After my son got a brain tumor, his treatment left him unable to speak. Children’s shows that used the language program Makaton became a source of joy for our family.
A disparate group of thinkers says we should welcome our demise.
What makes the book controversial is exactly what makes it valuable.
Many people don’t know very much about their older relatives. But if we don’t ask, we risk never knowing our own history.
If you live in a country where democracy is still intact: Don’t wait.
Master the classics, then improvise.
A president who understood the power of memes was able to send thousands of people into battle against democracy itself.
One move down, 1,298,074,214,633,706,907,132,624,082,305,022 to go.
Sadness is a central part of our lives, yet it’s typically ignored at work, hurting employees and managers alike.
A story of a train project illustrates the rot that inevitably develops behind a charismatic leader’s cult of personality.
Messages about women’s self-esteem are now so ubiquitous that their value has been placed beyond debate.
Conspiracy theorists can fall into vicious cycle of alienation and acceptance, pulling them away from society at large and further into the circle of believers.
Nations around the world should come together now to determine how best to protect humans from biowarfare.
Unscripted shows may be filled with a wide array of moms, but each is still judged by surprisingly conservative, rigid standards.
The chef’s almost mythical origin story can obscure a fundamental privilege she carried: She was American.
Research has found that having children is terrible for quality of life—but the truth about what parenthood means for happiness is a lot more complicated.
An ode to the bygone days of blurry, poorly lit images
So many of us have been raised to see strangers as dangerous and scary. What would happen if we instead saw them as potential sources of comfort and belonging?
The American Guides were unusual not only for their shaggy opulence and Americana maximalism, but also for their source of funding: the federal government.
There is no good evidence that facial expressions reveal a person’s feelings. But big tech companies want you to believe otherwise.