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Multitasking: A Mind Divided

If you’re reading this on your Smartphone while at a red light as you run errands on your way home from work, where you just spent eight to ten hours going between meetings, Facebook, small talk and paperwork, congratulations. You […]

Multitasking: A Mind Divided

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If you’re reading this on your Smartphone while at a red light as you run errands on your way home from work, where you just spent eight to ten hours going between meetings, Facebook, small talk and paperwork, congratulations. You […]

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Humor: Different jokes for different folks

If you’re like me, you occasionally click on those nasty little links to stories which you know are probably not worth reading. In fact, that might be what brought

Candidates, candidates everywhere, but not a dope to think

Are Americans insane? Presidential elections are over a year away, but you wouldn’t know it from the list of presidential candidates. Why — exactly — does it take so

Pixar generation

Something struck me as I was watching the newest Pixar vehicle, Inside Out. The contrast between the dilemmas, or the “hero’s quest” of past and present animated films is

Marriage equality: Over the rainbow

This is an open letter to those who say they love gays and lesbians, but just can’t get behind gay marriage. First of all, I ask you, “Why not?” While

NSA: Never Self Aware

It’s been almost a month since Congress passed to the USA Freedom Act, reforming NSA surveillance laws contained within the Patriot Act. What constitutes a “matter of national security” is

Hillary Clinton: If the glass fits

Hillary Clinton’s first major campaign speech made big waves — and for good reason. For one thing, she is Hillary Clinton. She is already a recognizable player in the political

Preschool education: Ankle-biter interrogations

It’s June. The school year has finally come to a close, fieldtrips were arranged in a desperate attempt to give children an outlet for that “Summer fever,” and all

Positively Challenged

I used to think that being positive was being willfully oblivious to the negative aspects of life, turning a blind eye to the horrific examples of loss, failure, rejection

Shell game: Barging in on progress

Photo above: The Solar Pioneer. (Joshua Franklin) “Show, show, show your boat, gently with a screen…. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, police are on the scene!” (Or something like that.) It’s a curious sight. Along

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