The "social brain hypothesis" and the relationship of one's social network to the size of a lobe in the brain.
- The Dismal Science Meets Modern Matrimony
How married people really feel about love, money, sex and their spouses: A survey from the new book "Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage and Dirty Dishes."
Los Angeles engineers planning to clean up a 143-year-old lake are ruffling the feathers of a celebrity couple. It would be a typical L.A. story—with paparazzi, gawking fans and a music video cameo—except for the fact that one half of the couple is a goose.
Photos: Man's Best Friend -- A Goose
- Food & Drink
A groundbreaking new cookbook upends pretty much everything you thought you knew about cooking.
The first of four easy-enough recipes by Annisa chef Anita Lo.
Bump the ball, toss it out of the bunker. it's "Flogton," and its backers say it could save the game.
The Count: Utah never won a title under Sloan, but its consistency and success made it one of the best teams in the league during his tenure.
Heirloom-quality toy cars that you'll cherish more than the real thing.
The portable Grundig Mini 400 is the traveler's essential bedside companion.
- Arts & Entertainment
Neil Strauss on why so many musical superstars think that their careers are part of a divine plan.
Video: God Guiding Lady Gaga to Mega Fame?
Artworks by Picasso and Pierre Bonnard were among the biggest winners at the past week's sales of Impressionist and modern art.
Franklin Roosevelt made him his top spy in World War II, and he was the director of the country's first national intelligence agency. "Wild Bill Donovan," is the biography of a fascinating intelligence officer. Andrew Roberts reviews.
In "15 Minutes," L. Douglas Keeney argues that America's nuclear doctrine grew out of a careful attempt to address real-life problems in a tense and shifting Cold War climate. Arthur Herman reviews.
- New York
From spas to private jets, dogs who compete in the Westminster Dog Show live the high life.
As fashion's biggest names convene outside Lincoln Center, Leon Shpelfogel will be hunched over a Singer, a pair of pliers in hand, inside his shop in Brooklyn's Midwood section -- just 12 miles away but a world apart.