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It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.
Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.
Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in …Read More
“He really believes he is the Whisperer,” Lisa Sun says of her son, Benjamin. The seven-year-old used to be afraid to speak up. Now, “he is much braver and compassionate”, she says, adding that he “insists on helping with housework”.…Read More
Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to an interdisciplinary body of research presented recently at a symposium at the University of Notre Dame.
“Life outcomes for American youth …Read More
By now, nearly everyone has seen or heard of comedian Nicole Arbour’s “funny” video “Dear Fat People”. The internet gives everyone a platform to say whatever the hell they want, because most people aren’t ever going to see it. But …Read More
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville drew widespread derision last week for publishing a pronoun usage guide that asked students and professors to add the gender-neutral descriptors ze/zir/zirs and xe/xem/xyrs to their vocabularies. Conservatives accused the university of encouraging political …Read More
Dallas seems to have taken a cue from its neighbors in Houston on how to effectively tackle, and put an end to, chronic homelessness.
Starting November, 50 chronically homeless individuals in Dallas will each move into their own cottages in …Read More
Back in the day, for those of you younger folk, Dustin Hoffman made a movie called “Tootsie.” It was a hilarious and touching movie about an actor who can’t get a gig, decides to become a woman to see if …Read More
“What you do with yourself, just the little things you do yourself, these are the things that count.”
“The only transformation that interests me is a total transformation—however minute,” Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. It’s a sentiment both paradoxical …Read More