We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were to
We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their and
A friend of mine had a baby a little while ago, her second. Her brother texted me a photograph of big sister Anna (one year old) staring at little brother Quinn (one day old) with the most incredible on
Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop. On a recent evening in San Francisco, Tristan Harris, a former product philosopher at Google, took
The Jazz Age was a wild era that changed the way we dress and how we live our lives to this day, writes Lindsay Baker. “It was an age of miracles,” F Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his essay Echoes of the Age.
(CNN) — Mind games can be stealthy weapons. Perhaps no one knows this better than Eric Maddox. Today, Maddox is as an independent business consultant. But more than a decade ago, he was the U.S. Army who
Young people now spend hours a day on social media: so what happened when we asked seven teenagers to switch off? Sixteen-year-old Henry Button is Skyping while bouncing up and down on a big pilates ball.
By Matt Schudel Matt Schudel Obituary writer Email Bio Follow In 1953, a surgeon in Hartford, Conn., was searching for a way to ease the debilitating epileptic seizures of one of his patients, a young
Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world. There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education
I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely for.
This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs? Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.
When it's time to distill their mescal, Manuel Ramos Sanchez and his father, Victor Ramos Lucas, stay up all night. Then they stay up for the next 11 nights. Apart from a cat nap and a small break here
We live in a world of great linguistic diversity. More than half of the world’s population grows up with more than one language. There are, on the other hand, language communities that are monolingual,
Promotional posters for the new Everest movie recently appeared in New York City subway stations, and these days I travel to and from work with a strange lump in my throat. Everest, which opens in wide
Autism and its many forms may be widely discussed today, but it wasn't until the famed neurologist and writer told the story of identical twins George and Charles Fin in his book The Man Who Mistook His
Geography is hard. Even for those of us who grew up eating every meal over a Rand McNally world map placemat, there are a lot of terms to remember. And confuse. Often, it seems people may not be aware