The best emergency gear to keep at home
The thing about emergency gear is that once you need it, you won't be able to get it. Even if you resign yourself to a soul-sucking panic run to Walmart with the rest of the hordes, you'll be in stiff competition for the limited remaining stock. So plan ahead so you have everything on hand in advance. From flashlights to water purifiers, here are a few essential that can be of immense help in case of a natural disaster or power outage.
What Shakespeare can teach us about empathy
The renowned literary critic Harold Bloom asserted that Shakespeare “invented the human,” reflected in the rich interior lives of his characters. But it’s not just that Shakespeare’s characters are recognizably human; it is that the plays are constructed to make us more human. They elicit empathy for people whose backgrounds, situations and bodies are different from our own — characters we might otherwise dismiss, dislike or even abhor.
What's next for the workplace?
A remote work prognosticator, who wrote a book about leveraging technology and working from wherever, talks about what work will look like post-pandemic.