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David Halperin

Who Owns the Colleges The Obama Administration Just Shut Down?

David Halperin | February 9, 2016 | Business
Last week the U.S. Department of Education took the rare step of cutting off federal student aid to two for-profit college chains, each accused of deceiving the Department and their own students. The allegations against the schools, while...
Dr. Gail Gross

How to Help Prevent Bratty Behavior

Dr. Gail Gross | February 9, 2016 | Parents
If your discipline style is too permissive, too open-ended, then your child will become too powerful. If she is given that message, then she will end up feeling guilty, knowing full well that she is neither old enough nor wise enough to deserve such power.
Harold Lloyd

Kennings: I've Made a Little List

Harold Lloyd | February 9, 2016 | Arts
The American Heritage Dictionary defines a kenning as "a figurative, usu[ally] compound expression used in place of a name or noun, esp[ecially] in Old English and Old Norse poetry." In a recent article about metaphor and law, I had occasion to...
Ian Fletcher

Fair Trade Romp in New Hampshire

Ian Fletcher | February 9, 2016 | Politics
So Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won their respective New Hampshire primaries. From a fair-trade point-of-view, the news couldn't be better. However the Eccentric Billionaire from Queens and the Eccentric Socialist from Brooklyn may differ, on this they agree. As I've written before, I think both Trump and...
Jonathan Kaplan

Romance in the Bible?

Jonathan Kaplan | February 9, 2016 | Religion
In contrast to the cold treatment of women and men in those scenes, there are some stories in the Bible that we might perceive as romantic. For instance, in Genesis, the patriarch Jacob loves Rachel so much that he pledges to his kinsman Laban to work for him for seven years to gain her hand.

TRIBE X - Ep.21

Spottoon | February 9, 2016 | Entertainment
Woo Jin and Tae Min were both born with the supernatural ability to move the objects around them. After sharing a troubled childhood together, they went down opposite paths to become two very different men. Fate draws them together again and old wounds resurface that threatens the lives of everyone around them.

AMANZA - Ep.34

Spottoon | February 9, 2016 | Entertainment
A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

The U.S. is making things more dangerous in Central America, again.

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | February 9, 2016 | World
By Katie Sizemore In January, El Salvador's Foreign Minister, Hugo Martínez, greeted Cuban migrants passing through one of his country's airports after having...
Bill Donius

From Brainstorming to Ideation

Bill Donius | February 9, 2016 | Business
Brainstorming, the darling strategic planning management tool that dates back to the late 1930's, oftentimes in today's world comes up short of producing new, exciting and workable ideas.
Stacey Alcorn

CLIENTEL3 -- Posh, Exclusive, Sexy

Stacey Alcorn | February 9, 2016 | Healthy Living
: Unlike many businesses who say they are exclusive, CLIENTEL3 really is. They don't advertise. They don't offer free tours of the facility. They don't guarantee that you can train there just because you apply.
Steven Suskin

Aisle View: The Birth of a Playwright

Steven Suskin | February 9, 2016 | Arts
An unruly teen from the Irish tenements of the Bronx is transplanted to a white-bread Catholic prep school on a hilltop in New Hampshire, where his braggadocio, bluster and petty-thievery threaten his escape from the ghetto.
Ali Rosen

How to Use Winter's Best Fruit

Ali Rosen | February 9, 2016 | Taste
All the citrus in winter is wonderful, but the blood orange is arguably the best of the bunch. Its tart flavor and bold color make it perfect for recipes of any kind.
Susan Stiffelman

Tech-Savvy Kids Forgetting How to Make Conversation

Susan Stiffelman | February 9, 2016 | Parents
Our children learn far more from watching us than from our scoldings or lectures. Is your phone on the table at meal time? Do you carry it with you when you go for a walk? Show your kids what it looks like to disconnect from your devices to make sure all of you is in-the-room when it's family time.
The National Book Review

NEWS: Google's Wild New Book Venture: A Bookstore of Smartphone-Based 'Books That Cannot Be Printed'

The National Book Review | February 9, 2016 | Books
One of the two books on sale now is The Truth About Cats and Dogs by English poet Sam Riviere and British novelist Joe Dunthorne, described as "The book that takes sides." The other is Entrances & Exits by Reif Larsen, described as "The book that travels the world."
Doug Kepanis

Dating as a Divorce Attorney

Doug Kepanis | February 9, 2016 | Divorce
People ask me all the time: "Why are you single?" I believe that yes, after dealing with divorce litigation for close to fifteen years, I have become cautious about dating and relationships.
Syed Balkhi

6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Increase Email Signups

Syed Balkhi | February 9, 2016 | Business
While it's certainly an oversimplification, it would be reasonable to say that the number of email subscribers you have is a direct indication of your business' overall health. In other words, the more email subscribers you have, the more likely it is that you're pointed in a successful direction.
Sheldon Filger

Is Donald Trump Headed to the White House After New Hampshire Primary Victory?

Sheldon Filger | February 9, 2016 | Politics
Donald Trump's decisive win in the New Hampshire Primary may have put the final nail in the coffin of conventional and establishment theories on presidential campaigning in the United States, as a new paradigm has arisen. Its author is Donald J. Trump.
Michael Giltz

Theater: Don't Kill the Fatted Calf for 'Prodigal Son'

Michael Giltz | February 9, 2016 | Arts
Prodigal Son is a rather placid, familiar play, directly auto-biographical down to the names of many characters but really not concerned with much of anything until an explosion of plot in the last few minutes that comes too little too late.
Jedediah Purdy

4 Reasons Sanders Can Win the General

Jedediah Purdy | February 9, 2016 | Politics
Yes, some 50 percent of voters say they wouldn't vote for a socialist; but a lot of those are people who haven't thought about the word since the 1970s. We should take this profession of hostility less seriously.
Carl Siciliano

Harlem No Hate: Reasons Why Ali Forney Center Is Seeking to Acquire Site of ATLAH Hate Church

Carl Siciliano | February 9, 2016 | Queer Voices
I cared about Ali Forney very much, and his murder devastated me. I cannot envision a greater triumph, a greater sense of closure, than to be able to provide our youths a beautiful home 50 yards from the site of Ali's last lonely space on this earth.