Even brief outbursts of anger are far from harmless. You are irritated because you got up on the wrong side of the bed, got stuck in traffic, were rudely treated on the street, or your boss is nitpicking at work… In all these cases, experiencing even short-term anger harms your health

Huxleў - 24.05.2024
Liberal Arts

Someone who knows the biography of Roxelana not from fashionable TV series, but from historical sources, it is almost impossible to tell beautiful tales about great love, to which even the sultans are obedient. It immediately becomes clear that in front of us is not a cute, charming girl but a vicious, cunning, and completely heartless monster, ready to do anything to survive

Boris Burda - 12.05.2024
Liberal Arts

His career consists of continuous ups and downs, universal adoration and envy. He made millions on some movies and lost them on others. The eternal favorite of fortune and eternal bankrupt, a restless romantic adventurer who managed to combine in his films artistic search and adherence to Hollywood genre traditions

Andrey Alferov - 11.05.2024
Liberal Arts

We like to repeat «Ukraine is Europe!» But do we correctly visualize the complex and non-obvious connections that unite Ukraine and Europe into one cultural space? For example, what do we know about the Ukrainian contribution to global feminism?

Huxleў - 09.05.2024

Ancient Greek myths have brought us the image of a strange creature with the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a snake — Chimera. The word «chimeric» is commonly used to denote fiction, some unfulfilled idea. However, modern scientists, who have followed in the footsteps of the Lycian king Amisodarus, have learned how to create chimerical animals

Huxleў - 07.05.2024

The fate, content, and even the title of the painting «The Allegory of Painting» (1666–1668) are full of mysteries. The artist did not part with this painting until the end of his life. Philosopher Serhii Forkosh is interested in the act of depicting the image and the embodiment of the figurative in general in this painting. He will try, by following the realized images of the painting, to answer the question: How is an image possible? He universalizes the artist’s allegory to the level of the metaphysics of the image

Serhii Forkosh - 04.05.2024

On May 3, 1898, in Kyiv, Golda Meir (1898–1978) was born — one of the most iconic political figures of the mid-20th century, whose words are quoted to this day. She was the first female prime minister of Israel and the third woman in the world to achieve such a high position

Huxleў - 03.05.2024
Liberal Arts

Sixty years ago, Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir visited Ukraine. Today, this event is mostly forgotten. But it proves once again how bizarre threads of fate sometimes connect different cultural worlds

Huxleў - 02.05.2024
Liberal Arts

Susan Sontag’s legacy — is mostly about good questions rather than definite answers. In the late 1980s, the British researcher John Tegg began to search for answers. Thirty years of concentration culminated in the book «The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories»

Kostyantin Rodik - 01.05.2024

Margaret Mead (1901–1978) — American anthropologist, sociologist, and ethnographer, an expert in ethnopsychology. She was one of the brightest women in science at a time when, if you wanted to pursue it seriously, it was desirable to be a man

Huxleў - 30.04.2024

People who fear that a bug or lizard is smarter than they are are often mocked. However, myths, phobias, and sarcasm have never seriously answered this pressing question: Does consciousness really exist in reptiles and insects?

Huxleў - 29.04.2024
Liberal Arts

Who eats better, lives longer, right? Not exactly: in one prison in the East, it was noticed that prison guards often suffered from a dangerous, sometimes even fatal disease, while much worse-nourished prisoners never did. The doctor who figured out why this was the case won a Nobel Prize and helped discover a new class of substances. Which ones?

Boris Burda - 28.04.2024