This 25-minute learning technique is one of the simplest in the world. It's also one of the most effective, says professor of engineering Barbara Oakley.
Sara Blakely, the inventor of Spanx, literally stared from the bottom. Here's how she built a billion-dollar empire without a single business class.
Faith is absurd — let’s embrace the comedy in that.
Kyle Maynard is a photographer, wrestler, and inspiration machine. Here's how he pursued his passion and helped others along the way.
AI is short for more than just 'Artificial Intelligence'. At this crucial stage in its design, we have to decide whether we want it to merely serve us, or to challenge and augment our many selves.
Users don't need better media literacy to beat fake news. We need social media to be frank about its commercial interests.
If you want to know the state of equality in the US, statistics are a good place to start.
Life is a temporary, cosmic accident and the universe may very well be meaningless. That's depressing — or is it?
Job automation will need to strike a delicate balance — we want enough to make our lives more comfortable, but no more than that.
No human gets everything they want in life, as Ariel Levy discovered in the worst possible way.
Cut funding to the NEA and PBS? It would be incredibly costly to cut cultural spending.
What's it like to be a minority in America? To find out, read a book written by one.
Science makes the heart grow fonder. Want proof? Just watch Bill Nye as he remembers time spent with the legendary cosmologist Carl Sagan.
In what Tristan Harris calls a "race to the bottom of the brain stem," media companies and advertisers will do almost anything to keep your eyes locked where they want them.
Will we ever have a Theory of Everything? Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss isn't sure that's the right question to be asking.
There's one whopper out there that people rarely acknowledge, but self-confessed "cynical libertarian" Dave Barry isn't shying away.
From olde English dogs, to immoral women, to weak men, to irritating women, to its prideful reclaiming, to ownership over a woman (there's a theme here), the word "b*tch" has a long and fascinating history, and...
Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, or a breach of intellectual property? That depends which continent you're on, says Gish Jen.