Alice Robb

Why Plane Disasters Won’t Make People Afraid of Flying
July 27, 2014

You'll forget about them in four to six months.

Why Did 1,000 People Watch Right-Wing D.C. Interns Debate Each Other?
A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism"
July 25, 2014

A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism."

Dogs Get Jealous When You Ignore Them
A new study on the science of canine emotion
July 23, 2014

Think twice before getting Fido a companion.

Bring Back the Wet Nurse!
A solution for working mothers that has been around for centuries
July 22, 2014

It might be the answer for stressed-out moms who want their babies breastfed.

Unhappy Marriages May Produce More Daughters
Upending a decades-long assumption that having daughters can lead to higher rates of divorce
July 18, 2014

Upending a decades-long assumption that having daughters can lead to higher rates of divorce.

Venus the “Chimera" Cat Is Probably Not a Real Chimera
A geneticist explains the cat's funny fur
July 17, 2014

A geneticist explains.

Why Jill Abramson Gave Her First Interview to Cosmo
It's not just because Joanna knows Jill
July 16, 2014

It's not just because Joanna knows Jill.

Interruptions Are Even Worse Than We Thought
That Gchat is definitely hurting your work
July 16, 2014

Science proves what we've long known. Gchat is the devil, but we love it. 

Taylor Swift May Be Right About the Death of the Autograph
But some people now want their selfies signed
July 11, 2014

And serious autograph collectors are not happy about it.

Grown Women Don't Need a 'Best Friend'
No matter what Amy Poehler tells you
July 10, 2014

Why do women feel the need to label their friendships?

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