If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.
The one thing you probably understand about quantum physics is actually a poor metaphor for the modern state of the field. I have suggested before that the one thing “everyone knows” about quantum mechanics
A climate change-fueled switch away from fossil fuels means the worldwide economy will fundamentally need to change. Capitalism as we know it is over. So suggests a new report commissioned by a group scientists
It took Claude Shannon about a decade to fully formulate his seminal theory of information. He first flirted with the idea of establishing a common foundation for the many information technologies of day
In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupid
A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World
I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the it-factor. Some of them do, though. Some books absolutely have the power to transform
On June 17, the political commentator Ann Coulter, appearing as a guest on Fox News, asserted that crying migrant children separated from their parents are “child actors.” Does this groundless claim deserve
Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else
Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly. At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success juggernaut.
Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both