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Researchers examine link between creativity and mental illness

The link between creativity and mental illness has been a fascinating topic for many researchers. A few well-known creative people who ended up losing their battles with mental illness through suicide include Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway,...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Challenge yourself to the Mensa Practice Test! Now through May 31, take the Mensa Practice Test for just $9 (50 percent off the regular price). Challenge your mind without challenging your budget, and discover if you are Mensa ready! Visit to access...

source: American Mensa

With over a million observations under its belt and 700,000 iconic pictures to its name, the Hubble is objectively one of the greatest science success stories of all time. Indeed, the very fact that this observatory is still fully operational a quarter century after it was...

source: Motherboard

Moths often have relatively large wings, which can pose a problem as they take off. The wings might...

source: The New York Times

Scientists say that 170-year old champagne found on a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea actually tasted pretty good. The French bubbly is believed to be the oldest wine ever tasted, and although it was super-sweet, it also exhibited aromas of leather, tobacco and...

source: Discovery News

It used to be the case that if you wanted to reach out and touch someone, you had to use your hands. But thanks to scientists in the U.K., you might some day be able to use technology — and no, we're not talking the telephone — to transmit the emotions you experience...

source: Popular Science

New analysis of world-famous 3.46 billion-year-old rocks by researchers from the University of Bristol, the University of Oxford and UWA (the University of Western Australia) is set to finally resolve a long running evolutionary controversy.

source: University of Bristol


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