When to Reply on Social Media—and When to Not

I have a tenet that I follow when it comes to social media conflagrations: Don’t add…

The Best Hard-Boiled Egg Method

Hard-boiled eggs are one of those kitchen staples I always have in the fridge. They’re great…

The Heretical Origins of the Sonnet

The lyrical poetic form’s origins can be traced back earlier than Petrarch. Of variable rhyme scheme…

Homework

By Abby Freireich and Brian Platzer My son, who is in ninth grade, is a really…

Supercharged Soil Could Pull Carbon Right Out of The Air

A simple seed treatment could drastically increase the amount of atmospheric carbon captured by crops, and…

Suez Canal is Important ?

The Ever Given, a 1,300-foot, Japanese-owned container ship en route from China to Europe that became…

Physicists Aim to Classify All Possible Phases of Matter

A complete classification could lead to a wealth of new materials and technologies. But some exotic…

On Doing Your Life’s Work

Peter Drucker, the renowned management thinker who first coined the term ‘knowledge worker’ perfectly summarized the…

Physicists Study How Universes Might Bubble Up and Collide

Since they can’t prod actual universes as they inflate and bump into each other in the…

How To Take Notes

Recently, I’ve gotten a lot of emails from students asking the right way to take notes.…