In our time-poor, information-saturated, post-fact modern lives, cats are winning at the internet. Our curiosity is superficially satisfied, swiping and grabbing at the lowest hanging clickbait before falling off the hook. It's time to reboot curiosity in our overwhelming Age of Information. How can we make the most of the digital proximity of people and ideas?
Fear of Falling Fun fact: we're only born afraid of two things - loud noises and falling. Sort of strange when you think
It will come as no surprise that the amount of time 8-11s and 12-15s spend online has more than doubled since 2005. Similarly, a quarter of 8-11s and seven in ten 12-15s own a smartphone. These are startling figures, but are the reality of the increasingly digital world we are living in.
An overwhelming sense of limbo pervades my cultural identity. It feels diluted, pretentious, but all the more boundless. At times I feel 'Asian' amongst my English friends and a 'coconut' amongst Asian friends and family; a term brandished with resentment and deep-seated feelings of inferiority.
By John Tenniel - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=629700
What drives us to become more motivated, creative, or intelligent? These questions have plagued philosophers and scientists for thousands of years and they continue to fuel scientific investigation. Especially now, as we are confronted with increasingly complex problems. However, these questions are just outcomes of something more core, curiosity.
NASA's Curiosity Rover has captured what might be one of its most stunning images yet: the sunset on Mars. The incredible
Scientists believe they have enough evidence from the Curiosity rover to say that water does exist below the surface of Mars
The human race is just 20 to 30 years away from finding evidence of alien life says NASA's chief scientist Ellen Stofan. Speaking
Let’s say you’re a multi-billion dollar space agency, and you happen to have a spacecraft in orbit over Mars AND a space