Older and Wiser is a book by Dag Sebastian Ahlander aimed at baby boomers who are planning their retirement. Find out how this lighthearted and entertaining read can help us boomers "create an inner peace and make us wiser."
Consumer choices are supposed to be based on rational self-interest. Find out how a new study explains why we often make sub-optimal decsions that barely meet our needs.
Belief in evolution makes us more tolerant of those who seem different from ourselves. Find out how a new study confirms this and encourages teaching evolution in the classroom.
The Langmansoren Woman lived 4,000 years ago in Northeastern Sweden. Find out how an archeological artist has reconstructed her face and forged a human connection with her remains.
Co-worker support is something we all appreciate at work. Discover how a new study reveals that it also boosts our creativity by improving our home life.
Grizzly bears and humans have very similar needs in terms of diet and habitat. Find out about a fascinating study’s connection between bear DNA and human language groups in British Columbia. (4:00 min read)
The “copper culture” lived near the Great Lakes and was among the world’s first peoples to forge metals. Discover why their culture moved on and how its discovery debunks racial stereotypes. (5:00 min read)
The Canon is a playful book aimed at teaching adults basic science. Discover why the author felt readers needed this book and how it makes science fun again. (4:30 min read)
The bow and arrow is an ancient technology, and it takes great skill to make a bow. Discover what researchers discovered from interviews with expert bow makers from the hunter-gatherer Hadza people. (5:30 min read)
'The Sacred and the Profane' is a classic book on the history of religion. Discover how it reveals the Universe, Nature and Humanity as our connections to the sacred. (5:00 min read)