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Risks and Childhood

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Is any risk acceptable when it comes to our kids?

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No Risk, No Reward: Calculating StartUp Risks

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The risks you take when you decide to start your own business, and the risks your investors take with you.

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Immigrants: What Risks Did You Take When You Came To the US?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Immigrants: What risks did you take when you came to the United States to live? 

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Your Riskiest Behavior

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Listeners: what's the riskiest thing you do in your life on a regular basis? 

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The Riskiest Jobs

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Logging workers, pilots, sanitation workers; these are some of the most dangerous jobs in the US. 

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What it’s Like to Be an NYPD Officer

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A former NYPD captain discusses the reasons citizens become police officers and the perceived and actual risks they face.

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A Family Meeting on Risk

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A family meeting on risk, from jobs to playgrounds.

It's Time to Slow Down Our Busy Lives

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Omid Safi, a professor and editor, and Maria Konnikova, contributor to The New Yorker, talks about the busy lives of people, relaxation and the time crunch for people in poverty.

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Time Flies When . . .

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

How do we perceive time? Does it move faster as we age? Slower as we fall? Co-host of Radiolab Robert Krulwich explains the science behind it all.

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"8 Hours for Work, 8 Hours for Rest, 8 Hours for What We Will"

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

There was a time when working a 40 hour work week wasn't the norm. And in many ways it still isn't. 

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The Physics of Time

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Janna Levin, a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College, talks about how an astrophysicist would describe time.

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Mindful Time Management

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

According to author Julie Morgenstern, her tips on time management are an important step in "taking back the clock" at home and work.

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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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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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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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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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What Is A Generation Anyway?

Monday, October 06, 2014

And who decides when they begin and end?

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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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