There’s a lot of water on our planet. And it goes by a lot of different names. Gulfs and arroyos and fjords are all bodies of water. But each one represents something unique. So let’s try to understand them. Let’s start big. The ocean is the large saltwater body that… Continue Reading What the names for bodies of water mean

Imagine if you could plug your brain into a machine that would bring you ultimate pleasure for the rest of your life. If you were given the choice to sign up for that kind of existence, would you? That’s the question philosopher Robert Nozick posed through a thought experiment he… Continue Reading Would you opt for a life with no pain? – Hayley Levitt and Bethany Rickwald