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Being generous may help you live longer

The act of giving and receiving increases well-being: the recipient benefits directly from the gift, and the giver benefits indirectly through emotional satisfaction. In a...

Are lethal autonomous weapons the future of warfare

An armed weapons system capable of making decisions sounds like it is straight out of a Terminator movie. But once lethal autonomous weapons are out...

Most Americans do not have enough assets to withstand 3 months without income

A new study from Oregon State University found that 77% of low- to moderate-income American households fall below the asset poverty threshold. This means that...

Will the United States have a new state?

If a state is admitted to the Union, the US flag would need to accommodate an extra star. You might have to revise your general...

Should you buy or sell a house during the pandemic

In an economy hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, impacts on the housing market aren't cut-and-dried. Demand for homes appeared to drop along with sales...

One-third of American families face troubles paying bills

One-third of American families have lost income since the beginning of shutdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. The income losses strike families from all economic...

Depression, anxiety and PTSD may not be mental diseases at all

In a new study, researchers found that some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD, might not be disorders at...

This study shows ‘Dr. Google’ is almost always wrong

Many people turn to 'Dr. Google' to self-diagnose their health symptoms and seek medical advice, But a new study found online symptom checkers are only...

Five common social media myths busted

Have you ever wondered how much legal bearing social media disclaimers, like ‘retweets don’t mean endorsement’ and ‘opinions expressed are solely my own’, carry? Or...

A survival guide for startups during the coronavirus pandemic

Until the COVID-19 pandemic is over, survival has to be the imperative focus for startups. In this brief survival guide, we provide several tips for...

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