Sam Harris talks with David Deutsch about how modern people are already living like astronauts.
When David Bowie played Andy Warhol in the 1996 film Basquiat, he wore Warhol’s actual wig and glasses. Bowie met Warhol in his travels through the art world and even […]
INDIANA JONES IV SLATED FOR MAY 2008: Spielberg to Direct, Reports Variety; Spider Man Scribe to Pen Script; Questions About Harrison Ford’s Age Linger
Time out for a bit of soft journalism….Variety reports that after an eighteen year wait, Indiana Jones 4 is going into production and will be released in May 2008. After […]
In 1504 no less a historic name than Niccolo Machiavelli, author of The Prince, brought together the two greatest artists of the time to decorate the walls of the Great […]
It occurred naturally, and scientists know this for certain. Starting in late 2019, a novel strain of coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, began infecting human beings for the very first time. Discovered in samples […]
Rather than sending serial killer art to auctions, it should be sent to abnormal psychologists for research.
Wealthier in resources; poorer in time.
The Knights Templar were not only skilled fighters, but also clever bankers who played a crucial role in the development of Europe’s financial systems.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
Ad Fontes Media wants to educate readers on where to find reliable sources of news and lessen the heat from the political flame wars.
Do we suffer from birth anxiety like we suffer from death anxiety?
The top of Mauna Kea is the ideal physical site for this new, ready-to-be-built telescope. But that’s far from the only concern. For many years, astronomers have looked forward to a […]
You can be born with good genes and study hard and still not meet your potential. Your environment has a lot to do with how smart you are.
Is it a super-secret place for the global el33t? Or is it just a bunch of n00bs masquerading as true h4x0rs?
Survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida are demanding that lawmakers in Washington take action on gun control measures.
The Justice Department announces the end of privately run Bureau of Prisons jails, and activists are excited.
A Canadian teen who discovered a lost Mayan city via satellite imagery is not backing down from the critics.
The apple of American politics never falls too far from the tree.
Nudges, “choice architecture,” social marketing and other non-rational approaches to government are a pretty significant development. After all, these policies replace explicit arguments (“you should get more exercise for these […]
In my news feed the other day was a photo of an anguished boy holding an even smaller boy, killed by a shell. Another day in the war in Gaza. […]
Like a greyhound race, politics is a competition. And as the rabbit keeps moving ahead, the greyhounds are incentivized to keep chasing. Consistency bias is simply the failure to admit that's what we're doing.
“It may amuse you, Mother, to try to photograph during your solitude,” Julia Margaret Cameron’s daughter told her while presenting her with her birthday gift in 1863 while Mr. Cameron […]