Latest articles

Finding the truth behind funny

When Robert Provine first decided to study laughter a little more than two decades ago, he developed a very simple protocol: He would invite people into the lab, present them with videos of the best comedy sketches available, and record their laughter. It didn’t work.

Hello & Goodbye

The word “endangered” has allowed humans to feel detached from the effects we are having on other animals.

The open road

If it wasn’t for the curved roof or the large steering wheel and driver’s seat in the front, Rob and Robing Schannep could be standing in a luxury apartment in Brooklyn.