There is no sure-fire formula for success, but you can be better prepared to create your own.
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love my tsundoku.
Philosopher Slavoj Žižek argues that we often don't truly want to obtain what we think we desire.
"Carpe diem" was only one part of Horace's poem Odes 1.11.
A group of prominent scientists shares how research has changed them.
By challenging your preconceptions, art offers a framework by which you can solve problems.
From health to leadership abilities, a good sense of humor can help improve many aspects of life.
When your passion becomes your day job, sometimes the day job becomes a chore.
Here's how to avoid getting duped by the "dark patterns" of online businesses.
What if your textbook lied to you?
Today’s careers don’t offer a clear path forward, but the rewards can be worth more than a gold watch at retirement.
You don’t need to ride into the danger zone to take advantage of TOPGUN’s life and career lessons.
Our society mostly emphasizes developing logical, procedural thinking skills, but this isn't the only way to come up with great ideas.
Uncertainty is inherent to our Universe.
How drugs, demons, and the search for immortality gave us words we use everyday.
Is it deliberate fraud or just bad research?
Mixed messages and competing interests have left college students feeling lost and stressed.
When you wish upon a star, it probably makes a difference who you are.
Reframing life in terms of death reveals some of the biggest philosophical problems with how we think about living systems.
Fulfillment at work isn’t about finding your passion; it’s about cultivating the relationships that create a sense of belonging.
People often ask "What should I do?" when faced with an ethical problem. Aristotle urges us to ask "What kind of person should I be?"
Pain makes sense from an evolutionary perspective. What's puzzling is why so many of us choose to seek out painful experiences.
"The Soul of a New Machine" provides a rare level of insight into the minds and decisions of humanity's greatest thinkers.
In the age of distraction, don't we all want to read faster and more efficiently?
The American author said he attempted to bring scientific thinking to literary criticism, but received "very little gratitude for this."
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Willpower alone likely isn't enough to replace a bad habit with a good one.
"A cheap loan is beyond all new destiny." Does that mean anything to you?
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
Is college worth it? This question may seem a no-brainer, but there are many reasons why it is worthy of serious deliberation. Here are three.