Science

Why Gay Men in Relationships Should Think About HIV

Gay men and other men who have sex with men are the only risk group in the U.S. to be experiencing an increase in HIV infections.

5 Reasons People Tend to Get Happier as They Grow Older

Getting through the 30s and early 40s is key. 

Women Commit a Shockingly High Percentage of Sex Crimes

Women  prisoners were three times as likely to be sexually victimized by women inmates than were men inmates by other male inmates.

Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich

What if Hitler was neither Christian nor an atheist but still religious in his worldview?

Journalist Cites Bogus Climate Stat in Speech on ‘Fake News’

Christiane Amanpour recently gave a speech condemning 'fake news' in our 'post-truth' culture. But did she fudge her own facts?

This Dude Just Kicked A** in Women’s Cycling

The win was described as "absolutely huge".

How the Desire for 'Moral Purity' Divides Us

The tendency to surround ourselves with people who share our moral purity concerns is contributing to social and political polarization.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media

Tinder is lust. Netflix is sloth ... and it all adds up to idolatry.

The Perils of a Life in Isolation

It’s clear that meaningful connection to other people is as essential to health as the air we breathe.

Why Men Love Tinder and Women Hate it

For men, it offers the normal experience of pursuing women but requires no effort or courage.

9 Eyebrow-Raising Numbers From Trump's Surprising Win

Shedding more light on Tuesday's biggest surprise.

Our Expectations Are Making Us Miserable

The more we live life in the force field of our expectations, the more disappointment, frustration, anxiety, and anger we experience.

Obamacare Failing Before Our Eyes

Premiums are soaring, but it's not just enrollees who are feeling the pain.

5 Signs You’re Dealing With a Total Narcissist

Narcissists are fully capable of pretending to be caring and compassionate, but they genuinely do not care about anyone more than themselves.

What if Your Grievances Are a Fantasy?

Can anyone be certain their grievances are on solid ground?

Don't Blame Lying on the Brain

Don't Blame Lying on the Brain

Lying is not a matter of physical law, but of moral injunction.

Why Our Culture is So Fascinated by Monsters

Fear is fashionable. Terror is trendy. Monsters are mainstream. Why?

Why Sasquatch and Other Crypto-Beasts Haunt our Minds

Bigfoot is a type of pseudo-scientific myth understood in the language of memory.

Why Lying is So Easy for Some People

A recent study shows how the human brain adapts to dishonesty.

Are These Strange Star Signals Evidence of Alien Intelligence?

A pair of astronomers seem to think so. 

10 Things Americans Fear More Than Anything Else

Fear of government topped the list. Can you guess what didn’t make the cut?

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking So Damn Much

Sometimes it's difficult to get out of your own head.

What Meditation Can Do For Your Brain

New research suggests it can thicken parts of your gray matter in some key areas.

Academic Research is in Danger of Becoming a Joke

Does a peer-reviewed paper on breast flashing during a hockey tournament for lesbians count as laudable scholarship?

6 Healthy Relationship Habits that are Often Mistaken as Unhealthy

John Gottman, a psychologist and relationship counselor, said these six things actually often are signs of a healthy relationship.

Neuroscientist: Some Vegetative Patients Can Communicate

"Sometimes, the lights inside are still on. We must help these patients trapped in the prisons of their own bodies." 

Blind Astrophysicist Discovers Way to Listen to Stars

Wanda Diaz Merced lost her ability to gaze at the stars, so she found a way to overcome her sensory gap.

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