One of the most ancient cuisines in the world, Chinese food follows the yin and yang principle of finding balance in opposition and the understanding that everything within the cosmos is interconnected.
Last Saturday afternoon I found myself standing in the middle of a series of curved wood and glass bookshelves with a group of students from Whitman College.
Imagine delving into your own rich and interesting home library for your next great read. That's exactly what I've done and I have collected more books than I will ever read while humbly helping the environment.
Frederick Douglass is one of the most important figures in American history, but many know little about the legendary abolitionist. In honor of Black History Month let's remember or newly discover the incredible life and achievements of Frederick Douglass.
When I decided to donate some books to schools and libraries in Sri Lanka, the country where I was born, as part of a trip from December 2015 to Janua...
With two voices or instruments, it's easier to hear what each is doing separately as well as the sum total: melodies and countermelodies, synchronic and diachronic, horizontal and vertical. Which is all to say, some pretty cool duo recordings have crossed under my lintel of late.
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Alexander Hamilton's birthday is January 11, and now's the perfect time to re-discover the "ten dollar Founding Father without a father." Continue reading for more places to visit and celebrate Alexander Hamilton's legacy.
Library work can be stressful. But laughter is a great way to relieve stress, which is why I follow @LousyLibrarian on Twitter.
During the holiday season, many of us used our smartphones to take pictures and to show family members and friends pictures of events that had occurred during the past year.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, one of the most famous cultural institutions here in Southern California, went the extra mile this winter with a new exhibition.
If you want to know New York, get to know its street cuisine. I learned it early. Growing up in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, I would get a lunch of two hot dogs in steam-soft rolls from the guy who set up his stainless-steel pushcart on the corner of 17th Street every morning, rain or shine, Saturdays and holidays, summer-fall-winter-spring.
The brilliant idea of drafting community reporters came from a publisher with massive political credentials. Combining the power of words with the power of grass roots advocacy was no doubt a natural strategy for Griscom.
A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.
New York City moves fast and aspirations soar higher than skyscrapers. The philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre described it as a place for people who can focus to infinity and whenever he stopped walking quickly, he felt anxious.
Recently, I interviewed Ravel Founder and CEO Daniel Lewis, a Forbes 30 under 30 and LinkedIn 35 under 35 recipient. He is also a graduate of Stanford...