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.
Bre Pettis, founder of MakerBot, a pioneer in consumer 3D printing, is interested in everything. So how does he get anything done?
As Snowden’s public profile continues to grow, it will be interesting to see how governments navigate their criticisms of him.
You can get as much done in six hours as you can in eight hours, but with much less wasted time.
How successful are these drugs in inducing a good night’s sleep – and what are the drawbacks, over time, to using them as sleep aids?