This may be more than mere mortals and business writers need to know, but typography is interesting. We often use default fonts that Microsoft chooses for us, but this graphic shows the many variables among them. The most commonly known... Read more →


Starbucks' coffee cup isn't spared another year of criticism. In 2015, Donald Trump, before he was president, said the company participated in a "War on Christmas" because its cup was a solid red color with no Christmas symbols. This year,... Read more →


We can talk about the opioid crisis and try to persuade people in many ways: by telling stories, showing pictures, or presenting data. The number of deaths from all drug overdoses in 2016 is 64,070, but without more context or... Read more →


George Soros has given $18 billion to The Open Society Foundations, his grant-giving organizations. A spokesperson for the group said the transfer "reflects an ongoing process of asset transfer that has been underway for several years." She also said that... Read more →


As Texas prepares for Hurricane Harvey, government officials and news organizations are preparing communications to help: President Trump issued a statement about monitoring the storm and encouraging people to evacuate if they are in the Hurricane's path. The president is... Read more →