I Trained Myself to Be Less Busy — and it Dramatically Improved My Life

Why Mothers Are the Unsung Heroes of Prison. How the Videogame Aesthetic Flows Into All of Culture.

I Wrote the Book on User-Friendly Design. What I See Today Horrifies Me

The world is designed against the elderly, writes Don Norman, 83-year-old author of the industry bible Design of Everyday Things and a former Apple VP.

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I Trained Myself to Be Less Busy — and it Dramatically Improved My Life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.

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Why Mothers Are the Unsung Heroes of Prison

“I’ve seen disasters averted because an inmate said these simple words: 'What would your mother think?'”

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How to Teach Your Kid They Don't Have to Be Perfect at Everything

As children, we are at the mercy of our caregivers.

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Stop Giving Toxic People Your Time

Who you spend your time with is a matter of life and death.

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Fortnite Is Free, but Kids Are Getting Bullied into Spending Money

Towler is used to seeing such disparities play out in the real world through objects that you can physically hold. But after battle royale sensation Fortnite exploded, the fights between students took an unexpected turn.

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How the Videogame Aesthetic Flows Into All of Culture

Videogames’ economic importance is obvious. In 2015, revenues for videogames sales totaled $23.5 billion, and there are large communities of players whose media universe centers on videogames, not film or television.

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Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy

It’s a paradox: Shouldn’t the most accomplished be well equipped to make choices that maximize life satisfaction?

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