The Impact of Good Manners

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Friday, November 23, 2007

Is it ever okay to send an e-card? Is re-gifting ever appropriate? Manners maven Caroline Tiger provides holiday etiquette guidance. Also: how genetic science shapes our lives, and Colin Beavan--a.k.a. No-Impact Man--on the next phase of his experiment.

Do You Know Your DNA?

Amy Harmon national correspondent for The New York Times, and author of its series, "The DNA Age", and Matt Crenson, content manager for 23andMe, a web-based DNA-discovery service, talk about the impact of genetic science on American life -- and the gift of DNA mapping.

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A Year of Impactful Living

Colin Beavan, No Impact Man, and his family completed a year of living without a fridge, a television or vehicles powered by fossil fuels. He tells us what's next: a book, a movie and a return to living on the grid. LINK

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What to Do With All That Leftover Turkey

Fabio Trabocchi chef and partner of Fiamma, Zarela Martinez, chef of Zarela, and Marcus Samuelsson, executive chef and co-owner of Aquavit, share ideas on what to do with what's in your fridge.

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The Binge-busting Guide to Holiday Eating

Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories weighs in with advice on eating (relatively) heathily during the holiday season. Which is better: Christmas goose or mashed yams?

Good Calories, Bad Calories is available for purchase at

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Seasonal Etiquette

Caroline Tiger,a Philadelphia-based freelance magazine writer and author of How to Behave: Dating and Sex: A Guide to Modern Manners for the Socially Challenged on avoiding missteps under the mistletoe and staying sane amid December mania.

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