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    Humor that Inspires–for Teachers! Part IV
    If you liked the last Humor that Inspires (Part 1, and Part 2 and Part 3), here are more to kick-start your day:“It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.”- Professor Scott Elledge on his retirement from...
  • Confessions of a Self-Help Writer
    Book Spotlight: Confessions of a Self-Help Writer By Benjamin W. DeHaven
    Confessions of a Self-Help WriterBy Benjamin W. DeHaven#1 Most-Wished-for-Book of 2014 on IndieBound for over 10 weeks!Lunge into a funny, audacious, anddevastating work of fiction based on factual events. As much a comedy as atragedy, "...
  • Humor in the workplace
    Humor at work: How laughing can help build a better business
    Can humor at work really create a better business? In a world filled with technology that disconnects the human spirit in so many ways, how can laughing bring hope to our over worked, fast paced lives? These are just two of many questions that...
  • Interview with picture book author Deb Lund
    Interview with picture book author Deb Lund
    Deb Lund is the author of Harcourt’s best-selling picture dinobooks and Monsters on Machines. She’s a writing teacher, creativity coach, and creator of FICTION MAGIC: Card Tricks & Tips for Writers, now on Kickstarter.For what age...
  • Interview with Caldecott Honor winning author/illustrator Molly Idle
    Interview with Caldecott Honor winning author/illustrator Molly Idle
    Molly Idle is the author/illustrator of TEA REX, CAMP REX, and FLORA and theFLAMINGO, which was awarded a Caldecott honor. Her next book, FLORA AND THE PENGUIN will out this fall. This bio is short because Molly feels awkward writing about herself...
  • Let's Be Cops
    Movie Review: 'Let's Be Cops' pretends to be funny
    "Let’s Be Cops" is a recent comedy film starring Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. When college buddies Ryan (Johnson) and Justin (Wayans) go to their costume reunion party, they begin to reflect on their lives, and realize their...
  • Glazed doughnuts
    Fugitive wins police-sponsored doughnut eating contest, gets arrested
    Note to stupid criminals: When evading arrest, one should avoid any event packed with police even if it involves lots of delicious doughnuts. Earlier today, Officer.com reported that a 24 year-old North Carolina man was arrested the day after he...
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    Workfarce: Five resume tips
    Your resume is one of your most important job search tools. It provides a first impression that determines whether you’ll be given the opportunity to compete for a position.Although the following tricks probably won't get you an...
  • Facebook Fun(damentals) Blends To-Do List With Levity
    Facebook fun(damentals) workshop includes parody on five stages of grief
    It's not an original saying, but if you don't put some fun into fundamentals, then you're missing a key component of success.And that's true whether you are teaching someone how to play a sport or how to create a strong social...
  • Hounded by David Rosenfelt
    'Hounded' by David Rosenfelt: Andy Carpenter strikes again
    Here once again, in David Rosenfelt's "Hounded," is defense attorney Andy Carpenter, still the witty, wise-cracking, self-effacing, brilliant lawyer-cum-detective, that guy who is ever-mindful, and sort of proud, of his status as...
  • There was spider and I panicked
    Man torches home trying to kill a spider with a lighter and spray paint
    It turns out that killing it with fire might not be such a good idea. While many people have joked about burning down their homes in response to finding a spider, one man has actually done it. Earlier today, Mirror reported that the Seattle man...
  • Children define what a grandparent is
    Children define what a grandparent is
    Published anonymously, these quotes were taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds on "What is a Grandparent". Kids tell it like it is and from the sound of things, grandparents are living up to their jobs. Enjoy!1....
  • Teddy
    The unfortunate end of a Teddy Bear
    Times are tough, even for Teddy Bears. Recently, Whitney area residents reported seeing the tragic aftermath of one such Teddy Bear, whose remains were found lying in the Pittman Wash. The carcass was in such a state as to make further...
  • Keep your sense of humor during your job hunt
    Keep your sense of humor during your job hunt
    This article will discuss why humor can help job hunters and how they can keep their sense of humor. A sense of humor is an important part of a positive attitudethat job hunters must keep during their job hunt. If they do not keep a sense of humor...
  • Boomer sex
    How to have Sex Without Taking Your Clothes Off
    Good news for older boomers and seniors: A new study based on the National Health and Sexuality Survey, in which 1,939 heterosexual elderly people participated, show that 62.3% of men and 37.4% of women are sexually active. “The most common...