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The Challange and Dilemma: Fact Checking in Journalism and Research

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 04.21.2014 | Media
Majid Rafizadeh

A well-written and thought-provoking article can be totally discredited by neglectful fact checking. When a reader comes across an article on a subjec...

An Open Letter to List Articles

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Dear List Articles, you are killing us. You know who you are --the type of article shared on Facebook at an every-other-status-update clip: "22 Things Right Behind You That Could Kill You Right Now."

10 Ways to Increase Your Business Blog Traffic by 227 Percent

Norm Schriever | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Norm Schriever

The goal of any professional blog is to get people to click, read, engage and share -- in that order.

Why Is Everything on the Internet a List?

Oren Mendez | Posted 09.27.2013 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

The possibilities for lists are endless. Anything in the world can become an amusing list. Just think of things that happened to you today.

You Don't Have to Worry About Menopause Yet, Right?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Ellen Dolgen

We've all heard that there is a peak age for ovulation; a time when your body is ripe with baby-making magic, and there are eggs as far as the sperm c...

Re-decorate My What? Is Hysterectomy the Right Theme This Holiday?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.17.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Getting rid of a pile of "stuff" or what's not working can feel right sometimes and is often a great way to create room for something new. However, when it comes to our bodies, we should be cautious before we start throwing out what we think is no longer working for us

The 12 Days of Christmas, Menopause-style

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.13.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Since the holiday season means getting together and partying with friends and family who may be going through "the change" (*cringe*) themselves, I th...

Home For the Holidays -- Got the Blues?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The holidays are often a bittersweet time of year. Amid all of the parties, family gatherings and general joyousness, there can be some strong feelings of loneliness, financial stress and annoyance.

The Secret of the Third Sentence

Jeff Klima | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

A lot of would-be writers are always asking me what the secret is to writing good, compelling articles. Well, I normally keep the answer as a sort of proprietary secret, but because you seem like a good egg, I'll tell you. Make sure that every third sentence you write is f***ing awesome!

How Open Salon's User-Generated Content is Changing the World of Writing

Caroline Hagood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Hagood

Open Salon is an endlessly fascinating place; like the Internet, its very structure teaches you how to interact with it, but unlike the Internet, that structure is essentially altruistic. It forces its participants to be supportive of one another.