learning

parenting

Parents Tell Us the Shit They Wish They Knew Before They Had a Kid

Don’t let the multi-billion-dollar parent-industrial complex get ya.
Joshua Ostroff
1.17.18
instruments

I Spent a Month Learning Guitar on the Internet and It Actually Worked

So here's my review of Fender Play.
Emerson Rosenthal
8.11.17
gallery shows

A Fed Up Former Teacher Curates a Show Fighting School Segregation

Nearly 60 years after 'Brown v. Board of Education,' American schools are still segregated.
Antwaun Sargent
7.16.17
Illustration

Make an MC of Your Kid With This Illustrated Rap Alphabet Book

Andrew Morgan draws Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West as adorable, blunt-smoking letters of the alphabet.
Andrew Nunes
7.13.17
Art

Earthwork Artist Makes Whimsical Installations by Learning as She Goes

Estelle Chrétien makes land art inspired by life in the French countryside.
Andrew Salomone
10.31.16
Design

Why Did MIT Make Tiny People Dance on This Piano?

Hint: it has to do with making interfaces more relatable.
DJ Pangburn
5.29.16
Stuff

What It's Like To Teach Teenagers When You're In Your 20s

Can you have a normal life if you've got to be a role model for a bunch of brats?
Francisco Garcia
5.17.16
Film

Illustrated Temple Grandin Interview Reveals Why She's Thankful for Autism

Drew Christie beautifully animates Grandin's explanation of her own creative style.
Beckett Mufson
3.17.16
Film

Could We Use Films to Teach People About Mental Health?

We talked to some leading psychologists who think that movie's the potential to increase society's understanding of problems like schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.
Huw Oliver
7.29.15
Stuff

College Is Not the Best Four Years of Your Life

In the interest of reassuring struggling students, I offer this partial catalog of some of the many bad ideas I accumulated during my college years. Trust me—life gets better after graduation.
Merrill Markoe
6.5.15
Stuff

This Kids' Camp Aims to Create a Safe Haven for Gender Non-Conforming Kids

We talked to photographer Lindsay Morris about the eight years she spent capturing the camp, where little boys are encouraged to dress as girls and there's a fabulous gender-defying fashion show.
Shanna Jones
3.26.15
Stuff

Should LGBT Teachers Come Out to Their Pupils?

We talked to a gay and trans teacher about what it's like to be out—and not out—in the classroom.
Chris Godfrey
2.26.15
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