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The Glory Days: II

John O'Kane | Posted 06.23.2015 | Religion
John O'Kane

The confessional is the perfect refuge from the lights. I wait and listen. How long has it been? A few minutes, an hour? I wish it had a lock. A sanctuary within a sanctuary.

Modi's Oxymoronic Stance on Climate Change

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 06.10.2015 | World
Chaitanya Kumar

Yes, the world doesn't need to tell India what to do because of our unique cultural value to the environment and our minimal contribution to historic carbon emissions, but neither can India's Prime minister continue to dwell in rhetoric and falsely lead the public into thinking he is doing enough to protect them.

Why Many Smart People Don't Complete Reading the Business Books They Buy

Rajesh Setty | Posted 05.31.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

While I read at least one book a week, the number of books that I have "half read" trueps the number of books that I have laid my hands on by a wide margin.

Taking Care of Our Mind: Interview With Dan Harris

Harriet Cabelly | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Harriet Cabelly

An original skeptic, Dan Harris has learned how to "tame the voice in his head and reduce stress without losing his edge" by meditating.

The Changing of the Guard

Monica Parker | Posted 09.10.2014 | Fifty
Monica Parker

We got smartphones and we got smarter at navigating our way around the Internet. We've become savvy at finding new 'likes': online dating, Scrabble, Skype, Twitter and every hot travel deal going. We've joined Facebook in droves (until our sons and daughters fought back by un-friending us).

Good News for My Neighbors

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 06.15.2014 | Fifty
Jeffrey Shaffer

After long and thoughtful consideration, I've made a significant lifestyle decision. I am NOT going to become the neighborhood curmudgeon.

Feds Want Warning Labels for Bridesmaid Dresses

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

A long national nightmare may soon be ending for American women. The Bureau of Consumer Protection recently announced updated rules that would requir...

You Don't Fight Intolerance With More Intolerance

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Elwood D. Watson

Intolerance, no matter how benign, is like a potentially debilitating disease. Its symptoms must be detected and dealt with early. The longer the contaminated cells are allowed to fester, the more danger the prognosis.

What Is it Like Living in a Rainforest?

Quora | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Chadwick Meyer, co-founder at Gutensite I grew up in Papua New Guinea (that's me, the little one), ...

My Weekend With the New iPhone

Patricia Rust | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology
Patricia Rust

All set to make a phone call, I reached for my iPhone and it wasn't there! It was gone! M.I.A! I gave it a day to turn up but it never turned up, d...

Europe vs. New York -- A Question of the Quality of Life

Vanessa Bismarck | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Vanessa Bismarck

It must be possible to export some of the European outlook on life, which doesn't depend on what and how much you have, but rather on a state-of-mind which allows you to simply enjoy.

Get Good Enough as Voters

Jane-Howard Hammerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane-Howard Hammerstein

I watched as many interviews/speeches of winners and losers as I could. I found some as dim and unconnected as those who elected them, some made me tr...

Unhappiness and Women - Isn't It Subjective?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Marcus Buckingham and Dr. Phil give out excellent advice, they do. But their advice is male-oriented. Good, excellent, top of the line, but still coming from a man's perspective.