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The Joy of Pumpkin Spice: The Science Behind Loving Fall

Catherine Franssen | Posted 10.01.2015 | Science
Catherine Franssen

Not only do you like change, but you like the changes associated with fall. You see orange leaves and think about pumpkins, which gets you thinking about Halloween, which gets you thinking about how much fun you had at last year's Halloween party, and now you feel really good.

Vacation Stress Over Shark Attacks, and Why We Need to Rethink the Beach Vacation

Catherine Franssen | Posted 08.04.2015 | Science
Catherine Franssen

While no one can ever guarantee your safety at the beach, the danger (perceived or not) points to some interesting things about the neuroscience of stress and anxiety.

Florida's Craft Brew Boom

Visit Florida | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

Craft brewers are still relatively small players in the commercial beer world but are helping to create a different sort of Florida tourist attraction.

No. 10 Georgetown Tops Longwood 56-45 In Opener

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Georgetown's first game as a Top 10 team was hardly Top 10-caliber, with the Hoyas' uptempo game sputtering at times Friday night throu...