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Homo Sapiens Cybens

Francis Levy | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

In an Op-Ed piece entitled "Weiner's Woman," (NYT, 7/30/13), Susan Jacoby remarks that women who participate in internet sex are "not victims of men l...

How Golden Will Your 'Golden Years' Be?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Americans are especially receptive to messages equating retirement with a "new frontier." The idea that our best days are always ahead of us is an important part of our fabric, both individually and as a nation.

Surviving Midlife Without A Crisis

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

We can look at how to keep this phase from turning into a major life crisis -- not just for ourselves, but for those closest to us -- and how to avoid the collateral damage that can be left along the way.

A Marriage Memoir And A Book About Death: Book Reviews You Might Have Missed

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Shortcut Man" by P.G. Sturges The Washington Post But overall, this is an assured and diverting performance, with an ending that should impress eve...

The Awful Price for Teaching Less Than We Know

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

In its despair and confusion, a large segment of the American populace is prepared to believe anything it's told, in part because we are a country less and less educated in basic essential knowledge about America and the world.

Debate No. 3: John McCain Should Have Watched His Words

Linda Kulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Kulman

In assuming ownership of Palin's accomplishments, no matter how thin, he characterized her as an old-fashioned help meet -- you know, the little woman who stands behind every great man.

Sarah Palin and the Politics of the Irrational

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The 72-year-old McCain looks weak, anemic, elderly; he's not a dynamic personality. Sarah Palin is giving him everything he lacks.