Why Beauty Matters (Por que a beleza importa?) - Roger Scruton
Produzido pela BBC, este programa apresenta o filósofo Roger Scruton num provocante ensaio sobre a importância da beleza nas artes e nas nossas vidas. Scruto...
The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
'Aristotle's Tomb' Discovered By Archaeologist
A Greek archaeologist believes he may have discovered Aristotle’s tomb. Konstantinos Sismanidis excavated the birthplace of the ancient philosopher in northern Greece in the 1990s, and now thinks that...
Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
How Nietzsche Inspired Dalí
“Even in the matter of moustaches I was going to surpass Nietzsche! Mine would not be depressing, catastrophic, burdened by Wagnerian music and mist. No! It would be line-thin, imperialistic, ultra-ra...
Earth's Moon May Not Be Critical To Life
Maybe Earth, with its giant moon, is actually the oddball amongst habitable planets. The Moon has long been viewed as a crucial component in creating an environment suitable for the evolution of compl...
Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is A Radical Insurgency; It’s Not A Political Party
The renowned linguist says Trump isn't an anomaly in today's extremist Republican Party. MIT Professor Noam Chomsky recently gave his assessment of the Republican race for the White House with former ...
Neuroscience Backs Up The Buddhist Belief  That “The Self” Isn’t Constant, But Ever-Changing
While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today. Buddhists, though, suggest that this is ju...
Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms In Place
The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look inside, at which point it becomes one or the other. Suc...
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The l...
The Law And The Robot
Let’s get hypothetical. Say sometime in the future, a person purchases a household robot. Its functions extend to cleaning services, but it’s capable of learning new ways to clean over time, albeit in...
Is The Future Already Written?
First developed by Albert Einstein early in the 20th century, the orthodox view holds that the passage of time is an illusion. There is no difference between the past and the future — both are set in ...
How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”
"To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love." We kick-started the year with some of history’s most beautiful definitions of love. But timeless as their words might be, the poets an...
Could Nanotechnology Stop Us Ageing?
So what is nanotechnology(or nanotech, for the sake of characters), beside just "really small technology"? Well, the official definition is "the manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular and supr...
Archaeological sub-disciplines
As with most academic disciplines, there are a number of archaeological sub-disciplines typically characterised by a focus on a specific method or type of material, geographical or chronological focus...
List of engineering branches
Engineering is the discipline, art, and profession that applies scientific theory to design, develop, and analyze technological solutions. In the contemporary era it is generally considered to consist...