This Summer's Bestselling Book That Everyone Starts And Nobody Finishes

Mathematician Jordan Ellenberg ran some numbers for the Wall Street Journal to determine which of Amazon's most popular e-books people start but never finish. The classic example, apparently, is Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time – but the astrophysicist's rarely-read bestseller was far from this summer's… » 7/06/14 5:00pm 7/06/14 5:00pm

Myths about the Future that Could Ruin Your Life

Nobody knows what the future will bring, but most of us think about the future all the time. Will we succeed in our goals? Will we fail? Will the world fall apart? Is the Singularity coming soon? » 6/22/11 1:12pm 6/22/11 1:12pm