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Nov 10, 2015 11:19 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Humor can arise when something violates our ideas of identity and normalcy, while simultaneously seeming safe and playful.
Nov 4, 2015 06:10 AM ET
A new list of the top 10 education systems in the world has the U.S. nowhere on it and East Asian countries dominating the list. Which nations top the charts?
Nov 3, 2015 11:51 AM ET
Things we do every day -- like driving to work or making coffee -- are handled by the brain in a kind of "blah blah blah" mode that's distinct from when our grey matter knows it needs to flip the switch to "On."
Nov 3, 2015 10:29 AM ET
Singapore is known for its clean streets, low crime rate, and booming businesses. What else makes up the daily life of Singaporeans?
Nov 2, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Americans are so obsessed with bacon that it’s the most popular item added to our meals.
Oct 21, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
Sep 22, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At this very minute, you are emitting a personal microbial cloud that is uniquely yours and can exist in a room even after you leave.
Sep 1, 2015 04:25 AM ET
About 64 million people call the U.K. home. Still battling economic difficulties in recent years, how are citizens faring, and will things get better anytime soon?
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