Patricia Chang

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A Harvard student’s incredibly poetic speech highlights the power and shortcomings of American education

‘Tis the season of commencement speeches. Barack Obama, Sheryl Sandberg, Lin-Manuel Miranda: The most important personalities topped one another’s performances, delivering inspiring talks about life, hardship, success, hope.<p>Yet there is something uniquely powerful in hearing the perspective of …

Education

Bike-Powered Farming Program Turns Lawns Into Urban Farms

Eating local keeps communities healthy and reduces the miles that food travels to get to your plate, but what could be more local than plucking food …

America’s 25 richest companies control more than half of all corporate cash

You know the old adage “the rich get richer while the poor get poorer”? This recently became a reality for American companies.<p>Twenty-five …

S&P Global

Should This Teacher Have To Resign For Showing John Oliver Videos In Class?

On Thursday, a rather worrying entry was added to the catalogue of the ongoing “relationship” between comedian John Oliver, host of HBO’s <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The two have had an interesting public battle that resulted in the show’s most-watched …

New Jersey

How ‘Hamilton’ helps me teach about xenophobia and immigration

<i>Editor’s Note: “Hamilton” has recently swept Broadway ticket sales, taken over the White House for a day and ushered in a new discussion about the</i> …

The 'best' pizza in NYC costs $30 for a regular pie — and it's SO worth it

Over 50 years ago, in 1965, Italian immigrant Domenico DeMarco opened Di Fara Pizza in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.<p>To this day, it's considered by critics and locals alike to be "the best of the best" (as former chef Anthony Bourdain reportedly put it back in 2007).<p><b>Just look at this:</b><p>There's <i>a …

The Novogratz' Best Home Entertaining Tips - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Bob and Cortney Novogratz are a design duo—and parents to seven children—who recently bought a 1920s-era castle in the Hollywood Hills. Check back</i> …

How to Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy or Heartache — 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

Writing

How to Speak Like Superwoman

A communications professor offers wonderfully concrete tips on how every woman can maximize her impact when she speaks.<p>It's an experience that, sadly, just about every woman business leader has had: at a meeting or event you present what you know to be a truly awesome idea, but your words seem to …

Public Speaking