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Nathan Rabin Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
Finally! Scientific research backs up my perennial gripe about the soul-killing, society-destroying effects of online comments. A study published last month on the website of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (which does not allow comments)...
Does your debt nag at you and make you miserable? A researcher has now put a number to the emotions. He has quantified just how much debt drags some people down. Lawrence Berger, a University of Wisconsin at Madison associate professor of social work,...
Tags: Research, Employment, Retirement, Credit and Debt, Loans
The rules for 7-year-old Riley Krieger's Valentine's Day party recently arrived from school: Bring one valentine addressed to each child on the list attached. Make a heart-covered shoe box on your own time or just bring a bag. Any treats for the class...
The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will present a concert titled "The Virtuoso Orchestra" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the First Congregational Church of Charlevoix and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the First Presbyterian Church of Harbor...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Culture, Music, Entertainment, Lakes and Ponds
Gerda Lerner spent her 18th birthday in a Nazi prison in Vienna and feared that birthday would be her last. Her jailers meant to starve her, but her cellmates — two gentile women imprisoned for their anti-fascist views — shared their rations...
COZAD, Neb.-Winter survival following a drought and how to best manage through that situation will be one of the key topics discussed by Dr. Dan Undersander at the Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference to be held Feb. 5-6 in Kearney, Neb. We'll piece...
Tags: Droughts, Natural Disasters, Auction Service
The United States is leading a revolution in higher education. With the advent of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, U.S. universities will be increasingly exporting hundreds of college-level classes every year to the rest of the world. The...
Susquehanna Bank Susquehanna Bank announces the following new employees: Darren T. Basore joined the company as vice president, commercial relationship manager in the Central Maryland Region, centered in Hagerstown. He will be responsible for...
Kay Alden Nelson's big break into daytime television sounds like a plot out of one of her soap opera scripts. "I was doing a dissertation for my Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin at Madison on how daytime television serials can be used as mediators...
Busted! Test-based teacher-evaluation program fingers the worst 8th grade math teacher in New York City (but don't worry, she's gone now)Change of SubjectEducation Week tells us about Carolyn Abbott: Her score on the Teacher Data Report, the New York City Department of Education’s effort to isolate a teacher’s contribution to her students’ performance on New York State’s math and...
Staff WriterResearchers, scientists and agricultural business representatives evaluated a carrot crop at the University of California Desert Research Extension Center in El Centro on Tuesday. Just like sommeliers rate wines by flavor and color, discerning tasters...
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