The British economic anthropologist Jason Hickel proposes "degrowth" in the face of recession.
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Jason Silva will be discussing technology, philosophy, creativity, the human condition, and what it means to be alive.
How can we humans, who fear death so greatly, ever hope to defeat our existential malaise? According to Jason Silva, it is "by creating beauty and order and complexity."
Jason Epstein thought of Amazon before Jeff Bezos. Or at least, he understood the concept: the necessity, and power, of making the world’s backlist available at all times. Epstein’s uniquely […]
Follow your nose all the way home.
Psychologists are finding that moral code violations can leave an enduring mark — and may require new types of therapy.
Economic growth is more about quality than quantity.
The far side of the Moon is incredibly different from the Earth-facing side. 63 years later, we know why the Moon's faces are not alike.
Talking to yourself seems to yield real benefits, from boosts in cognitive performance to improved emotional regulation.
Our concept of "failure" is way too narrow.
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The Netflix show about a Birmingham crime family and their personal demons concluded earlier this month.
Any alien civilization that grows to span an entire planet would spark the same effects that we have. So, what do we do about it?
No ouija board required.
Grandpa knows how to take it easy.
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Many organizations are just scratching the surface of what their talent is capable of, but reskilling programs help unlock untapped potential.
On forums, “true bitcoiners” didn’t talk about technology or crypto. Instead, they talked about trust and corruption.
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
Travel half the distance to your destination, and there's always another half to go. Despite Zeno's Paradox, you always arrive right on time.
Just 12 million light-years away, the galaxies Messier 81 and 82 offer a nearby preview of the Milky Way-Andromeda merger.
Marijuana use among college students in 2020 reached levels not seen since the 1980s.
Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
What we can learn from our complicated relationship with boredom.
At 35 light-years away, it’s also the 2nd coolest, 2nd widest planet ever found. Despite discovering more than 4000 exoplanets, most remain obscure. Although more than 4,000 confirmed exoplanets are known, […]
Three ideas could help create the police force that Americans want.
Fear that new technologies are addictive isn't a modern phenomenon.
If our nearest star has an Earth-like planet, here’s how we’ll see it. As seen from up close, the signs of not only life, but our intelligent, technologically advanced human civilization […]
UAE is the world's most expensive country to start a business, but it's free in Rwanda.
Reduction is an approach that has been successful in science but is not itself synonymous with "science."