The Venerable Losang Samten, a renowned Tibetan scholar and a former Buddhist monk, stresses the virtues of being mindful, kind, and patient.
The Fermi Paradox, put simply, asks why none of the other supposed alien species in the universe have contacted us. Bill's answer? We're not listening hard enough.
Daniel Dennett explains how intuition pumps (often referred to as "thought experiments") help guide philosophers' curiosity and thinking.
Our modern lifestyles are so different from our hunter-gatherer ancestors, but our cushy way of life may be causing our bones to break for lack of activity.
The longer you wait to use a gift card, the less you'll get for your gift-giver's original investment. Plus, the longer you put off redemption the more likely you are to never use the card at all.
How do you live a debt-free life? First, you need to adopt the habits associated with smart fiscal living and cease with the unsustainable behaviors.
by Big Think Editors
"A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people." - Frederick Douglass (born on this date in 1818)