Arianna Huffington explains to Maria Konnikova how mindfulness seeks to recreate "the Garden of Eden, but with consciousness."
Everyone's favorite Science Guy chats with Vsauce3's Jake Roper about the importance of science education in ensuring future generations remain creative, experimental, and evolutionarily competitive.
On Friday 27 February, Big Think partner PwC hosted its second global webcast focused on the question, ‘What would you do if you were not afraid?’ The webcast was part of ‘Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s...
If patients better understood the health risks associated with certain kinds of medical care, they would likely seek less treatment.
It's difficult to make friends out in the "real world." But some people have managed to forge those special bonds through hook-up apps, like Grindr and Tinder.
The technology draws on the concepts established by theatre companies like Punchdrunk that create an immersive world for an audience to explore while the narrative unfolds around them.
Richard Dowden says Mugabe will not bow from power if only to spite the West.
The journalist says prevention is the key step that no effort has been able to successfully deliver on yet.
Journalist Richard Dowden says solidarity is the goal but it's handicapped by regional allegiances.
The journalist notes a great deal of enthusiasm for Obama but no homegrown leader of equal stature.
The journalist analyzes China’s far-reaching role in Africa’s mineral sector.
The journalist says colonialism was “short enough to destroy leadership in Africa but not long enough to replace it with anything else.”
The journalist explains the dysfunction that plagues Africa’s politics.
The journalist advises not going to Africa with the idea of being a crusader.
The journalist tells the story of the world’s leading organization for African affairs.
The journalist first entered the field after missionaries got him a teaching job in Uganda in 1971.