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
So which one are you ?
RSPB and ornithologists express disgust after 12 red kites are found dead in Black Isle area, targeted with lethal toxins
Last week Netmums reported that more newborns are being given names from the middle ages. Here, medieval historian Helen Castor sorts the fact from the fiction
You can borrow these words — you can text a line or two, or just a phrase— and, of course, you can speak poetry like this.
Scientists have long looked for physical markers of our inner lives. Now it turns out that the length of your fingers reveals much about you. Take this test to find out
In response to Watson’s UN speech about gender equality, 4chan users posted online countdown to purported leak
Scything is seeing a jump in popularity, thanks to Poldark star Aiden Turner’s famous scene. It’s not too difficult to get to grips with weeding with a scythe – best keep your shirt on though
What is the correct number of children to have in order to avoid judgment or scrutiny from strangers? Is such a thing even possible?
"Pull Up Your Pants, Nobody Wants To See Your Underwear"
Actor to join ex-foreign secretary William Hague as ‘professor in practice’ as part of new MSc in women, peace and security
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