The technology behind wireless charging or inductive charging was discovered by Nicola Tesla in the 1890s and utilizes an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. In chargers, an induction...
Studying philosophy has had a major impact on the power players of Silicon Valley.
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How do you even study thinking from that long ago?
Clashes between "antifa" on the far left and the alt-right have intensified.
Has Google become our modern confessional? Former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz discusses how Google knows you better than your friends and family--maybe even yourself. He is the author of...
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.
Our hands lead us to certain choices, according to Zachary Estes of Bocconi University.
Anxiety can be a force for good, writes Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön.
A new study from Yale researchers found that people rate familiar fake news as more accurate than unfamiliar real news. This is a troubling finding that makes the fight against fake news increasingly difficult.
Visualization of how the average working American adult spends the days of his or her life.
Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell explains why we shouldn’t be afraid of alien visitors.
A study on the strange Cold Spot in space may prove that we live in a multiverse.
Want to think more creatively? Move your body, and move away from your emotional baseline—in any direction.
The stress we take on at work now will surely pay off in retirement, right? Well, brace yourself.
This could lead to a small 3D printer used by soldiers to quickly make anything needed in the field.
Hampshire College appoints some slime molds as scholars-in-residence.
David Eagleman, neuroscientist and host of 'The Brain' on PBS, will speak at the Los Angeles Hope Festival on Sunday, May 21. The event is free but seats are limited.
While some still believe it to be innate, psychologists think genius can be cultivated. Three key elements motivate you to do so.