Expanding access to education and research tools, Ramez Naam says, "is accelerating this process of the Darwinian evolution of ideas."
What do Eckhart Tolle, Amy Chua, Cesar Millan and Barack Obama all have in common? They are all idea entrepreneurs.
We often personalize our points of view or our ideas and there are people around us that want to aggressively poke at us.
It was actually "physics envy" that got us in trouble in the first place.
Francesca Gino describes how our plans get sidetracked when we are implementing them because "we are too confident in our own abilities."
How do you assess your own skills and how do you plan to improve them?
Would you kill a baby if you knew he would grow up to be Hitler?
There is an economic imperative to have higher engagement at work, so why has it not changed?
The video is part of our series of the most popular videos of Summer 2013.
Renowned psychologist and emotion-guru Paul Ekman describes how introducing conscious awareness to facial expressions can help one override and control their emotions.
According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, three fears account for "the most expensive, ambitious projects humans have ever undertaken."
"I’m not a philosophical megalomaniac," says Slavoj Žižek. Philosophy is not here to provide all of the answers. What it can do however, which is more powerful, is ask the right questions.
Can we dispatch with religion altogether?
How is it that something 460 miles long, 6 miles wide and, and up to 2,600 feet deep would go unnoticed until now?
What would it look like to fly through the distant universe? The video below is a 3-D model of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF), one of the most distant fields of galaxies ever imaged.