Some authors never saw their books score widespread acclaim—or even get published at all.
The global extent of the Revolutionary War surprises many Americans today — but it was crucial to independence.
Not every classic enjoyed rave reviews from the start.
Democratic freedom, rapturous religion, and newspapers created a hotbed for social experimentation in 19th-century America.
Books that were rarely taught in 1963, when baby boomers were students, became classics when those same boomers were teachers and parents.
"The Man in the High Castle" may be the most beloved alternate history book, but it is not the most historically accurate.
This collection of learning and development quotes serves as a reminder of the meaning and purpose behind this important work.
The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and clever entrepreneurs.
Alzheimer's has proved difficult to treat. But solving the mystery of this ultra-rare frontotemporal dementia may unlock new understanding.
Anyone with a killer idea for a podcast can learn valuable tactics for turning that idea into a success with the training in the How to Start a Podcast Bundle.
Far from being a “dead” pursuit that focuses on old ideas, modern philosophy proposes and debates important, new concepts. All of us can learn from it.
Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.
Scientists from John Hopkins find a material for quantum computing.
The idea that celestial objects exist within utterly immense cosmic structures is becoming inescapable.
Only 3% of physics graduates and 2% of astronomy graduates are Black. That’s got to change. In the late 1990s, about 5% of the approximately 4000 bachelor’s degrees in physics per […]
On May 4, 1970, the National Guard shot and killed four students during an anti-war protest. The massacre went on to change American culture forever.
It’s fundamentally different from space. Here’s how. Here’s a question that most of us have been asked at some point in our lives, “what’s the shortest distance between two points?” By […]
A new NASA report shakes up lunar geology.
The true course of progress is not only charted by great men and women, but also by ordinary people having conversations.
Flattening the curve on panic and disinformation.
Our planet is rare, precious, and fragile. It’s up to all of us to be its steward. With the advent of rocketry and spaceflight, our cosmic perspective changed forever. The very […]
Maps show the oldest company in (nearly) every country – and a few interesting corporate trends.
Simply getting into grad school isn’t enough. The answers to these three questions can make all the difference. It’s time. You’ve done all your research into schools, completed your undergraduate […]
Four out of every five American adults and children are not moving enough.