AI Can Teach Us a Lot : Scientists Say Cats Expressions Richer Than Imagined and Aim To Translate Them

SensorSpot/Getty Images Artificial intelligence being used to unpick meanings behind vocal and physical cues of host of creatures. If an unexpected meow, peculiar pose, or unusual twitch of the whiskers leaves you puzzling over what your cat is trying to tell you, artificial intelligence may soon be able to translate. Scientists are turning to new […]

12 Important Life Skills Dads Wish They Taught Their Kids Sooner

How to “square up” failure. How to use tools properly. How to take care of your home. When we asked a group of dads about the life skill they wish they taught their kids sooner, the answers revealed a simple truth: there’s always more to teach and, looking back, some of the things that are […]

Why We Should Teach Students About Love

Love as class content has applications for happier lives, writes Mark Wagner. (Getty) About 15 years ago, I began teaching my college students about love. I had been teaching first-year writing, a course with no set curriculum, and I began to focus on the literature of love, in part enamored by Diane Ackerman’s essays in […]

Nobel Prize Winner Has a Simple Trick to Learn Anything Quickly

The physicist Richard Feynman believed that simplicity was the key to learning. Feynman worked on the Manhattan Project when he was only 20 years old. He went on to win the Nobel Prize in 1965 for his work in quantum electrodynamics, along with Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga. Feynman believed that truth lies in simplicity […]