Favorite Articles and Videos

The Tell-All Campus Tour – NYTimes.com

September 21, 2008

“Unigo.com — a free, gigantic, student-generated guide to North American colleges for prospective applicants and their families — went live…

YouTube – Alfred James Band – Philadelphia Boys Choir: Regina

November 9, 2007

Alfred James is the only cellist in the world playing a 5 string carbon fiber cello — standing up!” YouTube…

NPR : Reflections on Family

June 30, 2007

“Scott Simon reflects on the newest member of his family, and on the special magic of sisters.” NPR : Reflections…

DIY: From Whole Earth Review to This Old House

September 30, 2010

“In the 1970s, DIY spread through the North American population of college- and recent-college-graduate age groups. In part, this movement…

How Susceptible are Jobs to Computerization?

October 1, 2013

Excerpt from research by Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, University of Oxford — September 2013 We examine how…

Video: Lightning Crashes

August 16, 2008

lightning crashes, a new mother cries her placenta falls to the floor the angel opens her eyes the confusion sets…

The Elusive Big Idea

August 20, 2011

If our ideas seem smaller nowadays, it’s not because we are dumber than our forebears but because we just don’t…

IDEXX CIO Ken Grady on Nontraditional Career Paths

July 8, 2016

Ken Grady has always been an animal lover. You can find him traveling across the country to visit farmers and…

China’s Taoism Revival

November 8, 2010

“As China’s only indigenous religion, Taoism’s influence is found in everything from calligraphy and politics to medicine and poetry. In…