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On George Will, Paul Ryan and Assumptions About Urban Poverty

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

Yesterday is yesterday, and progress is happening. Nevertheless, George Will's piece about Paul Ryan's comments still carries some assumptions -- assumptions of choice -- at least linked to the past, even while condemning people who hear them as such.

Intellectual Growth in College: Try Slugging

Uloop | Posted 03.31.2014 | College
Uloop

Why did soberly wearing sweatpants to a bar make me feel so superior to everyone else?

Let's Give Millennials a Chance

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Maybe all the millennials need is time, guidance and, in some cases, a good talking-to. Maybe those who are criticizing the way millennials view things should consider taking some responsibility for creating these so-called monsters -- because chances are many of them have millennial children of their own.

Hammering Monkeys

Paul Ratner | Posted 09.18.2013 | Books
Paul Ratner

This story is taken from my upcoming book of surreal anecdotes and flash fiction fairy tales for adults called "The Mundane Uses of Magical Objects" ...

The International Day Of Laziness

Paul Ratner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Books
Paul Ratner

This story is taken from my upcoming book of surreal anecdotes and short fairy tales for adults called "The Mundane Uses of Magical Objects" The ...

Rat Study Points To Surprising Cause Of Laziness

Posted 04.09.2013 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 04/09/2013 08:26 AM EDT on LiveScience New research might help explain why some people have trouble getting off ...

5 Excuses For Laziness That Just Don't Cut It

Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com We say we want to work hard. But sometimes, it seems like we just want to want to work, rather than actually work....

COME ON!

Posted 03.19.2013 | Comedy

Effort is overrated. Why actually finish a task thoroughly and creatively when you can get by with the bare minimum? From the most banal advertisem...

An Imagined Conversation With a 15th Century Farmer

Eliza Hurwitz | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Eliza Hurwitz

Sometimes I think people of the 15th century would be disappointed in me.

14 Absurd Inventions Never Recognized For Their True Genius (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Actually, necessity is the mother of good invention. Boredom and laziness are the parents of many ...

Decorated Couches On The Move

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.26.2012 | Small Business

First festival-goers sought to improve the comfort and leisure available at large music events by bringing their own couches to sit on. Now, one Austr...

There Is Great Power to Be Found in Doing the Thing You Don't Want to Do

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

What "duty" might you perform today that would make you, as Mark Twain says, agreeable with yourself?

Steve Jobs' Job Vs. Your Job

Jen Sincero | Posted 12.10.2011 | Style
Jen Sincero

Dear Jen, Is there such a thing as just being lazy? I want to change my life and know I could be doing so much better, but I'm really lazy about it. ...

Do You Miss Manners During An Etiquette-Challenged Winter?

Dave Astor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Astor

The second half of this winter has been less snowy than the first half, but it's hard to forget various breaches of etiquette during the flake-filled time prior to early February. Yes, it was a case of "Residents Gone Bad."

The World's Top Places To Do Nothing. Absolutely Nothing.

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Juggling things to do is such a humdrum part of life these days that no one gives their tasks or their stacks a second thought. On a trip when ther...

See Last Paragraph for the Evildoer Who Invented Leaf Blowers!

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Astor

If you've ever raked leaves while your neighbor blasted his roaring leaf blowers, you know that ear muffs can dull the decibels. Of course, ear muffs don't prevent you from breathing in the fumes.

You don't want to help, you just want help: A rant

Richard Laermer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Laermer

My PR agency, which creates and manages campaigns for technology firms and entrepreneurial ventures, has been around for 20 years. We've got 15 staff ...

It's October; Let's Work!

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Here we are, in one of two months where we are actually supposed to work. Funny, right? No. Not really. This is the true month of our discontent. We ...

Moving to, Like, America

Carmen Burcea-Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Carmen Burcea-Haber

I noticed an exponential use of the preposition "like" that by now largely supplants the use of a comma that I started to fear that, oh my God, I myself might eventually, like, catch this bug.

Conquering The Summertime Couch Potato Syndrome

Sharon Duke Estroff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Duke Estroff

The summertime couch potato syndrome is all over the modern child population like peanut butter on jelly. Here are some high-interest, low-maintenance, affordable summer activities.

Preschoolers Watch Too Much TV -- Leads To Obesity

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

You send your kids to day care with the hopes that your preschooler will learn socialization skills. But a new study shows that toddlers in home-based day care may watch up to two hours of TV during their day

The Benefits Of Being Lazy

GOOD Magazine | Tom Hodgkinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Tom Hodgkinson's books sometimes end up in bookstores' self-help sections. That would make How to Be Idle and The Freedom Manifesto the only books to ...

Bandwagoning: The Lazy Man's Guide to Success

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Maybe we can live better, saner, even more successful lives by jumping on the bandwagon, not sitting at the reins trying to blaze the trail ourselves. I call it bandwagoning.

Is There A Laziness Gene?

Time | Deirdre Van Dyk | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Have you ever wondered why you can't get off the couch and exercise -- despite paying for an expensive gym membership, despite your New Year's resolut...