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Young Reporters, Old Tricks: How the Phone Book Saved My Story (Really!)

Gillian Frew | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media
Gillian Frew

"Have you tried the phone book?" my mom suggests. I hadn't. In fact, I'm embarrassed to admit that the idea hadn't even occurred to me. I'd gotten so comfortable with the assumption that all the information I could possibly want or need was available online that I was on the verge of giving up.

Jason Linkins

Americans Prefer Random Assortment Of Strangers To Run Country | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Just how much do ordinary Americans dislike the group of legislators who are currently spending their days babbling at each other in the House of Repr...

Earth Day Lesson: Reducing Phone Books in Your Town

Ted Wells | Posted 06.14.2011 | Education
Ted Wells

Looking for a green, service-learning project for your classroom that gets students involved in civics? If yes, join us at to help try to rid your town of the annoying yellow bricks!

Phone Books: Really?

Michael N. Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael N. Smith

Someone, somewhere, thinks I hate trees. (For the record, trees and I have an unblemished record of over 40 years of living side by side in almost per...

The Best Use Of Phone Books You'll See All Day (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Finally, someone had the gumption to do what we've all wanted to do. To strike back at the phone book and mock it publicly. Internet 1. Phone Book 0. ...

How Animated Stick Figures Can Start a Fire (Or At Least Evolve the Eco Discussions)

Jennifer Boulden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Boulden

I believe, as do many others it turns out, that to correct our course we not only need to appeal to people's pocketbooks and health concerns but also to the creative, evocative right side of the brain.

How To Get Rid Of Phone Books

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Some states and phone companies already have "opt-out" programs, similar to do-not-call registries for telemarketers, allowing subscribers to indicate...

6 Ways To Stop The Phone Book Delivery Blitz

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

It has long been my habit to start the morning in chaos. If I'm not running incredibly late, I'm cursing my messy room, frantically searching for that...