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Why 10 million Filipinos endure hardship abroad as overseas workers

This story appears in the December 2018 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.Recuerdo Morco was 22 when he first saw snow. Wrapped in four layers of...

Man walks over a dozen miles to first day of work,...

Cameron Edgeworth/WIAT-TVIt was supposed to be Walter Carr's first day of work with a moving company Sunday when his car broke down. But,...

Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action’ Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale...

For the first time, scientists have managed to show quantum entanglement - which Einstein famously described as "spooky action at a distance" - happening...

High Science

This story appeared in the June 2015 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.There's nothing new about cannabis, of course. It's been around humankind pretty much forever.In...

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should...

Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.While nighttime awakenings are distressing for most sufferers, there...

What motivates us at work? More than money

"When we think about how people work, the naïve intuition we have is that people are like rats in a maze," says behavioral economist...

Swearing Is Good For You-And Chimps Do It, Too

Swearing is usually regarded as simply lazy language or an abusive lapse in civility. But as Emma Byrne shows in her book, Swearing Is...

Physicists Say They’ve Created a Device That Generates ‘Negative Mass’

Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative mass.The device...

How working less could solve all our problems. Really.

Shorter workweeks could help reduce accidents, combat climate change, make the genders more equal, and more, contends historian and author Rutger Bregman.Had you asked...

Scotland Is Starting a Universal Basic Income Experiment in 2018

People living in the Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, and North Ayrshire may soon receive an unconditional monthly sum as part of a...