Sylvia Gidal

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The most influential public art in New York City history

It would not be a stretch to say that public art saved New York City.<p>The first pieces of public art began came along in 1967, at a time when the city …

Netflix Knows Some Very Strange Things About Public Viewing Habits

"Netflixing in Public"—the act of watching Netflix out in the world, not to be confused with "Netflix and chill"—is officially a thing. Ever since …

Microsoft cutting emissions by 75% by 2030

Tech companies have realized that small commitments and efforts to use more renewable energy and reduce their emissions aren't going to cut it …

Private School in Florida Is Selling Bulletproof Backpack Panels for Students

Is this the new normal?<p>As mass shootings continue to plague the U.S., schools across the country are taking precautions to protect their students. …

Uber loses key appeal over drivers' rights

Uber has failed to overturn a landmark legal judgement over drivers’ working rights, in a fresh setback for the company in the UK.<p>The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled on Friday that Uber’s drivers qualify as workers, upholding a decision against the ride-hailing app made last year.<p>It raises the …

Polish far-right march goes global, drawing people from afar

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Fascists and other far-right extremists are set to assemble Saturday in Warsaw for a march that has become one of the largest …

Research every teacher should know: setting expectations

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a research project on expectations<p><b>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with</b> …

Teaching

Trump blamed Texas on mental health. Here's what he's doing about it.

President Trump said last week that the shooting that left 26 people dead at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was "a mental health …

The White House Was Taken Over By Omarosa’s Wedding

Omarosa Manigault.<p>In the months after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, officials in the White House reportedly focused their efforts on a …

Donald Trump

Pandering to the Military Won’t Save NFL Players From Racist Backlash

NFL public-relations flak Brian McCarthy put the word out 16 minutes before kickoff: “NFL teams will hold moments of silence today before the …