The Black Death wasn't the only plague in the 1300s.
The number of PhDs has been exceeding the available academic positions since as early as the mid-1990s.
Many workers moved home on the promise or hope that they'd be able to keep working remotely at least some of the time after the pandemic ended.
Once a book is published, who gets to interpret it? Us or the author?
The pandemic has many people questioning whether they ever want to go back to the office.
Ultimately, this is a fight between a giant reptile and a giant primate.
Are we enslaved by the finer things in life?
Fifty years of research on children's toy preferences shows that kids generally prefer toys oriented toward their own gender.
Hunter-gatherers probably had more spare time than you.
A curated watchlist from Big Think readers.
A 50-year study reveals changing values children learned from pop culture.
Labeling thinkers like Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs as "other" may be stifling humanity's creative potential.
Technology of the future is shaped by the questions we ask and the ethical decisions we make today.
Words of wisdom from H.P. Lovecraft, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dr. Temple Grandin, Hannah Gadsby and more.
Adam Frank, a card-carrying atheist and physics professor, wonders if there might be more to life than pure science.
Meet a spectacular new blue—the first inorganic new blue in some time.
People often make a killing in stocks, but there are other ways to potentially turn major profits.
Answering the question of who you are is not an easy task. Let's unpack what culture, philosophy, and neuroscience have to say.
For the Iroquois, it was a type of military training and a way to honor the gods.
Other cultures can differ greatly from your own, but there are commonalties in the way we express emotions.