WASHINGTON -- The Kentucky court system is reconsidering how its drug courts treat defendants thanks to a new federal policy that is pushing them to offer medications to opiate addicts. The state currently
Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from Siddhartha to On The Road, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters. But the process comes full
We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy. People start to hallucinate and go a bit
Oh hey, Aunt Gertrude, here's some sexed-up Dickens for you! First she helped us establish the commandments for a kick-ass book club, then she introduced us to her favorite classics and "issues" books.
Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole. Lewis Carroll was remarkably
Using a camera strapped to the creature, scientists reveal for the first time the intricacies of how the sea giant hunts. Submerged in murky seawater, a grey leatherback turtle homes in on its spineless
A South American getaway is just a click away Google likes taking their cameras to strange places, letting people explore viking ruins or walk under the aurora all from the comfort of their computers.
When journalist Chai Jing released her documentary on China’s air pollution, she probably could not have dreamed that her message would resonate so widely while boosting the share prices of so many “environmentally
Scientists may be one step closer to understanding whether life could have formed in the methane lakes of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. This life, if it exists, would look very different from life on There
International study of 15,000 penises is being used to reassure men concerned they are not within the ‘normal range’ The enduring question now has a scientific answer: 13.12 centimetres (5.16 inches) length