SAPIENS

Anthropology / Everything Human

Stories

In Flux

How Globalization Has Broken the Chain of Responsibility

In today’s accelerating and overheating world, the gap between the people affected by change in local environments and the people in charge is growing ever wider.

Human Nature

How Human Smarts Evolved

Material World

The Incas’ Knotty History

Imagine a simple three-dimensional object that uses mathematics, history, accounting, and language to keep track of an amazing array of information. The Inca invented one over 500 years ago in Peru.

Marketplace

Can Cryptocurrency Revolutionize the Rituals of Money?