Have you seen the new Big Think?

Notice anything different? The biggest ideas of the 21st century just got a makeover.

Have you seen the new Bigthink.com?
  • Big Think has a brand-new look!
  • Our new site makes it easier to stream knowledge from the palm of your hand.
  • Get a tour of our HD video playlists and see how Big Think's world-class experts could shape up your organization.

Bigthink.com has relaunched! The biggest ideas of the 21st century are looking better than ever. We took it apart, threw out the rusty bits, added shiny new features, then put it all back together to create a smoother and more user-friendly experience for all the big thinkers out there.

Here's what's new and how you can enjoy it best.

Big Think's daily video: 365 brain-busting ideas each year

Crazy ideas and hard work are the key to a fulfilling life, says Nick Offerman.

The moment you land on Bigthink.com our latest video will play in high-def, full-screen glory. See Nick Offerman talk about crazy ideas and hard work; find out how the brains of super-meditators work; let Harvard professor Steven Pinker stoke your deepest thoughts as he asks and answers the question: Is human nature evil?

Check in daily to see what's new. Make sure you press 'More Videos' for all the great ideas you might have missed.

Big design worthy of big ideas

We can't control whether or not sex robot brothels come to America, but we can design an elegant way to read about it. We've upped our visuals so you can get better optics on the issues and questions you want to understand, mull over, and debate among your inner circle.

For a better way to share, we've added Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, and Linkedin buttons so you can share ideas and watch discussions unfold on your favorite platform.

Don't miss our top 10 most popular videos

Find it on the homepage!

We've interviewed the world's brightest minds and biggest thinkers for over a decade. There's over 3,000 videos in the vault. But what's the idea that broke the internet? Who's the expert that revolutionized our thinking? What did Richard Dawkins say about Donald Trump? Our 10 most popular videos have made a nest on our homepage, so you can keep up with what's got people talking and watch as classic videos fall off and new ideas climb up.

Get smarter, faster, with our playlist series

What is the so-called Intellectual Dark Web? A group of free thinkers who tend toward the contrarian. Listen to ideas outside the mainstream by Eric Weinstein, Alice Dreger, Jordan Peterson, Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein, and more.

Become a podcast fan!

Think Again is a top 15 iTunes podcast, one of iTunes' Best Podcasts of 2015 and #2 among INC's '7 Podcasts to Help You Think Differently in 2017'.

Each week, host Jason Gots takes a spontaneous, deep dive into science, art and culture, surprising some of the smartest people you know with ideas they're not prepared to discuss. Past guests include Junot Diaz, Alan Alda, Salman Rushdie, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Saul Williams, Margaret Atwood, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Ethan Hawke and Slavoj Zizek.

Big Think for business

Is your company operating at peak performance? Big Think Edge is a talent development solution that delivers world-class experts and learning programs to your organization. With over 500 short-form, actionable video lessons and 30 new lessons added monthly, you can stay ahead of business changes to offer meaning and stimulate agility for your workforce. Our network of experts are at the top of their field or disrupting it.

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