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Boston sunset

On the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Andrew Zolli, author of "Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back" takes a broader look at crisis. Read More...

WWI trench

From the trenches of WWI, an enduring invention that you may be wearing right now. Read More...

Like

BJ Fogg, head of Stanford University’s Persuasive Technology Lab, discusses how the most successful tech companies make us form new habits. Read More...

Julia Child

Julia Child was more than a great cook. She changed both television and the culture of cooking. We talk to Alex Prud’homme, her biographer (and great-nephew) about Julia’s pioneering work. Read More...

Smoking Light bulb

Although it may be a dream job for some adults, kids don’t usually want to grow up to be brewers. Dan Kenary, co-founder of Harpoon Brewery, talks about his childhood hopes and dreams. Read More...

Square Watermelon

Should you embrace the unexpected and challenge the status quo? Yale professors Barry Nalebuff and Ian Ayres, authors of Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big and Small, argue that unconventional thinking is key to creativity. Read More...

Hipster Glasses

There’s a lot more to glasses than meets the eye. Dave Gilboa, the co-CEO of Warby Parker, talks about shaking up the industry, creating a new business model, and saving customers money. Read More...

Early Primer

As the Cold War raged, concerns grew over children’s education in America until a new rhyming book flipped literacy on its head. Read More...

Mahzarin Banaji

Mahzarin Banaji, Harvard psychologist and author of Blindspot: The Hidden Biases of Good People, shares research into why we all have biases, what we can do to counteract them, and why businesses want to level the playing field. Read More...

Binary

Big data isn't just for the government and corporations anymore.  Patrick Tucker, author of The Naked Future, and NYU psychology professor Gary Marcus, believe that individuals need to make big data work for them. Read More...

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