Tuesday, Feb 26 2008

Technology and the Meaning of Childhood

They're the adolescent distractions of the digital era -- the video games, cell phones and websites that keep your child glued to a screen. They're also the channels through which marketers reach young consumers, selling them everything...

Tuesday, Feb 26 2008

American Views on Religion

Religion has always played an important role in American public life. But our views towards religion are constantly changing. Americans are marrying across-faiths, gravitating towards new teachings, and in-some cases leaving religious...

Tuesday, Feb 26 2008

Mystery Writer Lisa Scottoline

She was a unemployed single mother living off credit when she wrote her first book. Today, she's a New York Times bestselling author of page-turning thrillers and a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Mystery writer Lisa Scottoline...

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