Noah Chestnut

Director, New Republic Labs

NFL Fans Are Crazy, Say Facebook Scientists

Surprising patterns emerge from millions of fan posts

After kickoff, fans start acting anxious and depressed for two to three straight hours

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Who Should Advertise During The Super Bowl? Hint: Not Pepsi

New companies stand to gain the most from America's biggest TV event

Researchers reveal the smarter science behind Super Bowl advertising 

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Watch The Best of Pete Seeger's 1960s Rainbow Quest

Rediscovering a lost treasure thanks to YouTube

Johnny Cash, June Carter, Elizabeth Cotton, Malvina Reynolds and more joined this gem of a show.

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Income inequality is at its highest since 1928. What does this mean for the State of the Union?

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The Next Penicillin May Come From Sloths

Scientists marvel at what grows on sloth hair

Scientists marvel at what grows on a sloth's outer coat.

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Scientists Discover A New Dolphin and It Is Already Endangered

Why are Ph.Ds debating about this on Twitter?

Marine biologists discover the first new river dolphin since 1918 and there may be only 600 left: their debate on Twitter.

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Want A Happier Life? Act Your Age.

The smarter science on how to invest your time

The latest research from happiness economists focuses on ordinary and extraordinary experiences. 

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