Emily Quarrell

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Why C.S. Lewis Never Goes Out of Style

The author's death barely made headlines 50 years ago when he died on the same day as JFK and Aldous Huxley. But today, his writings are more relevant than ever.<p>Last month marked the 50th anniversary of a bizarre day in history. Three men of significant importance each died on November 22, 1963: …

Novels Every Supreme Court Justice Should Read

Scott Turow and others offer recommendations.<p>Just before the Supreme Court's October sitting, Justice Antonin Scalia made national headlines by proclaiming that he believes in Satan.<p>But before the November sitting, Justice Stephen G. Breyer sparked widespread apathy when he revealed he has read …

How to Read Camus Like a Boss

Adventures in French education<p>I haven't written about French in a while, but I'm still studying. Next month will mark the end of my second "official" year at this. Last week I started Camus's <i>L'Etranger</i>. It's the first time I've tried to read a book <i>en français</i>. I wanted to read <i>Du Contrat Social</i>, but …

GlaxoSmithKline to Stop Paying Doctors for Endorsements

The drug company has issued an ethical challenge.<p>Many doctors learn about new medications—and new uses for old medications—by listening to formal presentations from expert peers. Pharmaceutical companies pay those peers to give speeches about their products at medical conferences. The long-standing …

Experts Decisive Against Multivitamins: 'Stop Wasting Money'

A panel of physicians wrote today in a major medical journal about which vitamin and mineral supplements are bad and which are null, and how we keep buying them.<p>"We believe that the case is closed— supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most) mineral or vitamin supplements has no …

French Women Don't Get Facelifts

The author of 'French Women Don't Get Fat' is back with the secret to never needing a facelift: accept aging like the French—with style and …

How Janet Yellen Can Save the Economy

The nominee to lead the Federal Reserve is an old-school progressive economist with two guiding passions: reducing unemployment and reining in Wall Street.<p>Every Federal Reserve Board chairman comes into office with a secret agenda, a hidden passion. It's the sort of thing you don't hear about at …

What Hitchens got wrong: Abolishing religion won’t fix anything

Hitchens believed atheism would end world conflict. But the world’s wars are about politics, not religion<p>Religion has once again become the “opiate of the people.” But this time, instead of seducing the proletariat into accepting its position in a capitalist society, it lulls atheists into …

Success Secrets of 30-Something Moguls

Dream of quitting your ho-hum day job and starting your own company? Meet three women who made fortunes doing just that. Here, they reveal what it really takes to make it big in business. Ready to strike out on your own? Top businesswomen fill you in on what they wish they knew when starting</b> …

10 Tips to Climb to the Top of Your Career

The corporate ladder can be very unstable, so we rounded up some of the best on-the-job advice to help you keep moving up.<p>The corporate ladder can be very unstable, so we rounded up some of the best on-the-job advice to help you keep moving up.

The Rich Girl's Money Rules to Live By

They did it, and you can, too. How to turn your 9 to 5 into the ultimate cash flow.<p><b>BE UP FRONT ABOUT YOUR GOALS</b><p><b>Christie Hefner</b>, former chairman and CEO, Playboy Enterprises<p>Make it clear what your ambitions are from the moment you're hired. At Playboy, I hired someone as a vice president. It was a …

This 90-Year-Old Lithuanian Filmmaker Has the Best Website

Jonas Mekas is the antidote to all the dark currents and undertows on the Internet<p>Everyone agrees: there is so much crap on the Internet.<p>There's smarm. There's snark. There's faux outrage. And faux outrage about faux outrage. And so on.<p>But there is also filmmaker Jonas Mekas.<p>Born on Christmas Eve, …

How To Create Organization Habits That You’ll Actually Stick To

Overflowing inbox? Pieces of paper and important information everywhere? Everything has its place–here are the essential habits of organization to survive a chaotic world.<p>A trusted organization system that you actually use regularly can turn your day from one of chaos to one of focus, …

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Etsy Storage: Folding Ladders, Paint Splatters Included<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Tool Shed: Opinel Knives for the Garden<p>by Janet Hall<p>Your Garden’s Best …

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …