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Turkey Votes in Erdogan and Votes Out Its Founding Ideology

Galip Dalay | Posted 08.27.2014 | World
Galip Dalay

As Erdoğan changes his role from being the Prime Minister and the chairman of the Justice and Development Party to being the president of the Republic, he has struck a conciliatory tone by recognizing the content and imperatives of his new job.

Virginity and Potential: A Case for Revision

Melanie Bishop | Posted 08.06.2014 | Books
Melanie Bishop

I should confess that I have never been a fan of revision. I preach to my students about its importance, but I am loath to embark on it myself. I want what I write to be right the first time.

What I Would Do If My Foot Caught Fire

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If my foot caught fire, I would just go ahead and fetch a pail of water. Soldiering past the want of randomized clinical trials on the topic, and weirdly wonderful fad approaches would test me sorely, but I think I could deal with it.

The Key to Writing Good Memoir: Know How to Revise

Dorit Sasson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Dorit Sasson

The key to writing a good first draft of a memoir, which is the challenge that face most writers, is to navigate the chunky and uncertain terrain of feedback that can subsequently lead to thoughtful or cloudy revision steps.

To See By Common Light

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As a scientist, always striving to see outside the tunnel, to apply the proper blend of skepticism and open-mindedness, that I write today to recommend a work of fiction as a source of surprising light.

Do We Need to Kill Our Heroes?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I am, of course, still a child of love and privilege. But I have at least this claim against naiveté: I have looked into the eyes of someone ready, willing, and eager to kill me. I have at least this notion of what's out there.

This Year, I'm Deleting These 4 Words From My Vocabulary

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

Just like any self-improvement, there are small steps you can take to get on the right path. And the road to a more positive self-talk begins with going on a diet from these four words: should, have to, can't, and never.

The Bird and the Biscuit: Playing by the Rules

Harrison Demchick | Posted 09.29.2013 | Books
Harrison Demchick

When readers are distracted by illogic, they're not invested in your narrative; no matter how good the rest of your story may be, it's simply not going to hit readers the same way. Run a switchblade through a small part of the Mona Lisa and no one notices the masterpiece. All they see is the scratch.

10 Things I Learned as a Writer From Fitzgerald's Gatsby

Andromeda Romano-Lax | Posted 07.10.2013 | Books
Andromeda Romano-Lax

A warning first: There will be no high-school essayist's hunt for symbols (the green light of Daisy's dock, Dr. Eckleburg's big eyes that see all).

Discovery's Revision3 Doubles Down on Video Game Coverage

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

MONACO - With its acquisition earlier this year by Discovery Communuications, the San Francisco-based digital video network is expaning its video ...

Five Best Ways To Revise For Exams, By An Oxbridge Applications Consultant

Sarah Slater | Posted 07.18.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Slater

Students all over the world are facing the music with school exams in full swing at the moment - not to mention finals for those already at university. And with students being tested on more information across a wide range of subjects, remembering what you've been taught is vital.

A Homemade MFA

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 10.05.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

"How did you get published? Do you have an MFA?" a reader asked last week. I struggled for the right answer -- how to tell her that, no, I don't have ...

Great Recession Substantially Worse Than Previously Thought: Report

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The 2007-2009 recession, already in the record books as the worst in the 66 years since the end of World War II, was even worse tha...

"There Is a Crack in Everything; That's How the Light Gets in"

Melanie Drane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Drane

Mending is always accompanied by an element of risk. Something may function again, but differently, so that every successful re-use is accompanied by a sense of luck and relief.

California Supreme Court Thinks Prop 8 Was No Big Deal

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

The court says that because the effect of Proposition 8 is so "minor" we don't need to classify it as a revision and it can stand, as is, after a simple majority vote.