A Parent’s Guide to Playing Minecraft With Your Kids

When your kid shows interest in a popular phenomenon, usually there’s not much to understand—you just help them turn on the videos, and put the toys on their birthday wish list. But it’s a little trickier when your kid comes home and insists that they need to play Minecraft. You have some learning to do….

The Effects of Four Different Types of Meditation

Meditation has real, practical benefits for your body and mind, but there are lots of types to try. Knowing the specific effects of each of these popular types of meditation can help you narrow down which ones may be best for you. A study in the journal Mindfulness tracked 229 participants over a 9 month…

How To Order A Bottle Of Wine Like You Know What You’re Doing

Illustration by Sam Woolley Going out to dinner with friends can easily become a big event—after agreeing to share a meal together, you’ll have to choose the cuisine, the restaurant, and whether to invite that one person everyone has been avoiding for a few weeks. The decisions don’t end there. Once you settle in at…

Find the Perfect Beer Pairing for Your Pizza With This Visual Guide

Beer is great and pizza is amazing, but when you have both at the same time it’s one of the best meals known to man. Still, the subtle, nuanced flavors of different beers can be even better with the right pizza pairing. This visual guide, from Chicago’s Home Run Inn Premium Pizzeria, compares 30 different…

These Five Steps Outline the Basics of the Design Thought Process

Creative design is a complex process that can be applied from everything to making products to creating company logos. If you’re struggling with where to start, this graphic outlines the five basic steps. The graphic below, from creativity site Design Taxi, describes the basics of the design process from the perspective of creating a product…