Above all else philosophy is about thinking deeply. If you're ready to expand your mind, here are the 10 best philosophy books to get you started.
We’ve rounded up 41 of the world’s happiest facts that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a spring in your step.
Although it’s been sixty-one years since the UN Convention on the Political Rights of Women came into effect, and although, as of 2015, the Convention has 123 state parties (including Palestine), the political landscape is still almost entirely male-dominated. In fact, only 21.9% of national parliamentarians worldwide right now are female politicians.
Where do you get your fiction fix – the library? The local bookstore? Online? Well, it’s time to step it up a notch and visit some weird bookshops packed with literary wonders.
We’ve rounded up 19 surprising facts about the filming of Raiders of the Lost Ark, so that next time you watch it you'll love it even more. Let’s get cracking!
Finding a good sci-fi film about space exploration can be a tough job. It needs to walk that perfect line between realism and imagination, all while taking you to fantastic new places and presenting you with captivating circumstances. Luckily for sci-fi fans, not only have the past few years seen a boon in good flicks like Interstellar, Sunshine, and Moon, but there are also quite a few old school gems just waiting to be watched or even rewatched, in many cases.
Rock and roll legends live life hard and they live life fast. In the good old days, before everyone went to concerts smartphones held aloft, this made catching them on camera all the more tricky. Yet this never stopped talented photographers giving it a go.
When most of us picture the past we imagine it in black and white. Hardly surprising when you consider the history of colour photography. Although the first colour photograph was taken way back in 1861 by Thomas Sutton (the Englishman choose a tartan ribbon as his subject), it wasn't until the 1970s that colour snaps became everyday. Consequently, colourizing photos is the only way we can closer to our fantastic ancestors.
Our world can be a tough place, and it’s easy to get dragged down by depressing facts and statistics. But it’s not all bad!
Dystopia, or the inverse of Utopia, the ideal society, is often thought of as a relatively modern literary genre, but in fact it has a long and fascinating history. Here's a quick run-through of some of the most significant volumes that have made us think long and hard about the societies we live in.