January 9th marked the 129th birthday of Karel Capek, the Czech science fiction writer who first decided to use the word “robot” to describe the mechanical marvels that have become commonplace in both media and our everyday lives.Learn more!
Full Name: Simone Ernestine Lucie Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir Born: 1908 Died: 1986 Hometown: Paris, France Fave Subjects: How to Be Good, Freedom, Power Career Highlights: the youngest person to ever pass the agregation exam in France wroteLearn more!
Full Name: Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum Born: 1905 Died: 1982 Hometown: Saint Petersburg, Russia Fave Subjects: How to Be Good, Power, Minds and Bodies, Truth, Knowledge and Understanding,Learn more!
Ah, another successful and wonderful year here at Red T! Although we’re still busy churning out new material as we speak, we thought we’d take a moment to reflect on and celebrate all of the things our teamLearn more!
Full Name: David Hume Born: 1711 Died: 1776 Hometown: Edinburgh, Scotland Fave Subjects: Truth, Knowledge, Understanding, Minds and Bodies, How to Be Good, Power, Beauty Career Highlights: one of the first famous essay writers started university at theLearn more!
There a great number of services, products and resources available to help us parent effectively. Some things are useful, and some are…well, a good source of clutter. A lot of them are aimed at parents of babies andLearn more!
Full Name: Simone Weil Born: 1909 Died: 1943 Hometown: Paris, France Fave Subjects: Power, Relationships, Truth, Reality, Beauty Career Highlights: did hunger strikes to protest poverty was a political activist, even as a child could speak ancient GreekLearn more!
Disagreement has got a bad rap lately, and maybe it’s not hard to see why. There’s a great deal of mudslinging on social media, and elsewhere, and we do have a tendency to give knee-jerk reactions when presentedLearn more!
Full Name: Anton Wilhelm Amo Born: 1703 Died: 1758 Hometown: Awukena, Ghana Fave Subjects: Minds and Bodies, The Universe, History, Law, Politics, Medicine Career Highlights: the first African person to go to university in Europe spoke six languagesLearn more!
Full Name: Pythagoras Born: 570 BCE Died: 495 BCE Hometown: Samos, Greece Fave Subjects: Math, Science, Music, Reality Career Highlights: created a theorem for measuring triangles revolutionized the study of music and connected it to math, and toLearn more!