The Real Truth About All Those Piano Lessons You Took as a Kid

Does music set you up for a successful career? No doubt, the correlation is there, but it's more complicated than you might think.

20 Colleges That Give You the Most Bang For Your Buck

It's time you started thinking about your college education as the most important investment of your life.

Wendy Davis Needs to Turn Texas 'Out,' Not Just 'Blue'

Young votes are key to a Davis win. But will she be able to bring millennials to the polls?

Gas Prices Are Finally Down — and They May Just Stay That Way

Low gas prices may be just what the sluggish U.S. economy needs. Here are some reasons why gas should stay cheap, and the ways the president could keep the trend up.

Cat Owners Rejoice! There's Finally a Way For Your Cats to Drink With You

Nyan Nyan Noveau is a non-alcoholic wine for cats. There's a 1 in 10 chance your cat will even drink it. Order it now!

Inside the Newest Front Lines Of the Gay Marriage Revolution

Gay marriage cases are sweeping the nation but are largely flying under the radar because they're taking place in the states. What's next?

Government Shutdown 2013: One Liberal's Advice to the Republicans

It's hard not to feel a little bit of schadenfreude as we watch the Republican Party finally collapse under the weight of its own illogical base.

Want to Stop the Next Government Shutdown? Invest in Girl Power

The women of Congress are the champions who ended the government shutdown by engaging in rational discussion, forgoing partisan blame, and well, behaving like adults.

5 Ways the Government Shutdown Was Just Like Being Back in College

Over the past few weeks, it seems like Congress took its cues from the world's master group of procrastinators.

This Embarrassing Mistake Proves Robots Aren't Ready to Conquer Humanity Just Yet

Until robots can take a walk without breaking their ankles, like humans have been doing for thousands of years, it looks like we're safe from enslavement.

World Series Preview 2013: The Cardinals Advance On the Dodgers' Dumb Mistakes

The St. Louis Cardinals advanced to play in the franchise's National League record 19th World Series.