VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
An emu was stolen this week from a wildlife park near Sydney, Australia. Could this be the perfect crime?
It’s a battle of the surveys, as one finds that Facebook and email are more irresistible than sex, while another asserts that sex offers far more happiness and pleasure than online pursuits.
When people begin to worry about their mortality, they might fight the blues by buying a fancy sports car, having an affair, or even getting a toupee. But, what is a great ape to do?
A study finds that beautiful women are more likely to be viewed as guilty in cases involving the murder of abusive partners.
Despite years of anti-smoking campaigns featuring everything from catchy slogans to graphic photos of diseased lungs, public health officials have been unable to dispel the notion that lighting up is something the cool kids do.
Using new headsets to operate video games and hands-free keyboards might leave you vulnerable to brain “hacking.”
When house flies get busy, they run the risk of becoming a bat’s dinner.
Have you ever wondered how your days stack up to those of the average American? Here’s your chance to find out. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has just released the American Time Use Survey, which looks at the amount of time per day people spend working, taking care of their kids, and letting off steam.
“Where’s the beef?” you ask. The answer seems to be both on a man’s plate and in his sense of self. A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research found that consumers link eating meat with their concept of masculinity.
Harvard scientists have determined that people really, really like talking about themselves. While that may not be breaking news, the reasons why might surprise you.
In news certain to raise the insecurities of men everywhere, scientists have determined that size does, in fact, matter to females–at least among gorillas.
As strange as it sounds, there may be nothing so good as a sad movie to lift your spirits.
Spend enough time with children and you’re sure to hear them blurt out a tearful, “That’s not fair!” And, as it turns out, children develop a sense of fairness even before they can speak in complete sentences.
Do cellphones make people selfish? If you’ve ever had to shush a garrulous iPhone user in the seat next to you at the movie theater, the answer may seem obvious. And now, a new study confirms our phone fears.