Pumpkins hold no special status for Americans unless it’s fall. Where did the obsession with pumpkin flavors come from?
What happens when our sense of responsibility breaks down?
Everyone is supposedly a little Irish on St. Patrick's Day but there is more truth to this saying than most recognize. It's not merely a loophole allowing for the uninhibited consumption of Guinness...
Not a trick: We’ve been hooked on chocolate treats for a long time.
The always-on media cycle means political news is at our fingertips. What does this mean for employers?
We're largely overestimating how much our feelings are on display to others
First Peoples populated America long before Europeans arrived to stake their claim. We have largely forgotten this legacy. A mapping tool is looking to change that
Peaceful and warring—where does the truth lie about the Indigenous people of the Caribbean?
Since Theodore Roosevelt all but four presidents—Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush—have used the Antiquities Act to enlarge or dedicate new national monuments...
Adding a chapter in the story of what makes us human
Instagram is a social mirror for more than just selfies
A silica flake from Blombos Cave contains the oldest example of prehistoric abstract art, and it looks like one of the most used symbols online
The history of modern humans is deeply embedded with the history of other hominid groups. Our understanding of these connections is only just beginning to unfold
“The data reveals an important point: There is no singular industry or job where unauthorized immigrant workers are a majority. They are outnumbered by native-born workers when you consider the totality of the data”...
This is a snapshot of who we are right at this moment
New evidence from Jordan is challenging what we thought we knew about hunter–gatherer diets
No one likes a bare desk, least of all the people who have to sit there
Our ancestors may have been on the move out of Africa 300,000 years earlier than we originally thought
It turns out there is truth in the idea that when you're hungry, you just aren't yourself
Cooperation may be central to our social evolution, but U.S. cultural emphasis on the individual and her successes creates a contradiction