Category: Lifestyle

The Hidden History of Those Who Wrote the Christian Story

Candida Moss in Time: It is an unlikely success story. A first century religious leader named…

Your Nationality May Influence How Much You Talk With Your Hands

Brian Owens in New Scientist: People of different nationalities appear to vary in their use of…

The Problematic Past, Present, and Future of Inequality Studies

Branko Milanović’s century-spanning intellectual history of inequality in economic theory reveals the ideological reasons behind…

Empire of the Ants: What Insect Supercolonies Can Teach Us

John Whitfield in The Guardian: It is a familiar story: a small group of animals…

Wednesday Poem: The Sum of Life

Nothing to do but work,…. Nothing to eat but food,Nothing to wear but clothes…. To…

The Keys to a Long Life Are Sleep and a Better Diet—and Money

Nobel Prize–winning biologist Venki Ramakrishnan explores the science and charlatans of life-extension. Matt Reynolds in Wired:…

Of Monkeys and Men: The Extraordinary Life and Work of Frans de Waal

Lawrence M. Krauss in Quillette: Frans de Waal, one of the world’s preeminent primatologists, passed…

Breaking Down Barriers to Women’s Land Rights Starts in Our Homes

Nearly 30 years ago, in 1990s, I became a landowner for the first time in…

‘Organising is the Best Kind of Antidepressant’

The activists, who first met at Occupy Wall Street in 2011, talk about the limits…

Tales From an Attic

Sierra Bellows in The American Scholar: In February 1995, New York Governor George Pataki announced…

Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Hybrid work. Talent shortages. Polarizing politics. Building a culture is tougher than ever. Recent research…

The Unique Life Philosophy of Abdi, Born in Somalia, Living in the Netherlands

at Aeon: When viewers are introduced to Abdiwahab Ali, the main character in the short…