If You Happen to Find Buried Treasure, Here's the Guy to Call
Donald Kagin holds the only doctorate degree in the study of the so-called hobby of kings.
19-Year-Old Teaching Your Laptop to Pick Up Your Feelings
Even though he's still a teenager, Catalin Voss is already a six-year veteran of the i-app industry, and now he's turning his attention to figuring out how computers might interact with humans more perceptively.
Step Right In: A Tour of an Amazon Fulfillment Center
With typically careful packaging, Amazon opens its doors to the public.
An Archaeologist Excavates a Tie-Dyed Modern Stereotype
What California’s senior state archaeologist discovered in the ruins of a hippie commune.
Unreal Estate: The Art of Scrubbing All Identity From a Home
In a slow market, anxious sellers may hire a home stager to draw attention to their property, ultimately adding to the surging cost of real estate.
The Decline of the Physical Exam in Modern Medicine
Doctors today are too uncomfortable with uncertainty.
The Wretched Table: How Dinner in America Became an Ordeal
Modern dinner is stressful by design.
The Myth of Supervision: Child Safety Isn't About You
Increased vigilance isn't necessarily the best way to prevent child-safety issues and injuries.
Friends With Benefits: Psychologists and Sociologists on Facebook
Psychologists, sociologists, and neuroscientists like Facebook—and Facebook likes them back.
Among the Disbelievers: An African Skeptic Does Vegas
A fellow at the James Randi Educational Foundation, Leo Igwe is running a high-voltage campaign against witchcraft beliefs in Africa. Can he convince us to join his crusade against evils half a world away?