Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Elastic thinking: Help your brain excel in today's mentally tasking world

Elastic thinking: Help your brain excel in today's mentally tasking world

Elastic thinking is what endows us with the ability to solve novel problems and to overcome the neural and psychological barriers that can impede us from looking beyond the existing order.Read More
Tara Westover – Nothing Final Can Be Known – Think Again – a Big Think Podcast #141

Tara Westover – Nothing Final Can Be Known – Think Again – a Big...

There's got to be a thousand ways to reclaim the past, but for Tara Westover, story was the only one that could contain all of it. Read More
Amazon’s stock falls after Trump tweets the company doesn’t pay enough taxes

Amazon’s stock falls after Trump tweets the company doesn’t pay enough taxes

President Donald Trump attacked Amazon on Twitter Thursday morning, arguing that the online retailer doesn’t pay enough taxes and the USPS is its “delivery boy.”Read More
The fifth leading cause of death in the US? Your job.

The fifth leading cause of death in the US? Your job.

In his new book, Dying For a Paycheck, Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer says we have to change the workplace environment—now. Read More
How our obsession with self-esteem created the Selfie Generation

How our obsession with self-esteem created the Selfie Generation

In his latest book, Will Storr traces the lineage from self-esteem to selfie. Read More
A diamond isn’t made how you think it is

A diamond isn’t made how you think it is

Diamonds can be formed in one of four fascinating ways. Read More
Facebook is killing democracy with its personality profiling data

Facebook is killing democracy with its personality profiling data

Why you should use Facebook with a healthy dose of skepticism.Read More
5 key moments that led to the rise of the Intellectual Dark Web

5 key moments that led to the rise of the Intellectual Dark Web

Cutting through liberalism and conservatism, important thinkers are trying to navigate a polarized world. This often leads to uncomfortable confrontations. Read More
Flat-Earther “Mad” Mike Hughes finally blasts off in homemade rocket

Flat-Earther “Mad” Mike Hughes finally blasts off in homemade rocket

Mike Hughes finally launched his homemade rocket 1,875 feet into the sky. Now, the 61-year-old has plans to build another rocket to go even higher...Read More
What are the psychological dynamics when a couple tries to change a habit together?

What are the psychological dynamics when a couple tries to change a habit together?

Changing an unhealthy habit depends a lot on your belief that you can do it, something psychologists call self-efficacy. Take smoking, for example. Your belief that you are capable of quitting will influence the likelihood you will decide to quit in the first place, the amount your smoking reduces ...Read More