Linton Weeks appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Milder or wilder? Wetter or drier? A hard, cold look at the future of the season.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
We asked people to send us their personal soundtracks — songs that are special to them — and to tell us why. The songs — and the stories — are surprisingly revealing.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
With apps like Spritz and Spreeder, speed-reading is all the rage. But maybe the solution is writing faster: Decide important things. Write those. Understand?
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Innovative athletes combine the elite sport of golf with the popular sport of soccer. Et, voila! FootGolf.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Maybe we should treat ranting like smoking, by creating special areas where people can rage together.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Scientists are studying gliding reptiles to help develop the next generation of small airborne robotic devices.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
What happens when Hemingway the writer meets Hemingway the editing app?
Monday, March 03, 2014
Weather tales of the past remind us that others have had harsh winters, too.
Saturday, March 01, 2014
Once thought to be symbols of prosperity, innercity highways are now just eyesores — and sources of civic dysfunction — to some new urbanists.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
English is a dynamic language. But some of the best saws are old as dirt.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Among the Smart Set there is the belief that smart objects will result in smarter living.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
We asked people to give us the soundtracks they live by. The playlists — and the stories — may surprise you.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Maybe we should look to Black Vultures and baseball millionaires as the new harbingers of the season.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
As a front-and-center first lady, Michelle Obama has developed a loyal and loving following. Here are some reasons why.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
In the late 19th century, the U.S. government compiled a list of popular proverbs to help meteorologists predict the weather. Could some of that folk wisdom help us now?
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
In the midst of increased connectivity, are we becoming more disconnected from one another — and ourselves?
Thursday, February 06, 2014
If you don't know the meaning of a word, says Mary Caton Lingold at Duke University, you can look it up in the dictionary, but if you don't know what a particular sound sounds like, where do you go?The Sonic Dictionary, of course.
Monday, February 03, 2014
On the surface, certain academic pursuits may seem trivial, but sometimes odd courses can be instructive and illuminating.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
In wintry weather, it's very important to be aware of the temperature of your skin — according to Professor Popsicle.