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Daylight Saving Time Is America's Greatest Shame

Daylight Saving Time is the greatest continuing fraud ever perpetrated on the American people. And this weekend, the effect of this cruel monster will rear its ugly head again.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Daylight Saving Time is the greatest continuing fraud ever perpetrated on …

I Lie About My Teaching

It's hard to get a true sense of what a classroom is really like—especially from the adult who runs it.<p>I liked Devon. We were all first and second-year teachers in that seminar—peers, in theory—but my colleague Devon struck me as a cut above. I’d gripe about a classroom problem, and without …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

The Upside of Pessimism

The theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to think positively.<p>I have pretty low expectations for this article. Oh sure, I spent a lot of time on it, and I personally think it’s a great read. But I’m kind of …

Fallen Heroes – Creating Characters By Looking At Real People

Nobody falls harder than a hero. Think of all the heroes who have let us down. Tiger Woods, Oscar Pistorius, Hansie Cronje, OJ Simpson, Lance …

Writing

Small luxuries generate big money

Last month, Kim Hye-eun, a 38-year-old office worker, visited a dermatologist to receive some skin care treatments. After all, she thought, “it’s …

Want to Write Better Dialogue? Break the Rules

This guest post is by Jeffrey Whitney. Jeffrey is a carpentry student who writes in his spare time. His novel in progress, about four families dark …

Drug charges dropped against man over Seymour Hoffman's death - New York Times | Reuters

(Reuters) - The Manhattan district attorney has dropped drug-selling charges against a jazz musician and friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an accidental drug overdose in February, the New York Times newspaper reported.<p>Montreal-born Robert Aaron Vineberg, 58, was arrested …