They say the key to exposing us to opposing views is to get them from people with whom we share other interests
December 11, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
So we've seen how a drone can deliver a package, but can one become a buddy with a camera?
December 04, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Move over Morlocks, humans are headed to your neighborhood
December 2013 | By Jerry Adler
Do following rituals before a meal make the food taste better? What about the ambience of the room in which you're eating it?
November 27, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Inspired by silly string, British designer Manel Torres' spay-on clothing is re-wearable and recyclable
November 26, 2013 | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Urban planners sure hope so, particularly in places like Detroit where a company plans to start filling abandoned lots with small forests
November 26, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
A Toronto-based fashion house teamed up with a military contractor to make a protective fabric from carbon nanotubes
November 15, 2013 | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Inventors of software called EngageSense say you can tell if kids are engaged in class by analyzing their eye movements
November 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Jay Savsani describes his early success with MealSharing.com, a website that connects tourists with locals offering a free meal
October 22, 2013 | By Erica R. Hendry
Make the first offer. Don't use "I" too much. And maybe it's not a good idea to look your counterpart straight in the eye
October 15, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
With a big boost from supercomputers, hospitals are shifting more of their focus to identifying people who need their help staying healthy
October 11, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Some think wearable tech is just the thing to help us break bad habits, others that it will let us invade privacy like never before
October 04, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen has a global menu, with dishes from countries that have diplomatic problems with the U.S.
October 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
The infant brain is even more impressionable than previously thought
October 2013 | By Amy Crawford
As a former trainer reveals, the U.S. government deployed nonhuman operatives—ravens, pigeons, even cats—to spy on cold war adversaries
October 2013 | By Tom Vanderbilt
Science journalist Elizabeth Svoboda’s new book examines the roots and reasons of heroism, from evolution and biology to meditation and volunteering
October 01, 2013 | By Matt Kettmann
Recent research suggests that working in a sloppy setting may actually help inspire creative thinking
September 25, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Across 45 states and the District of Columbia, teachers are working off the same set of standards. What makes that so controversial?
September 05, 2013 | By Stephen Sawchuk
Relying on data collected through smartphones, Gigwalk says it knows more about its workers than any company ever has.
August 27, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
For starters, laptops in classrooms are a big distraction, singing phrases can help you learn a language and multitasking isn't good for your grades.
August 20, 2013 | By Randy Rieland