In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut. Why aren't other countries following its lead?
The cool thing about therapy is that everyone can benefit from it. Still, there are dozens of hurdles — social, bureaucratic, economic — to overcome in order to find help. Here, a simple guide to navigating the complex world of mental health.
Eighteen million people could lose their insurance within a year and individual insurance premiums would shoot upward if Congress repealed major provisions of the Affordable Care Act while leaving other parts in place, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday.
Develop a complete computer science education with over 130 hours of training content for less than $50!
You think SoulCycle is hard? Try mimicking the moves of a 2-year-old for an hour.
For Democrats, Betsy DeVos is the opposite of what they'd like to see in a Secretary of Education candidate. The Republican heiress has no experience in education, and has been a vocal advocate for the charter school system. And Democrats didn't hold back during her confirmation hearing.
While it was on the air, it provided a window into a surreal vision of the US.
Few people can make rhyming "kale" with "whale" entertaining, but these two charming dudes find a way.
When Raymond Stansel was busted in 1974, he was one of Florida’s biggest pot smugglers. Facing trial and years in prison, he jumped bail, changed his name and holed up in a remote Australian outpost. Even more remarkable than that? His second life as an environmental hero.
Is there room in the movement for people who morally object to abortion?
The guy behind the camera manages to be both lovably clueless and recklessly slow-to-the-uptake.
The army intelligence analyst convicted in a massive 2010 leak of security documents is set to be freed in five months instead of in 2045.
Over the course of six decades, James Bond eluded thousands of enemy bullets, averted global wars and deactivated some potent bombs. But he may have also encouraged kids to try smoking cigarettes.
Sixty percent of Americans in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll approve of Obama’s job performance, the most since June 2009, five months after he took office.
With the help of some clever mods, this gamer plunged the Mario of "Super Mario Odyssey" into the sinful world of Liberty City. The results are absolutely outrageous.
The increasing supply of legal marijuana is turning into a major buzz kill for growers as prices plunge — and an opportunity for companies that can help cut production costs.
The former US intelligence contractor’s Russian lawyer also says Snowden can apply for country’s citizenship from next year.
Let's say you want to test an experiment in microgravity—you could befriend an astronaut about to leave for the International Space Station OR you could jaunt over to Bremen, Germany.
Stanford student Joshua Browder's bot has, so far, helped drivers overturn more than 200,000 parking tickets in London, New York and Seattle.
Is logical thinking a way to discover or to debate? The answers from philosophy and mathematics define human knowledge.
In the center of Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert sits an odd natural phenomenon — a natural gas crater that has been burning since 1971.
Aluminum is pretty strong. Not the strongest metal, but it's no slouch. But dunking it in gallium (which is actually in the same group as aluminum on the periodic table) turns it into something you can easily crush with your hands.
Tepary beans are one of the most heat- and drought-tolerant crops in the world. Their incredible adaptations allow these plants to grow in extreme temperatures, intense sunlight, and with minimal water. And they might just be the sustainable future of food.
Why some people are withdrawing from mainstream society into "intentional communities" — and what the rest of the country can learn from them.
When Young Thug sent over notes for the video but didn't show for the shoot, director Pomp&Clout was forced to improvise. (Honestly, this could have been the idea the whole time).
To this day, the case remains the only unsolved skyjacking in the United States.
Emerging parallel to hip hop in America and electronic dance music in Europe, Jamaican dancehall was made possible by the introduction of digital audio production technologies in the early 1980s.
Black Power, like many things associated with the 1960s, blossomed, burst, and broke apart into fragments of meaning and intent that to this day suggest wildly different things to different people.
BuzzFeed reviewed 62 incidents of video footage contradicting an officer’s statement in a police report or testimony. From traffic stops to fatal force, these cases reveal how cops are incentivized to lie — and why they get away with it.
We devote vast resources to intensive, one-off procedures, while starving the kind of steady, intimate care that often helps people more.
Taste-testing the "aggressively imperfect" (but usually delicious) kid's menu staple.
Today, attorney Gloria Allred and client Summer Zervos filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump in a New York court. In October, Zervos publicly accused Trump of sexual assault.
In their faith, Muslim cosmologists find a guide to their scientific model-building.
After restricting access to just four computers in a room in Washington, DC, the CIA is finally putting 12 million declassified pages on the web for all to see.
Diners wait months for a table at Dan Barber's New York restaurant. His coming venture in London with star chefs will cook throwaway ingredients to make a point about unnecessary food waste.
This behemoth, which made an appearance at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida, probably isn't the massive golf course gator we met last summer (unless it walked the 60 miles to Lakeland). Which means there are at least two hulking gators stalking the state.
As to where the claim comes from, nobody’s exactly sure.
Surfing the app on a trip back home can be a way of regressing, or imagining what life would be like if you never left.
A few months back, it was announced that Vine would be shutting down. Today, it officially shut down, replaced by Vine Camera. But the greatest Vines of all time (in our opinion) will never die.
Hidden in plain sight, just minutes away from the bustle of New Delhi’s commercial hub, is an ancient landmark unknown even to most locals. Agrasen ki baoli is a 14th-century stepwell, a unique architectural idea that was medieval India’s ingenious answer to perennial water shortage.