Personal attacks on a speaker, especially about their funding, are a sign that the attacker can't dispute the facts the speaker is presenting. Beware the attacker too.
Have we learnt nothing from the racist, ineffective laws that form the basis of America's longest war: the War on Drugs?
What's your verdict?
Real productivity doesn’t always look anything like “first to work, last to leave.”
Can history offer us clues on happiness? Yes, argues Yuval Noah Harari, if we're willing to listen.
Until the Internet was allowed on commercial flights, the solution to assuage my fear of flying was to find the nearest airport pub and throw a few back before boarding the plane. That’s all changed.
Can a video game literally save your life? This week on Big Think's podcast we discuss three surprise ideas with game developer and researcher Jane McGonigal.
Envy hurts, and it can devolve into nastiness and even violence, but envy can also encourage us to aspire to our better or our best selves at work, school or at home.