A candid talk about my weight helped make it less taboo
Santa has the complexion of an egg. He is obese, and he rarely speaks in complete sentences. Not only is Santa white, it also seems that he is from Mississippi.
It’s time we shrug off the “Superwoman Syndrome” that forces working mothers to figure everything out on their own
Why are we subsidizing such a hugely profitable sport?
Trying to make ordinary sense out of these extraordinary crimes is fruitless—and ultimately only encourages more violence
Most people who try cocaine don’t go on to become addicts
Partisanship starts in infancy, but that’s no reason our elected officials can’t outgrow our parochial natures
A recent article in TIME sparked controversy over sexism in haute cuisine—and the media. Here, Alice Waters and other prominent women restaurateurs weigh in on what’s holding female chefs back.
Don’t present it as a “woman’s issue.” Sell it as diversity of opinion.
Personal interests don’t have to arise “naturally” but are often triggered by external events
Americans are leaving behind single-faith identities. According to a 2009 study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, almost one quarter of all Americans attend religious services of more than one faith or denomination. Interfaith marriages are increasingly common, with families who are Jewish-Christian constituting the first …
Last Saturday, students from around the world took part in a ritual of adolescence: the SAT. After the test, I received a slew of emails from test-takers who’d read my blog for SAT tips, reporting back on how the test went. …
In the ultimate irony, a president who extols the virtues of government has now lost control to the bureaucrats