The early 20th century department store was more than a retailing machine. It was almost a house of worship.
The web has changed the way people find out about the waves, for good and for ill.
Whether you admire or detest him, it's important not to underestimate his intelligence or to discount his ability to connect as a lecturer.
Not a man was lost during the expedition's nearly two-year ordeal at sea. Inspiring, sure, but not particularly relevant to today's leaders.
Researchers are being asked not to publish how they made bird flu easier to transmit, but the fact it can be done may spark deviant ingenuity.
If you think cellphone usage is dangerous, that's just one electronic risk among many
There's now a staggering amount of relevant information young academics need to consume before embarking on significant careers
Excessive fire suppression can lead to a buildup of combustible materials on the forest floor, giving rise to unusually intense fires
Critics of the candidate's academic work are conjecturing in vain: a 40-year-old dissertation has little relevance in today's race
Keeping a vehicle warm in the winter may not be as good of an idea as it sounds
A sense of cultural superiority has fallen in recent years, but such statistics should be taken with a grain of salt
Monochromatic images are still a viable medium for recording present-day events
The trouble with considering policy for drugs like Adderall and other performance-enhancers is that people use them for different purposes
Yes, certain aspects of musical genius are intrinsic, but without a nurturing environment, a potential virtuoso cannot rise to the top
Many professionals have expressed concern over the significant developmental harm that electronic screen devices can cause kids
False positives have been a ubiquitous technological challenge at least since warnings were first automated in the early electric age
Most countries have always had multiple sets of values, and which take dominance depend on complex interactions of economic, political, and social interests
Take the example of Chinese politburo officials who use $2,000 air purifiers while the rest of their countrymen breathe polluted air
Retractions of research papers have soared in recent years, which demonstrates how unethical scientists, like financial criminals, cut corners to tell people what they want to hear
The National Assessment of Educational Progress reports that reading scores in the nations' schools are not improving