Almost all royal lines try to legitimize their rule with legendary origin stories. Here are five of the strangest examples.
The pieces don't represent an army, they stand in for the Western social order.
The global extent of the Revolutionary War surprises many Americans today — but it was crucial to independence.
The answer to this question depends on how you define "freedom."
This collection of learning and development quotes serves as a reminder of the meaning and purpose behind this important work.
A curated list of must-watch films from Big Think readers.
Can passenger airships make a triumphantly 'green' comeback?
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have welcomed their third child to the royal family. Find out where the new royal baby falls in the line of succession to the throne.
A listing of some of the British royalty’s favorite family names as the name Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s new baby.
There are many ways to posit the fundamental nature of reality.
The fascinating HBO documentary 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher' looks at Elvis’s practice of re-making black hits for his white audience. Was it cultural appropriation or just love of the material?
A strangely reassuring global directory of close to 8,000 radio stations
"Limitations force you to find the essence of what you want to say, which is one of the most important things to know for an artist."
Kluger discusses why narcissists excel in politics and rates the narcissism of those who have called the White House home.
Plus a bonus: perhaps the single most important achievement to all of humanity. “What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the Moon, […]
Fewer than 14% of American silent films still exist today in complete form according to “The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929,” a recent Library of Congress report by […]