His greatest speeches were loaded with empathy.
Thomas Edison was on to something...
Gravitation, all on its own, can reveal what's present in the cosmos like nothing else.
This collection of learning and development quotes serves as a reminder of the meaning and purpose behind this important work.
Society-changing ideas form through a three-stage process, argues author Michael Bhaskar.
Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
The opening lines of Smartmatic's $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News lay bare the culture of denial in the US.
To war is human – and Neanderthals were very like us.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Sure, Epicureans focused on seeking pleasure – but they also did so much more.
"Brasilia, the biggest paper town ever."
It marks a first for the U.S., where some 49,000 people died from opioids in 2018.
Why the effects of aging are detrimental to being the U.S. president.
The story of John Couch Adams, “the man who failed to discover Neptune,” and his cosmic redemption. Perhaps its human nature to want to only think positive thoughts about our […]
There is a more accurate date for when American independence from Great Britain was declared.
The line between science and pseudoscience is imperceptible to most. Here’s how you can catch it in yourself. When it comes to science, the first principle is that you must […]
The world today is far more complex than it was 200 years ago, but the speeches and writings of the Founding Fathers point to a common general principle.
If tattoos had always been as popular as they are today, here is what Charles Darwin, Henry V, Lord Nelson, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama might have inked.
Their thoughts were more complex than either side of the gun control / gun rights issue acknowledges.
Big Think's Jason Gots reviews David McCullough's 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography John Adams.