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How Do You Stay Warm When You're Homeless?

When the temperature drops during the winter months, it’s not uncommon to see articles about how to help the homeless. These articles also highlight a large segment of homeless people who turn down help to avoid having to spend the night in a shelter, where they worry their safety and well-being will be compromised in the company of strangers. Where do these people actually go in the face of extreme elements?

January 21, 2014 — Krystal D'Costa
Teaching Kids to Love Science, and Falling in Love with the Kids

Teaching Kids to Love Science, and Falling in Love with the Kids

Put a science writer in a classroom with two-dozen ten-year-olds and I promise you this: the writer will learn more than the kids. I’ve just had that experience, not for the first time but in an especially fulfilling away, while talking about science to a group of fourth and fifth graders at Public School 96 [...]

December 30, 2013 — Ned Potter

Culture Bites: The Changing Nature of the Food Truck Industry

What do you normally have for lunch? Leftovers? A sandwich? Do you bring it from home or do you buy it from a local eatery? In New York City, a sandwich from a deli (with a pickle and a bag of chips) will cost you about $8.00 to $12.00.

April 23, 2015 — Krystal D'Costa