Amanda Palleschi

Amanda Palleschi is a writer based in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared in the National Journal, Government Executive and USA Today.

  • Thank You, Ashley Wagner: Skating Needs More Outspoken Women
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    Thank You, Ashley Wagner: Skating Needs More Outspoken Women

    Critics say her unfiltered comments and facial expressions are bad for the sport. As a former figure skater, I say she's simply being human—just like plenty of other athletes in her discipline.

  • Teletherapy, Tumblr'd

    Los Angeles therapist John Kim broke many of traditional psychotherapy rules when he built his entire practice through his popular tumblr blog. This week, the American Psychological Association will decide whether he’ll have to start following some of them.

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

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Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

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Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

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Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

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