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The Antarctic Treaty of 1959 prohibited nations from making new land claims on the continent. But it never mentioned claims from private individuals.
Big Think spoke with animator and animation historian Tom Sito about the cyclical evolution of animation.
We were not born to stagnate — the point of life (and work) is to go somewhere.
Almost everything we can observe and measure follows what's known as a normal distribution, or a Bell curve. There's a profound reason why.
Research suggests you can influence your sense of time by changing the “embodiedness” of your daily habits.
The management of fear is a core leadership skill in today’s globalized world — and the task is not as daunting as you might expect.
Do grim sci-fi scenarios crush our hopes for real-world growth? Author Michael Harris looks elsewhere to unblock the road to a better future.
Big Think spoke to the author of "The 5 Love Languages" about the popular relationship theory — and its lack of scientific support.
The $21.5-billion project could involve tunneling hundreds of feet under Lake Geneva.
Although many of Einstein's papers revolutionized physics, there's one Einsteinian advance, generally, that towers over all the rest.
Practical ML can radically improve business operations, but there’s a deployment issue.
The Uros of Lake Titicaca live on floating islands made from reeds. How did they get there?
Beyond the planets, stars, and Milky Way lie ultra-distant objects: galaxies and quasars. Here's how far back we've seen throughout history.
We don’t yet know if these strange “obelisks” are helpful or harmful.
It may seem as though top performers are always on, but the secret to their success is taking the time to recharge.
The study suggests that human ancestors expanded across Europe faster than previously thought.
An MIT study finds the brains of children who grow up in less affluent households are less responsive to rewarding experiences.
The case for why NASA should pivot to searching for current — not ancient — signs of life.
Human civilization has always survived periods of change. Will our rapidly evolving technological era be an exception to the rule?
It's not about particle-antiparticle pairs falling into or escaping from a black hole. A deeper explanation alters our view of reality.
The discovery suggests that the "Boring Billion" period of evolution on Earth wasn't so boring after all.