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Composer Philip Glass talks time with painter Fredericka Foster.
Is there more to our experience of time than the foibles of memory?
In an age of all-knowing algorithms, how do we choose not to know?
The sheer stress of an environment contributes to obesity and diabetes.
A sculptor explains how his art upends time.
How culture and history make American and Russian smiles different.
Music that upsets expectations is what makes your gray matter sing.
For the painter Matthew Phillips, past, present, and future meet at the tip of a brush.
The Altai mountain region of Central Asia is a rugged and remote place. Right in the center of the continental landmass, it forms a crossroads between the Kazakh steppes, the snow forests…Read More
Plants have their own form of money: carbon dioxide. For decades, our fossil fuel industry has been artificially inflating their currency. What happens to plants during inflation—when…Read More
While on vacation in distant locales, people often find that time moves quite differently than in the places they’re used to. In the tropics, we settle into the grooves of “island time”…Read More
My high school biology teacher, Mr. Whittington, put a framed picture of a primate ancestor in the front of his classroom—a place of reverence. In a deeply religious and conservative…Read More