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The Art of Painting

Stanley Kubrick and Johannes Vermeer try to see eye-to-eye.

Shakespeare’s Genius Is Nonsense

What the Bard can teach science about language and the limits of the human mind.

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math

Sorry, education reformers, it’s still memorization and repetition we need.

Why We Keep Playing the Lottery

Blind to the mathematical odds, we fall to the marketing gods.

The Original Natural Born Killers

In the 1920s, two murderers were defended by science. The infamous case still echoes.

Iran’s Great, Dying Salt Lake

How To Waste Time Properly

The right distractions boost creativity.

Why We Procrastinate

We think of our future selves as strangers.