You may have been taught not to judge a book by its cover, but it turns out you already do a lot of judging based on a person's face.
Differing political views may cost you a friend – at least on Facebook. A fascinating new Pew Research Center study reveals how conservatives and liberals interact with their friends who post about politics on Facebook.
Move over, Elsa and Frozen, there's a new princess on the block. On Monday, Disney announced their next animated film: Moana.
It's one of our country's founding myths: Everyone is born equal. But a new study from the Brookings Institution suggests that our celebrated equality is wiped out by the time we begin to walk and talk.
Bill Cosby is best remembered for The Cosby Show, Fat Albert and Jell-O pudding pops — not sexual assault.
We've seen plenty of reports about the war on drugs stateside, but it turns out the U.S. was waging a similar war abroad, and the results haven't been any better.
One of the country's top regulators has harsh words for Wall Street: Get your act together or face the possibility of downsizing. William C.
The news: "Portal 2 kicks Lumosity's ass." That's what Val Shute, a researcher at Florida State University, told Popular Science about the results of her study comparing the cognitive benefits of the popular game published by Valve in 2011 and the highly touted brain-training software.
28%. That's how many people admitted to malicious online activity against someone they don't know — in other words, trolling — when surveyed in a YouGov poll published Monday.
The news: It's bad enough costume companies limit women's Halloween options to sexualized caricatures.
"He is the man every woman wants to hug!" Amal Alamuddin once said of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who passed away Monday at the age of 82.
The news: In October 2010, WikiLeaks released a treasure trove of 391,832 classified military documents on the Iraq War.
One group of voters that Republicans have always relied on is disappearing, and it has major consequences for how the party will look in the future.
Everything you know about classic rock music history may be a lie, according to one federal lawsuit. Years ago, a relatively unknown '70s band called Spirit accused Led Zeppelin of stealing the famous opening riff to "Stairway to Heaven" from Spirit's song "Taurus." The claim was mostly overlooked at the time, but now descendants of Spirit's founders have taken the accusation to a Pennsylvania court, where the surviving members of Led Zeppelin are being tried for the "falsification of rock history." Source: YouTubeLegend has it that Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page divined the riffs for "Stairway for Heaven" while holed up in a remote cottage in Wales, sitting by a fire beside singer Robert Plant.
The news: Drinking soda makes you age faster, according to science. Research indicates daily consumption of a 20-ounce soda (though the study didn't say over how long a time period) correlated to nearly five years of increased aging.
The news: Pope Francis has doubled down on his progressive stance toward including gays in the Roman Catholic Church after conservative bishops stymied his efforts.
The news: President Obama has a bit of a history of "evolving" his positions on controversial topics like gay marriage, but it seems he may have just reached his final form.
The news: After 42 days without a newly reported case, Nigeria is officially Ebola free, the World Health Organization announced Monday, less than a week after Senegal also surpassed twice the disease's maximum incubation period.
The news: Despite the furor over the Washington Redskins and Columbus Day, the most serious discrimination against Native Americans doesn't take place at a football game or during a poorly-named day off from work.
Partisanship drives voter turnout in elections, leading to a more divided government that makes it harder than ever to find common ground.