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Why Do We Feel Awe?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Take the time to pause and open your mind to those things which you do not fully understand. You will be the better for it -- and, as your feelings of awe ripple out through acts of kindness, so will the rest of us.

Children Should Create Before They Code

Christine Nasserghodsi | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Christine Nasserghodsi

Raise your hand if you've received at least one email advertising a coding camp for your child. Keep it up if you have considered it. I have.

7 Places That Will Delight Your Inner Child

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Being a grown-up can be hard, and sometimes you just want to escape and indulge your inner child. We all have a bit of Peter Pan Syndrome, so why not ...

Swells Come to Pier at the New Exploratorium

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 06.18.2013 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

San Francisco's beloved Exploratorium opened with a big splashy party that befitting its swell new digs on Pier 15. Guests were as giddy as schoolchildren on a field trip as they navigated the expanse filled to the open rafters with scientific schemes.

What's Biggest Exhibit at New SF Exploratorium?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.10.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Some argue it's the entire Exploratorium structure itself, an audacious experiment in green building that aims to create the world's largest "net-zero" energy museum.

PHOTOS: A First Peek Inside The City's Most Anticipated New Museum

San Jose Mercury News | Paul Rogers | Posted 06.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- For 43 years, the Exploratorium in San Francisco has been distinguished by what was inside -- a museum designed to teach science thro...

PHOTOS: It's Baaaaack...

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.27.2013 | San Francisco

When the Exploratorium closed its doors in January, it signified the end of an era for the Palace of Fine Arts, its home for nearly 44 years. But ...

FAREWELL, PALACE! Exploratorium Closes Its Doors

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.03.2013 | San Francisco

It's comforting to know that when one door closes, another one opens. Especially if that door leads to a $300 million new space. Nevertheless, tho...

PHOTOS: New Exploratorium Details Revealed!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.02.2012 | San Francisco

After several months of mum fundraising and planning, the Exploratorium released details on its new $300 million facility at Pier 15 on Thursday. ...

Huffington Post Travel Recommends The Best Family Spots In San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Rory Bratcher | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

Family vacations in San Francisco can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, ...