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  • Get more with less work, better thinking

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm an auto-service writer and have been a hard worker all my life, always going the extra step and getting along well with co-workers. I thought I was in line for the service manager's job, but last week the company brought in someone else...
  • Seniors on the Go: Want to be a travel writer?

    Seniors on the Go: Want to be a travel writer?
    Every so often I get an email from someone wanting to be a travel writer. The good news is that you can be -- as long as you don't need to get paid and don't need a byline. Wikitravel (wikitravel.org/en) has recently divorced from its previous owner and...
  • Social media on the job hunt

    Social media on the job hunt
    Social media have proved to be a powerful recruitment resource for companies. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that the 39 percent of hiring managers research candidates via social media to find out more about them. In a recent article in The Atlantic,...
  • Review: 'The Last Days of California' by Mary Miller

    Review: 'The Last Days of California' by Mary Miller
    Some family road trips wind toward campsites or amusement parks or Grandma's house, but in Mary Miller's debut novel, "The Last Days of California," the Metcalfs — Mom, Dad, 15-year-old Jess (our narrator) and 17-year-old Elise — are en...
  • The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure

    The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure
    If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools. If that's the case, how can there be so many...
  • New Beatles books out

    New Beatles books out
    I was in seventh grade when I began poring over Beatles books. That was shortly after I’d gotten the “Red” and “Blue” double-record compilations and started methodically, obsessively buying album after album, hoping...
  • Docs explain why James Bond prefers his martinis 'shaken, not stirred'

    Docs explain why James Bond prefers his martinis 'shaken, not stirred'
    Scientists know that the best way to make a vodka martini is to mix the ingredients with a thin wooden spoon -- it combines the ingredients effectively without raising the drink’s temperature the way a metal stirrer would. So why would James Bond,...
  • Greg Schwem: Candy Crush: One addict's journey

    The elevator door opened and out stepped a middle-aged man, a teenage girl and a boy no older than 10. None were related but all shared one trait: a smartphone held inches from their nasal cavities and brows knit in extreme concentration. Had I been...
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy's experiment with 'Dancing With the Stars' may soon be over

    Mirrorball Madness is back, baby! They waste no time going straight to the competitive routines after a brief welcome from Tom and Brooke following the opening number.   Brant Daugherty & Peta Murgatroyd Cha cha Brant describes himself as a "single...
  • 'Don't block intersection' road markings: Good for the Lehigh Valley?

    Q: I know the mess at the intersection of Route 22 and MacArthur Road is only temporary because of the construction, but I see a lot of intersections being blocked there and elsewhere (including in New York City). Recently I was in Ireland, where two...
  • Greg Schwem: Parents: Have your kids had the Photo Talk?

    Recent news events have made it necessary for me to have yet another Big Talk with my daughters. Both have had the Sex Talk (my wife thankfully handled that one) and the Stranger Danger Talk (I took that one). But now that my 10-year-old is showing an...