Featured in summer 2020
From math-based knitting to birding, these scientists have melded passion with their professions
How to bring extracurriculars into the office.
How elite athletes learn to live with the fear of failure
A performance expert on how she helps people ‘redefine perfection.’
Everything your dog wants in a toy
This designer is making fetch happen.
Babies don’t need fancy gadgets. Here’s why simple toys are best.
When it comes to making play things for tots, piling innovation atop innovation isn’t necessary.
Why some people are bad at dancing
A music neuroscientist explains the concept of ‘beat deafness.’
Board game dice don’t always play fair
Here’s the secret behind dice design.
The best sports bra uses non-Newtonian fluid
Reebok’s vice president for apparel talks about how researchers perfected compression technology in a sports bra.
This four-wheel vehicle can seamlessly rip across the desert. Here’s how.
Horsepower and shock absorption both top the list.
Playing bad can shape behavior, but not in the way you think
It’s good in the long run for the human psyche.
What happens in your brain when you daydream
How neurons light up and transport you to fantastical worlds.