"There’s actually a science to why stories matter. So when we hear a good story as human beings our brain lights up. It illuminates the city of our minds...It makes us care. It builds relationships."
Here's why coding skills alone won't save you from job automation.
Hertz Foundation Fellow Dr. Christopher Loose sold his first startup for $80 million. His advice is probably the kind you want to hear.
It's somewhat of a given that over the course of your life, you'll lose your hearing to some degree. But that doesn't necessarily have to be the case.
There's no debating evolution, but there remains a debate among biologists over how it works. Is evolution deterministic in that its outcomes could not have been otherwise, or is it more random?
Is providing healthcare for all too expensive, or is it a failure of our moral imagination to say so? What first appears as an economic reality can too quickly become an excuse for inaction.
Does religion help us survive? No more than moths thrive in flame, says Richard Dawkins.
80% of adults are overly optimistic about life—where does that cognitive bias come from?
Is science destined to crack the code of consciousness—and how would we even go about it?
To understand ourselves, our creativity and emotions, we must grapple with our pre-human existence.
Who will live on the this brand-new floating nation in the South Pacific—and how?
Is there life on other planets? Harvard biologist Jonathan B. Losos has an interesting theory that since there are so many Earth-type planets in our galaxy alone that there's a good chance that there's some...
Why do first-world ailments get cured faster than global health crises? Because Big Pharma doesn’t serve sick people, it serves rich people—let's change that.
When it comes to climate change, gun control, and vaccinations, facts don’t change people’s minds—but there is one technique that might.
Infants can learn a lot about the world—if adults know the right ways to encourage them.
All science begins with a leap of intuition, says Richard Dawkins, but we can only ever find objective truths by knowing when to let evidence take over from emotion.