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Kieran Setiya on Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

How can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you …

British Philosophy

Write Lesson Plans

Writing lesson plans makes sure that you are addressing the requirements of the curriculum as well as the opportunity to plan how you will best …

Could you be the Future of Finance?

Finance

Uber and Snapchat Are Making Bill Gurley's Unicorn Fears Come True

Don’t say Bill Gurley didn’t warn you.<p>The Benchmark venture capitalist lamented in a blog post in April that the high numbers of “unicorns”—private …

Want to reject America’s Puritanism, workaholism and toxic obsession with stuff? Read Jim Harrison’s brilliant books

With a new collection of novellas, Harrison once again claims his unique place in American letters<p>In an episode of the Anthony Bourdain television program “No Reservations,” Jim Harrison offers a succinct summary of his beautifully subversive philosophy: “You have to follow the affections of your …

4 Tips to Help You Write With Clarity and Substance

Prose that's effortless to read takes great effort to write.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Nothing drags down writing more than spreading good ideas over too many words.<p>Making keystrokes matter has only grown in importance as communication and the text that powers it become increasingly …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Why can't we stop for death?

The Black Mirror and The Worm at the Core reveal the human obsession with, and denial of, our mortality.<p>When he was entering what he knew would be …

The Audacity of Prose

In one of his essays, the late Nigerian writer <b>Chinua Achebe</b> stated that “no one be fooled by the fact that we write in English, for we intend to do …

Comedian Shoots Down 2nd Amendment With Humor

Politicians as diverse as President Obama and Senator Toomey have struggled to put into words the reasons we gun safety laws make sense. Australian comedian Jim Jeffries ignites the gun control debate in a way the killing of 20 children at Sandy Hook elementary school or the shooting of a sitting …

Guns

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …