Journalist and author Alex Wagner talks about her memoir, Futureface, which examines multiple identities and inconsistencies in family stories in order to find out where she belongs.
Read about a woman who explores the world with Google Streetview, using the project as an artistic outlet and to raise awareness for agoraphobia.
Authors David Sturt and Tood Nurstrum discuss the contagious nature of positive behaviors and emotions, inlcuding how being appeciated by someone makes us want to show our appreciation for others.
Click this link to learn about a recent study that suggests connecting with others can make people happier.
A surprising quirk found across many languages makes it a little bit harder to express yourself.
You probably have good reasons for some of the things that scare you, but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying life.
Ken Nedimyer farms coral that is then replanted into reefs in an attempt to save dying aquatic ecosystems.
Heroes can’t be described using an exact science, but many heroes share personality traits outlined in the article.
Food waste is a global problem that plagues producers and consumers. Read about the causes and harmful effects.
Tom Kiefer, a former Border Patrol janitor, collected items confiscated from people trying to cross the Mexico-United States border. Look through the photos in the article to see the personal belongings of those who embarked on this dangerous journey.
Only when we listen to a racial perspective different than ours can we deepen our understanding of others’ experiences. Watch as Native Americans share their views and struggles pertaining to their race.
Despite increased training and safety measures, serious injuries for US meat plant workers is not a thing of the past. This article details the dangers workers face while on the job.
Your brain can trick you into hearing things that aren’t there in a phenomenon called “aural illusions.” Watch the video to test your brain and ears.
Are humans the only intelligent lifeforms in the universe or have aliens remained undiscovered due to limited data sets? This article presents both sides of a question that many find impossible to answer: Are we alone?
Psychologist Kathy Cramer offers advice on how to have a conversation with someone who has a differing viewpoint.
Psychologist Adam Mastroianni and biologist Dakota McCoy argue that environmental factors, not innate interests, dissuade women from pursuing science and math.
This video gives an overview of the impact human rights activist and environmentalist Wangari Maathai had in Kenya.
Journalists in war zones have one of the most dangerous—and compelling—of jobs. Learn about a pioneering woman who worked as a war correspondent from the dawn of World War II.
Follow the journey of Garret McNamara as he attempts to surf the dangerously large waves of Portugal.
A recent study from Cornell University shows that employers value the qualities instilled in competitive sports.