In a nod to its addictive qualities, it was first dubbed “Some More.”
One patient’s surprising results have experts cautiously optimistic.
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You can love a romantic partner, but also a pet, a book, God, or the sound of someone’s voice. We need many more words for love.
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Vladimir Putin adores Fyodor Dostoevsky. A close reading of the legendary author’s texts reveals the feeling might have been mutual.
A curated list of must-watch films from Big Think readers.
We have a new range of skills coming to Big Think+ this week, including communication, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence.
Does voting serve the collective good, or should we just not bother?
The axolotl is known to regrow its lower jaw, its retinae, ovaries, kidneys, heart, rudimentary lungs, spinal cord, and large chunks of its brain.
A group representing more than 100 of the biggest corporations in the U.S. has released a statement updating its definition of the purpose of American corporations.
Our relationship with water still matters.
Social distancing won't be easy, but science shows us how to make it more manageable.
We're going to have to reckon with our workweek sooner than later.
Quarantines are worth the trouble to keep the next pandemic at bay but they need to be applied intelligently.
Researchers now believe raw-meat-based pet food should be labeled extremely dangerous.
A new generation is waiting for the whimsy and wit of Dr. Seuss.
Research is proving that “just get over it” when it comes to losing a companion animal is simply not normal. So, if friends and family are telling you that … just ignore them. And if you're a friend or family member of someone who lost a pet, there are things you can do to help them through it.
Saving money doesn't mean sacrificing quality of life; in fact, it can be a way to improve it.
Vaccinations have saved countless lives and untold suffering, even though many adults still believe vaccines are bad for their children.