Sometimes I just don’t get it. Whether it is climate change, evolution, or vaccination, the more literal minded among science bloggers and pundits typically blame science journalists for breakdowns in […]
Penn and Teller are not like other famous duos, says Penn Jillette, the larger and more talkative of the two magicians. Lennon and McCartney, Martin and Lewis, Jagger and Richards—these relationships were […]
When pundits like Richard Dawkins use the trust and authority granted them as scientists to denigrate religious publics, is it unethical?On issues such as climate change, nanotechnology, and evolution, research […]
In partnership with SAP, Big Think presents a series of conversations with some of the world’s leading experts on business sustainability. Available exclusively on Big Think and MSNBC, these insightful […]
The New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Group recently carried out a study of recession survival strategies. Their findings should be of interest to business owners everywhere. They examined several multinationals […]
India's rural poor are still waiting after over six decades of independence for their share of the pie. The way things look, this won't happen anytime soon, and they will continue to scratch a meagre living from the soil unless some dramatic big idea thinking is done - and implemented.
This essay describes a model for urban development that takes into account and makes use of the externalities that exist in the built environment. Buildings and the people that inhabitat them makes neighborhoods and vice versa the value of a building is in its locations. How can better frame this relationship between an object and its environment? How can develop strategies for a integral area development that learn from the best global examples?