You've reached a certain age -- over 50? 60? 70? -- and stage in your life: Your energy level is still high, the desire to help others is stronger than ever, and the concept of retirement makes you shudder. So what do you do?
It may be hard to believe, but plans are underway to power a conservative Texas community with 100% wind- and solar-powered electricity.
Why did parenting change from preparing our kids for life to protecting them from life, which means they're not prepared to live life on their own? And why do these problems I'm writing about seem rooted in the middle and upper middle classes?
What can we do to deal with this growing public health problem? Well, first of all, we have to stop being part of a culture that looks at sleep as a sign of weakness and prizes those who work so hard that they are chronically sleep-deprived.
The paintings of Yari Ostovany are stylistically related to works by second-generation American Abstract Expressionists -- for example Helen Frankenthaler and Jules Olitski -- but as curator DeWitt Cheng notes, they also are inspired by and refer to the artist's Iranian cultural background.
If you blindly follow the rules you're actually going to end up looking like every other high achieving student out there. And many times all you get for your grueling work is a spot on your top school's waitlist.
Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
On June 12, 2005, just one year after he was diagnosed with cancer, Steve Jobs delivered an inspiring, impassioned and candid commencement address to ...
While some consideration can be given to less qualified applicants, overall too many much more qualified students are being inequitably prejudiced.
Figure it out! Trial by stir fry! Make it wok!
Three weeks ago I received a strange email. "Did I know," my friend wondered, "about the antisemitism brewing on the Stanford University campus?"
As a society, we have accepted the disruptions to life the very privileged and the very powerful visit upon us. I am concerned about the disparity of privilege, rights, and sanctioned behaviors that we tolerate and are told to get used to.
Millions of students have visited the Study Notes website to find reviewers for their AP exams, answer practice questions and go through college essays that were written by students who have made it to their dream schools.
Children sit restless on chairs, dangling their feet and chewing on chocolate chip cookies as big as their heads.
Education is the highest correlating factor with income. Americans with a Master's Degree or higher earn twice as much (or more) than those with only a high school diploma.