"Don't tread on me" is a slogan of the deep sea, too.
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The planet is making a lot less noise during lockdown.
Remaining silent is being complicit.
Researchers at UT Southwestern noted a 47 percent increase in blood flow to regions associated with memory.
Not everything needs a medium to travel through. If we can overcome that assumption, we don’t need the aether at all. All throughout the Universe, different types of signals propagate. Some […]
Forthcoming Phase II trials with ibogaine aim to find out.
Over the weekend, Pete Buttigieg warned of the dangers of white national terrorism. Officials in El Paso agree.
New research shows elevated risks of anxiety, depression, and suicide linked to perfectionism.
Over two billion people regularly eat insects. Why are Americans so squeamish?
A new study highlights a fascinating application of AI, though other uses are more troubling.
If everything in nature is made of quantum fields at its core, how do we wind up with particles at all? What is our Universe made out of? At a fundamental […]
A new study out of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville traces a disturbing correlation.
From psychology to neuroscience, what we believe is not nearly as relevant as why we do.
A new study from the University of Oxford reveals what foods are, and are not, healthy for the environment.
A new study shows that teenagers are increasingly experimenting with marijuana before beer or cigarettes. Is that a good thing?
A new study of Minnesota-based marathon runners calls into question how heart-healthy endurance running is.
Biomechanist Katy Bowman argues that our fitness mindset has environmental consequences in her new book, Movement Matters.
The GOP wants to repeal the Johnson Amendment, once again uniting church and state.
While progress has been made in understanding the mechanisms behind consciousness, a seemingly limitless neuronal interaction makes discovering a point of origin challenging.
Hash-tag capitalism, paid posts, and transparent (but not honest) sponsored captions - will this social media influencer trend ever end?
Researchers are working on a pill to mitigate the effects of alcohol. Is it a price worth paying?
Spiritual capitalism started in the sixties. Today it has been mastered.
Several scientists share their thoughts on why big athletes sometimes come up short in high-pressure situations. The basic gist: stress causes them to overanalyze.
A Year of Praxis: What Philosophy Teaches Us About Politics, Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness
“The owl of Minerva,” Hegel wrote, “takes its flight only when the shades of night are gathering.” A year ago I launched Praxis as a forum for thinking reflectively about […]
A little science-fiction philosophy to provoke you to remember on Memorial Day, courtesy of Oxford philosopher Derek Parfit: Suppose you were given the chance to teleport yourself, Star Trek style, […]
If past trends are any guide, this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature will go to a post-postmodern Francophone novelist from a forgotten duchy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. And yet partisans […]
n n (click on the image for a larger version) n ‘Everybody Is Against Everybody – Somebody Has To Be For Them’: the message behind this Amnesty International poster is […]