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Baby we were born to run.

In this sprightly talk (transcript and video) Daniel Lieberman describes why our bodies are so good at running long distances, how our social intelligence developed and how modernity and capitalism require us to learn (or relearn) how to use our bodies. (May inspire tolerance for people who wear five-fingered shoes.) Prof. Lieberman studies human evolution at Harvard where he focuses on heads and feet. (via Tyler Cowen)
posted by noway on Oct 20, 2012 - 40 comments

Elegant Explanations

What Is Your Favorite Deep, Elegant, Or Beautiful Explanation? - Edge 2012 Annual Question (earlier)
posted by Gyan on Jan 15, 2012 - 33 comments

What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit?

What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit? (The Edge.org Question of 2011) [more inside]
posted by AceRock on Jan 17, 2011 - 67 comments

We Think The Body Electric

Edge.org's 2010 Question: how is the Internet changing the way you think?
posted by grumblebee on Jan 10, 2010 - 53 comments

Not Obama ?!?!

What Will Change Everything? - the 2009 Edge Annual Question [more inside]
posted by Gyan on Dec 31, 2008 - 25 comments

Social networks are like the eye

Social networks are like the eye: A talk with Nicholas A. Christakis. [more inside]
posted by sveskemus on Mar 3, 2008 - 5 comments

In Defense of Uncommon Sense

In Defense of Uncommon Sense. The Edge Reality Club responds to an op-ed by John Horgan (previously discussed here.) (Via)
posted by homunculus on Aug 28, 2005 - 19 comments

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