Tired of Annoying Ads When You're Listening to Music?
Inventors have been trying to find a way to silence ads since way before Spotify, Pandora and Grooveshark
Worrying About BMI and Bad Cholesterol Numbers? Me Too
An athlete and gourmand, mugged by reality
New Books on Climate Change: 'Overheated' and 'A New World'
Not everyone is a pessimist when it comes to predicting the impact of climate change. Too bad the optimists aren’t nearly as convincing.
Why Americans Don’t Save— and What We Can Do About It
Five studies on American's dwindling savings
Africa’s genital-stealing crime wave hits the countryside
Africa’s genital-stealing crime wave hits the countryside.
Hotelling's Law: Why Everything Starts to Look the Same
Why do Burger King and McDonald's start to sell the same salad? There's a name for that phenomenon.
How Much Does That Company Actually Give to Charity?
The trouble with shopping your way to good works
The Problem of Reproducibility in the Social Sciences
Do classic psychological studies published in high-profile journals hold up? The Reproducibility Project aims to find out.
Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World
Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.