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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,...

For restaurants looking to boost profits, it’s often about everything but...

Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College Staying one step ahead of the competition in the hypercompetitive restaurant industry requires more than simply tinkering with...

How Facebook – the Wal-Mart of the internet – dismantled online...

Jessa Lingel, University of Pennsylvania Before the internet, people interested in body modification – not just tattoo and piercing enthusiasts, but those drawn...

Can technology help fashion clean up its act?

Suzanne Mancini, Rhode Island School of Design Chemical waste, mass production and consumerism are all byproducts of an industrialized global economy. The fashion industry is no...

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5 things to consider before you hire a tutor for your...

Surani Joshua, Arizona State University Private tutoring is a growing business, with people spending hundreds of billions of dollars. But is it worth it? And...