Shoving platelet-rich plasma up your nose might restore your sense of smell after COVID. But whether it actually works still needs to be sniffed out.
The pandemic has many people questioning whether they ever want to go back to the office.
Moments of social anxiety around truth tend to be accompanied by similar “fool the eye” pop culture phenomena.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
The opening lines of Smartmatic's $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News lay bare the culture of denial in the US.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
It’s one of Einstein’s most bizarre predictions. And it’s true. There’s no such thing as absolute time. No matter where you are, how fast you’re moving, or how strong the gravitational […]
Time isn't the same for everyone, even on Earth. Flying around the world gave Einstein the ultimate test. No one is immune from relativity.
Why the effects of aging are detrimental to being the U.S. president.
Research has found that previously encountered information feels more "fluent."
The bid to buy Greenland is unlikely to become seriously considered.
Sure, Epicureans focused on seeking pleasure – but they also did so much more.
A phrase buried deep in the Declaration of Independence set off alarms in Silicon Valley, and outrage in Texas.
Practicing mindfulness in the workplace is taking businesses and organizations around the world by storm. While some practice mindfulness techniques, others are more involved in the discipline of mindfulness meditation.
The EIC is likely to deepen our understanding of the universe in ways we can’t fathom.
Not only is the Sun’s corona visible during a total solar eclipse, but so are, under the right conditions, stars located a great distance away. With the right observations, one […]
Simple diagrams reflect straightforward grids that make navigation easy. Complex diagrams equal ‘messy’ street grids, making it harder to find your way.
The Mercury-bound MESSENGER spacecraft captured several stunning images of Earth during a gravity assist swingby of its home planet on Aug. 2, 2005. Several hundred images, taken with the wide-angle […]
Three years after the Charleston massacre, the 'Lost Cause' is still honoured throughout the South – and beyond
From gun control to fun control, these were Big Think's most excellent comments of the week. Be excellent to each other!
We tend to treat death and dying as a somber and serious event, but what if it doesn't have to be that way?
Nietzsche's ideas were used by the Nazi's to justify their atrocities, but did Nietzsche actually support Fascism?