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White Noise

Pink Noise Could Be The Sleep Solution Of Your Dreams

Brittany Nims | Posted 09.08.2016 | Healthy Living

When you’re sound asleep, are you asleep to all sounds? Research suggests that we’re still listening when our bodies are in snooze mode. Ours brai...

Why You Should Care About White Noise

Liz Heinberg | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Heinberg

Anyone who's reading this is probably well aware of the #SleepRevolution College Tour. Thanks to the efforts of Arianna Huffington and her tireless t...

The Tyranny of Noise

Joan Moran | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Joan Moran

You have the ability to control your environment even when that environment is intrusive and negatively affects your energy.

Why Noise Could Be The Secret To Better Sleep

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.19.2016 | Science

Many people swear that they can't fall asleep without a sound machine -- but why is it that a little background noise can sometimes help us sleep? Wh...

A Shabbat Dinner Away From Home

Tzvi Miller | Posted 02.23.2016 | Religion
Tzvi Miller

I got back to Boston last night, choosing to fly on Thanksgiving Day to take advantage of the lowered airfare. I had a bus ticket to New York City the next morning, but plans fell through leaving me not all together disappointed.

A Rare Encounter With Don DeLillo in Lisbon

Karin Badt | Posted 11.14.2015 | Books
Karin Badt

The same haunting sense of searching for that which is beyond our grasp reappears in Don DeLillo's newest yet unpublished work Zero K, or at least in the extracts the distinguished author read last night to a small audience here in Lisbon.

Mow, Blow and Go: The Death of the Quiet Neighborhood

Jeb Harrison | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeb Harrison

I awoke this morning to the whine of a weed whacker wielded by a member of the neighbor's "mow, blow and go" crew. After squelching my initial impulse...

25 Complaints My Son Will Share With His Future Therapist

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

For years, Elmo was a furry guy who existed only on T-shirts. When you finally saw him walk and talk, you practically sh*t yourself.

Hey YouTube Mo Fo, Get Offa My Cloud

Wendy Block | Posted 01.31.2014 | Media
Wendy Block

Wednesday morning. Three pies and 48 muffins to make -- all gluten-free of course. The kid and her boyfriend are flying in tonight (yea!). The house, ...

Sanctification Through Words: Joy Williams's 99 Stories of God

K. Tyler Christensen | Posted 07.14.2013 | Books
K. Tyler Christensen

On my first day at Tin House (and during cocktail hour), I anxiously asked Williams what she was reading/what I should be reading. Don DeLillo's Point Omega, she told me.

Nighttime Noises Keeping You Up? We Can Fix That

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi & Kate Auletta | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether it's loud neighbors, buzzing pests or even a snoring roommate, annoying nighttime sounds can make your evening a sleepless one. If you're havi...

Pay Close Attention to Those Behind the Curtain

Lisa Solod | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Lisa Solod

White noise is masking the real sounds our country and the world are making. The sounds of anguish and injustice, of starvation and deprivation, of cruelty and anger.

Whoopi's White Noise Comes with a Study Guide

Maureen Costello | Posted 06.12.2011 | Education
Maureen Costello

In less than two hours, Whoopi Goldberg's White Noise manages to entertain -- it's very well packaged, after all -- and provoke a lot of thought about the current racial environment.

Don DeLillo: 'I'm Not Trying To Manipulate Reality -- This Is What I See And Hear'

The Guardian | Robert McCrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The bedside phone in 6 Columbus, my New York hotel, rang twice. Then a familiar voice said: "You're seeing Don today. I'll join you for lunch afterwar...

Don DeLillo On 'Point Omega',

The New York Times | CHARLES McGRATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But Mr. DeLillo, famous for novels about dread, violence, the dehumanizing effects of technology and the invasion of popular culture into private live...