by Warren Buffett OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor…
Ever heard of a “two-minus-one pregnancy?” Chances are you have not, unless you have read the recent article by that title in the New York Times Magazine.
Capitol Hill is inching closer to passing landmark regulatory reform that will help encourage investment and create jobs.
I’m very curious about people’s reactions to many situations or may I say, annoyances faced today by friends and definitely by me. This is mainly when calling a particular company in regards to a bill. I don’t want to listen to a machine.
New Jersey native Tama Matsuoka has lived in some of the world’s most urban environments, including Tokyo, Hong Kong and New York City. When she returned to this state we’re in, she developed a self-described obsession with wild plants.
The U.S. Department of Defense must restructure to accommodate deep budget cuts and, more importantly, be ready for the challenges of 21st-century warfare. Those challenges will include unconventional operations and wars fought in vastly expanded battle spaces. Reforms are needed in three areas.
We have waited long enough for the food industry to voluntarily develop standards to reduce the marketing of unhealthy foods to children. While the proposed uniform standards recently announced by several food companies are a step in the right direction, they do not go far enough to have a significant impact on limiting the types of unhealthy foods marketed to children.
Creativity is our birthright. This is not just for some people; it’s for everyone. We often get stuck in our routine, and when we even bother to think about that gazpacho recipe we want to try, or that book we plan to write “some day”, we tend to find excuses that prevent us from taking the first step.
I consider the mushrooms on the end of my fork: Though Americans once avoided them, many now enjoy fungi as food – in stir-fry and stew, and atop pizza.
Most of us think about saving energy when we turn out the lights or adjust the thermostat as we leave for work. Motivations to conserve can be both altruistic and economic.