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Self Destruction

I Started Starving Myself When I Was 7

Ravishly | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women

At age 7, I began counting calories and lost seven pounds. I remember that number, because I had apparently done better than my grandmother, who had also recently gone on a diet.

Eliminating Self-Sabotage

Eldon Taylor | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

Most people are totally unaware that they are sometimes controlled by internal mechanisms that are designed to protect, but that actually function to...

Mad Men Through the Boomer Lens: Lane Pryce Stars in a '60s Version of 'Leaving Las Vegas'

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

This week, the show's writers provided us with a far deeper understanding of the dangerous pitfalls that await those who dare to compete in advertising's "big leagues."

Jason Gilbert

New Email Will Self Destruct In 5, 4, 3... | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

There are many, many emails I've sent in the past that I wish would disappear from the Internet forever: ill-conceived poems to ex-girlfriends; inebri...

Our Human Anthill

Frank A. Weil | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

I've been wondering a lot lately about how and why our fellow Americans are incapable of collectively making sense out of the nonsense that swirls aro...

WATCH: Self-Destructing Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Swiss painter and sculptor Jean Tinguely's self-destroying sculpture titled Homage to New York this weekend with the...

Silence is Golden

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

Democrats have made progress with their leadership management skills. Here is what they have figured out: When your opposition is burning down, don't get involved.

Remembering Kurt Cobain: A Spirit That Lives On

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sahil Kapur

Friday, February 20, 2009, marks the 42nd birthday of Nirvana rock legend Kurt Cobain. I learned through Kurt Cobain that there's a dark side to every light, and a silver lining to every cloud.


Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael DeJong

For me, on a cosmic level, the King's kitschy, tacky jumpsuits stand as a metaphor for the glitz and bling of today's hyper-consumerism

Default Swaps and Denuded Swamps

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

After eight years of neglect, climate change requires immediate attention. Let us respond with urgency, with humility, and with an eye on Wall Street as a reminder of our errant ways.