Benjamin Franklin - The 'First American' - Find out why Benjamin Franklin was one of the greatest Americans that ever lived and why historians called him the first American.
Private Jets of the Rich - These days having private jets has become so affordable that many a millionaire are able to purchase such a luxury. Find out what billionaires do.
Empiricism - Hume, the Newton of the Mind - Learn about David Hume and how he viewed the mind, as well as why he is compared to Isaac Newton.
Globalization - The Benefits of Trade - The benefits of trade allows countries to specialize, increase productivity, and ultimately improve living standards everywhere. Find out more here.
Globalization - The Barriers to International Trade - Find out what is meant by barriers to international trade and how it is important to globalization.
Globalization - When did Globalization Begin? - Find out the answer to the question when did globalization begin here, and if indeed there is such an answer.
Empiricism - The Rise of Rationalism - With the rise of the Scientific Revolution empiricism gave way to rationalism, the idea that the world can only be known though reasoning, and not through experience.
Empiricism - Aristotle , the First Empiricist - Aristotle was perhaps the first empiricist. Find out what his theory was, and how it was different from the theory of his teacher Plato.
Empiricism - What is Empiricism? - Empiricism holds that knowledge is based on experience, while rationalism holds that that knowledge is based on thoughts and reason. Find out more here.
Human Origins - Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution - Charles Darwin is known as the founder of modern evolutionary theory, but his theory was improved upon and it was built on the work of earlier theorists.
Human Origins - The Study of Human Fossils and Other Methods - Find out how human origins are studied by using such methods as the study of human fossils, the archeological record, and genetic analysis.
History of Earth - The Iron Catastrophe - At one point in the history of earth, in the final stages of its formation, there was a period called the iron catastrophe. Find out more on this web page.
History of Earth - Earth is Born - Find out how our solar system and the earth was born in this article about the history of earth.
The Winners and Losers of Globalization - There are both short term and long term winners and losers of globalization, and they are not necessarily the same parties. Find out here why.
Negative Effects of Globalization - Chemical Waste and Air Pollution - Find out why negative environmental effects like chemical waste and air pollution is caused by globalization in poor countries.
Negative Effects of Globalization - Corruption - Globalization has potential gains for all, but there is also negative effects associated with it, namely corruption. Find out why on this page.
Definition of globalization - Does anyone really have an exact definition of globalization? Find out in this article what is meant by globalization.