If you've given up on reading paper books for the ease of your e-reader's screen, you may want to step back a bit. Neuroscience confirms that our brains use different areas to read on paper and screens, and you need to exercise both.
Science journalist and author Jon Palfreman, recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s, describes having the disease as “going on vacation in another country and having to drive on the ‘wrong’ side of the road.”
It's hard to think of a more perfect Sherlock Holmes than the one Benedict Cumberbatch portrays in "Sherlock." And that's in part because the detective is immortal. A new book looks at the rise of Sherlock Holmes before Cumberbatch and shows how there will be perfect detectives in the future.
Scientists are often depicted as skeptical of God — atheists who believe only what they can prove. But science writer Amir Aczel says science doesn't actually disprove God, and there are at least a handful of scientific phenomena that suggest an outside force acted to create the universe.
The holy trinity of Icelandic identity is, according to a popular poem, land, nation and tongue. Remove one, and the others will collapse. So, will the Icelandic nation survive if, as some predict, the Icelandic language dies out?
Nikola Tesla was a visionary and a recluse with a genius for invention. He's also a hero in Serbia, where an author has created a new fictional account of Tesla's incredible life and many achievements.
After an ongoing lawsuit, Penguin Books India will recall its book "The Hindus: An Alternative History." News of the recall has made waves in academic circles in India, and spurred sales in the UK and US.