Rachel Menge

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Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

On her ascent to fame as the world’s best-known and most influential cultural anthropologist, Margaret Mead became one of modern history’s greatest academic celebrities. As she toured the world to give university lectures, public talks, and presentations at various institutions, she brought with …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

How mindfulness can reduce negative associations

A new study suggests that mindfulness and meditation reduce our reflex negative associations, even when it comes to bias against race and age<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 03 December 2014<p>A new study has suggested that mindfulness can short-circuit our negative associations. According to research carried out by …

Mindfulness

Why I'm Still Excited About Yoga After 14 Years

I'm about to wrap up co-teaching a month-long, 200-hour yoga teacher training in Napa Valley, and I have to say that I find my love for yoga refreshed and inspired by my amazing students. Watching my fledgling teachers prep their wings inspired me to sit down and list the reasons why I still …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Why Energy Management Matters More Than Time Management

As we all try to squeeze more hours from the day, time management may not be the answer. Managing our energy will make us more productive.<p>In the quest for greater productivity, many of us seek out ways to squeeze more out of the 168 hours we have in each week. But we all know that some of those …

Developing a Writing Plan: How to Write Your Novel or Short Story

Sometimes, as a writer, it’s difficult to think about large, overarching goals when you’re working on a project or planning to start on something …

Creative Writing

How To Increase Productivity By Employee Happiness

Whether you are an entrepreneur managing a startup, or a corporate executive with thousands of employees, it’s hard to ignore the evidence of big value from happy employees. For example, the Harvard Business Review a while back included an analysis of hundreds of studies showing an average of 31% …

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>La Frontera</b> <br>by Alfredo Alva & Deborah Mills<p>Alfredo Alva and his family love their life in the Mexican village of La Ceja, where Papá and Abuelo …

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

Top 10 First Novels: 2014, by Donna Seaman

<b>Top 10 First Novels: 2014.</b><p>Seaman, Donna (author).<p>FEATURE. First published October 15, 2014 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>The 10 best first novels reviewed in <i>Booklist</i> …

Scrummy Bacon and Cheese muffins, gluten free too!

Today I thought I would try another new gluten free savoury muffin recipe. Inspired by some of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s recipes. This time Bacon …

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Readers meet Leda, the “girl” at the steady center of Casale’s sharp debut, during her college years and spend the rest of the novel, which is also …

Gallery of prehistoric art found in Altai Mountains

11/05/2014 11:30:00 PM<p>Archaeologists in Siberia have begun uncovering an extraordinary alfresco gallery of prehistoric art high in the 4,506-metre …

5 Stunning Debut Novels To Add To Your To-Read Pile

A writer's debut is her crucial first chance to introduce her style and themes to a potential readership -- a task that undoubtedly results in absurd amounts of pressure. (A lukewarm review of David Foster Wallace's debut led to several agonizing days holed up in his bedroom.) A critical flop may …

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>Dreaming Dangerous</b> <br>by Lauren DeStefano<p>DeStefano’s newest dark tale takes readers to Brassmere Academy for the Extraordinary, secretly located deep …

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Hal hasn’t had it easy in the three years since her mother died. She’s dropped out of school and taken over her mother’s tarot booth on Brighton …

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