They’ve become synonymous with the failure to adapt, but dinosaurs were actually marvels of speed, size, power and versatility, explains paleontologist Kenneth Lacovera. And they could represent one of our best hopes for the future.

Many of us believe there are two driving forces behind the person known as “you”: nature and nurture. But, according to personality and motivational psychologist Brian R. Little, there’s a third: projects.

In the Internet era, conflict is constant, invisible, and deadlier than ever. No longer is the country with the biggest army or most missiles the most powerful — instead, those wielding the best algorithm can dominate, says foreign policy strategist David Rothkopf.

NASA has a plan to combat rogue interstellar objects — and even a Planetary Defense Officer. Asteroid hunter, space scientist and writer Carrie Nugent reveals the array of tactics, from the tested to the far-out.

Who knew equations and graphs could guide you in your love life? Mathematician Hannah Fry does — and gives a few formulas for finding The One.

Kio Stark has always talked to strangers, believing it provides new ways to fall in love with the world. She shares 5 ways to spark a meaningful interaction with someone you’ve never met before.

When Andrés Ruzo was just a small boy, his grandfather in Peru told him a story with an odd detail: There is a river, deep in the Amazon, that boils. Years later, he resolved to find it — and find out what’s going on — and headed to the jungle.