Rithika Korrapolu

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10 Ordinary Beliefs That Inspire Extraordinarily Successful People

Sure, success is ultimately based on action.<p>But action starts with one critical element: <i>belief</i>.<p>Successful people <i>believe</i>: in their ideas, in their determination, in their persistence, in other people... in themselves. Their beliefs inform and inspire their actions -- and that's what makes them …

Stanford’s Most Popular Class Isn’t Computer Science–It’s Something Much More Important

It’s called “Designing Your Life,” a course that’s part throwback, part foreshadowing of higher education’s future.<p>Before Kanyi Maqubela became an investment partner at the Collaborative Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on social enterprises, he was a typical Stanford student in …

How to Talk to Teens About Sex and Antidepressants

Should health-care providers talk to teen patients about the potentially negative side effects of SSRI’s on sexuality?<p>Every year, millions of …

Fourth-Graders Get Rough Lesson In Politics

Melissa Block talks to Jim Cutting, a teacher at Lincoln Akerman School in New Hampshire, who led his fourth-graders' effort to turn a bill into a law, only to have it rejected right in front of them.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>Some fourth-graders in New Hampshire got a rough lesson in the ups …

SAE's Racist Chant Was Not An Isolated Incident

Nationally, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is scrambling to deal with alcohol-related injuries and deaths, as well as to address accusations of hazing and sexual violence.<p>Add one more issue for the fraternity to reckon with: Signs of racism among some of its members.<p>On Sunday, a video of SAE …

Skyline High School Teacher Loses Her Job After Bullying a Student With an Instagram Post

| Tue., Mar. 10, 2015 7:45 PM<p>One Colorado teacher learned a very valuable lesson.<p>According to local reports, <b>Traci Gauthier</b>, a visual arts teacher at …

Bestselling books 2014: the kids are alright

Books for children and young adults are top of the league, bagging seven of this year’s top 10, but non-fiction has endured another annus horribilis<p>At long last, kids ruled in 2014. Books aimed at them have often figured in the top 10 of the all-year sales chart for printed books, but in the …

South Dakota Legislator Suggests Common Core Contributed To Kids' Deaths

A South Dakota lawmaker thinks that the Common Core State Standards may have contributed to the deaths of Native American kids.<p>The Common Core, a set of education standards that have been adopted in a majority of states, is designed to make sure students around the country are being held to the …

50 Best Love Songs of All Time

The tunes on this playlist span decades, genres, and artists—from Stevie Wonder to Stevie Nicks. But each has one thing in common: it is a true classic and pretty darn romantic.<p>The List<p>1. “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Paul McCartney<p>2. “Crazy In Love,” Beyoncé, JAY Z<p>3. “Best of My Love,” The Emotions<p>4. “I …

five bands that are going to rule your 2015

watch the throne.<p>Here at NYLON, we're not concerned about Top 40 hits and generic songs. To us, true artists are the ones that carve their own totally different, totally awesome place in music. 2014 brought us some kickass new tunes, with females like Lorde, Lana Del Rey, and Charli XCX dominating …

The Great U.S. History Battle

<b>Listen · 4:25</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>William Faulkner wrote, "The past is never dead. It's not even past." And that's never more true than when people start arguing over how American history should be taught in school.<p>The current fight involves the Advanced Placement U.S. history exam. Nearly …