The call of the wild in northern Michigan's Isle Royale National Park may be losing one of its voices: that of the gray wolf.<p>In 2009, scientists documented about 24 wolves living on this remote, forested island in Lake Superior (map). …

Ultimate Guide to Homemade Ice Cream ( +50 Yummy Recipes!) | Hello Glow

Is there anything more essential to summer than homemade ice cream? There’s nothing like the cold, creamy taste on a hot day. I remember my dad …

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