Classroom Blackboard. Photo by Roman Mager

What’s the difference between art and science?

These days, arts and sciences are worlds apart. But it never used to be this way. So what's the difference between art and science, and why are they different nowadays?

Child watching TV

Harry Potter vs SpongeBob: the great gulf between children’s books and shows

Over the years, there has been a growing disparity in profundity between children's books and children's shows. This is a problem. On screen, when we feed our young ones with inanity, we starve them of thoughtful entertainment and do them a disservice. But what can we do about it?