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Want better tips? Go for gold

Na Young Lee, University of Dayton Although tipping is generally thought to be a voluntary payment meant to express gratitude to a service worker, the...

How stereo was first sold to a skeptical public

Jonathan Schroeder, Rochester Institute of Technology and Janet Borgerson, DePaul University When we hear the word “stereo” today, we might simply think of a sound...

Parks help cities – but only if people use them

Thaisa Way, University of Washington In cities, access to parks is strongly linked with better health for both people and neighborhoods. Children suffer higher rates of...

Can pink really pacify?

Julie Irish, Iowa State University As an interior designer, I’ve long been interested in how different colors can affect our mood and behavior. For example,...

From breast implants to ice cube trays: How silicone took over...

Kiersten Muenchinger, University of Oregon One of my ice cube trays is a small, yellow novelty tray that, when placed in the freezer, molds water...

What can we learn from the way graduates are decorating their...

Sheila Bock, University of Nevada, Las Vegas For college students across the country, commencement formally marks the transition from student to graduate. Per tradition, most...

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky

Sean Weiss, City College of New York A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming. This is good news for architects. Indeed,...

Remembering America’s lost buildings

Kevin D. Murphy, Vanderbilt University; Carol Willis, Columbia University; Daniel Bluestone, Boston University; Kerry Traynor, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York,...

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Drone strikes: are they Obama’s enhanced interrogation techniques?

By Jeff Bachman, American University On November 24, two weeks before the Senate Intelligence Committee released its “torture report,” Reprieve, a UK-based human rights NGO,...