Stephen J. Dubner of Freakonomics fame thinks the United States would benefit from a National Firearms Safety Administration to collate firearms data, similar to how the National Highway Traffic Safety...
The world is full of untapped potential. A lack of leadership leads to latent energy going to waste. In the Internet age, who will step up to be our much-needed figurehead for creative progress?
Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss explains his main gripe with organized religion: "It implies things about the real world that are just not true."
The quality of discourse over the new logo has skewed toward the low social media standard, though there are some smart and introspective things to be said for and about Google's sudden shift.
Scientists are becoming increasingly certain that all the stuff we put through our digestive system is making a major impact on our state of mind.
Self-promotion isn't easy and isn't always comfortable. If you're worried about coming across as arrogant when building your personal brand, take steps to ensure your actions aren't totally self-serving.
by Big Think Editors
"The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes." - Susan Sontag (born on this date in 1933)