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The Urgency of Empathy & Social Impact in Museums

Mike Murawski, Director of Education & Public Programs for the Portland Art Museum, and Founding Editor of ArtMuseumTeaching.com gave this …

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Michelle Obama: A Candid Conversation With America’s Champion and Mother in Chief

<i>On the eve of her departure from the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has never been a more inspiring figure—America’s conscience, role model, and mother in chief.</i><p>When I arrive at the White House on a hot afternoon in late September to interview Michelle Obama, the place is so eerily quiet I …

Michelle Obama

Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Calatrava open Dubai offices

Major architecture firms including Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Santiago Calatrava are setting up office in Dubai as the Middle …

Dubai is to test the feasibility of hyperloop trains

FOR years Elon Musk, a South African-born tech entrepreneur, has been telling anyone who will listen that the future of travel is the hyperloop. …

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

“I feel that I have the right to have just as much as a man. There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about the colored women; and if colored men get their rights and colored women not theirs, the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as …

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Pirates, nurses and other rebel designers

In this ode to design renegades, Alice Rawsthorn highlights the work of unlikely heroes, from Blackbeard to Florence Nightingale. Drawing a line from …

An artist's unflinching look at racial violence

Conceptual artist and TED Fellow Sanford Biggers uses painting, sculpture, video and performance to spark challenging conversations about the history …

My year of saying yes to everything

Shonda Rhimes, the titan behind Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, is responsible for some 70 hours of television per season, …

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Ten Of The Most Successful Companies Built On Kickstarter

Since its 2009 founding, nearly 104,000 projects have successfully raised more than $2.3 billion on Kickstarter from friends, family and fans who want to help get those ventures off the ground. For entrepreneurs, especially those with consumer products like headphones, bags or video games, such …

How to Get Famous Fast: Real Life Hack for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that for a minimum investment of time you could enact a strategy that result in three benefits that will change your life forever?<p>The three benefits are<p>Send up the equivalent of a giant flashing neon sign above you or …

It's time to talk about 'black privilege'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's some good news for all you black folks complaining about racism in America.<p>You don't know how good you have it.<p>At least that's the message I heard during one of the strangest conversations I've ever had about race. I was talking about the concept of white privilege -- the belief that …

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Why This Teacher Says More Classrooms Should Be Modeled After Gangs

He's written a how-to guide for getting low-income students engaged in school.<p>Christopher Emdin says he knows how to get poor, black kids interested in school, and it involves treating his classrooms more like gangs.<p>Gangs give their members true responsibility, says Emdin, a professor at Columbia …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Art Week Guide 2016

This Year’s Most Influential Museum Shows

Refugees become guides to Germany's historical treasures

BERLIN (AP) — It may be the primary language on the artifacts, but Arabic is a language rarely spoken by the visitors to Berlin's Museum of Islamic …