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Myths of Spoiled Children and Other Things

Steve Nelson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

We love to hold fast to our points of view without regard to evidence to the contrary. This is particularly the case in so-called educational reform, where most of the prescriptions for what ails education are based on assumptions that are simply not true.

Trust Yourself: Did Dr. Spock Have A Clue?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.10.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Trust Yourself. You know more than you think you do. Do those classic words of parenting advice resonate today?

A Mindless Meld of "Star Trek" and the New Unemployment Rate

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The U.S. Labor Department announced Friday that 539,000 people lost their jobs last month -- a dreadful total, but not as high as the 600,000-plus axed in March. Here are three reasons why the unemployment increase got slightly less awful...