Chapter one

Less Than You Think

Published April 29, 2013

Where Uniqueness Lies

The ultimate treasure hunt for the key in our brains that unlocks our difference.

The Cosmopolitan Ape

Empathy, morality, community, culture—apes can have it all!

The Shrinking Earth

The farther out we peer into the universe, the punier our home planet seems.

Human Tendencies

Some of our most cherished traits are shared by other animals—and even plants.

We Built These Bodies

Changing the human body, one invention at a time.

Chapter two

More Than You Imagine

Published April 29, 2013

Metaphors Are Us

War, murder, music, art. We would have none without metaphor.

The Candle Burned

Welcome to the future, where people read no more.

Gasoline and Fertility

We consume unlike any other.

Chapter three

Beyond Measure

Published April 29, 2013

Ingenious: Caleb Scharf

How our view of the universe, and ourselves, is changing.

Chapter four

Reaction Time

Published May 30, 2013

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Ask a Cyborg

Profile subject Neil Harbisson is coming to Twitter to talk about merging with technology.

Related Facts So Romantic

“Reality provides us with facts so romantic that imagination itself could add nothing to them.” —Jules Verne

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