One of the most popular Shakespearean analogies presents George W. Bush as Henry V. But does it hold up?
Peter Diamandis has suggested we need to practice "planetary redundancy" and back up crucial information "off the planet." What achievements of mankind deserve a place on this digital Noah's Ark?
Computer software helps prove that Shakespeare was no different than the writers of today's crime scene dramas. He collaborated with other writers.
How does the greatest poet of the English language speak to our most pressing contemporary issues? A distinguished panel finds in Shakespeare some striking analogies to our expectations of Obama as a leader, the turmoil in the Middle East, and America's love of revenge.
On each day of Shakespeare’s birth month, Big Think will examine a different way that studying Shakespeare enriches the various disciplines—from neuroscience to business to psychology and beyond.