Area 51 has long been a treasure trove for conspiracy theorists. Now a new book delivers some bombshell claims about the world's most famous and secretive military installation.
The oft-quoted aphorism by Winston Churchill was in reference to the RAF's heroic stand against fascism. And yet, this phrase is equally attributable to those few who fight today's wars, such as Navy SEAL Eric Greitens.
George Church, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School argues that the age-old divide between science and religion is solvable, but would benefit from less polarizing views.
Fertility clinics can now identify and prevent the implantation of embryos with known genetic defects. For the first time we have the technical ability to determine whether or not certain babies will be born and what characteristics they’ll be born with.
The New York Times CEO whisperer Adam Bryant advocates fearlessness as a virtue that will help people make decisions both great and small, positively impacting both their careers and daily lives.
How can you most effectively communicate given the 140-character limit of Twitter? Who better to ask than the former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
Tim Harford, known as the "Malcolm Gladwell of Britain" shares two lessons that illustrate the virtue of dissent: the War in Iraq and the Bay of Pigs invasion.
Put your optimism on hold, says John Gray. Times of progress can be deceptive because history is actually cyclical.
As The Hangover films make abundantly clear, it's not easy waking up after a night of wild partying. Folk remedies for hangovers abound, but a recently published study offers a cure with a real scientific basis.
Nitin Nohria argues the four basic drives innate in human nature--to acquire, bond, learn and defend--must be balanced within any organizational structure. Nohria is putting this theory into practice as dean of Harvard Business School.
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Lots of practice. How do you transform education? For Sal Khan, the mastermind behind the online phenomenon Khan Academy, the key is preparation.
Heading to the beach this weekend? Depending on how you travel, you can save money and reduce your carbon footprint, with the help of an innovative new technology company.
A traditional marriage consists of a husband, a wife, and the marriage itself. New York Times columnist David Brooks tells Big Think this type of relationship can only be understood as a whole.
Understanding the human ability to distinguish different odors may open the door to new ways of thinking about how the brain processes information and how we learn.
Research in the field of Positive Psychology shows there is a “significant correlation” between healthiness and happiness.