To the Best of Our Knowledge
The folks at To the Best of Our Knowledge have launched a Kickstarter project: A comic book about the science of consciousness.
American literary scholar Stephen Greenblatt won the Pulitzer Prize for excellence in nonfiction for his book The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. Greenblatt's book unfolds the story of the ancient Roman poet Lucretius and how Lucretius' poems helped catalyze Renaissance thinking.
Earl Scruggs died Tuesday night in a Nashville hospital at the age of 88. Scruggs is known for inventing the three-finger-banjo-picking "Scruggs style" of playing and for his part in creating the bluegrass genre.
Award-winning author Samuel R. Delany reflects on his science fiction writing career, the evolution of the genre and the distinction of sci-fi prose.
Neil McCormick grew up convinced he was going to be a world-famous rock star, unfortunately it was his childhood friend Bono who became famous.
In a rare interview while under house arrest in London, Assange spoke about about information's role in democracy and Wikileaks' role in the Arab Spring uprisings.
The Book of Revelation, full of apocalyptic imagery and clashes between good and evil, probably wasn't a Christian book in the beginning.
Journalist Erica Rowell documents the films of Joel and Ethan Coen in 'The Brothers Grim: The Films of Joel and Ethan Coen.'
Scientists debate whether evolution was a collection of happenstance or if intelligent life was destined to be.
There's something cathartic about listening to sad music -- why listening to songs of loneliness and despair helps us feel better.