Culture

Experts

If NBC trusted the experts, we never would’ve had “Seinfeld.” Professor Adam Grant explains why experts fail. Read more...

Surveillance camera

What should Silicon Valley’s role be in the fight against terrorism? Fred Kaplan tells us what’s going on behind closed doors. Read more....

Paparazzi in action

No photos please. This week on Innovation Hub: fame, celebrity, and how they're changing. Read more....

1920s Census sheet

America’s racial makeup has changed a lot in the last two-hundred years. But our census hasn’t. A former director of the U.S. Census explores how it needs to be adjusted - and why predictions about a majority-minority nation may be wrong. Read more....

3D printed fabric

The future of fashion is just around the corner. And its groundbreaking tool is already here.

Students studying

Forget conjugating verbs: Ian Bremmer believes it’s time that we start learning cultures, not languages. Read more...

Delicious sushi

Thanks to creative presentation and marketing, the California Roll forever changed the American diet. Read more…

Theodore Roosevelt gives speech at Pomona College

Political spin is as old as politics itself. Professor David Greenberg tells us how our elected officials have developed new and creative ways to get their message across. Read more...

Handblown glass

Can creativity be taught? Truman Capote says no. Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman aren’t so sure he’s right. Read More...

An excerpt of Randall Munroe's Thing Explainer

Imagine explaining plate tectonics using only the 1000 most common words in the English language. XKCD’s Randall Munroe did just that, and he’s learned some lessons about science education. Read More...

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