Living (A Lot) Longer

South Korea is billed to become the world leader in life expectancy by the end of the next decade. Yes, South Korea. Read why. 

Is Personalized Learning Possible?

There’s a lot of buzz around the concept of personalized learning as a new way to structure K-12 education. But does buzz translate into funding? And will funding lead to success?

Cryptocurrency Basics

Is there anything more confusing than cryptocurrency? Finally, a plain English explanation of Bitcoin, Ripple, blockchains and miners.

Work Longer; Reduce Poverty

A new report from a Paris-based think tank says that keeping older people in the workforce for longer could help fight the U.S.’s high rates of old-age poverty and reduce inequality.

The Future of Disaster Response

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 190 National Societies through the work of over 17 million volunteers. Together, they act before, during and after disasters and health emergencies to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. Last year they designed an exhibit – The Future is Now – to explore what disaster response might look like in 2030.