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There are 9 posts tagged: "philosophy"

Haunted hotel
29 October 2021
Yes, it's another clickbait link on the BBC homepage. The question posed in the article's headline is, perhaps more mundanely, The US' most haunted hotel? (more…)
Days of future passed
20 August 2021
On behalf of BBC Future, Chris Baraniak examines how future generations may study us. Just as past and current historians have relied on the written records of previous generations, future historians may judge us through social media posts, algorithms, and conspiracy theories. (more…)
The perils of weightlessness
6 November 2012
If your ideal weight is 70kg and you're 70kg overweight, you have a problem. (more…)
The Global Shopfront Library
7 March 2012
Through glorious happenstance I have inadvertently discovered The Global Shopfront Library. (more…)
It's official, using IE makes you stupid
3 August 2011
Okay, not quite, but from the Bonkers Unit at the Institute of Meaningless Results comes this analysis of IQ vs. internet browser use. The researchers conclude that if you have a low IQ then there are high chances that you use Internet Explorer. (more…)
It was never like that in my day
4 March 2011
…my college days, that is. (more…)
There are better things to be remembered for
9 February 2011
Death comes to all of us, supposedly, with the possible exception of travellers. (more…)
Of superheroes and Socrates
12 August 2010
It may seem like a simple comic strip to most of us—the proportion with a life—but the tribulations of your everyday, common-or-garden superhero are a philosophical minefield. Even if you don't think of it that way. (more…)
Plant a tree, save a child
15 June 2010
Okay, not quite, but I liked this story nonetheless. (more…)