What were the first organisms to have sex? We may never know the answer, but as Bill Nye explains in this Big Think interview, scientists are very interested in why sexual activity remains so popular in nature...
Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s "Brain Games," calls marijuana legalization a huge win for civilization.
Arianna Huffington describes what she calls "the third women's revolution": a transformation of the world and its social values in order to suit both genders.
When should you take time to brainstorm? When you're fatigued. The creative spark tends to hit when your brain is tired and unable to filter those weird ideas.
Nonconformists have a certain allure that attract both men and women, according to a recent study, but it has its limits.
Like L. Ron Hubbard knew, the veneer of celebrity casts such a bright light that the details are obscured. Perhaps that’s why we call them ‘stars.’ The closer you get, the harder to observe the shadows being cast.
by Big Think Editors
“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.” ― Nikola Tesla