Copper Culture - Collection of copper arrowheads with copper ore and bone fragments

Copper Culture in North America is Older than We Thought

The “copper culture” lived near the Great Lakes and was among the world’s first peoples to forge metals. Discover why their culture moved on and how its discovery debunks racial stereotypes. (5:00 min read)

The Canon book cover with needlepoint design

‘The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science’ – A Review

The Canon is a playful book aimed at teaching adults basic science. Discover why the author felt readers needed this book and how it makes science fun again. (4:30 min read)

The Sacred and the Profane - Shamanic Dancers, Female Figures

‘The Sacred and the Profane’ – A Review

'The Sacred and the Profane' is a classic book on the history of religion. Discover how it reveals the Universe, Nature and Humanity as our connections to the sacred. (5:00 min read)

Human Tolerance - Outstretched Calloused Hand

Human Tolerance Evolved from Living in Harsh Conditions

Human tolerance sets us apart from other animals. Discover how a computer simulation shows that harsh conditions drove our ancestors’ self-domestication process.(4:00 min read)

Agreeable People Join Hands

Agreeable People Are More Successful at Work

Agreeable people are more likely to succeed at work than their aggressive peers. Find out why two studies show that nice guys don’t finish last after all. (3:30 min read)