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In my Sunday column, a quick tour of the science of humor.
I was skeptical of a new book that says the American economy’s real problem is a steady slowing of population growth and the predictable spending patterns linked to people at various ages of their lives, but I found it more intriguing as it went on. According to the book, the Baby Boom peak (1961) plus [...]
In between Sundance screenings I polished off a 300-page book and produced 1800 words on parenting. Kids make you lose the will to live, and yet make life worth living. More in my Sunday column.
And yet that’s how we have thought of them. Some exciting new ideas about how to shake up education are contained in Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds book “The New School.” More about it in my Sunday column.
So argues a persuasive new book by an expert in the field. It’s a collection of symptoms, not a disease. More in my Sunday column.
Three Navy SEALs were charged after an al Qaeda terrorist complained of phantom abuse. All were acquitted, yet the service lost two of these fine men anyway. More in my Sunday column on the book about their case, “Honor and Betrayal.”
Fifty-year-olds have a lot more disposable income than 22-year-olds. So why is the entire ad industry geared toward the latter? More in my Sunday column on Buyographics.
It means one thing to you, one thing to me, something else to somebody else….it means whatever you want it to mean! That’s how Stephen Breyer thinks, anyway, as he revealed in a discussion of Proust. I have an op-ed about it in today’s Post.
Bonus edition of my Sunday column: Linda Robinson has been embedded with U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Her “One Hundred Victories” considers the new small-footprint special-ops tactics.
In my Sunday column, a look at the implications of the artificial intelligence future — and why it benefits women — teased out in Tyler Cowen’s book “Average Is Over.”« Previous Entries