A new study shows that U.S. students infected with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite are more likely to be business managers and entrepreneurs.
The U.S. has been in a state of continuous armed conflict since 2001, yet Congress has not declared war on a country since 1942. How have several presidents managed to keep sending troops without a declaration of...
A new study finds that people who do good are often ridiculed and punished by their co-workers and friends.
Maria Konnikova, best-selling author and former Big Think columnist, will be speaking with poker legend Erik Seidel and Big Think president Peter Hopkins at a New York City event on August 1.
Score another point for man's best friend.
One of the most important battles being waged today among working people is the fight to raise the minimum wage. This is an excerpt from the book, Class War, USA, by Brandon Weber.
Built in a vacuum, this little dynamo is challenging the boundaries of physics.
Hackers working for Russia have gained access to hundreds of U.S. electric utilities in 2017, according to new reports from federal officials.
Reports show that millennials are making and saving less than previous generations, likely setting them up to retire later in life—or not at all.
It can be hard to understand why a person would be an atheist. Bertrand Russell is here to help.
The afterglow of sex can lead to a greater sense of well-being, show researchers.
A quarter-million years of evolution can't be wrong.
To get a good night's sleep, is it better to write down your achievements or the to-do list for the next day? Researchers tested the two different sleep techniques in the lab.
You can name a dozen rock stars on drugs, but can you name the philosophers who partook? We're here to help.
It is projected to last for more than 100 minutes, and begins Friday July 27.
A controversial article from Forbes argues that libraries, once an important public resource, are outdated, costly and should be replaced by Amazon book stores.
We've long known what you eat matters. When you eat matters, too.
Simple diagrams reflect straightforward grids that make navigation easy. Complex diagrams equal ‘messy’ street grids, making it harder to find your way.
The continuing cyber threats to American democracy expose the serious vulnerabilities of its Internet and call for dramatic changes.
A New Zealand study shows a 24% increase in productivity... by working less.