Habits play a major role in determining our levels of happiness, explains best-selling author Gretchen Rubin.
Economist Thomas Piketty delves into several common misconceptions about free market economics and argues that strong public institutions are necessary for market regulation.
Microsoft Director of Search Stefan Weitz explains that the future of machine learning consists of teaching artificial intelligence to identify and patterns.
Biomechanical scientists have created a simple device that can increase walking efficiency, or "human gas mileage," by an average of 7 percent when worn around the ankle.
Sex may be enjoyable, but in evolutionary terms, it's a very difficult way to reproduce.
Study finds that Rhode Island kids who were allowed to sip an alcoholic beverage were four times more likely to have been drunk by the time they reached high school.
by Big Think Editors
“You only have power over people as long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power--he's free again.” ― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (born on this date in 1918)