When people see their bodies in 3D, they feel worse about themselves and more negative in general. That might not put shoppers in a buying mood even for clothes that fit better.
The Trump administration wants China to cut its trade deficit with the US by more than half. An economist explains why that's not going to happen.
Maps can be an invaluable tool in a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. A pilot project trained Syrian refugees at a Jordan camp to create their own.
Cutting the program formerly known as food stamps would hurt low-income Americans and the whole economy.
In this Speed Read, learn the difference between 3G, 4G and 5G, and why it matters.
It would be a heavy lift, but revising the Iran nuclear deal would have some significant upsides, according to scholars at the University of Maryland.
Glover and hip-hop are reaching their apex at the same time, giving Glover an avenue to enter the ranks of creative geniuses. But does his race matter?
Where you come down on the latest internet hullabaloo depends on how your brain fills in gaps in the sounds you hear.
Most people have all sorts of breadcrumbs of their identity scattered around the internet. A dedicated sleuth can piece them together and reveal private information in a very public way.
This Speed Read makes the case why you should be nice to spiders you encounter in your home and consider a live-and-let-live policy.
Many states are pondering making gambling on sports legal after the US Supreme Court overturned a federal ban. But is the industry really worth as much as some say it is?
Does the work of the international agency responsible for verifying whether Iran was in compliance with the deal matter to the US?
In this Speed Read, a political scientist from Ohio State University ponders an ideological shift in the May 8 gubernatorial primary.
Recent news reports suggest that the US is experiencing a loneliness epidemic. But the research is a bit more complicated.
Big business influences politicians in many ways. One little-recognized channel is the money companies and their foundations give the nonprofits politicians like.
Most people think of entrepreneurship as a young person's game. But the highest-growth firms in the US come from entrepreneurs who are 45 years old.
The unemployment rate is now at its lowest level in 17 years and is very close to a 50-year low. Does that mean we're at full employment?
Here's how to secure your home network, whether or not it has already been attacked by hackers.
Perhaps you've noticed something unusual in the bathroom after you consume this healthy spring vegetable. A Speed Read explains there's two parts to the stinky puzzle: production and perception.
'Take a silver cup – always a silver cup' and 'fill it with ice pulverized to the fineness of snow,' a Kentucky man explained in 1908.