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2004-2013: A Foodies' Paradise

Monday, October 20, 2014

A quick list of restaurants that opened in 2004: The Spotted Pig, Per Se, Franny’s, Momofuko, Shake Shack, Blue Hill... Dan Barber and Danny Meyer reflect on a decade of great eats.

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Facebook's Not What it Used to Be

Monday, October 20, 2014

When Facebook started in 2004, Mark Zuckerberg described it as a site for sharing college majors and phone numbers. In 2012, he said it's about making the world more open. What changed? 

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Family Meeting 2004: The RNC in NYC

Monday, October 20, 2014

We remember the summer of 2004, when the Republican National Convention came to New York City, with Jim Dwyer, The New York Times reporter, who covered the protests against it.

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Family Meeting 2004: A Particularly Corrupt Year in New Jersey

Monday, October 20, 2014

Even for New Jersey, 2004 was a particularly corrupt year.  We reflect on how the scandals shaped the state of New Jersey politics.

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Responding to Atrocity After Iraq

Monday, October 20, 2014

There were humanitarian reasons to intervene in Iraq, but the failures of 2004 have made it even harder for the US to gain support in combating genocide and oppression worldwide.

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How Generations Differ: Boomers, X, Millennials

Monday, October 06, 2014

We look at some of the data about how different generations have shaped their values and take calls from people to find common ground.

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How the Slackers Did Work

Monday, October 06, 2014

James Ledbetter compares the tech bubble of the 90s with today's much more independent tech craze. 

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1994 in Music: An Abundance of Riches

Monday, October 06, 2014

Dig out your CD collection and remember 1994 with us, from Portishead to Biggie Smalls to Hole. 

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What Is A Generation Anyway?

Monday, October 06, 2014

And who decides when they begin and end?

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I Belong to the Blank Generation

Monday, October 06, 2014

What does it mean to be a Gen-Xer? As part of our 25 Years in 25 Days series, we look back at 1994, the death of Kurt Cobain, and the generation lost between the Boomers and Millennials.

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Punishing Misbehavior in Kids

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

How to punish your children constructively. 

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Chief Judge on Punishing Juvenile Offenders

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Chief Judge of New York State explains why he thinks the age of criminal responsibility should be raised.

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What is Prison For? Piper Kerman and Glenn Martin

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

What's the goal of prison, and what kinds of punishments work and don't work within the prison system?

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Tell Us About a Time You Got Punished as a Child

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Stories from when you were punished as a child.

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A Social History of Punishment

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

What is punishment for?

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It's Not a Trip Unless...

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Unless you get lost. Unless you hear a different language. Unless you drive on a dirt road. Unless... what?

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Take Us On Your Trip

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

If you're traveling this week, give us a call and take us on your trip! Wherever you are in the world, we want to hear from you.

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The Modern-Day Pilgrimage

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Sometimes a trip is more than that. Cheryl Strayed, who wrote about her epic hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in "Wild", talks about travel as pilgrimage and takes your calls. 

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Please Trip Responsibly

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

We hear from the co-director of the Center for Responsible Travel on how to negotiate ethical, environmental and cultural concerns. 

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Race Plus Travel

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Are you "black" in this country but then something else when you've travelled abroad?

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