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A Machine That Trains Your Brain to Pay Attention

A new brain-scanning technique could change the way scientists think about human focus. ratch/ShutterstockHuman attention isn't stable, ever, and it costs us: lives...

Visiting Day: The Unrelenting Stress of Family Prison Visits

Three times a month, Daisy Gomez and her young daughter drive three hours to visit her husband, Max, who is serving a 15-year prison...

‘The Powerpuff Girls’ Redefined What Little Girls Are Made Of

The hit Cartoon Network show, which is set for a reboot in 2016, appealed to kids and adults with its three subtly subversive, (super)empowered...

The Microbes That Supercharge Termite Guts

The 19th-century American scientist Joseph Leidy has been described as the " last man who knew everything." An extraordinary polymath, Leidy was a scholar...

The Plume of Gold Ejected by a Cosmic Collision

Neutron stars are the collapsed cores of dead stars, the sole survivors of supernovae. They are the densest known objects in the universe; one...

Trump’s Unforced Error

A series of damaging stories about the president's methods of consoling grieving Gold Star families represent the president's latest entirely self-inflicted wound. Joshua...

If the World Is Falling Apart, Why Does the Stock Market...

Finally, the market has clearly learned to shrug off Trump's Twitter feed. Perhaps the principle of inflation applies here, and an oversupply of presidential...

40 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1977

Four decades ago Jimmy Carter was sworn in as the 39th president of the United States, the original Star Wars movie was released in...

The Barren Future of The Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein's film studio is already disintegrating, as the public image the disgraced producer crafted for himself crumbles. Jordan Strauss / Invision /...

Thelonious Monk’s Quiet, Slow Conquest of the World

For decades a respected but somewhat eccentric figure even within the jazz scene, the pianist and composer is at the peak of his influence...