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Entries from March 2010

Dirty War and Broken Families

March 31st, 2010 by Nathan | 3 Comments

Like Christopher and 20 million other waterlogged Northeasterners, I am a bit nonplussed by the Biblical rains of late. Forget an ark–I just want shoes that don’t leak. Instead of going for Christopher’s donut fix, however, I am trying to use a little historical perspective to remind me that rain or no rain, offshore drilling […]


God Bless the Donut Pub

March 31st, 2010 by Christopher | 2 Comments

Spend ten minutes around me, and you will learn that I am not a man who wants any part of rural life. I grew up in suburban New Jersey, and I’ve pretty much had my fill of car culture and hanging out at the mall on weekends.  I conform to, have even cultivated, the worst […]


Tiny Tony Montana

March 31st, 2010 by Nathan | 2 Comments

Presented largely without comment, for those of you who haven’t seen it yet: elementary school kids slurring their way through Scarface. As with all the important stories, TMZ has breaking news about it.


Globalizing Children’s Literature

March 30th, 2010 by Nathan | 2 Comments

So it might have been rough on the kids (and my wife) that I was away last week in Buenos Aires. Knowing that I was out having a great time in the land of empanadas and Quilmes beer probably didn’t help much. So I shopped well for everyone to let them know that I was, […]


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The Real Reason You’ll Never Be Able to Parent Like a French Mom

nymag.com

Hint: It has nothing to do with being chic.

Jul 1st 9:30am • 1 Comment

Actually, we prefer to let babies cry US to sleep.

It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

cnn.com

A new study adds support to the idea that letting babies cry it out is effective and does not cause stress or lasting emotional problems for babies.

May 24th 10:54am • No Comments

Why you should name your next child Jasqquosius or Viterine.

Baby names generated by a neural network

boingboing.net

In 2015, Stanford computer science PhD candidate Andrej Karpathy decided to test out some neural network tools he’d been experimenting with, and set them to generating plausible baby names.

May 6th 10:48am • No Comments