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"Hop" into Noir Wes D. Gehring
Category: Reel World Published: January 2018
His paintings are like cinema freeze-frames, in which the viewer feels he or she voyeuristically is stealing a fleeting private moment from an often isolated, forlorn individual under glass.. . .
A Stripped-Down Dream Kerri Walker
Category: Life in America Published: January 2018
"I went on stage, danced, and got naked to a Pearl Jam song, and then one by Beyonce. . . . The butterflies in my stomach went away as soon as I got into the groove of the music."
Ah-Choo to Winter Amanda Reed
Category: Health Beat Published: January 2018
American Citizens First Tom Cotton
Category: National Affairs Published: January 2018
Citizenship is the most-cherished thing our nation can bestow. Our governing class should treat it as something special. We ought to put the interests of our citizens first and welcome those foreigners best prepared to handle the duties of citizenship.
Another Invisible Hand Liz London
Category: Sociology Notebook Published: January 2018
Are You Ready for This . . . ? Jacqueline Newman
Category: Mind & Body Published: January 2018
"Here are some things to consider when thinking about divorce and, if you can live with them, then you may be ready."
Bowie Never Will Bow Out Tony Michaelides
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2018
"Whenever I hear one of David Bowie's songs, I want to play more--and whenever I am reminded of his death, I want to remember more of his life."
Can Chronic Diseases Be Reversed? R. James Barnard , Christian K. Roberts
Category: Medicine & Health Published: January 2018
"The U.S. outspends every other country in the world on health care per capita by a wide margin. Despite this investment, we rank 40th in longevity."
Confused Heretics Jonathan W. Emord
Category: Word & Images Published: January 2018
Don't File Those Papers Just Yet Mamiko Odegard
Category: Mind & Body Published: January 2018
"January has the reputation for starting new resolutions to change behaviors; it also is the month in which the most people file for divorce."
Drugs, Lies, and Flex Appeal Bobby Whisand
Category: Life in America Published: January 2018
". . . The very industry that is supposed to lead us to true, safe, and productive ways to better our health instead is lying through its biceps and feeding us a bunch of nonsense--expensive nonsense at that."
Fixing the Broken Ladder Alexandra Corriveau
Category: At the Office Published: January 2018
Indicting Islamophobia David Ruth
Category: Religious Grounds Published: January 2018
Is That Me You're Referring To? Jeff Shane
Category: The Workplace Published: January 2018
"A bad or even lukewarm reference can spell disaster for your professional career. . . ."
It Is Not that I Want to Die, I Just Do Not Want to Live Steve Simpson
Category: Psychology Published: January 2018
". . . The people I have known to attempt suicide were not seeking attention; they were seeking death."
Let the Fridge Order Out Casey Bullock
Category: Gone Shopping Published: January 2018
Let's Talk About Them Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: January 2018
Millennials Go Organic Angela Jagiello
Category: Nutrition in a Nutshell Published: January 2018
Millennials Shift Toward Social Responsibility Brian Peavy
Category: Business & Finance Published: January 2018
"It does not have to be the basic tenet upon which a company is founded, but social responsibility must be a core value in order for millennials to believe that a company is genuine and therefore worthy of their almighty dollar."
Money Is the Medium of the Message Marilyn M. Singleton
Category: Medicine & Health Published: January 2018
"What good is health insurance if the treatments your physician recommends are not covered?"
More Bureaucracy Unbundled Steve Riczo
Category: Medicine & Health Published: January 2018
"[MACRA is supposed] to address high medical costs and the need to improve quality of care. The legislation is very complex, containing even more pages than . . . ObamaCare."
No No Not Nyet on Russian Collusion Mollie Hemingway
Category: American Thought Published: January 2018
Trump's nascent presidency has coincided w/ perhaps the greatest violation of political norms this country ever has seen--having nothing to do with his behavior. Since the election, there has been a sustained, coordinated attack on his legitimacy as pres.
President Disrupter Ronald E. Powaski
Category: Worldview Published: January 2018
"Pres. Donald Trump . . . has been doing hs best to overthrow the system of international relations that has helped to spread democracy, avoid another Great Depression, and prevent a third world war."
Propaganda, Inc. Marianne Clyde
Category: Political Landscape Published: January 2018
Isn't it kind of strange "that, when there are several outlets covering the exact same incident, by tweaking a few words and adding or deleting certain details, the stories end up saying something totally different from each other"?
Category: Museums Today Published: January 2018
Renaissance artist Fra Angelico was celebrated in his own time as the most-famous painter in Italy. With remarkable ingenuity and rare technicial expertise, he reconceived popular compositions and infused familiar Christian stories with new meaning.
The Babe Ruth of Bluegrass--and the Grammys Joe Colville
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2018
Alison Krauss can be very difficult to write for, but she has high standards, so, when you get a song recorded by her, you feel really good knowing she loved it.
The Beatles and the Guru Susan Shumsk
Category: Out of the Past Published: January 2018
"George Harrison's wife Pattie Boyd began practicing [Transcendental Meditation] in February 1967. Feeling more alert and energetic, she believed it changed her life. So, the Beatles, with their significant others, attended a Maharishi lecture. . . ."
The Massacre of God's Children Johnnie Moore
Category: Religion Published: January 2018
"More Christians have been killed in the last century than in the previous 19 combined."
The Miracle of IVF Jennifer Prudenti
Category: Science & Technology Published: January 2018
"Now begns a new kind of journey, a journey even more nerve-racking than the process of trying to get pregnant--the nine-month wait. Buckle up; it is going to be a bumpy ride. . . . "
Tricks of the Trade Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Political Landscape Published: January 2018
While most people acknowledge Washington is dysfunctional because politicians curry favor with special interests & activitists on the left or right, it also is important to recognize the five key tricks politicians use to conceal what govt does to voters.
Uncovering What Ails Them Elizabeth Lee Vliet
Category: Political Landscape Published: January 2018
As a prescription for what is making Washington toxic & dysfunctional, this physician suggests requiring politicians to release their medical records & disclose any medical or mental conditions for which they are being treated with prescription medicine.
Vile Is as Vile Does Robert J. Bresler
Category: State of the Nation Published: January 2018
Work It On Out . . . In the Classroom Cedric X. Bryant
Category: Medicine & Health Published: January 2018
"Exercise videos could be powerful tools to combat childhood inactivity-related diseases and may improve in-class behavior."