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My Parents Are NIMBYs: Why You Should Be Too

Kaitlin Solimine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green
Kaitlin Solimine

My parents have never been activists nor strict environmentalists (although my mother did recommend Rachel Carlson's Silent Spring to me in high school). Now, suddenly, they are die-hard NIMBYs (an acronym for 'Not In My Backyard'), a term with a mostly pejorative air.

Moving to a Fly-Over State? FAQs About the Midwest

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

OK, I'll just blurt it out: I am moving to the Midwest. Please calm down, especially you, Mom and Dad. I know you never saw this coming and I suspect you have questions and concerns. I've anticipated some of them below.

Discover Magazine Is Moving | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media

Kalmbach Publishing is moving Discover magazine out of the city and relocating it to Waukesha, Wisconsin, where the company is headquartered....

Early Adopters Get Screwed -- Throw Away Your iPads

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tanya Jo Miller

I'm not shelling out $500 for a device that does all the things my phone can already do -- until it includes a... well... phone in the package.

Discover Magazine Ignores Much of Vaccine-Autism Story

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The following letter was sent to the editors at Discover Magazine last week, regarding a recent article on vaccines and autism. The magazine claimed t...