11 Affordable Mother’s Day Gifts That All Cost Less Than $100

An important lesson in mom-speak: “Don’t spend a lot of money on me this Mother’s Day” doesn’t mean break out the stale rigatoni and sparkle paint to make a...

Manhattan Almost Had a Highway Running Across It. Here’s What It Would Have Looked...

In the new documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, opening this Friday on theaters in New York and available on demand, filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor)...

These GIFs Bring Massive Tornados to Life

Mike HollingsheadTilden, Nebraska on July 17, 2015.The first storm Mike Hollingshead chased almost killed him. On May 16, 1999, Hollingshead set out to fulfill a fascination with storms he...

Facebook Must Stop Live-Streaming Murder From Becoming the New Normal

Steve Stephens made a chilling video titled “Easter day slaughter”, in which he filmed himself lethally shooting an apparently random victim, Robert Godwin, Sr., who was 74 years old....

Knowing You’re Taking A Placebo Can Help

1. Even if you know you’re taking a placebo, it could help. By Robert Anthony Siegel in Smithsonian 2. Mentor people who aren’t like you. By Richard Farnell in the Harvard Business...

‘I’m Not Missing:’ Richard Simmons Breaks His Silence for the First Time in 3...

Richard Simmons is speaking out to fans for the first time since he stepped out of the spotlight three years ago, telling PEOPLE exclusively “I hope to see you...

How the Six-Hour Workday Could Save Money

1. Here’s how the six-hour workday can actually save money. By Rebecca Greenfield at Bloomberg 2. Could we use plant tissue to ‘build’ replacement human parts? By Anjuli R. K. Shere in...

The Galaxy S8 Is the Samsung Phone You’ve Been Waiting For

The good: Impressive design; Crisp screen; Clean software; Long battery lifeThe bad: Expensive; Facial recognition not always reliable; Fingerprint scanner can be hard to reach; Virtual assistant lacks voice...

High School Should Be More Like Preschool

1. High school should be more like preschool. By Sarah Garland in the Hechinger Report 2. The jobs lost to free trade aren’t coming back. But we can fix the rules...

The U.S. Contemplated a Nuclear Confrontation in North Korea in 1953. We Can Learn...

A few weeks after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that American “strategic patience” with North Korea is ending, a U.S. naval fleet is moving toward that country,...

Here’s What That Epic New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Poster May Mean for...

In addition to the first trailer for The Last Jedi, fans at Star Wars Celebration Friday were shown a brand new teaser poster for the upcoming Episode VIII. Featuring Rey...

Here’s What Every Scene in the New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Means

Disney on Friday released the long-anticipated trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters this December. The trailer doesn’t reveal much about the film’s plot — it’s just a...

College Students Should Take Classes After 11 A.M.

1. Want your college student to do well? Have them take classes after 11 a.m. By Natalie Savidge at the University of Nevada, Reno 2. Homelessness is solvable. These practices are...

Twenty Years After Ellen‘s ‘Puppy Episode,’ It Still Feels Ahead of Its Time

“The Puppy Episode,” the two-part Ellen episode in which Ellen DeGeneres’s character comes out of the closet, aired April 30, 1997—twenty years ago. And it feels startlingly ahead of...

An Astronaut’s Dazzling View From Above

It’s a very good thing for the world that Terry Virts did not smell ammonia on the morning of January 14, 2015. He did hear a warning Klaxon go...