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.
This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food
Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.
Not OK, Computer
The Robots Are Coming for You and They’re Feeling Jazzy
A.I. Duet, a new Google project, allows a computer to "learn" and improvise along with your piano musings. The folly!
Alex Robert Ross
Earthwork Artist Makes Whimsical Installations by Learning as She Goes
Estelle Chrétien makes land art inspired by life in the French countryside.
I Watched Football in Different European Pubs to Taste Life Before We Retreat to Our Little Island Forever
What could I learn from other countries and cultures just by going to their pubs in weird costumes and watching football with them?
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 the Ignorant About Mental Health?
We talked to some leading psychologists who think that film has the potential to increase society's understanding of mental health problems like schizophrenia, depression and anxiety.
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.