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.
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.
A religious person without a sense of humor? That's a dangerous combination.
Life is a temporary, cosmic accident and the universe may very well be meaningless. That's depressing — or is it?
No human gets everything they want in life, as Ariel Levy discovered in the worst possible way.
What's it like to be a minority in America? To find out, read a book written by one.
Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, or a breach of intellectual property? That depends which continent you're on, says Gish Jen.
You really do have to know when to hold 'em, and know when to fold 'em, and most of the time trusting your gut is a copout, says poker champion Liv Boeree.
Do you retreat from your ambitions out of fear? Self-preservation isn't doing you any favors, says Kyle Maynard. Confront your excuses and live more honestly.
For the last two years the volume has risen on populist voices, culminating in a victory for President Trump. The day after his election, this is how "rude" New Yorkers treated one Muslim-American woman.
If you're not doing relational thinking, you're not really thinking, says psychotherapist Esther Perel. Understanding how complementarity between people and partners works is critical to success.
So you think you're "not a math person"? International Mathematical Olympiad coach Po-Shen Loh strongly disagrees.
Yale psychologist Paul Bloom has views on empathy, emotion, and rationality that make him a black sheep among his peers.