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  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind; roughly 40 percent of global Internet users visit Google's primary portal at least once a day. And yet, considering the culture-changing ubiquity of the Silicon Valley-based tech giant — which reported more than $50 billion in revenue last year — what a user tends to find there is famously, comically austere. It is a digital Antarctica: Sheer white for miles, no ads, no headlines, just a search bar and the Google logo.
  • Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood

    Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood
    Writer and director Henriette Mantel was at a reading for fellow comics when a familiar theme took root. "They were all reading these essays about their kids," says Mantel, who doesn't have children. "Everyone was laughing, 'Ha ha! I know!' and I turned...

    Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy

     Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy
    Today we debut Balancing Act, a weekly column from the Tribune's Heidi Stevens that will explore the challenges — big, small, tragic, comic or all of the above — of juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world. An overwhelming...

    I (heart) introverts

    It's not just a women's issue. Granted, that's how many of us are framing last month's decision by Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! Inc., to end telecommuting and require all employees to report to the office. It ignited a firestorm of controversy over...

    Rachel Marsden: Have they no shame?

    PARIS -- Is there anything people can possibly do these days to disgust or unnerve themselves? Or is the only barrier to bad behavior massive societal shunning, the likes of which isn't noticed by those who are too engrossed with themselves to pay...