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Things I'm Thinking About This Holiday Weekend

Happy Presidents' Day. I probably have 50 blog posts floating around in my head, but I thought I'd share with you some of the stuff I've been reading on line lately. The New York Times Op Ed editor doesn't seem to like stimulants these days. A few weeks back there was an article talking about a study showing that long-term stimulants aren't helpful, and today there is a piece by a writer who finds distraction helpful.
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Maria Russo Rejoins the New York Times

Industries / Media : FishbowlNY (yesterday)

After a long run in Los Angeles, veteran journalist and editor Maria Russo is headed back to New York City. Starting August 4, she will be the children’s book editor for the New York Times Book Review. Here’s the memo from TBR edito... Read Post

FLASHBACK: Newsweek's 1997 Holiday Gadget Shopping List!

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (4 years ago)

Editor's note: We first ran this post two Christmases ago, but given how nostalgic we get for old gadgets, we thought we'd republish it. Enjoy! And happy holidays! A snowy Christmas in Chicago has given us time to dig through our pa... Read Post

Dennis O’Neil: Happy, Happy Batday Baby…

Entertainment / Comic Books : ComicMix: We've Got Issues! (11 hours ago)

So look! We have a new holiday. I don’t know exactly where to slot this one in the holiday calendar (and surely such a thing must exist) – probably somewhere south of all those presidents among the feasts that don’t actually embody ... Read Post

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