“My earliest memory is of anxiety!” cartoonist Daniel Clowes tells an interviewer in The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist, the first serious monograph of the work of this seriously […]
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Solving difficult visual puzzles seems to help the brain "rewire" itself by forming new neural pathways.
Three years after the pandemic began, we still don't know the origin of COVID. A strange lack of curiosity has stifled the debate.
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Jokes so cheesy even French philosophers will love them.
Preventing scurvy is not just a problem in the Antarctic.
Many first-hand accounts from the golden age of piracy were grossly embellished, meaning it's extremely difficult to separate Blackbeard the legend from Edward Thatch the person.
Hubble's deepest views of space revealed fewer than 10% of the Universe's galaxies. James Webb will change that forever.
Your life is far more arbitrary than you might think.
In a 2018 article, Gallup writer Ryan Pendell shared some frightening figures for business leaders. Public poll data showed that only a quarter of employees believed their leaders had a […]
New research sheds light on the indoctrination process of radical extremist groups.
Philosophers, theoretical physicists, psychologists, and others consider what or who is really in control.
How does philosophy try to balance having free will with living in a deterministic universe?
Thought expriments are great tools, but do they always do what we want them to?
It’s one way to interpret recent X-ray data, but it conflicts with much, much better data we already have. Earlier this month, a new study came out claiming something shocking: perhaps […]
Fighting boredom with banjos and Russian grammar: Tips from polar explorers for surviving months of isolation
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Chemical engineers have developed a way to protect transplanted drug-producing cells from immune system rejection.
And if you have a friend at the same longitude, you can even measure its circumference. This year’s equinox, on March 19/20 of 2020 (longitude-dependent), is Earth’s earliest in 124 […]
Why campuses are becoming polarized — and what we can do about it.
Could this be the beginning of the end of insulin injections?
In 1919, Woodrow Wilson attempted to rally the U.S. behind the League of Nations. His failure suggested the way forward.
We like to think of creativity as an inherently good thing. History and science say otherwise.
Try not to think about your hands. Now enjoy a few minutes of not being able to stop thinking about them.
The quest for a quantum theory of gravity is the holy grail of physics. Here’s why it’s murkier than anyone expected. If you want to fully describe how the Universe […]
Who should sit atop the iron throne? Let your DNA decide. Here on Earth, we hold one important truth to be self-evident above all others: that all humans are created equal. […]
New research from the University of Buffalo makes the case for the smartphone.
Patients with lung disease could find relief by breathing in messenger RNA molecules.
Great ideas in philosophy often come in dense packages. Then there is where the work of Marcus Aurelius.
The art of persuasion in sales & marketing is one that has changed significantly in recent years. Rather than trying to make your voice the loudest, basically yelling “look at […]
Senator John Sidney McCain III, who died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 at the age of 81, is lying in state in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol.