This article provides examples of past, present, and future technology inspired by nature.
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine found that access to smart phones distract people from negative situations and also serve as social support.
Professional cimber Emily Harrington talks about the trip that taught her that it is okay to fail.
Science reporter Cathleen O’Grady explains the gender-equality paradox and and why drawing any conclusions from the research on it is tricky.
Read about the death-defying spectacles performed by thrill seekers in and around the popular national park throughout history.
Author Michael Finkel explains what drew him to the man he wrote about in his book The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.
More than two years after a peace accord was signed in Colombia, the country continues to dispute its provisions.
Juliane Koepcke recounts surviving a plane crash and eleven days alone in the Peruvian jungle decades earlier.
A 2018 law requires that companies in Australia disclose how they prevent modern-day slavery, but some citizens question its effectiveness.
Princess Mako of Japan and her fiance endure pressure from her royal family, but defy expectations.
Girl Scouts earning cybersecurity badges are not only preparing to combat modern threats, they may help decrease the inequality in STEM fields.
Weaving in examples throughout history, columnist Nathan Heller argues that even when marches and protests are ineffective, they are still important.
In the 1870s, the creation of deparatment stores gave women a socially acceptably way to leave the home, both as shoppers and as part of the workforce.
Retired astronaut Scott Parazynski reflects on his life’s adventures.
Growing up in a dangerous region of Pakistan, Maria Toorpakai found a way to pursue her goals.
In this video and article, nine-year-old kids on four continents share their thoughts about their lives and the broader world, including what expectations they feel because of their gender.
This article examines some of the traits that allow people to act heroically or prevent them from doing so.
Former world debate champion and business strategist Julia Dhar argues that debating ideas instead of identities is the key to productive conversations.
A researcher at UCLA found that brain scans taken while study participants watched a variety of video clips could accurately predict which of the subjects were friends.
Philosophy professor Firmin DeBrabander contemplates how couples display their relationships on social media.