rePost::Overcoming Bias : Married Sex

So the wife is less committed to her sex part of the deal than the husband is to most of his parts. The wife can implicitly threaten to withhold sex for last minute demands, but even if he meets those demands she may still decline. And if she is not in the mood there is […]

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rePost::UPDATED: Avatar Box Office Opening: $77 Million Domestic, $242 Million Worldwide, Biggest Debut Ever for an Original Film | /Film

[Update: This morning, the estimates for Avatar‘s domestic and worldwide box office take were revised. Avatar performed better on Sunday than initial estimates. The headline has been updated with the correct figures. The following article will be updated as more details come in.] On this week’s episode of the /Filmcast: After Dark, veteran film journalist […]

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rePost::The story of the pencil « Paulo Coelho’s Blog

‘Fourth quality: what really matters in a pencil is not its wooden exterior, but the graphite inside. So always pay attention to what is happening inside you.’ ‘Finally, the pencil’s fifth quality: it always leaves a mark. in just the same way, you should know that everything you do in life will leave a mark, […]

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Advice::The Simple Dollar » Eight Tactics for Dealing with Professional Burnout

6. Talk with your supervisor. 7. Build an emergency fund. 8. Build an exit strategy. via The Simple Dollar » Eight Tactics for Dealing with Professional Burnout. Luckily I’ve been doing nos 1-5 habitually. Now must try to incorporate 6-8! read the whole list and their explanations!

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Rant:: 50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice By GEOFFREY K. PULLUM April 16 is the 50th anniversary of the publication of a little book that is loved and admired throughout American academe. Celebrations, readings, and toasts are being held, and a commemorative edition has been released. I won’t be celebrating. The Elements of Style does not […]

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