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May 31, 2016

three stacked stones

Recent advancements in neuroscience, pharmacotherapy, and clinical practice are changing the way addictions professionals counsel their clients. 

May 18, 2016

Wewerka's church

Smartphone cameras make it easier than ever to record the moments of our lives. Steve Wewerka helps amateur photographers master their phone's software to preserve their best images.

water pollution

Humanity has proven itself capable of many great and terrible things: we've developed inspiring art and set foot on the moon. But what did we think would happen when we replaced our pollinator fields and natural habitats with factories and parking lots?


Sleep renders us physically vulnerable for a third of each day. Some animals sleep at night, others can only let half their brain sleep at a time. And what are dreams all about? Dr. Michael Howell clues us in.

Jack El-Hai

True crime writing holds the potential for any number of narrative perspectives and a focus on character development, as Jack El-Hai will explain.

March 16, 2016

James Baldwin

One of the defining characteristics of our humanity is our need for connection, to feel loved. What happens when society stands between you and your happiness?

Frazee and Thomas

No longer a "vanity press" industry, self-publishing has become a viable channel for aspiring authors to retain creative control over their work.

Airmen pose before a bomber in South Pacific.

What was the impression of the native Melanesians and French colonists when the US troops arrived to defend the South Pacific? "It was as if the Martians had landed."

Iranian flag

Iran has grown and redefined itself for centuries, changing its name, leadership, and religion. But what have been the guiding ideals of this nation, and what does it want to be today?

January 13, 2016

3D-printed robotic arm grasps a small ball

The promise and potential of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, are an exciting flare in the cultural imagination.