Commenter Golfman provided this very interesting link: Interactive map: Census estimates for transgender population by state. A quick perusal of both the high and low estimates gives me a very rough calculation of about 6 transgenders/100,000 Americans. Following the link...
SSX (2012) is one I've been meaning to go back to. I liked it well enough at launch, and it was nice to see EA acknowledge the series again, but for whatever reason it just didn't grab me quite like the others. It didn't have that exact...Show More Summary
I wish Scott Barry Kaufman had been my college professor. Scott told me that he gives extra credit for daydreaming in his classes. That would have been an easy A for a space-case like me. Scott is the scientific director of The Imagination Institute in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Show More Summary
As someone who flies American Airlines regularly, I place a high value on lounge access. It's the people who keep me going especially during irregular operations, going above and beyond to get me where I'm going. As a result I'm very...Show More Summary
A loyalty program is such a simple thing to construct, and they work. I buy from Amazon because I get Amazon Prime – free shipping – a loyalty program. I fly with American or United because they give me priority boarding, upgrades, and other perks – a loyalty program. Show More Summary
Leave it to four little boys to simplify the overwhelming horror that is dating. In a new Cosmopolitan.com video, women sit down with the kids to ask basic love-life questions: "How can I tell if a boy likes me?" "Should I say 'I love...Show More Summary
“I give up,” my husband tells me while I’m holding my iPhone inches from my face, scrolling obsessively, cutting and pasting, replying and sending. “Here’s a new rule,” he suggests. “When you have your phone in your hand, I’m just going to leave you alone, okay? That way I don’t ... More »
Reading Peter Beinart’s story today on Hillary Clinton’s strong roster of surrogates, I was struck by this line: “As the…
On Tuesday morning I went to see legendary VC Sir Mike Moritz give a talk to launch his new book Leading – thank you Felix for inviting me. Sir Mike has spent...
I’m a sucker for ethereal super-light and in-your-face super-bold types; the extremes of the typographic spectrum sound a siren call to my inner rebel. Give me a hairline and an ultra black to play with, and I’m a happy camper. Vinter is one of those delicate creatures that satisfies my craving for ultra-fine letterforms. Designed […]
If you're a waffle fan, please give these a try. Everyone needs a solid waffle recipe in their back pocket, and I'm quite sure these are the end of the waffle conversation for me. You're looking at the waffles I make for every family brunch. Show More Summary
A targeted United MileagePlus promotion giving bonus miles after a certain dollar amount of spend plus free extra legroom seating. The post First They Gave Me Free Economy Plus & Now United Stepped It Up! Is It Enough for me to Switch? appeared first on Miles to Memories.
Because I know, buried under the complex layers of my apathetic yet dynamic self, there’s a part of me that longs to give and receive love.
[Content Note: Misogyny.]As you may have heard, Donald Trump said he wanted to debate Bernie Sanders—and Sanders jumped all over it. Then Trump said it was all a joke, making Sanders look like a fool.I have a few thoughts about that!...Show More Summary
Isometric puzzle games pretty much have me at hello. There's something about the lovely god-like viewpoint that gives me a sense of wonder, in addition to a strict sense of control, that I really dig. Monument Valley [$3.99] is pretty much the king of the mobile space when it comes to those experiences, yet a
Thank you for holding this hearing and giving me the opportunity to speak with you about the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016.
I have this friend who is always gleeful when she catches me saying something pompous or dumb. As soon as I arrived for a visit with her in San Francisco last Saturday, she began giving me grief about something I wrote in a column last week. Getting a ride from Uber, I had declared, "would make...
Since trying to drive in Japan near gives me a panic attack just to think about (I understand it’s an irrational level of anxiety, that knowledge doesn’t fix me) I instead adopted a much more pedestrian lifestyle while we’ve been living in Nagoya. Show More Summary
Three Dietrich, Idaho, teenagers have been charged with sexual assault in the brutal rape of their high school football teammate, the Washington Post reports. One teammate, under the guise of giving the victim—who reportedly has “mental disorders, including learning disabilities”—a hug, restrained the boy while another player allegedly thrust a coat hanger into his rectum, […]
Not many things would make me grocery shop and cook for four hours on a Friday night with a fever, congestion in every passage from my neck up, and a cough that would cause mothers to gather their children to their skirts. But a cooking demonstration for PETA donors was one of them. I am Read more