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R. Crumb Illustrates Jean-Paul Sartre’s Nausea: Existentialism Meets Underground Comics

Sartre’s novel <i>Nausea</i> introduced his philosophical view as a form of illness to a WWII readership. “Nausea is existence revealing itself—and …

Jean Paul Sartre

Porsche to Take Control of Bugatti, Bentley, and Lamborghini: Report

The VW Group is reportedly planning to restructure the hierarchy of its premium brands.<p>THOMAS KIENZLE—AFP/Getty Images<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's …

Bugatti

This Rust-Wrapped Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Is Making Me Have a True Existential Debate

This is a 707-horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. It’s fast, it’s good for burnouts and it looks like it’s been oxidized over many years. …

Sports Cars

This bullet-proof 714hp Hellcat is a cop car Bond would be proud of

Dodge’s Charger SRT Hellcat is hardly a shy and retiring car normally, but the 714 hp sedan looks even more striking after being given the armoring …

Mad Max

Are Audiobooks As Good For You As Reading? Here’s What Experts Say

Even for people who love books, finding the opportunity to read can be a challenge. Many, then, rely on audiobooks, a convenient alternative to …

Audiobooks

This Is Why There Are No Alternatives To The Big Bang

It’s treated as though it’s an unassailable scientific truth: 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it emerged from a hot, dense state known as the Big Bang. While there were a number of serious alternatives considered for decades, throughout the 20th century, a scientific consensus …

Galaxies

Healthy or hype: Here’s how salt lamps actually work

Himalayan salt’s been on the up and up for a couple of years now. From using it to season your food, to drinking it, and practicing yoga in salt …

Immune System

49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

<i>The following story, written by Renee Jain, was originally published on GoZen.</i><p>It happens to every child in one form or another — anxiety. As parents, we would like to shield our children from life's anxious moments, but navigating anxiety is an essential life skill that will serve them in the years …

Self-help

Alcohol is a leading cause of death, disease worldwide, study says

Alcohol is killing more people globally than we originally thought, according to a new study.<p>The study, published Thursday in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet, found that alcohol, such as beer and wine, is a leading risk factor for death and disease, associated with 2.8 million deaths …

Research

Scientists are tracing the age of the ancestor of life on Earth, and they just released their findings

Today, the Earth is covered with life in countless forms, but four billion years ago there was no life on our rocky world. So, it stands to reason …

Creationists and Conspiracy Theorists Suffer From the Same Error in Thinking

Cognitive biases – essentially errors in thinking – plague humankind. Spending money or exerting effort on some activity in the past corrupts our …

Is religion a universal in human culture or an academic invention?

If anything seems self-evident in human culture, it’s the widespread presence of religion. People do ‘religious’ stuff all the time; a commitment to …

University of Chicago

Erwin Schrödinger and his Famous Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961)<p>On August 12, 1887, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate <b>Erwin Schrödinger</b> was born. Schrödinger developed a number of …

See Albert Camus’ Historic Lecture, “The Human Crisis,” Performed by Actor Viggo Mortensen

Back in 2016, New York City staged a month-long festival celebrating Albert Camus' historic visit to NYC in 1946. One event in the festival featured …

How Bruce Lee’s fighting style tapped Chinese and Western philosophy, from the I Ching to Nietzsche and Jean-Paul Sartre

<b>In a special series commemorating the 45th anniversary of Bruce Lee’s death on July 20, 1973, we aim to set the facts straight – as well as exploring</b> …

Why Is Philosophy Important?

<i>Often times when I tell people that my major is philosophy I am met with a confused stare followed by a series of questions asking why and of what</i> …

Two far-away bombings 20 years ago set off the modern era of terror

Global Power<p>WASHINGTON — Twenty years ago Tuesday, on Aug. 7, 1998, suicide bombers drove their pick-up trucks to the gates of the U.S. embassies in the capitals of Kenya and Tanzania. What no one knew then — in part because many Americans were paying closer attention to a president's personal …

Should you raise your kids religious? Here's what the science says

In the opening montage of “Religion,” an episode on Aziz Ansari’s TV series <i>Master of None</i>, we see kids protesting miserably as their parents usher them off to church, synagogue, temple, and some kind of Scientology processing ceremony. They don’t want to go; they would much rather stay home. But …

Teens

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

The Large Hadron Collider Accelerated 'Atoms' With Electrons for the First Time

You can feasibly put anything inside the world’s largest physics experiment, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, so long as it can be …

Watch And Listen To The Monster That Is Hennessey's Dodge Demon

With 1,035 horsepower and a 4.5-liter supercharger, this tuned Challenger SRT Demon is incredibly quick and sounds even better.<p>After showing off the …

Poetry and Philosophical Thinking

<i>I still hold that there is an important and significant role for traditional forms of philosophy but the question remains, is there something more to</i> …

In Which Jean-Paul Sartre Attempts to Return Some Socks

Who Owns Which Car Brands?

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions …

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

We might only see time because we can’t think in quantum physics

Predicting the future is easy, if you are a physicist. Break a glass, and you can boldly assert that it will fall into a number of shards, assuming …

The "problem of thinking" is a matter of overcoming discomfort, not biases. Thinking deeply is exhausting, and we instinctively avoid ideas that complicate our lives

The "problem of thinking" is a matter of overcoming discomfort, not biases. Thinking deeply is exhausting, and we instinctively avoid ideas that …

The “New Questions of Philosophy”

“What subjects are now being confronted at the frontiers of philosophical inquiry, breaking from the familiar philosophical concerns of canonical …

A Scientist Clarifies the Link Between Eating Beef Jerky and Mania

Fans of cured meat, take note.<p>Eating lots of hot dogs and beef jerky is perhaps not the wisest choice for physical health, but until recently, doing …

Philosopher of the Month

In order to commemorate the countless philosophers who have shaped our world by exploring life's fundamental questions, we're celebrating a different …