The Astronomical Significance of Makar Sankranti
Makar Sankranti is celebrated on January 14th, and is one of the few festivals on the Hindu lunar calendar that are based on the Sun's position.
The Vedas Should Be Understood, Not Just Read
The Vedas are the most ancient texts in the world, and yet the most misunderstood. Let's take a deeper look at the wisdom hidden in the bedrock of Indian civilization.
Facebook's Shameless Takeover of WhatsApp
Facebook's Shameless Attack on Apple
Facebook's attack on Apple's new privacy controls further expose how much data the social network collects, and only makes a stronger case for why Facebook is wrong and Apple is right.
A new age of space travel has begun with the successful launch of SpaceX's crewed Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket. Everything about the launch was futuristic, giving us a vision of humanity at its best.
Building After the Pandemic
The past few months have been quite an adventure for our civilization. Marc Andreessen rightly says we must build. Where should we start to build, and what are the obstacles preventing us from progressing?
The Speed of a Language
If you have ever listened to different languages, you must have noticed that some sound faster than others. Is that just how they sound, or do faster languages also convey information faster?
Who Wants To Be A Billionaire
When we focus on better things, we can make a real difference. When we focus on success over popularity, we can all be truly successful.
The Most Important Number
You have a truly important piece of personal information that is extremely vulnerable, and you probably don’t know about it.
Imagine learning to drive without a car. Now imagine practicing piano without a piano. How about cooking without a stove? This is precisely what many students have to do, every single day.
Are We Really Alone
So we can observe black holes millions of light years away now, hidden behind thousands of stars in our night sky. Yet, we have seen no evidence of life out there. Why is that?
When the Internet Disappears
We often ask what the next Internet will look like, except there won’t be a next Internet at all. Because the Internet is going to disappear.
The Mind of Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking’s life is a testament to the fact that your mind, your intelligence, your knowledge, can take you farther than anything outside ever can.
Hungry for Humanity
It’s 2019, and our phones, TVs, and cars are more efficient than ever. But, our food is somehow still stuck in the past.
A Lifetime of Opportunity
NASA announced that Opportunity is officially dead. How did we become so attached to an inanimate metal box crawling around on the Martian surface?
A Universe Inside Your Mind
Our consciousness has brought us this far – from nomadic hunters to space explorers. So where are we headed now?