learning

Culture

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.
Kate Dries
1.2.19
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
COLLEGE

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.
Matthew Kruchak
9.18.17
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
2.20.17
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
10.29.16
Stuff

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?
Oobah Butler
7.11.16
Design

Why Did MIT Make Tiny People Dance on This Piano?

Hint: it has to do with making interfaces more relatable.
DJ Pangburn
5.27.16
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
5.16.16
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
3.16.16
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.
Noisey Staff
9.11.15
Film

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.
Huw Oliver
7.29.15
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