Ideas

Historically Speaking

The 20th anniversary of the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan reminds us of the imperative of historical preservation.

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Mind & Matter

The weird way that the brainpower of octos is distributed among their eight arms may have much to teach us about our own brains.

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Essay

For the great American poet, the peculiar qualities of grass suggested a way to resolve the tension between the individual and the group.

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Essay

A medieval debate about God’s relationship to goodness can help explain today’s conflicts over religion and society in the Islamic world.

April 15, 2021

Wilczek's Universe

New discoveries about an elementary particle could lead to a “gold rush” of new physics.

April 13, 2021

Essay

Some animals hardly deteriorate as they get older. New therapies could help humans to achieve the same healthy longevity.

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Essay

Exercising an influence unlike any first lady before or since, she guided her husband’s rise to power and secured his legacy.

April 9, 2021

Essay

Newly uncovered Soviet sources show that the 1962 confrontation could easily have spiraled into nuclear war—a useful warning as we face a new arms race today.

April 9, 2021

Essay

Power posing, grit and other trendy concepts are scientifically unproven but have become enormously popular by offering simple solutions to deeply rooted social problems.

April 9, 2021

Jason Gay

Amid a crush of indoor fitness products, a testimonial for simply walking out the door.

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Everyday Physics

The clinking you hear while washing up is the sound of your plates and mugs oscillating like bells.

April 8, 2021

Ask Ariely

A behavioral economist answers questions on the annual IRS ritual, the placebo effect, and work-at-home stress

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Essay

Two hundred years ago, the Greek revolution against Ottoman rule became a European cause thanks to the support of writers and artists.

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Weekend Confidential

The literary giant’s new novel ‘Antiquities’ reflects on the grand aspirations and humbling disappointments of authorship

April 2, 2021

Essay

For Christians, the holiday is about recapturing the surprise and excitement that the Resurrection brought to Jesus’ first followers.

April 2, 2021