Genetic, immune, and neurological components point to evolutionary underpinnings.
Bill Gates proposes an ingenious solution to the job losses from the coming automation.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Ayelet Waldman on parenting, identity, and how LSD microdosing changed her life for the better.
Jonathon Keats proposes a "Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative" to help return the favor after taking so many great ideas from them.
Some people are just as afraid of eternal life as non-existence.
Churchill displays a surprising amount of knowledge on a question that we are still wrestling with.
Our increased dependency on antibiotics creates more resistant bacteria. How will we outwit these bad actors?
What does it mean for spooky action at a distance if distances aren’t real, but just the way they look to us?
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence learns what it takes to win, making human-like choices in competitive situations.
We know there's a gut-brain connection, but just how deep does it go? Could we treat depression just by adopting a particular diet?
They have the same feelings as normal people. It’s how they make decisions that’s different.
Is there such a thing as boredom, or is it an all-encompassing term for a variety of root causes like apathy, frustration, or depression?
A series of spelling errors has educated Trump opponents laughing.
Yes, but are they christianised Turks, or turkified Bulgars?
The 1971 cult classic Harold and Maude is an unlikely love story between a depressed 18-year-old Harold and a lively 79-year-old Maude who meet at a funeral. Given the rise is online dating and its impact on how...
The driverless car is coming – but what will *you* being doing in your self-driving car? Robotic cars will give rise to a new ridership economy of on-the-go services and experiences.
Maslow never got around to publishing the final tier of his pyramid: self-transcendence.
Should political preference be a deal-breaker when looking for love? There are now dating sites for progressives, Trump fans, and Americans looking to escape the Trump presidency by marrying a Canadian. In an age...
The causes of hit products are themselves uncausable. 'Hit Makers' by Derek Thompson explains why we know how to make songs, but not hits.
I'll meet you at the corner of Saruman and Aragorn
In a time when many agencies and researchers are threatened, let's remember how the scientific method originated.