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Erik Milam '99 on Resilience

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

Remembering Will Campbell

Fired from the University of Mississippi for playing Ping-Pong with a black man, this man of faith, this white man of faith, was a critical part of the civil rights movement.<p>Even a laudatory obituary by Pulitzer-winning journalist Robert D. McFadden in the <i>New York Times</i> doesn't do justice to the …

News Flash: Not Everyone With Down Syndrome Is Suffering

I took two of my children to the mall a few weeks back. After stocking up on sneakers and sandals, we stood in line to ride the carousel. I paid $2 …

Why Do People Use Facebook?

Mostly to relieve boredom, but every once in a while to express political and social views<p>Embedded in a complicated paper Megan Garber covered for us, we found a survey of 623 people's reasons for using Facebook. A few caveats: 71 percent of the respondents were students and 69 percent were female, …

How People Sit in Meetings and What it Really Means – NATE BOLT

Collaboration with illustrator bad-ass Matt Huynh who I’ve been trying to work with since our James Victore dinner series. Big thanks to Matt from …

Smithsonian Magazine Announces 10th Annual Photo Contest Finalists | Colossal

<p>Jason Hatfield<p>Vo Anh Kiet<p>Raul Amaru Linares<p>Colin Hutton<p>Colleen Pinski<p>Md. Akhlas Uddin<p>Giang Hai Hoang<p>Nathan Carlsen<p>Neal Piper<p>Bob Bush<p>Smithsonian …

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau | Colossal

<p>An artist’s medium is as varied as imagination allows and you’ll find hundreds, maybe even thousands of them here on Colossal. But occasionally a …