Despite Kagan's casual performance, Americans still value smarts
A medieval sport makes a comeback
Technology is being deployed to prevent cheating in higher education, a practice dating back over a hundred years
Spectral imaging shows that Thomas Jefferson first wrote "subjects" on the Declaration of Independence before changing it to "citizens"
If it's possible that engineering projects and government agencies work on decades-long success-failure cycles, then why not managers, too?
As print media suffers, the photographs that have chronicled important social phenomena are also disappearing
Norway could be the solution to our oil problems
Reforming government agencies may only bring temporary change
Do oil rig catastrophes work on a roughly 30-year cycle?
Experts give contradictory forecasts on how far technology will progress
Reflections on two of the deepest academic thinkers in mathematics
More students are opting out of liberal arts and choosing practical majors such as accounting. But who says accounting can't be taught as a humanistic subject?
Inventors have everything to gain from being candid about obstacles
How the Xerox 914 gave rise to the Information age
The ship, the director of the blockbuster movie, and the National Science Foundation could offer insight on containing the oil spill
If Warren Buffett held a significant share in Moody's rating agency, why did he say he doesn't believe much in ratings?
People are buying old, worn-out volumes to decorate their homes. What does this mean for the future of the printed word?
Adversity earlier in life may influence Supreme Court Justices' future decisions
Birds prefer conventional food, rats prefer organic, but for humans the choice is about more than preference
Children do better when they're surrounded by books -- but what it they're e-books?