Dan Riedinger

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Thank you for your impersonal and self-serving holiday card. It’s lovely.

<i>Eric Hoover is a senior writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education.</i><p>Call me Grinch, call me Scrooge. Call me Lord Voldemort of the Yuletide. None could be worse than sending me a holiday card with glossy photographs of your lovely, smiling family.<p>My wife, Emily, and I place your cards like …

Do you prefer reading on paper or on a screen? Whatever your…

Do you prefer reading on paper or on a screen? Whatever your answer, research shows that your brain may still prefer paper. Reading relies on areas of the brain dedicated to object recognition, meaning your brain creates a mental map of the entire text and uses physical placement to remember content (for example: bottom corner of the left page). Most digital devices interfere with this ability to map text, which can inhibit reading comprehension. In addition, scrolling can use up cognitive …

Obamacare Website Overhaul Promises to Accommodate 90% of Users

After five weeks of maintenance on the Affordable Care Act’s glitch-ridden website, Americans should have an easier time logging on since its launch …

Join the Conversation with The Takeaway on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 26, 2013<p>The Takeaway is kind of a hybrid of everything that’s great about drive-time radio: it’s thoughtful and in-depth, …

How To Cook A Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

What would you say on 'What Would I Say?'

Let's be honest, sometimes there's no better way to waste time on a Friday at work than on Facebook. And after stumbling upon the addictive new website "What Would I Say?," wasting time got even more fun.<p>The website culls old Facebook activity and uses the information to predict a future status …

Ethanol runs out of gas

So much for the fuel of the future.<p>By pulling back Friday on an effort to guarantee ethanol an ever-growing share of the nation’s gasoline supply, the Obama administration could be putting a burgeoning industry into the deep freeze, just six years after biofuels drew strong support from both …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …