As far as I know, no major religion holds as a central tenet the unvacuumability of the penis.
The dangers of darkness and vitamin D deficiency have been creeping into recent considerations about natural light. Eighty years ago, the conversation was far more alarmist and far more embracing of our nearest star.
"People as old as 90 who actively acquire new interests that involve learning retain their ability to learn. But if we stop taxing the nucleus basalis, it begins to dry up."
Many Americans seem to hold on to a romanticized portrait of Columbus even when they are exposed to his dark side.
Please read poll numbers purporting to explain how people feel about Obamacare with a grain of salt. Most Americans really don't have a clue what it does.
Without the “fresh” message of salvation and God’s love front-and-center, Catholics worldwide will continue to leave the flock.
Online data fed directly into the brains of human beings via a "software/wetware" interface? We're closer than you think. But the impact on humanity may be devastating.
Some states are in particularly bad shape, but it would be dangerous to assume that all is well with public-employee pensions anywhere in America.
Just as religion informed the dawn of civilized man, so too do these 21st century stories act as a shield - protecting our sanity from an overwhelming sensation of entropic change. We are trying to find the signal in the noise. But increasingly, the noise is becoming louder and louder. It’s like this treadmill we’re running on has reached a speed we can’t keep up with. Today’s prowess Kairos is being pushed into yesterday’s fleeting Chronos. It’s a collision of dizzying proportions… everything happens now.
The history lesson in Zimmerman's acquittal in the murder of Trayvon Martin
For Leon Wieseltier, the corrosive effects of modern technology spell the demise of humanity as we know it. I'm not so sure.
Yes, it has come to this: A researcher has created a system that uses a depth-sensing camera to detect obstacles and displays warnings via a message on your smartphone screen.
Every teacher is obligated to devote teaching time to direct test prep.
With our increasingly global 21st century making the traditional college quadrangle look a little parochial, the Minerva vision is an intriguing development.
The noise of the long campaign may not only be annoying, but also bad for your health. Big Think experts suggest effective ways for dealing with the over-consumption of information.