Not everything that claims to be "scientific" actually is. There are five features of scientifically rigorous studies.
Yoga is more than just standing on your head. It's about uniting with the divine.
The simulation hypothesis is fun to talk about, but believing it requires an act of faith.
How can you fit a camel through a needle?
The first "running machine" — later known as the bicycle — symbolizes a key design idea.
Virtually anyone can now create convincing deepfakes. That doesn't mean you should.
About 1 in 5 adults now say they have no religious affiliation, up from 1 in 50 in 1960.
The secret may lie in an old idiom: "Sleep on it."
"Of course, the spleen is the biggest organ in the body."
The Church of England is debating if believers should stop using gendered language when talking about God.
Stoicism is a big deal right now, but it has some major flaws. Here's why you might want to hold off on becoming a Stoic.
Though ultimately incorrect, the ancient Greek philosophers blazed a conceptual trail for humankind to understand the nature of reality.
If you lost your religion, it might be because the internet and social media are having a secularizing effect on American society.
Kids are fragile. They should trust their feelings. The world is a battle between good and evil. We should stop repeating these untruths.
Science will lead us to a universal morality and a cosmic religion.
For Buddhists, the “Four Noble Truths” offer a path to lasting happiness.
Take a closer look at the different types of reasoning you use every day.
Most philosophers merely contemplate the world, but what about the ones who actually tried to change it?
Unlock the full potential of your creativity with holistic detachment. This is the way of the editor.
Radical Emotional Acceptance calls on you to celebrate all of life's emotions — even the negative ones.
Humans are good visual thinkers, too, but we tend to privilege verbal thinking.
Adopting a healthy scepticism towards inherited ideas means “emptying the container of the Self.”
"It is more human to laugh at life than to lament it."
Evil is easy to identify and fight against; not so with stupidity.
Give yourself (and others) a break.
"Once quantum mechanics is applied to the entire cosmos, it uncovers a three-thousand-year-old idea."
"For every PhD there is an equal and opposite PhD."
Computerized, job-focused learning undercuts the true value of higher education. Liberal arts should be our model for the future.
Hinduism emphasizes the journey, whichever path that takes. And it holds us responsible for our own self-improvement.
Education has a global bias against boys.