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The National Security Agency hopes that its GenCyber camps inspire young people to pursue work in cybersecurity, a field in which three hundred thousand jobs remain unfilled in the U.S. alone.
Many retirees struggle with loneliness and boredom, but these senior gamers have found community, activity and quite a bit of fun.
A brief history of the pseudoscience behind the myth of the "average."
Unlimited information may seem beneficial, but it requires a sense of focus and judgement that many young people simply don’t have.
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Though among the most indispensable guitarists of all time, Maybelle Carter was a quiet revolutionary.
The world's greatest communicators don't use PowerPoint. Maybe you should follow their lead.
A cozy alliance between insurers and law enforcement has turned the justice system into the industry’s hired gun and left innocent customers facing prison.
It's the Swiss Army knife of modern travel.
For a time, it seemed that everyone — or at least everyone’s parents — had a weeping fig in their home, and for that reason, it is a plant that continues to elicit nostalgia.
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Sleep patterns often run in families, and researchers have been identifying genes that influence them.
8,000-plus characters, 29 Conan O’Brien dolls alone: inside the Funko Pop Vinyl phenomenon.
It was the rare moment in our culture where everyone had the same reaction: Did that actually just happen?
Can't figure out what drives his behavior? Here's how to make sense of it all.
She may have been released by her captors, but she could never escape captivity.
Insight into what seven religions might think if we made contact with extraterrestrial life, and what they might do.
"When should parents stop paying for their kids’ dinners and vacations?"
It will be years until NASA is ready for a journey to the red planet, but if Earth continues to suffer from climate change, Mars could come to us.
The value of genderless pronouns is not in mere political correctness. They can give people new, more inclusive ways of seeing the world.
The show has entered its final season, and the convention's organizers decided it was time for a last hurrah.
What will determine who succeeds in a world where the coaching phenom is football’s most precious commodity?
Last year, Maine crossed a crucial aging milestone: A fifth of its population is older than 65.
Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist.
It’s time to give up on chasing perfection and embrace our uniquely individual quirks and imperfections.
What if striving to be great is what's holding you back. “Good is the enemy of great” is one of the most popular self-improvement expressions there is. It’s the first sentence of an international bestselling business book, the title of another self-help book, and a mantra that NFL superstar J.
Epictetus — a proponent of the wonderful practice of self-scrutiny applied with kindness — proceeds to offer a meditation on loosening the grip of grief.