iOS app Android app


Technology - The Price of Convenience or The Cure For It?

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Its 1:00pm on a Monday, and I'm chewing away on a project at my current start up. Already having skipped breakfast, and now running through my lunch h...

My Children Disturb Me... and I Love It

Matthew Clarke | Posted 01.27.2014 | Parents
Matthew Clarke

Maybe the key to happiness isn't convenience, maybe it isn't about making my life easier. Maybe it's about making it harder. Maybe happiness doesn't come from the avoidance of suffering. Maybe happiness comes from embracing suffering.

A Call for Convenience

Hannah Josi | Posted 05.04.2013 | College
Hannah Josi

I will admit I was one of those clueless freshmen, unsure of where to put laundry detergent or how much to use in the first place. I was plagued by cartoonish fears of returning to a washing machine overflowing with pink suds.

Remembering Harvest Season

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Although I grew up as a city girl, a memorable period of my childhood was spent in the English countryside. Of those days, I recall most fondly the harvest season.

The 7-Eleven Challenge: Cooking up a Healthy Plan

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 11.17.2012 | Food
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Send every celebrity chef in America to a local convenience store to create a healthy meal for less than five dollars. Maybe that's the recipe we need to get Americans eating healthy.

The American Experience: Comfort Above All Else

Hailey Yook | Posted 08.05.2012 | Teen
Hailey Yook

The importance of human and environmental health is constantly preached in the U.S., yet it is disregarded every day for convenience and ease.

Five Healthy Convenience Foods

Cooking Light | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Cooking Light

Through years of recipe testing, we've learned that there are great time-cutting products out there that meet our standards -- for nutrition and flavor. Here are our top 10.

The Road between Friends is Never Long -- Or Is It?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.13.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Proximity plays an important role in friendships.

Does Cooking for One Mean Cooking for None?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Several of my friends live alone. The reasons for their solitary lifestyles vary, but what most of them have in common is an almost total disinterest in cooking meals for themselves.

Meatless Monday: Alice In Expoland

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

For one fab weekend, the spacious but contained world of the Baltimore Convention Center became a Wonderland of all things organic, where I never had to apologize for being vegan or explain what it means. Coming from meatcentric Miami, I've got to tell you, it was nice.

An Inconvenient Truth: She's Made You a Second-Tier Friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 09.26.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I've been friends with a woman for about four years now. As time progressed, we became closer, or so I thought. We both moved h...

Plastic Bag Monsters Kill Journalist and Crew

Ben Zolno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Zolno

As this journalist tried to warn us, we're all being eaten alive. Sadly, only our governments can save us. Yikes.

Easy and Safe: The Next Frontier in Cyber Security

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Inder Sidhu

A properly trained and equipped crook could unravel your 5 or 6 character computer password in less time that it takes to eat lunch and make a quick stop at the dry cleaners.

The Complicated Psychology of Putting Good Food On the Table

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

(cross-post from La Marguerite) Every night, the same question comes up, of what to make for dinner? Tonight's no different. No leftover in the fridg...

Integrity vs Ambition / McPain

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

It hurts to watch what's happening to John McCain. We had Senator McCain on our Program in 2002 because democracy requires many perspectives. Much a...