How do you get what you want, using just your words? Aristotle set out to answer exactly that question over two thousand years ago with a treatise on rhetoric. Camille A. Langston describes the fundamentals of deliberative rhetoric and shares some tips for appealing to an audience’s ethos, logos, and pathos in your next speech.
A system of drones has been developed to help quell the loss of Earth’s trees. The system can help plant almost 100,000 trees per day.
It can be hard sometimes, when speaking, to remember all of the grammatical rules that guide us when we’re writing. When is it right to say “the dog and me” and when should it be “the dog and I”? Does it even matter? Andreea S. Calude dives into the age-old argument between linguistic prescriptivists and descriptivists — who have two very different opinions on the matter.
Broccoli is one of the most nutritious vegetables. However, boiling it takes many of those essential nutrients out. There’s a simpler way to cook it and retain all the nutrition. Following is a complete transcript of the video.
Marian Sigman, a neuroscientist and author of “The Secret Life of the Mind: How Your Brain Thinks, Feels, and Decides,” explains how babies that grow up bilingual will have brain functions that might be superior to those children that only speak one language.
11-year-old Tabay Atkins is America’s youngest yoga teacher, and his purpose is giving back. After his mother beat cancer when he was just 6, Tabay picked up yoga, realizing the practice that helped his mom heal could make a difference for others. Once he completed a 200-hour teacher training, Tabay began teaching three free classes (donations appreciated) every week. Now, students of all ages flock to his studio to honor the divine spirit in him — and themselves.