Elderly Grow Dependent on Tech

In March, on one of the first warm days of 2021, 85-year-old Pei Xia Liu ventured outside of her neighborhood for the first time in more than one year since the United States first went into lockdown...


Day Care's Financial Challenges

With so many children staying home with their working-from-home parents, some day care centers have been forced to consider staff and budget cuts Video story: 1.47 minutes ...


A Jeweler's Struggles

“I still have loyal customers — people who stop by and encourage me, and express their support,” says Juno Park, who runs a jewelry repair business in New York City. The videographer...


Why Gen Z Loves Audio Stories

We yearn to connect, to engage, and to have a rare chance to focus. Plus, we simply cannot stand silence. Audio story: 12:39 minutes


Can Podcasts Save Remote Learning?

Podcasts in place of video lectures could help students and their faraway professors connect. Audio’s intimate and conversational style, and its reliance on storytelling, could help rejuvenate a...


P.E. on Your Laptop

Plastic bags, rolled up socks and chalked lines on the floor are the new tools for online gym class. Video story: 1:54 minutes...


Virtual Study: What We Love, and Hate

“There’s something about that lack of intimacy with your professor, and when you’re in an environment of people who are going through the same experience that you are going through, it kind...


Virus-Ravaged Broadway Tries to Find its Way

The abrupt closure of Broadway put nearly 100,000 people out of work, and robbed the New York theater world of $14.8 billion.   What will a post-pandemic Broadway world look like?”  In an early...


Ordinary Cakes Don’t Cut It Anymore

The art-you-can-eat phenomenon has taken the baking world by storm. Internet patrons gawk at videos of coffee cups, snack bags and toilet paper being sliced into neat, layered portions of dessert....


Why Sick Talk Leads To Eating Sickness

  “It’s at its worst point right around spring break, when everyone starts talking about eating nothing but lettuce until we go on vacation,” said Hannah, a student at Rutgers University....