Elisha Lacaste

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3D Printing: How to Jumpstart A Stalled Tech Revolution

3D printing, now effectively six years old, should be a blockbuster hit. It’s science fantasy made real, a futuristic technology that would put devices akin to <i>Star Trek</i> replicators in people’s homes.<p>Its pioneers believe that 3D printing—which uses a variety of techniques to build physical objects …

Adelle Waldman’s Favorite Sad Young Literary Men

We enjoyed reading about the exploits of the young literary man at the center of Adelle Waldman’s debut novel <i>The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.</i> so much …

Literature

2013′s 10 Best Paperbacks (So Far)

Not to burst your bubble or anything, but the days of sitting on the beach while clutching a good book will quickly start vanishing as we get into …

Books

Twitter abuse: Why cyberbullies are targeting women

<b>Does it matter whether this article was written by a man or a woman?</b><p>The politically correct answer may be no, but for some readers it could be an important factor.<p>The threats of sexual violence which Caroline Criado-Perez received online following her campaign for a woman to be featured on British …

Feminism

YA Summer Reading: 17 Amazing Books To Get You Through September

<b>By Riley Griffin, 17</b><p>A few blocks from my house is a bookstore. There, on the second floor, in the small corner by the window, is where I am happiest. It’s my “the eye of the storm”: a sanctuary that allows me to avoid the calamities of this world by escaping to another. Call me old-fashioned, but …

Need To Get Focused? First Go Analog

Have the feeling that you do your best thinking with a pen in your hand? There’s a reason for that. And a way to get that feeling from a keyboard, too.<p>If you take the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>‘s word for it, handwriting trains your brain.<p>How? Writer Patrick Rhone lists longhand’s positives:<p>“We learn more …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

5 Common Mistakes That Will Ensure Your Resume Gets Tossed

Here’s a prediction: If your résumé feels boring, stilted, and borrowed, no one’s going to want to hire you.<p>Recruiters look at a résumé for six seconds. So how do you stand out from the crowd, aside from awesome design?<p>By avoiding threadbare phrases like “stand out from the crowd,” as David Mielach …

The NSA spying scandal is fueling consumer and investor obsession with online cloaking tools like Disconnect. http://bit.ly/18zEYf9 Photo: Disconnect founders Casey Oppenheim and Brian Kennish (Photographer: Christian Peacock)

Why is crime falling?

IN SEPTEMBER, Rockstar Games, a British video games developer, is launching Grand Theft Auto 5, a game in which gamers play a homicidal car-thieving …

Today's live Daily chart shows that crime has plummeted in the West, even amid the recession. The decline is due to proportionately fewer young men, better policing and new security technologies. The surprising fall makes the period of rising crime from the 50s to 80s look like an historical anomaly. View today's live chart on the fall in crime via http://econ.st/18CTLcp

Singapore Nightclub Installs Urinal-Based Inebriation Testing

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Singapore nightclub Zouk and marketing agency DDB Group have together devised a system that will hopefully reduce the …