Humans are the only animals who crave oblivion through suicide
Black stories matter: on the whiteness of children’s books
Fatal nurture: what a rare disorder says about ‘bad mothers’
The revolutionary figure of the beautiful, self-improved soul
Monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of capitalism
What high-speed astronomy can tell us about the galactic zoo
Psychopaths have feelings: can they learn how to use them?
Moderation may be the most challenging and rewarding virtue
Concentration camps reveal the nature of the modern state
How we learn to read another’s mind by looking into their eyes
Before you can be with others, first learn to be alone
Ancient ruins keep being ‘discovered’: were they ever lost?
Should a rapist get Viagra or a robber get a cataracts op?
The American housewives who sought freedom in Soviet Russia
Fear of radiation is more dangerous than radiation itself
Philosophy has a lot to learn from film
It’s not that your teeth are too big: your jaw is too small
Solving the heroin overdose mystery: how small doses can kill
This is the Muslim tradition of sci-fi and speculative fiction
Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad
Even the ancient Greeks thought their best days were history
The tree of knowledge is not an apple or an oak but a banyan
Cognitive dissonance helps old dogs with their new tricks
So I exaggerate a little – am I wrong to jazz up my stories?
Why does contemporary art make for wildly popular blockbusters?
Judith H Dobrzynski
Is it moral to respect the wishes of the dead, above the living?
The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke
White coats and mild manners: how to style a good doctor
The strange story of inventing the ‘bastard’ in medieval Europe
The Nazis as occult masters? It’s a good story but not history
Conspicuous consumption is over. It’s all about intangibles now