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A young school boy takes notes during class at Saint Mary's High School in Lahore, Pakistan on February 28, 2014.

Carbon dioxide in homes, offices, and classrooms could cut our capacity for complex, strategic thinking by 50% within 80 years, scientists warn

Even basic cognitive performance could drop by 25% with higher levels of carbon dioxide. A growing body of research shows how CO2 affects the brain.
Odell Beckham Jr.

18 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to women

We rounded up scientific research on the best — and easiest — ways for men to seem more appealing to women.

After Alibaba, Jack Ma’s next project could be creating schools that teach children how to ‘be human’

He suggested the education system be changed to teach children how to "be a human" in the AI era.

The US shared intelligence with Turkey that may have helped it target the Kurds in Syria

The US provided Turkey with intelligence that may have helped it target Kurdish forces that played a vital role in the US-led fight against ISIS.
President Donald Trump.

The media is being slammed for disclosing personal details about a former CIA asset who had to be extracted from Russia in 2017

Trump has been known to play it fast and loose with intelligence, but in this case, it looks like the media might be doing some serious damage.
Americans now perceive women as equally smart — or smarter —than men.

The number of Americans who think women are as intelligent as men has grown by a whopping 146%

The study tracked public opinion polls for years, totaling 30,000 US adults from 1946 to 2018. It assessed views on communion, agency, and competence.
Women are being viewed as more competent and compassionate.

Women are now seen as just as competent as men, but less ambitious — and it’s a good and bad thing

More people think women are intelligent and compassionate than they did 70 years ago, with complicated implications for gender equality in the US.

6 surprising downsides of being extremely intelligent

Quora users say smart people must deal with the absurdly high expectations that others place on them.

Science says people decide these 12 things within seconds of meeting you

First impressions are powerful. Find out how people size you up in just seconds by looking at your face and body language — and even by smelling you.

Sri Lankan police issued an intelligence alert warning that terrorists planned to hit ‘prominent churches’ 10 days before Easter bombings

Sri Lankan police reportedly issued a warning to top officials 10 days before a series deadly blasts struck churches and hotels.