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To be creative, learn these seven stages of creativity

• <b>Prioritize:</b> To have the space for creative work, you need to have a clear picture of what you’re doing in any given moment. The clearer your priorities, the more focused you can be on the task at hand. The <i>Getting Things Done</i> system can keep distractions out of your head, and in a “trusted system.” …

Creative Work

Would You Take Out a Loan for a Pair of Jeans?

A new kind of high-interest financial product aims to disrupt how you shop, and how you owe.<p>Jocelyn Vera Zorn is not eager to talk about the loan she took out to buy the pants. “It’s kind of embarrassing,” she grimaces.<p>Really, she just wanted the pants: a special-edition pair of Imogene + Willie …

Johnstown Never Believed Trump Would Help. They Still Love Him Anyway.

In a depressed former steel town, the president’s promises don’t matter as much as they once did.<p>JOHNSTOWN, Pa.—Pam Schilling is the reason Donald Trump is the president.<p>Schilling’s personal story is in poignant miniature the story of this area of western Pennsylvania as a whole—one of the …

Living Rooms

How These Two Women Finally Exposed Harvey Weinstein

Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey's New York Times report led to the powerful Hollywood producer's fall—and ignited a national conversation on sexual assault.<p>For decades Hollywood has whispered about Harvey Weinstein and his alleged impropriety. Journalists sniffed around, but none ever could—or, …

Harvey Weinstein

The Education of Betsy DeVos

President Donald Trump’s most controversial, ideological Cabinet pick is discovering the limits of her power.<p><b>KANSAS CITY, Missouri—It is strange, if a bit</b> unsettling, to see U.S. Marshals constantly hovering near the U.S. secretary of education, a 59-year-old evangelical Christian grandmother whose …

Creativity in the Classroom

3 Favorite Strategies<p>1. Open-Ended Projects<p>This is one of my favorite things to do with my students -- and the students always impress me with their …

Read the Advice Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein Gave at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, known for uncovering former President Richard Nixon’s involvement in the …

Equal Pay Day: a wage gap fact check

How would someone go about finding the true wage gap numbers across gender and race groups in the US? <b>Mona Chalabi</b> investigates on Equal Pay Day<p>Hey there, hope your week is going well. I’m delivering this week’s fact check a bit early. Yesterday, I got an email from Daniel in Lancaster, California, …

The gender pay gap starts with your college major

The gender pay gap in the United States starts early — with what you choose as your college major.<p>Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are …

Gender

Inside Dan Rather's Unexpected Comeback 11 Years After CBS Exit: 'I Was Aching to Do Something'

As a veteran journalist of 67 years, Dan Rather has had ample opportunity to master the art of keeping things in perspective even during the most …

Why Support Children's Mental Health In Schools?

In the early 1990s, I worked as a counsellor with teenagers as part of a youth agency. These young people were already very angry, and in some cases …

What Does A Trump Presidency Mean For Climate-Change Education?

On Nov. 8, the World Meteorological Organization published a press release summarizing the findings from a report on global climate from 2011-2015.<p>The report identified the last five years as the hottest on record, with 2015 marking the first year with global temperatures more than 1 degree Celsius …

French parents know how to teach their kids to love food without overeating

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that restricting the pleasures of tasty foods will lead to greater fitness and a finer physique. But if these rewards are so valuable, why is it so hard for us to stick to our resolution? Maybe the …

17 Signs That You Should Be in a More Creative Profession

If you're no longer motivated to perform at the office--or even head in come Monday!--this could be the reason why.<p>There's been a point in most of our careers where we suffer some form of burnout (if it hasn't happened to you, count yourself as lucky!).<p>Though this productivity slump is often the …

Front Range Community College offers beer degree program

Front Range Community College, which has offered a handful of fermentation science classes on its Longmont campus since 2013, has launched a new …

What Bruce Springsteen taught me about writing

My love for Bruce Springsteen began on a bus from Cleveland to Chicago.<p>I sat down next to a young guy wearing a polo shirt and khaki pants who was …

Hidden Figures' Real-Life NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson: 'If You Like What You're Doing, You Will Do Well'

Katherine Johnson thinks all of her accomplishments over the 98 years she’s been alive are “ordinary.”<p>But to the rest of the world, they’re anything …