I am attempting to maintain good humor, but as a warning to those who read this blog: please properly cite the material you gain from this blog. Much of what I post is public knowledge, but if you are using my posts, ideas or translations in published material do properly cite Waq al-waq. Otherwise a team of trained lawyers – ok it is just Nash, but still he is a very smart lawyer and also very mean – will hunt you down.
Humanity is never fully in control of its creations. This lesson from Mary Shelley has remained relevant for over 200 years.
There are issues with Kinsey's data, but his books revolutionized Americans' thinking about sex and sexuality.
If Einstein couldn’t solve the theory of everything, could anyone? Physicist Michio Kaku explains what it would take.
The hot Big Bang was an energetic, brilliantly luminous event. Today's Universe is alight with stars. But in between, the dark ages ruled.