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This holiday season, ask the questions you don't know the answer to.
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Many participants smoked and drank, and enjoyed the benefits of health and longevity anyway.
Existentialism is great and all, but how can you really relate to the ideas if you don't think God is dead? Luckily, we've got just the thing.
This could lead to new pain relievers that mute the sensation without increasing the risk of addiction.
The acting giant talks about how those in the corporate and business worlds could take a page from artists... simply by embracing a reward system not rooted in hard metrics.
Fatih Akin has first-hand experience of strong cultural cross-winds. Ethnically Turkish and raised in Germany, he has made many films dealing with sudden dislocation and how people respond to it.
‘IQ tests just measure how good you are at doing IQ tests.’ This is the argument that is almost always made when intelligence-testing is mentioned. It’s often promoted by people who are, otherwise, highly...
The origin of the word 'respect' comes from the Latin verb 'respicere', which means to take another look back at something or someone. Here's how to restore respect after conflict.
100,000 years of human history and young adulthood is still getting weirder. Noël Wells on art, power, and our super dark times.
That same pattern is seen in chimps and orangutans, primatologists say.
Americans are, often with justification, regarded as not being versed in philosophy. This is a shame, as the United States and the colonies that proceeded it have produced many great thinkers
You are going to die. So am I. These are facts. How we deal with the idea of death, especially if we don't believe in an afterlife, is another problem.
When a 'Rick and Morty' fan recently tweeted at Dan Harmon asking how to deal with depression, it didn’t take him long to reply.
Knowing how fat responds to when we eat could lead to better weight loss programs.
In 1944, the economist, physicist, mathematician and computer scientist John von Neumann published a book that became a sensation, at least among mathematicians – Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. Written...
There are a lot of tough conversations that stand between where America is now and "liberty and justice for all," says Van Jones.
These results may help us build robots that humans respond more positively to.