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College is ruining lives! How to stop student debt’s paralyzing spiral

This is getting absurd. The answer is a tangible short-term solution and long-term vision. Here are both (UPDATED)<p>It’s easy to criticize the student debt crisis, and the small-ball solutions policymakers have offered up as band-aids. But if students want to organize around changing how we finance …

Matisse: The Cut Outs

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

'The News: A User's Manual,' by Alain de Botton

The News<p>A User's Manual<p>By Alain de Botton<p>(Pantheon; 268 pages; $26.95)<p>Toward the end of this elegantly argued if quixotic book, Alain de Botton takes a peek inside a bustling modern newsroom and marvels at its fact-gathering might. "More data flows into the building in a single day," he writes, …

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life

Artwork detail: Liliana Porter, Man with String, 2009, string and pencil lines on paper, 12 3/4″ x 15 3/4″<p>Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

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Science Bulletins: Mapping Emotions in the Body

If you read one thing today, make it Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck on the two basic mindsets that shape every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/01/29/carol-dweck-mindset/

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Black and White Photography by Florian Imgrund

Analog and Experimental Black and White Photography.<p>German photographer Florian Imgrund is fascinated by the unique charm of analog photographs …

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How Couples Can Cope with Professional Stress

Most of us are familiar with the cycle. At work, the pressure to be “always on,” to meet deadlines, to serve the demands of colleagues or customers, or to deal with a difficult coworker can create stress that leaks into our personal lives. This stress can cause us to be impatient with romantic …

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William Blake Art (1757-1827) - Romatic Era Art

Portrait of William Blake by Thomas Phillips (1807)<p>Born on November 28, 1757, William Blake is ranked among the greatest English poets and one of the …