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The Secret to a Fight-Free Relationship, by Rhaina Cohen
Conventional wisdom says that venting is cathartic and that we should never go to bed angry. But couples who save disagreements for scheduled meetings show the benefits of a more patient approach to conflict.
Tell Children the Truth, by Caitlin Flanagan
What I learned when I told my 5-year-old boys that I had cancer
Ebooks Are an Abomination, by Ian Bogost
If you love ebooks, it might be because they are portable, and legible enough, and capable of delivering streams of words, fiction and nonfiction, into your eyes and brain with relative ease. Whether you love or hate ebooks is probably a function of what books mean to you, and why.
America Has Too Many Managers, by Ed Zitron
The United States, more than anywhere else in the world, is addicted to the concept of management. The pandemic has exposed a fundamental weakness in the system.
26 Brilliant Movies That Critics Were Wrong About, by David Sims
A group of films, ranging from art-house gems to big blockbusters, that deserve a fresh look
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A Second Major Seasonal Virus Won’t Leave Us Any Choice, by Scott Gottlieb
Colleges Have a Guy Problem, by Derek Thompson
Our Most Reliable Pandemic Number Is Losing Meaning, by David Zweig
The Real Game Changer at the Met Gala, by Shirley Li
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