A year after his 700-page opus "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" stormed to the top of America's best-seller lists, Thomas Piketty is out with a new argument about income inequality. It may prove more controversial than his book, which continues to generate debate in political and economic circles.
Steven Pinker - Psychologist, Cognitive Scientist, and Linguist at Harvard University How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author Steven Pinker introduces you to linguistics, the evolution of spoken language, and the debate over the existence of an innate universal grammar. He also explores why language is such a funda...
Between the World and Me 16.5k 1.1k 539 Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book is a monumental work about being black in America that every American urgently needs to read.http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2015/07/between_the_world_and_me_by_ta_nehisi_coates_reviewed.html
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II