Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman is trying to answer a big question: Do we experience the world as it really is ...?
Neuroscientist Steven Kotler explains that a new device and its imitators can trigger "mystical" experiences in the brain.
A lot of people have said that Special Effects in movies feel hollow compared to the movies from 10 or 20 years ago...
New research proves it's better to do things alone!
Hank wonders at some stories of his own humiliation, and why he feels it sometimes, but not other times.
My favorite filmmaker Woody Allen on the meaning of life.
Soren Kierkegaard is useful to us because of the intensity of his despair at the compromises and cruelties of daily life.
Nathaniel Branden died late last here. This is Brad Branson's tribute on why you should read his books.
I really love this woman's videos -- helpful, clear instruction from a genuine person.
Sam Harris describes the properties of consciousness and how mindfulness practices can be used to transcend one's ego.
Personal Philosophy Journal Series, 'I Wonder' Ep. 5 - Doodling Epistemology.
To really appreciate what's around us, we might need to learn a weirder, less technologically-advanced skill: drawing.
Tragically, James Horner died earlier today. Here is a glimpse into his working process and why he was so revered.
Scientists prove the future affects the past, energy from evaporation, robotic arms, and more!
If you haven't seen it yet, Jon Stewart's comments on the Charleston shooting and racism in America are powerful.
Bill Gates discusses wealth inequality, international aid and the thorny issue of corporate taxation with Jeremy Paxman.