From Ramses II to Alexander the Great, these leaders helped shaped the world we know today.
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Not nearly well enough. And we should all be concerned. In 1859, the science of solar physics truly began with the largest eruption in recorded history: the Carrington event. Prior […]
Bill Nye laughs in the face of the robo-pocalypse. Or more accurately, he laughs at those who worry that AI might run amok. If we build robots that want to kill us, he says, we can just unplug them.
Legendary aviator Amelia Earhart taught us more than just about aviation. She taught us the social value of failure and that no man or woman ever stands alone in victory.
Your first philosophers: Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Seneca, and one strange new face. Why the first books people read about Stoicism should be by one of these guys. On Stoicism Graduation season […]
After her uterus nearly erupted, Vyckie Garrison was rushed to the hospital to give birth to her seventh child. The emergency caesarean section nearly killed her. Her doctor warned the […]
Entrepreneurs: Don’t Mortgage Your Home and Go Into a Business You Know Nothing About…Unless You’re Incredibly Tenacious, Smart, and Lucky.
If Romi Haan, the founder and CEO of South Korea’s Haan Corp could start over again, she (says she) would spend at least two years learning about home appliance sales […]
Romi Haan on why entrepreneurs need to understand sales, and how she succeeded anyway.
When painter Andrew Wyeth passed away in 2009, the reclusive painter took many of the secrets behind his art to the grave. When I heard that the Brandywine River Museum […]