• Author: Prof Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins is one of the finest minds in science, and in this superb collection of essays and letters, he demonstrates the depth of his knowledge and the rich variety
The 18th-century minister and mathematician Richard Price is mostly forgotten to history. His close friend Thomas Bayes, also a minister and math nerd, is much better known, at least in statistics circles.
Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career. My knows
Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence. According to Landau,
By Erin Blakemore What’s the truth about our world and the universe? To get answers, sometimes you need to step back and see the big picture — a vast patchwork of scientific exploration and research that’s
Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in protein will provide nutrition
Statistically speaking, a lot of people masturbate. According to an analysis of Indiana University's National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior (NSSHB) by FiveThirtyEight, 71.5% of women and 81.5% men
• Author: Chandra Wickramasinghe & Kamala Wickramasinghe The life story of this book spans many stages of the life and scientific career of one of the foremost astrophysicists/astrobiologists of our times.
Happiness is not a state as far as Aristotle is concerned, it’s an activity, says Professor Edith Hall, and you just have to decide to become happier You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog
If the person in need of an exorcism isn't a Christian, then why do you have to call a Catholic priest? In April of this year, the Vatican held a week long conference to train priests in the rite of exorcism,
Fellow old-school physics blogger Sabine Hossenfelder has a new book out, Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray (currently Amazon’s #1 best seller in Epistemology…). As you can guess from that