Looking into Mona Lisa’s eyes

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched? By a certain Leonardo da Vinci painting, perhaps? Scientists call it the Mona Lisa effect: the...

Herndon Monument Climb: The history of U.S. Naval Academy freshmen scaling...

Several hundred young warriors stormed a 21-foot-high obelisk at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Monday, slipping and sliding as they formed a human pyramid around a...

What’s better? A vertical forest or a concrete jungle

The Vertical Forest buildings of the architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri make the most of the often overlooked and profound contributions of a...

The tuxedo etiquette: what to do and what to avoid

Whether it’s a graduation, baptism or wedding, the word “occasion wear” becomes a more significant option. The classic attires, also in the dark and...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Isn’t What You Think it Is

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the world’s largest collection of floating trash—and the most famous. It lies between Hawaii and California and is often described...

Why It’s Important to Think About Your Career in High School

CONSIDERING HOW competitive the job market has become, it’s never too early to start to think about your career. “What are you going to do when...

The Science Behind Composting

That banana peel in the waste bin will eventually, naturally decompose, as will all organic waste, thanks to helpful microorganisms in the environment that...

At 25, UniverSoul Circus is still bringing ‘diversity, interaction and energy...

Why use three rings when one ring has been doing the trick for 25 years? That is the case for UniverSoul Circus, the enterprise...

Golden Globe Winners 2019: The Complete List

The 76th Golden Globe Awards took place Sunday night. The full list of film and television nominees follows with winners indicated in bold with an asterisk. Movies Best...

Kansas teen will get high school and Harvard diplomas in same...

A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he'll travel to Harvard to collect his...

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