Sure, realizing Rugrats was filled with sex jokes might put a slight dent in your childhood memories, but let's have a look at some things that actually will ruin your childhood as it happens.
Not everyone likes to read romance. In fact, a lot of people like to poke fun at the genre and those who enjoy it. Then there are others who pretend they don't read it, or those who actually do read it, but only to talk about how much they didn't like it.
At the National Book Review, we are platform agnostic, though we have a soft spot for print (our logo is a manual typewriter). But in this week when they are suddenly out of favor, Noah Benjamin-Pollak offers, in rant form, 10 reasons to love e-books:
What is "power"? Alina Okun of Analytic Partners captured it perfectly when she said, "Power is the ability to impact outcomes," at the recent event at New York City's Cipriani celebrating women's rising power produced by Crain's New York business journal.
In the six years I've lived in the Los Angeles area, I have learned a few ways that living in Los Angeles is different from most other cities.
Yep, these lil' protective coverings for your thumbs remind others not to text behind the wheel. Here's how 11 DoSomething.org members got super creative while keeping their friends super safe.
The 6-year graduation rate for American college students is about 59%. This figure means that 41% of all students that start college do not graduate within 6 years. If you are starting college this fall, here are 10 tips for success that will help you be part of the 59% that finish.
The only thing that creates a similar eruption of discovery-joy and elation to my finding a book that finds me and the excitement and anticipation to read it is...
You could waste your time on some meaningless fling so that you won't have to experience the loneliness of an empty bed -- or just so you have someone to watch reality TV with. Or, instead, you could better yourself via classic literature.
According to the Illinois State Museum, at one time there were 29,000 native animal species living in the state. Shrinking territory has driven out some species, such as the gray wolf, mountain lions and the American elk. Others, including the passenger pigeon, have become extinct.
1. Get your hands out of your face. When you're talking about your romantic feelings to the object of your affection, don't constantly touch your face and cover your mouth and slur -- it makes it seem like you're hiding something... like you're a liar and this is your tell (Nick).
There are hundreds of beers brewed at more than 80 breweries in Illinois, as listed in the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild. These include famous classics like Goose Island's 312 and smaller, niche brews known only to locals and true hops aficionados.
We love lists because they're a simple proposition in a world of white hot noise, and because most people living a postmodern life -- present company included -- cannot actually tell you, in 140 succinct characters, what that even is.
The first person you need to be kind to is yourself. It's been said you can't give away something you don't have. It's near impossible to be genuinely kind to others if you do not treat yourself well.
I realized that no matter where my kids grow up, they will be viewing the world through a lens. It's just the Portland lens is made through organic, sustainable practices.
I am unwilling to accept the new list style of blogging that seems to be trending now. Here's why.