Danny Meyer, the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, stopped by Big Think’s offices the other week to chat about the restaurant business in New York City. After more than […]
So the European Union is finally set to release its long-awaited report on who was responsible for the Georgia-Russia war of August 2008. The findings are expected to announce that […]
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After President Obama addressed Congress about healthcare reform (that would be the You Lie! speech), a live Q & A was hosted by White House Communications Director, Anita Dunn. Demonstrating […]
Gay Talese has long made a habit out of exposing the everyday truths behind a number of America’s cultural institutions. From his research into the ‘sexual revolution’ of the 1950s and […]
Getting the Global Green movement standardized.
Debate about whether an illegal psychohallucgenic drug could actually be legalized, the advantages and disadvantages.
George Halvorson, the CEO of Kaiser Permanente, is one of the more outspoken critics on the current U.S. health care system. He came by Big Think last week to talk […]
While last week’s United Nations General Assembly hosted a variety of world leaders espousing divergent messages, the sprawling diplomatic forum hosted one leader who could become Hollywood’s newest darling. And […]
Valerie Steele is a fashion historian and the chief curator of the Museum at FIT. She stopped by Big Think last week to talk about the “F” word– fashion, that […]
When President Obama scrapped plans to base parts of a missile shield in former Soviet satellite states, the simplified story line suggested America had given Russia what it wanted. Anyone […]
In some erudite, parallel-universe version of our world, no earthlings ever form opinions about America’s next invasion or diplomatic overture without scrutinizing their atlases, poring over press accounts in seven […]
Imagine a device that would resemble an ordinary book, where 50-100 pages are made of electronic “ePaper” with “old” paper feel texture plus the advantages of gadgets like the Amazon's Kindle: virtual bookshop, subscriptions, etc. You buy every book you want from the eStore and the content is updated on this device. rnrnHere you have the old book reading/feeling experience with the advantages of today’s kindle-like features. Not an eBook but a "feelBook".
Es sobre el período 1970-1990 en Chile. Trata de la historia de un chico que ve transformarse su país y que decide tomar las riendas del destino con sus propias manos. Cuando niño está en una democracia, luego viene el golpe de Estado de Pinochet, y vive su adolescencia y juventud sometido a esa dictadura. hasta que llega la democracia, la cual es una conquista que para lograrse también contó con su participación.
Robert Mankoff, the cartoon editor of The New Yorker, takes humor seriously. In his pursuit of getting published in the magazine he submitted over 2,000 cartoons, and since he landed […]
Can you hear me now? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) – a watchdog NGO run by an army of top scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmers – released an alarming […]
Israeli leaders have traditionally promoted peace as the path toward prosperity for Palestinians. Prime Minister Netanyahu now reversed that logic by recognizing the importance of improved economic conditions as an important aspect of the path toward peace with Palestinians. Social science research suggests $6,000 annual average income as minimum for stable democracy and peace. Read my commentary at link: https://voices.kansascity.com/node/6002
Striking fear into terrorists by redefining our role as not policing the cities and countryside, but by observing and strategically eradicating terrorists with overwhelming strikes. We should not seek to control the country and its processes daily, but establish our right to protect our nation from terrorists that seek to train or develop capabilities that would harm our national security.
Personality sketch based on Obama's somatotype.
Mobbing Behavior and the Media
I've been thinking of different ways scientists and engineers could have prepared the world population for the extreme weather problems. By not financing weaponry but instead innovative solutions to natural disasters we could have been way ahead of the game by now.
Mother & father argue over child support/time with child father improves
American Pro Moving Company GMC Yukon XL Denali – Design/Fit and Finish The cabin certainly looks luxurious, with its wood-tone and metallic accents and padded door inserts. As with the […]
Preter-Natural Leadership In Century 21! By Andres Agostini (Andy) – Arlington, Virginia, USA and at www.AgostiniWorks.blogspot.com
Preter-Natural Leadership Success Tenets By Andres Agostini (Andy)
You already know that the world’s poor are being hit first and will suffer most as a result of climate change. Think Katrina, think flooding in Bangladesh, think desertification in […]
Fact: No thing nor event in the known universe or laws of physics lacks a cause. Assume: There is no Prime Cause (Creator / Singularity). Ergo: There is no universe. Fact: There is a universe. Therefore: the statement that was assumed is proven to be a false statement by reduction ad absurdum (proof by disproof). (Since "There is no Creator" is proven false, the opposite is true: There is a Creator.)
Journalist Hooman Majd has followed up on our last post on Iran’s nuclear revelation with his latest thoughts on how the news will affect Ahmadinejad. He writes that “although the […]
Over the past months, Big Think has talked to several of the leading experts on the Middle East about the potential political implications of Iran going nuclear: Iranian insiders, veteran […]
The G20 is in Pittsburg, but the world economy seems to have skipped town. Nobody can find it anywhere—just some old clothes and pieces of straw. The U.S. Dollar is […]