Fifteen to eighteen percent of girls under twelve now wear mascara, eyeliner and...– “How To Talk To Little Girls” by Lisa Bloom
Europe Stifles Drivers in Favor of Mass Transit... →
While Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has generated controversy in New York by “pedestrianizing” a few areas like Times Square, many European cities have already closed vast areas to car traffic. Store owners in Zurich had worried that the closings would mean a drop in business, but that fear has proved unfounded, Mr. Fellmann said, because pedestrian traffic increased 30 to 40 percent where cars...
What Happens When Charter Schools Fail?
nprfreshair: On Monday’s Fresh Air, Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Martha Woodall details her ongoing investigation into Philadelphia’s charter school system, where 19 of the 74 charter schools operating in the city are under investigation for fraud, financial mismanagement and conflicts of interest.
Hey rest of the United States, gay marriage is like color tv - eventually...– Bill Maher
NY TIMES: "A recent study, by the Natural... →
inothernews: For what it’s worth, my cable provider’s boxes go into “standby” mode automatically around 2 AM, but damn that’s a lot of electricity.