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New Year’s Weekend Alone In The Hand Surgery Ward: A Story

Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: [link “Narrative Magazine” to http://narrativemagazine.com/] What would you do as a lonely expat in Italy if you accidentally ...

"Hot Stuff"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If you can't stand the heat, get into the kitchen. That's the lesson I learned recently after the oven lost heat in the kitchen and I couldn't stand t...

How To Get What You Truly Want This Year

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I don't know too many people who are genuinely inspired, motivated or empowered by their new year's resolutions in a sustainable and real way. How about you?

Letting Go of New Year's Resolutions--Along With the Marriage

Kristin Tennant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Kristin Tennant

If there's one thing you can count on after a divorce, it's lower expectations.

An Olympic Hero Everyone Should Resolve to Be Like

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

To kick off the New Year, I wanted to share a story on a man that everyone should resolve to be like. Shortly after my retirement from aerial skii...

Feng Shui Tips for a Happy and Lucky New Year!

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Whitehurst

Let's explore some "secret" Shui to make 2011 your luckiest year yet!

How To Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Here are some tips, research findings and resources that I have gathered that could help motivate and inspire you stick with those resolutions.

The Funniest Someecards For New Year's Eve

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Someecards is ending 2010 the right way by releasing scores of New Year's Eve cards both celebrating and mocking the occasion. We picked our favorite ...

Resolve To Recharge: 5 New Year's Resolutions For New Parents

Brian Gresko | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brian Gresko

My primary focus right now is on my son. At one and a half, he needs me the most. But even with this narrow set of objectives, there will be days when I fail.

Telling Time on New Year's Eve: Why the First Ball Was Dropped in Times Square

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

By Carmen Nigro Librarian, New York Public Library, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy On New Ye...

Weekly Mulch: How to Avoid Fracking and Oil Spills in 2011

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

Editor's Note: We're posting the Weekly Mulch on Thursday this week because of the holidays. It'll return to its regular Friday morning posting next w...

Photos Of Romania's Bizarre New Year's Bear Ritual

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While people across the globe gear up for New Year's Eve, the people of Romania have a very specific custom for doing so. In a rural tradition, peop...

New Year's, Stem Cells and Monty Python

Don C. Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Here is the question every Republican authority figure must decide. Will they rule from the dictates of the anti-research Religious Right? Or will they let science policy be determined for the good of the American people?

Resolving What Really Matters: 7 Practices For A Fresh New Year

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

If you were to write a truly fresh life chapter that would rejuice you this upcoming year, what ground must you prepare today? Here are the guidelines with illustrations.

10 Resolutions To Make And Keep In 2011

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New Year's resolutions are a bit like babies: They're fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain.

 Each January, roughly one in three Ame...

8 Cocktails To Try In The New Year

Tracy Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Tracy Howard

Order the same drink every time you throw a party or visit a bar? Resolve to broaden your cocktail compass with this list of eight cocktails to try in...

PHOTOS: Top 10 New Year Celebrations Around The Globe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

3, 2, 1 . . . Happy New Year! Whether counting down to 2011 at tried-and-true celebrations like New York's annual Times Square extravaganza, or by eat...

Is This The Key To Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions?

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

When we make New Year's resolutions we often have unrealistic ideas of how to overcome and stop these resistances from sabotaging our resolve to change.

New Year, New You: 5 Easy Beauty Resolutions for 2011

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

Look for mascaras with hard-working ingredients like candelilla wax, beeswax and allantoin to keep lashes in top-notch form.

New Year's Day PJ Brunch At Ba Ba Reeba (And It's Practically Free)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sure, we put in the effort to make plans for New Year's Eve -- if you're not throwing a party, or going to one, there are hundreds if not thousands of...

Celebrate the New Year With a Service-Minded New Year's Resolution

Charles Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Charles Howard

I want you, dare you, challenge you to make a New Year's resolution that will make a difference in the lives of those around you, not just your own.

Alone For The Holidays? No Problem

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Are you single and dreading the holidays? You may feel alone, but you are not. 45 percent of the adult population is single. 27 percent of households are a person living alone.

Choose One Word To Set The Tone for 2011

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

There's a kind of resolution that I've never made before but that has always fascinated me: identifying one idea, often summarized in just one word, as an overarching theme for the entire year.

Fake Memoirs? Vampires? eBooks?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The story of the decade (2001- 2010) in books has got to be a whopper. In the last 10 years we've seen blockbuster franchises like Twilight and Harry ...

Business Story Of The Decade: Submit Your Nominations (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The past decade (2001- 2010) has been defined by business news stories that have jolted us, for better or worse, into the 21st century. In honor ...