Actor and science communicator Alan Alda shares his three rules of three for effective and empathic communication.
Marcus Tullius Cicero is widely regarded as one of the most gifted orators in human history. His writings can teach us a lot about the lost art of public speaking.
Research has found that words are more accurately heard when accompanied by hand gestures.
You don’t need to ride into the danger zone to take advantage of TOPGUN’s life and career lessons.
It might seem petty and shallow to get upset over a bad gift, but there's often a deeper reason behind the feeling.
The "attention economy" corrupts science.
"The digital HQ - the digital infrastructure that supports productivity and collaboration - actually became more important than the physical HQ."
While most participants fibbed a little bit, laptop users were much more likely to lie – and by a lot more.
Why, exactly, don't you trust that person's opinion?
Bring not a bagpipe to a man in trouble.
We're overthinking being nice.
It’s all about salesmanship.
One study estimated that 80% of people include “deviations” from the truth in their online profiles.
Can a shared language promote peace? Some people think so.
Let's hope that squid don't evolve lungs and legs, or humanity might be in real trouble.
A new technique for analyzing networks can tell who wields soft power.
Quantum communication offers a surer path to sending an interstellar message, as well as receiving one. But can we do it?
You can love a romantic partner, but also a pet, a book, God, or the sound of someone’s voice. We need many more words for love.
This world map shows how the rest of the world LOLs. In France, you MDR; in China, you 23333.
If argumentation led to nothing, it would soon be thrown into the evolutionary dustbin.
Yes, there are reasons to worry about Twitter, but it's not about the bots.
Aristotle's ancient virtues play a vital role in today's war.
The apes taught sign language didn't understand what they were doing. They were merely "aping" their caretakers.