When humans die out or leave Earth because of climate change, cows may be the biggest (and most widespread) animal left, thereby inheriting the planet.
After Beyoncé’s landmark Coachella performance, a look back at the biggest musical stars ever. It’s impossible to pick just one as the biggest, but fun to try.
You might think conspiracies that say everything that happens is caused by a group of the powerful are a modern phenomenon. Karl Popper says they are two thousand years old.
Where do cultures come from? The answer is as old as life itself.
What’s Eminem doing in Missouri? Kanye West in Georgia? And Wiz Khalifa in, of all places, North Dakota?
What is the Scully Effect? It's no coincidence that female fans of 'The X-Files' are inspired to choose careers in STEM fields.
Our understanding of the universe has expanded tremendously in the last few decades. But there are still some mysteries out there, and the Great Attractor is one of them.
Infographics present the latest NHTSA statistics on the likelihood of having a fatal accident while commuting to and from work.
Hubble telescope celebrates 28 years of being a space sleuth with these dazzling images of the Lagoon Nebula, 4,000 light-years away.
Are all those drunk animals on YouTube actually drunk? Zoologist Lucy Cooke examines what's really going on when animals go, er, wild.
The global population is becoming more diverse. As a result, if companies in developed economies don't diversify their hiring, they may lose out on crucial talent. Cryptocurrencies are here to help.
Philosophers love to use thought experiments, here are seven of the most useful for making you reflect on everything around you.
On April 20, Nintendo will release Labo, a new gaming system that tasks kids with creating interactive games with cardboard cutouts and the Nintendo Switch.
The answer is not only telling of our biology but that of other organisms as well.
The fascinating HBO documentary 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher' looks at Elvis’s practice of re-making black hits for his white audience. Was it cultural appropriation or just love of the material?
For 55 hours, not a speck of coal was used to toast crumpets in England. How did the U.K. give up the dirtiest fossil fuel?
NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller is coming back to Big Think to answer YOUR questions! Here's all you need to know to submit your science-related inquiries.
With tax season in full swing, how much money can you get back from the government? Would it be fairer if everyone paid the same rate?
Scientists are developing liquid metal or "electric blood" that can move and form 2D shapes. This may revolutionize the field of soft robotics.
In the wake of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, another data firm was discovered to have amassed similar user profiles of millions of people.