The reason has to do with how the wind was blowing in a particular part of the world in August of 1588. It's that specific.
Various studies have found that, on average, belief in God is associated with lower scores on IQ tests.
This is no surprise to moms everywhere. Raise glass of wine for all of the caregivers out there! Cheers.
The myths of an inhospitable land. Imposter Syndrome. That feeling when one of your characters unexpectedly murders another. Literary mage Neil Gaiman on the dark arts of fiction and everyday life.
As more intellectuals seek a common ground between the left-right divide, these ten books offer insights on how to navigate challenging topics.
In honor of St. Patrick's day and Women's History Month, we present 10 Irish American women who changed the world in their own way.
You’d be surprised how many bad things happened on the exact same day.
Women who receive harassment online are often told to simply ignore it, and reminded that anyone can experience harassment on online. But feminist women seem to be particularly targeted.
This is the first-ever database of Europe's 3,318 remaining synagogues.
In his latest book, Selfie, Will Storr explores the history of self-obsession, and wonders how we can fix it.
The myths and legends of the Amazons are fascinating and telling of the Greek culture they enthralled and through them, our own culture as well.
Dammit, Spock, can your cold, calculating reason fathom the mysteries of the human heart?
She made the world be the change that she wanted to see in herself. She thought local and acted global.
The history of women in brewing goes back millennia where it was a respected profession. How did it help give rise to our modern image of witches?
When in Rome... do as the Romans do?
A less well-known facet of de Beauvoir's philosophy, particularly relevant today, is her political activism.
Plogging represents the intersection of personal and ecological health.
Jeff Bezos is now worth a record $112 billion. Yes, billion with a "b".
Gender is burdened by a lot of adjectives these days. It’s non-binary, it’s fluid, it’s ‘over’. According to the American rapper Young Thug, an artist at the helm of hip-hop who is known to occasionally wear...
Almost every reader will learn from the vast erudition (and biblical proportions) of Steven Pinker's 'Enlightenment Now'. But it's data-lit gospel of progress hides darker biases.
Do we really need an imaginary guy-in-the-sky to tell us what's right and wrong? Not anymore, says Skeptic Magazine's Michael Shermer.