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Malcolm Gladwell

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  • Closet Geek Book Group

    Closet Geek Book Group
    Our book club has only three members. We work at the same company, which allows for ongoing discussion of the book as we read. We've been together for almost four years and are on our 38th book. Sometimes our book selection inspires field trips....
  • Diving Club

    Diving Club
    We call ourselves the "Diving Club," which leads some people to think our club is of an aquatic nature, but the name actually refers to the fact that we dive right into whatever we're reading. We started out in 2000 as a neighborhood Bible study of...
  • Outplacement leader says helping people get back on their feet is the right thing to do, and it refuels the economy

    Outplacement leader says helping people get back on their feet is the right thing to do, and it refuels the economy
    Most middle-age guys, especially impeccably groomed, quietly confident, North Shore-bred corner-office-types, might take a passing comparison to George Clooney in stride, with an aw-shucks grin or self-deprecating chuckle. But Challenger, Gray &...
  • Stephen Colbert teases Malcolm Gladwell about his hair [video]

    If you weren't watching the Colbert Report on Tuesday night, you missed Stephen Colbert poking fun at author Malcolm Gladwell's shock of curly hair. Gladwell, for his part, looked kind of uncomfortable, and didn't even try to make a hair joke in return....
  • Who wants to define the psychogeography of Los Angeles?

    Who wants to define the psychogeography of Los Angeles?
    Maybe you're a writer who got lost in Los Angeles once and discovered a corner of the city you never knew existed. Or maybe you've simply enjoyed wandering about Los Angeles and feeling its history, a history that seems largely hidden, and which no one...
  • State and Annapolis fail to disclose Vegas trip spending by legal deadline

    When it comes to responding to public information acts quickly, the state's larger jurisdictions could learn a lot from tiny Havre de Grace. Back in May, about 40 members from the state and seven local governments attended the Global Retail Real Estate...
  • No walk in the park

    No walk in the park
    In 2008, when Malcolm Gladwell wrote a New Yorker essay called “Late Bloomers,” author Ben Fountain served as exhibit A. The story outlined how Fountain had given up a solid legal career to pursue writing. After 18 years — during which...
  • Chicago BBB chief has navigated scandal to rebuild public trust

    Chicago BBB chief has navigated scandal to rebuild public trust
    When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.    Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
  • Review: Nate Silver's insightful 'The Signal and the Noise'

    -------------------- The Signal and the Noise Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't Nate Silver Penguin Press: 534 pp, $27.95 -------------------- Political consulting and punditry are worlds where merit is all too often a minor...
  • Car review: Bugatti Veyron leads entrants in 200-mph supercar club

    Life is different driving 200 miles an hour. The magnitude of what you're doing — traveling fast enough to lift a loaded Boeing 747 off the ground — is belied by a surprisingly calm environment. It's quiet, almost, save for some low wind...
  • Baltimore City, P.G. County sent largest numbers to 'who's who' Vegas convention

    Baltimore City, P.G. County sent largest numbers to 'who's who' Vegas convention
    Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves. With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...