Western Carolina University is preserving the Cherokee language, which will help preserve the culture. Learn why this decision matters so much to the Cherokee people.
Are you nervous when you have to speak in front of your class? Check out some tips on how to conquer this common fear.
Lightning flashes about four million times a day around the world, causing power outages and starting fires. Read about this powerful, fearful natural phenomenon and how people deal with it.
Leatherback turtles, even as tiny hatchlings, can swim across miles of ocean and return to the beach where they hatched. Find out how these amazing animals navigate without GPS.
Atlantis isn’t the only myth about a long-lost kingdom beneath the ocean. Read what other lost city myths are told around the world.
Your smile can predict how long you live. Would you believe it? Listen to one man give voice to his theory about smiling.
Does it seem as if there is never enough time to get all your work done? Everyone has the same number of hours a week, but these teens manage their time well. Read their strategies for fitting in time for work and play.
Birds use many tricks to get food. Is it a mark of intelligence? Read the article about this tricky African bird and decide.
No one likes to fail, but fear of failure can be overcome. Read why people might fear failure and what they can do to conquer it.
Parents do not understand the risks teens take. Scientists say that because the brain is changing and maturing into adulthood, teen brains cause adolescents to behave differently.
Water is necessary to sustain life on Earth. How are we dealing with obtaining clean, drinkable water to quench our thirst?
Honeybees communicate where a nectar source is by dancing. Learn how they tell the bee colony.
Sleep researchers found that when you try to sleep in a new place, half of your brain stays alert to danger. Find out why poor sleep in strange surroundings is due to fear.
All writers suffer “writer’s block” at some time. Two psychologists have developed an intervention to get writers back to telling their tales.
Art is the medium that Christo Javacheff uses to make his voice heard. It took 46 years for his floating piers to be realized on a lake in Italy, but Christo was determined. Read his story.
Selling hangers and buying a house for a $250 down-payment were two important decisions for the Property Brothers. They offer suggestions about how to make other decisions in your life.
Mathematician, engineer, physicist, and inventor Ayrton received recognition for her first invention at a British exhibition, and many more inventions followed. Read about her work on ripples and the electric arc and her award for making her ideas heard.
Usually books inspire plays and movies. However, the smash Broadway musical Hamilton, based on the life of Alexander Hamilton, inspired a book that details the play’s social and cultural significance.
Droughts can be disastrous, but scientists have new technology to help them predict wet weather patterns and their effects around the world.
Scientific studies are proving that horses have better memories and more intelligence than previously thought.