We all have obstacles to overcome in pursuit of our goals. For Santa Claus, it’s clear that science is the key. Of all the challenges we face in our work, perhaps […]
Credit: NASA NASA this week unveiled its new plan that many are calling “bold” and other lofty adjectives, with a 10-to-20-year span, each phase of which is somewhat dependent on […]
As the popularity of sparkling waters grows, many wonder if it represents a fresh turning point or a crisp new snake oil.
Jim Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz just won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. It couldn’t be more well-deserved. Every year, the Nobel Prize reminds all of humanity to […]
Learn how to enter into the mindset of a successful inventor.
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The era of cheap energy is coming to an end and societies will need to reshape energy consumption and infrastructure or face consequences, warns a new scientific background paper issued to the United Nations.
Why do we work for five days and then take two days off? The answer might surprise you.
A special isotope of plutonium is necessary for missions to Mars and beyond. But we don’t have enough, and aren’t making more fast enough. As 2018 comes to a close, NASA […]
We often praise selfless action, but it is even possible?
You can name a dozen rock stars on drugs, but can you name the philosophers who partook? We're here to help.
America isn't immune to attempts to remove books from libraries and schools, here are ten frequent targets and why you ought to go check them out.
Once you start seceding, who's to say where it will stop?
With 1.6 billion households in the world, how does Santa do it? With a little Christmas magic… and a lot of science! How does Santa Claus do it? In one long […]
50 years after his assassination, a look back at five ways Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed the U.S.
In her new memoir, Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler opens up about battling Stage IV cancer.
The fascinating HBO documentary 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher' looks at Elvis’s practice of re-making black hits for his white audience. Was it cultural appropriation or just love of the material?
Stanford professor Robert Sutton offers a slew of suggestions for how to break up negative vibes in the office.
The strategy of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) that kept the world safe for over 50 years may no longer matter in the modern world.
The deep dive into the mirror Universe, and the ethics of how we deal with purity and diversity, is just getting started. Life in the mirror Universe isn’t easy for anyone. […]