Don't Pick a New Year's Resolution
Instead of looking forward with a New Year's resolution, look back at what you accidentally accomplished.
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.
I Spent a Month Learning Guitar on the Internet and It Actually Worked
So here's my review of Fender Play.
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.
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.
Earthwork Artist Makes Whimsical Installations by Learning as She Goes
Estelle Chrétien makes land art inspired by life in the French countryside.
Why Did MIT Make Tiny People Dance on This Piano?
Hint: it has to do with making interfaces more relatable.
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?
Illustrated Temple Grandin Interview Reveals Why She's Thankful for Autism
Drew Christie beautifully animates Grandin's explanation of her own creative style.
Deep Ass Questions
What Music Do Teachers Listen to so They Can Get Pumped for School?
We asked a bunch of teachers what their before-class pump-up jams are. From metal to meditative chants, these are the songs they picked.
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.
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.