Research suggests you can make accurate judgments about a person’s age, health and height just from hearing them speak. We put the theory to the test
Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions
The appointment of Sir Philip Hampton perpetuates the myth that women don’t make good business leaders – and is a huge lost opportunity
A study by Johns Hopkins University has found that producing written words relies on different subregions of the cortex
Life satisfaction plummets between the ages of 45 and 59, according to a new survey. But there is a bright side: just learn to love the dad-dancing, plentiful body hair and low expectations
University of Michigan report suggests women who watch movies such as High Fidelity and Love Actually are more accepting of aggressive male behaviour
So what if he’s 16 and new to photography? To criticise Brooklyn Beckham’s new Burberry Brit gig smacks of snobbery – and misunderstands the power of having 5.9 million Instagram followers
Companies including Penguin and Ernst & Young have announced that a degree is no longer a requirement for job applicants. It’s about time, says Tessa Cooper
Most Britons think government should help pay for upkeep of churches as part of UK history and heritage, survey finds
PJ apologists claim nightwear at the school gate is quicker, more comfy and not so different to clothing seen on the catwalk. But not getting dressed before you leave the house is still a remark of disrespect
An official request for citizens to avoid tweeting anything that could inform terrorists what is going on resulted in a national outbreak of pet pics
Our new favourite Tumblr.
Around the world, countries are introducing stringent laws specifically to deal with street harassment. But we might do better to enforce the laws we already have
Architizer recently handed out their first ever A+ Awards that celebrate the diversity of the world’s architecture, and here are 10 of the 87 ground breaking buildings.....
Ten years ago, Anna Lyndsey developed an extreme photosensitivity. At first, her skin would burn whenever she sat in front of a computer screen; soon, she was unable to leave a specially blacked-out room
...which the website, Who Comes Up With This Shit?, aims to answer.
Do you check your emails on the toilet or are you more of a traditionalist reading only books and magazines?
Millennials and urban hipsters love the hashtag #eatclean – but do they apply the same standards to their grass and coke?
If you are as crazy about your dog as I am, then you will love these!
Civil-rights activist who made headlines last year after her white heritage was exposed says the book will be about people ‘caught between boundary lines of race or culture or ethnicity’
The actor sneers at child sex abuse victims and says free speech is being stifled. But he is part of the 1% who enjoy a platform – it’s ordinary people who struggle to be heard
American Library Association’s annual list of frequently challenged books places Bible alongside transgender picture book and erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey