Between them, Dave Isay of StoryCorps and Brandon Stanton of the photography website, Humans of New York, have collected more than 75,000 stories from regular folks around the world. They share their thoughts on how to get the best out of people.
From Hula to Griot, Calypso to Zajal, here are just some of the storytelling traditions used across the globe.
Food feeds the soul. To the extent that we all eat food, and we all have souls, food is the single great unifier across cultures. But what feeds your soul?
Is the American obsession with individual freedom really such a great idea? What other cultures know about how to make good choices.
In South Korea and Finland, it’s not about finding the “right” school.
What can American parents learn from how other cultures think about parenting? A look at attitudes in Norway, Japan and Spain on the pressure to “parent” kids (as a verb).