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Happy Hump Day!

Happy Wednesday! (I will always love this commercial)

Last night I was in a little bit of a funk, but this morning I’m feeling much more positive about things. 421 more words

Does Apple throttle older iPhones to nudge you into buying a new one?

Every time Apple releases a new iPhone there’s a dramatic spike in the number of Google searches for the phrase “iPhone slow”. Does this give credence to the conspiracy theory that Apple intentionally slows down iPhones to encourage you to buy a new one? 543 more words

Mobile Phones

The Penultimate Rejection Letter from Jackie Kennedy Onassis

July 30, 2014: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, arguably the most beloved US first lady of all time, would have celebrated her 85th birthday this week. Whether we know her for her phenomenal editorial skills in bringing beloved writers such as Naguib Mahfouz to a wider English speaking audience, or are tantalized by the tales of glamor surrounding her marriage to the Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis after President Kennedy’s assassination, one thing is clear: Jackie Kennedy impresses us as much with her wit as she does with her timeless beauty. 283 more words

Innovators & Ideas

9 Rules Of Smart Snacking


As a health and nutrition consultant, two big questions I’m always asked are: When should I snack? and What should I snack on? 711 more words


Everyone Lies: The Ukraine Conflict and Russia's Media Transformation

The Ukraine Conflict and Russia’s Media Transformation 

July 2014, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School: A new paper by Jill Dougherty, Spring 2014 Fellow and former CNN Moscow bureau chief, traces the shift in Russia’s ideology and its effect on media coverage of the Ukraine conflict.


From the geniuses at Harvard: Cake in a can

dot429 – July 25, 2014

Have you ever (maybe in the wee hours at the tail of a long night) wanted a little something sweet, but everything’s closed and you really don’t feel like making anything? 95 more words

Fun With Family!

I apologize for the recent lack of reviews, but that will be rectified shortly.  Meanwhile, I will give you a glimpse into the fun my husband and I had with our oldest son and his family. 278 more words