France’s green spaces provide the chance to see magnificent wildlife, explore mountain villages or just have a great hike or bike ride The first (1963) and largest of France’s mainland national parks,
Lonely Planet recently released its Best in Europe list, which highlights the top 10 European destinations travelers should visit in 2016. The list, which was selected by Lonely Planet's travel experts,
How to Read Intelligently and Write a Great Essay: Robert Frost’s Letter of Advice to His Young Daughter
“The sidelong glance is what you depend on.” “Only a person who is congenitally self-centered has the effrontery and the stamina to write essays,” E.B. White wrote in the foreword to his collected essays.
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg: Lovely Illustrated Children’s Adaptation of Thoreau’s Philosophy, Full of Universal Wisdom for
An existential walk into what money can and can’t buy. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,” Annie Dillard wrote in her sublime meditation on presence vs. productivity. There hardly
Debunking the social stigma around late risers, or what Einstein has to do with teens’ risk for smoking. “Six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool,” Napoleon famously prescribed.
The first installment of Susan Sontag’s published diaries, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 (public library), has already given us her views on life, death, art and freedom and her list of “rules
Soap seems like it shouldn't be a complicated product, but commercially-produced soap often contains a long list of unnecessary synthetic ingredients. Some of these commonly used ingredients, such as are
Last year we served up a bunch of bottle openers that we thought were as quirky as they come, but the world of bottle opening innovation has come a long way in a year, and we’ve unearthed some openers
Instead, help them channel their energy into productive tasks. This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far