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Monogamy

   2018    Culture
From virtually the moment we're born, there's a story that's preached across cultures and continents. It's a familiar fairy tale, that finding one true love is the key to a fulfilled and happy life. As an adult, we're forced to reconcile the messaging on monogamy with one simple fact: humans are terrible at it.
What do biology, human history and the promiscuity of bonobos reveal about monogamy? Experts and everyday couples weigh in on shifting cultural norms.
Series: Explained

Ape Genius

   2008    Science
The great apes which include chimps, orangutans, gorillas and bonobos, seem to have rich emotional lives similar to our own. But just how smart are these animals? A new generation of investigators are converging on an explanation for why the non-human great apes never made the breakthrough into an accelerating human-style culture that builds on the achievements of previous generations.

Through the Wormhole Season 5
Through the Wormhole Season 5

   2014    Nature
Black Hole Apocalypse
Black Hole Apocalypse

   2018    Science
Rise of Empires: Ottoman
Rise of Empires: Ottoman

   2020    History
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
One Strange Rock
One Strange Rock

   2018    Science
In Search of
In Search of

   2018    Technology
The Story of Science
The Story of Science

   2010    History