Handed a glass of rosé on a warm afternoon, even diehard red wine fanciers are prone to succumb to the charms of a pink wine. Rosé has traditionally been relegated to the summer months, but forget the rules. If any place on earth has the climate for year-round...
Golden-crowned Kinglet Every year or two, I need new eyeglasses. My deteriorating vision isn’t very noticeable from day to day or month to month, so when I put on a new pair of glasses, the clarity always surprises and satisfies me. My near vision is still fairly good, so at home I hardly ever wear glasses. Show More Summary
When I was a youngen I couldn't wait to get braces, glasses and even homework. Yep, I was a naive loser to say...
When you get to your home computer, everything is exactly as you want it to be. If you want there to be a gigantic mouse with more buttons than you’ll ever use or a keyboard split in half, you can do that. However, if you want as little on your desk as possible while getting all the necessities out of your hardware, you’ll need to choose what you get carefully,...
Nerds of the nation, fair warning: Jill Lepore’s The Secret History of Wonder Woman is not a straight-ahead history of the confounding, contradictory character of the comics, that Amazing Amazon in star-spangled hot pants who fancies herself a warrior for peace. Show More Summary
Most of us have downed a glass of wine (or three) when we’re feeling bad about something. Now, new science is saying there may be a biological reason we turn to the bottle — it contains a component, besides alcohol, that may make us feel better
I can feel the scritch and scratch of pencil on paper vibrating through the long wooden table as it sit, my own pencil poised motionless, staring into space. Sora sits to my right with her biology homework spread before her on the kitchen table, while Canaan studies his english grammar at the end of the table facing me. Show More Summary
In many cases, information is transmitted at high speeds through light waves carried in slender glass fibers that are bundled together and strung along rights of way such as highways, railroads and pipelines. When covering long distances,...Show More Summary
The Twitter account of Chris Rock is turning more into a documentation of police profiling, it seems. At 12:52 a..m. on March 31, Rock posted a Twitter photo of himself behind the wheel of a car, with the comedian wearing glasses as the familiar blue lights of a police vehicle shine through his back window. Show More Summary
If there is a story in the cold, hard metal, fiber cables, polymers, and glass that are the building blocks of our technological addictions, Wired will find it. It is its narrative focus that draws readers to the publication. And if you’re pitching to the magazine, you should be as familiar with it as any reader. Show More Summary
Growing up in a small town in Illinois, both my middle school and high school faced severe overcrowding. At twelve, my father dragged me -- braces, glasses, and a smile from ear to ear -- out to canvas our neighborhood, advocating for...Show More Summary
A former lawyer at Booz Allen Hamilton who claimed that women older than 40 faced a "glass ceiling" within the company has lost her discrimination case. ...
1902. "Tithing department, National Cash Register Co., Dayton, Ohio." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
This post sponsored by a grant from the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for coverage of oil spills, fracking, and mystery fluids Public hearings don’t generally make for exciting video, short of the occasional outburst by fans of blackShow More Summary
Raise a glass (or three) to a decade of Check, Please! with a trip through host Leslie’s style archives.
Developers in Switzerland have announced plans to build the world's tallest hotel (1,250 feet, the same height as the Empire State Building) in a tiny Alpine village called Vals. The tower's designer, Thom Mayne, says that it is "a....
"No mom, I definitely need a hearing aid." My older sister Molly had gotten glasses and braces all in the same year. It was so unfair. In all of my eight years, I hadn't been gifted with any ailments or maladies to brag about. Nell K. Show More Summary
Here’s a pretty incredible story: the CEO of Apple touch-screen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day. What’s impressive isn’t just that an … Read more ›
LinkedIn is no longer an add-on career management activity; it has become essential for anyone who is serious about career advancement. And for women, who comprise only 23 of the S&P 500’s CEOs according to Catalyst, LinkedIn is poised to become a sledgehammer that will tear down the glass ceiling once and for all.
Accounting firm KPMG has released its first ad campaign in roughly a decade, boasting a focus on women's leadership. The new spots feature golf stars Stacy Lewis and Phil Mickelson, with the former literally shattering a glass ceiling with the shot of her golf ball. Show More Summary