As Men in Black taught us nearly 20 years ago, galaxies can come in all sizes. They can even disguise as tiny, wearable ornaments right under our noses. But it’s not just secret agents supervising extraterrestrial life forms who get to play God—you, too, can become the master of your own cosmic arena.
The United States has no database of police shootings. There is no standardized process by which officers log when they've discharged their weapons and why. There is no central infrastructure for handling that information and making it public. Researchers, confronted with the reality that there are over 17,000 law…
We're told from a young age to not talk to strangers. While that's great advice in many circumstances, it's not a perfect rule. Sometimes, talking with the occasional stranger can have surprising benefits to your well being. Let's take a look at some of them.
And I'm not talking about paper versus digital. I'm talking about curling up with a good book, for hours. Sitting in a hammock, or in a chair by the fire, just totally pulled into a book. Is the long, totally focused book-reading session a thing of the past — and does this mean we're getting less immersed in our…
Harnaam Kaur is a 23-year-old teaching assistant from the U.K. And it so happens that she proudly sports a beard. "It's the way that God made me, and I'm happy with it," according to Harnaam. In the words of Beyonce: ***Flawless.
Don't believe everything you read. Or hear time and again, even from really smart people. That goes double for some of the business "truths" we've all heard many times. If you're thinking of starting your own business, take a step back and consider what advice you should ignore.
It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the world's religions. Here are some of the most important, universally applicable teachings from sacred texts everyone would benefit from learning.