The period of scientific, artistic, and political revolutions isn’t known as the “Age of Reason” for nothing.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s approach to resisting injustice came straight from the playbook of 19th-century writer Henry David Thoreau.
'A Glitch in the Matrix,' the new documentary from Rodney Ascher ('Room 237') takes its cue from Philip K. Dick to explore just how real the "reality" we live in is.
Empathy’s definition originally described the relationship between humans and objects. Now, it’s much less straightforward.
These reading quotes from Albert Einstein, Theodore Roosevelt, and more might help you choose your next great read.
Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon, consisting of a wax head and a foam body built around his actual skeleton, has been moved to a new location in its London home.
Kant’s moral imperative dictates that you must kick back with a carton of frozen yogurt and read this article.
Are black holes the heaviest object in the universe? What causes that tingling feeling when you slip and almost fall? And why do we have so many shower thoughts, anyway? Experts weigh in.
In the nearly 30 years since the release of 'Groundhog Day,' fans have spent plenty of time and precious web bandwidth attempting to decode the alleged layers that exist just below the surface.
Your education shouldn't end when you graduate.
Mathematician, philosopher, soldier, scientist—René Descartes was the definition of a Renaissance man.
His contributions to philosophy are immense, even though he never seemed to fully agree with himself.
He wrote it to tip a hotel bellboy and told him "will probably be worth more than a regular tip."
Defining soup is harder than it sounds.
Evil twins, back-from-the-dead characters, and bouts with amnesia may have their roots in ancient Greek philosophy.
Distract yourself, meet new people, and don't eat any onions.