In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it.
Digital messages mimic the speed of real conversation, but often what people like best is the ability to put them off.
How filler words and tiny pauses keep conversations from going off the rails
Reexperiencing Election Day 2016 through the social network’s “memories” feature can be painful for those who lost.
Why coming back to a familiar environment triggers a sudden urge to go to the bathroom
The author of the classic humor piece on his “spewing” of joy for autumn
Humans’ ability to predict the future is all thanks to our ability to remember the past.
Studies say that bragging about your superiority makes people like you less—so what does Donald Trump hope to gain?
The 10-year-old show predicted the codependent, toxic relationships people would one day have with their phones.
Many people affected by gun violence find solace in the friendship of others who’ve been in their shoes.
Two new books explore America’s changing romantic landscape.
It’s hard to organize a busy life so that it has enough room for deep friendships, but there are a few strategies that may help.
Long-term damage from Hurricane Harvey could create more breeding grounds for the insects.
What it’s like to share a name with an infamous historical figure
Spreading fear and worry about issues you care about on social media can lead to burnout rather than action.
How a bird that stood in traffic captivated, united—and divided a town
My quest to identify where amoxicillin’s taste came from—and why it inspires such nostalgia
An ethics group stresses the importance of including the disease’s most vulnerable population in clinical trials.
Trump advocated shutting infected Americans out of the country during the 2014 outbreak. But Tom Price praised Obama’s response and said the U.S. has a moral responsibility to care for its health volunteers abroad.
Tom Price questioned the ability of the agency to estimate the number of people who would lose health insurance under Congress’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace plan.