Being so interconnected is exhausting, says professional consultant Carson Tate. We have to resist the tendency to treat our overwhelming schedules like badges of honor. We have to learn to say "no."
Most voters value honesty when they head to the polls, but politicians know that being too honest could be counterproductive.
There's no reason why humanity can't re-establish its moon presence while also keeping an eye on the red planet.
Why does our belief in the ability of drugs to enhance the achievements of artists stop with artists? Isn't reaching new physical heights just as inspiring as a lyric that tells us some truth creatively?
What will historians say about our time 250 years from now? Lawrence Summers asks this question in a thought-provoking lecture about the evolution of ideas.
Two minutes of walking for every hour of sitting can lower your risk of dying by 33 percent.
by Big Think Editors
"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge."
- Carl Sagan