I'll never forget the first day of freshman year English. Since it was our first day of high school, most of the teachers spent the class period introducing themselves, their respective subjects, and sure
Of the many passages that gave me pause when I first read “Lady Chatterley’s Lover,” in high school, the one I remember the most clearly is this conversation between Connie, Clifford, and the Irish writer
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) – Americans took to the streets in large numbers on Thursday to show their support for a fifteen-dollar-an-hour wage for members of Congress. In major cities across the
In January, Little, Brown published Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s “Guantánamo Diary,” the first full accounting of the rendition and detainment of a person imprisoned at Guantánamo. Edited by Larry Siems—though
Many were saddened, this weekend, to learn of the death of Jonathan Crombie, the forty-eight-year-old actor who played Gilbert Blythe in the CBC’s film adaptations of the “Anne of Green Gables” books.
On a weekend in December, I took a borrowed camera and lights and headed out to Montclair, New Jersey. All weekend long, one after another, public school parents and students tromped down the basement
I was born cross-eyed—not all the time, but some of the time**.** My right eye drifted inward, especially when I was tired or daydreaming. Meanwhile, my mother was extremely beautiful. She was one of top
Why the machine deserves some street cred The elliptical was initially heralded as a no-impact calorie torcher. Somewhere along the line, though, it lost some love. For one thing, moving on those track-sliding
Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who just watches TV
Hint: It has nothing to do with snacking In sad-but-true news, many dieters drink excessively at least once a week, sometimes taking in nearly 1,000 calories, according to a new survey by UK diet firm
Book Talk A conversation with the host of A Prairie Home Companion and the author of a new book, The Keillor Reader. Garrison Keillor kicks off the 40th anniversary year of A Prairie Home Companion with
The White House's new campaign comes with an inspiring new video you have to see. Empowering news for women everywhere: The White House is taking a strong stand against sexual assault on college campuses—and
French toast? BO-ring. Eggs Benedict? Snooze. Here's exactly what I want for brunch for the rest of eternity: In case that pic isn't self-explanatory, Kendall captioned it: "it's the new thing. cinnamon
Competition: Late last year we commissioned illustrator Matt Blease to create 50 unique images for our Movie Mashup interactive, with each one representing a different film that had been released in 2013.
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A dad's lessons on raising independent children My wife and I had 12 children over the course of 15 and a half years. Today, our oldest is 37 and our youngest is 22. I have always had a very prosperous
Can't-Believe-It's-Healthy Recipe: Vanilla Cinnamon Pancakes With Caramelized Apples and Vanilla Icing
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And somehow it's made me better at my job. My students squint desperately at my handwritten comments on their papers. They turn the paper sideways as if a fresh angle might lend clarity. They shrug or