Online shopping can be a convenience. Yet the ease of buying online might also contribute to hoarding disorder and overspending. Review the research in this article to find out more.
Read about how smart phones and social media impact the social lives of teens.
Have you ever stopped to think that the robot uprising could potentially be more terrifying than certain death? Read this op-ed to learn more about this writer’s thoughts about the future.
Explore the Mars Dune Alpha and consider whether you would ever live on another planet.
Can computers allow people to telepathically communicate? Read this short article and view the accompanying video to learn more about research into computer-assisted human telepathic communication.
With the advent of more “personalized” ad experiences and the increasing value of personal data, companies have dirty tricks up their sleeves to manipulate users.
With the right incentive, pigs can be taught to play simple video games. Will this experiment pave the way for swine-filled gaming lobbies in your next online multiplayer experience?
It’s never too soon to start thinking about potential careers. Here are some growing fields you might consider.
Fly along NASA satellites, go backwards and forwards in time, and so much more using these climate change interactive features available from NASA.
Read about the work of Civil War photographers, who mostly shot post-battle scenes and camp life, because the laborious process prohibited them from safely documenting the action of battle. Click the image at the top to view a slideshow of photos from the time.
Aside from providing a little extra pocket money, what are the benefits of a summer job? Forbes Magazine lists ten jobs that will provide an opportunity for gaining lifelong, transferable skills.
While “Shelley” won’t be winning any storytelling awards anytime soon with its quirky and at times nonsensical writing, the story-writing bot is a fun experiment.
E-waste, used and frequently discarded computers, tablets, smartphones and other electronics, is the fastest-growing municipal waste stream in the United States. Read this opinion piece about the causes and possible solutions to this mounting environmental threat.
How does frequent video conferencing affect the way we see ourselves?
Watch this short video about how the Panama Canal was not-so-easily created.
Could virtual reality lead to a more sustainable version of tourism and a safe way to “travel” during the pandemic? Read to learn more about the possibilities.
New gaming projects seek to help people build sympathy for others by allowing them to take on the role of someone else.
Read about three African women who are contributing to space exploration programs on their home continent: a space engineer, a physicist and explorer, and a space law adviser.
Feeling overwhelmed by all the information on the internet? That “foggy” sensation in your brain after hours of pointing, clicking, tapping, and swiping has a name. It’s called information overload. Read this article to learn more about it.
The success of the Perseverence mission to Mars was the result of dedicated work.