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What Do Companies Mean by Culture?

Supportive. Curious. Unafraid. These are some of the words that advertising agencies use to describe their company culture. But do any of these words actually connect them with what culture actually is?...

September 4, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

Labor Day: It's About Time

The first Monday in September is a U.S. federal holiday—Labor Day—a tribute to contributions made by American workers to the nation's growth and development (or at least those in a position to contribute without being exploited)...

September 4, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

The Hunt for the First Flower

All modern flowers are descendants of a single ancestor. We might finally have a sense of what that ancestor looked like

September 2, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

On My Shelf: The Lost City of Z

This academic year, I'm using the AIP book review series, On My Shelf, to revisit the books in my personal library. Over the course of the next ten months, I rereading my collection of ethnographies and popular science books and to share some thoughts with you...

September 2, 2017 — Krystal D'Costa

“What the Health” Documentary: A Review

Some thoughts on the latest of a growing number of food- and health-related documentaries, along with some thoughts about this documentary genre, in general.

August 31, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Recycle Your Eclipse Glasses

Astronomers Without Borders wants to share your used eclipse glasses with kids in other parts of the world for the 2019 total solar eclipse.  

August 23, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

The Great American Eclipse

In advance of the big solar eclipse on August 21, author and journalist David Baron talks about his new book American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World ...

August 8, 2017 — David Baron and Steve Mirsky
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