Your kid probably spends most of the year looking forward to Oct. 31 so they can get dressed up in their Halloween costume and parade around the neighborhood asking strangers for candy (honestly, you spend all year telling them to avoid strangers and it goes completely out the window come Halloween). Show More Summary
W hen I tell someone I don’t know well that I’m engaged, the first question they ask is, “What’s his name?” and then inevitably, “What does he do?” When I answer that he works in the warehouse of a big-box electronics store, they usually...Show More Summary
"Who am I?" I've asked myself lately to tell women that they should breastfeed. I don't have children yet, but as a pediatrician, I know, based on research, evidence, and witnessed experience, that breastfeeding is good for babies, mothers and communities. Show More Summary
A dentist is simply a doctor in charge of your oral hygiene. So, let me ask you a question: How many times have you visited a dentist this year? Alright, you don't have to tell me your answer. Most people don't visit a dentist until they have severe problems in their oral area. I am also part of this group even if I don't want to admit it. Show More Summary
Last night, as I was preparing dinner, my 15-year-old daughter walked up to me and asked, "Mom, what is wrong with you? Don't say 'nothing,' just tell me what's wrong." I had to stop and take a deep breath, feeling bad that I was so irritable that my daughter was doing an emotional check-in on me. Show More Summary
Ask Bear S. Bear Bergman Ask Bear is an advice column written by S. Bear Bergman. Bear is a busybody know-it-all with many opinions who is only too happy for a sanctioned opportunity to tell you what he thinks you ought to be doing (as...Show More Summary
Let your competition play the application game, writes jobs guru Nick Corcodilos. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask...Show More Summary
For everyone that is telling their single friends that they need to start dating, please stop. We don't need your opinion. We don't need your free therapy. We don't need therapy at all actually.
In an open letter to President Obama, 15 doctors who are volunteering in Aleppo (Syria) are asking for serious support from the U.S. government. They specifically reject calls for more prayer, urging Obama to assist with action inst...
It's almost impossible to get a person naked without finding some ink. Tattoos used to be counter-culture, but now they're so common that when I tell people I don't have any, I'm usually asked, "Why not?" Beyond making me easily identifiable...Show More Summary
I am often asked: why don’t I study Latinos? Answer: I don’t have any good ideas. That’s it. If I had a great research idea, I would do it. Let me tell you, I would definitely do it and it would be YUGE. Still, the question is worth thinking about in more detail. One might […]
On Tuesday, a panel talk hosted by Don Lemon, Angela Rye "Beyoncéd" (by her own admission) recently fired Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, telling him "Boy, bye" on CNN. And he really couldn't have been asking for it any harder. Show More Summary
Five years after the removal of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and allowance of openly gay, lesbian and bisexual service members, the Navy plans to name a ship after veteran and gay-rights activist Harvey Milk. For his friends, activists and San Francisco legislators, it’s been a long-awaited move. Read more...
The perfect antithesis to "don't ask, don't tell."
After I tell people that I write about issues surrounding parenthood, the conversation tends to veer toward paid leave and why Americans don’t have it. “I don’t understand. Why aren’t women doing more?” I’m often asked. My interlocutors,...Show More Summary
From "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to honoring a gay icon, the Navy has come a long way. The U.S. Navy announced this month it will name a ship after San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, an icon of the gay rights movement who became the first openly gay person elected to public office in California. Show More Summary
Some restaurants have secret menus, special items that you can only get if you know to ask. New Jersey’s student loan program has secret options, too — borrowers may be able to get help from the agency, but only if they know to ask. New...Show More Summary
Current trends in military romance both reflect and anticipate events in the nonfictional world. Since the takedown of Osama bin Laden, battalions of romances star SEALs, while the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell has led to a spate of same-sex happy endings.
Democratic National Convention live updates: National security, climate change, abortion rights take center stage July 27, 2016, 5:32 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us.• President Obama will headline the roster of speakers tonight, along with...
Coming out in the military used to be impossible. The repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell” has changed that reality, but it is still a scary prospect for many. That was certainly the case for Conner Curnick, who worried his Navy buddies would never accept his sexual orientation were the truth to come to light. [...]