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The Last Of Manhattan's Gilded Age Mansions Is On The Market For $50 Million

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.24.2017 | Travel
Architectural Digest

For Architectural Digest, by Melissa Minton. In 1873, Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner dubbed their era the Gilded Age in America, characterizing...

7 Challenges That Will Make You More Successful

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles...

Adopting These Tough Morning Routines Will Make You Exceptionally Successful

Elle Kaplan | Posted 02.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Elle Kaplan

Your morning projects the vibe of the rest of your day, and that is something that the ultra-successful live by day-to-day. While the rest of the worl...

Mark Twain Wrote This Never-Before-Published Fairy Tale For His Daughters

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.25.2017 | Arts

Everyone’s favorite satirical adventurer, Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain), isn’t done entertaining and enlightening us. Later this year, a fairy t...

Fact-Checking the WSJ

David Galenson | Posted 01.23.2017 | Arts
David Galenson

The Wall Street Journal has made an egregious error. I'm not talking about their coverage of Donald Trump, Russian hacking, or any other such ephemera...

Mark Twain's Personal Library Is Open For You To Write Your Novel

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.11.2017 | Arts

Writers searching for some inspiration may want to head to Mark Twain’s home in Hartford, Connecticut, this year. The Mark Twain House & Museum is ...

HAIL TO THE CHEAT!

Sherman Yellen | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Nobel Prize winning Princeton economist Paul Krugman may view the rise of Trump to POTUS as an unmitigated catastrophe. As a fellow Trump loather I ch...

Mark Twain for Christmas

Cindy Lovell | Posted 12.19.2016 | Parents
Cindy Lovell

The letter from Mark Twain (real name Sam Clemens) to his toddler Susie is a holiday classic in our family. Reading it aloud has become an annual tradition, and if you celebrate Christmas and Santa's generosity to well-behaved youngsters, I predict reading it will become a tradition in your family, too.

Boyle, Baldacci, and Bluegrass: The Mark Twain House Throws a New York Party!

Cindy Lovell | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Cindy Lovell

If an author values a compliment regardless of the source, imagine the value when the source is The Mark Twain House & Museum, the compliment is the inaugural Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, and the prize is $25,000.

There Is Writing In Mark Twain's House -- Again!

Cindy Lovell | Posted 09.13.2016 | Arts
Cindy Lovell

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- it's the difference between the lightning bug and the ligh...

Meatless Monday: Preserving What's on America's Plate

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Mark Twain, adored the abundance of America's plate. He even dreamed of it. He found the food in Europe "as tasteless as paper." He longed for the foo...

"Chloe and Poppie's Excellent Adventure"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.07.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When it comes to writers who are famous for turning real-life adventures into literary gold, Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway had noth...

A Wonderful World

Yara Zgheib | Posted 06.30.2016 | World
Yara Zgheib

I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom, for me and you. And I think to myself What a wonderful world. - Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderf...

The Jon Stewart Problem

Keith Gaby | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green
Keith Gaby

The heart of the progressive point of view is the idea that government has a role to play in solving some of our toughest problems. The private sector...

Why Do People Post BS On Facebook?

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.24.2016 | Technology
Lev Raphael

Recently I was telling friends about having taken a Facebook vacation for a month, partly because of the sniping between Sanders and Clinton camps, an...

John Kasich's Experience Will Win Him GOP Nomination in July

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.15.2017 | Politics
Margaret Hession

John Kasich will indeed be the Republican nominee elected at the Cleveland Convention. And he will be elected because of experience that no other candidate can bring to the table. He will also win the general election in November.

When it Comes to Your Career...DREAM BIGGER! 3 Things to Think About

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.30.2017 | College
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Garrett Mintz

When it comes to deciding your career, don't be afraid to think big! Almost every college student has a similar amount of career experience, give or take an internship or two. That is to say, not that much.

Could Democratic Party History Repeat Itself in the Republican Party in 2016?

Rich Rubino | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Rich Rubino

An insurrectionist presidential candidate stuns his party's establishment by pocketing the party's nomination. His views do not line up with mainstream figures in his party.

Life is a Puzzle, Isn't It?

Steve McSwain | Posted 03.07.2017 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Pam, my spouse, loves puzzles. This is one of her latest. I'm pretty sure she got this one to put together alongside Charlie and Mason, two of our gra...

Aborted? Why Not? Adopted? Why?

Kathryn Atkins | Posted 03.05.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Kathryn Atkins

Fact: Every person on this earth comes here by the same means. We are conceived, and we are born. If those two steps didn't happen, we wouldn't be he...

Ageism and Creativity

David Galenson | Posted 02.26.2017 | Arts
David Galenson

It is past time for us to stop being beguiled and blinded by the conspicuous pyrotechnics of young conceptual innovators, and to recognize that the subtle and gradual discoveries of older experimental innovators have made no less of a contribution to our culture.

Why Reading Mark Twain Is The Key To Understanding Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.18.2016 | Arts

If you need any more proof that literature teaches us invaluable lessons about our world -- or that Donald Trump is a problematic part of our presiden...

Some Days Will Never Be the Same

Dee Incollingo | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Dee Incollingo

As I struggled through this recent day of two and one-half years without Amy, I found myself still wondering what the heck happened to my life and how is it possible that time continues to march on without my child?

The Lesbian Chronicles 7: Climb Every Mountain, Ford Every Stream

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 01.20.2017 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

I felt a surge of love and forgiveness fill my body, and silently thanked Lorraine, who had given me this opportunity to practice the practice of forgiving myself.

Trump and the Media, Co-dependents

Tom Allon | Posted 01.19.2017 | Media
Tom Allon

Look up the definition of co-dependent in the dictionary and it indicates an unhealthy relationship between two people that is dysfunctional, leads to abusive behavior and is just plain old bad for both parties. I can't think of a better word to describe Trump's budding romance with the media.