Chess was once blamed for triggering mental health problems, including suicide and even murder. Today, the same is said of video games.
A study of 323 uprisings against repressive regimes yields stunning insights.
A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
50 years ago the city of Chicago erupted in a legendary police riot.
It’s more than the Spore Drive, it’s about the heart of science fiction. If you’ve been following Star Trek: Discovery, you knew what we were headed for going into the mid-season […]
The Nonhuman Rights Project turns to philosophy to persuade courts to honor chimpanzees’ rights.
Right and wrong has never been so gray in the Star Trek Universe. Imagine you’re in a fight with an enemy, and the fight itself isn’t fair. You might have […]
The season finale gets the one thing Star Trek is famous for — ethics — completely wrong. Life is full of dilemmas whose solutions seem paradoxical. To obtain peace, you must prepare for war. […]
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern discusses how diversity forms the foundation of the league's recent growth and success. At one point, Stern was told the NBA was "too black to thrive." Now, it's as popular as ever.
“I leave you with four words: I’m glad Reagan dead,” Mike “Killer Mike” Render rapped in his song “Reagan” off the 2012 album R.A.P. Music. His harsh, inflammatory statements drew […]
How an observational signature from Cosmic Inflation could herald the scientific revolution of the century “Despite its name, the big bang theory is not really a theory of a bang at […]
Winston Churchill's career reveals that he was pretty consistently wrong on issue after issue, place after place, time after time, and he was wrong for the same reasons he was right in May of 1940.
Once again, the Wall Street Journal has published its annual ranking of economic forecasters. Using methods developed with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the newspaper calculated which forecasters made […]
The origin of Valentine’s Day has nothing to do with love and everything to do with “torturous martyrdom.” On second thought, perhaps the origin of Valentine’s Day has a great deal to do with love.
What hasn’t been said about Louis C.K.? The New York Times called him a “comedic Quentin Tarantino.” Writing for the Los Angeles Book Review Adam Wilson said he was “television’s […]
The amygdala is a part of the brain that plays a key role in processing emotions. How does the amygdala function differently in a psychopath's brain from that of a normal person?
If ideas are the currency of the future, then books are still the best way to trade these ideas with others. To celebrate the 600th blog post of Endless Innovation, I’ve put together […]
Can Financial Services Be More Than Money? Transforming Baby Boomer Retirement Planning into Longevity Planning
Earlier this month Bank of America Merrill Lynch produced a webcast on “Health Care in Retirement”. Thewebcast was part of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Help2Retire webcast series.I was pleased […]
In announcements and press efforts this past month, the Vatican is promoting Galileo as a symbol of collaboration between science and religion. The initiative is part of a larger campaign […]
Do you have to be religious to see a face in burnt toast? Probably not, but believers are more likely to attribute such a face to Jesus (1). Believer in […]
Straight talk express? McCain with Jerry Falwell.Last week, I noted McCain’s not-so-subtle attempt in a new Web advertisement to draw comparisons between Obama and the anti-Christ with the ad using […]
The second part of Eruptions readers' recollections of the historic May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.