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Let's Talk About Words and Science

Cheryl B. Frech | Posted 09.16.2012 | Science
Cheryl B. Frech

When students encounter big scary science words that are new to them, their tendency is to make some flashcards and start memorizing. I say, Stop! We speak English, so that means we can break a word down into understandable pieces.

11 People You Don't Want To Be Friends With

Tim Lihoreau | Posted 07.20.2012 | Books
Tim Lihoreau

Perhaps we all have our own Schadenfreude palette (that is, the desire to gloat and find happiness in the misfortunes of others). Having thought about it, I instantly began to notice the said traits amongst friends, relatives and, indeed, total strangers. So I decided to collect them.

"Daddy, What's a Cougar?": 25 More Words That Divide the Generations

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Robert Rosenthal

Based on the huge volume of responses to my recent piece on this subject, here are another 25 definitions that divide my father and my kid.