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  • Heat Are Still the Team to Beat

    Regardless of their shoddy defense, their struggle with injury, or their fading record down the stretch, the Miami Heat are still the favorite to win the NBA championship as the playoffs kick off this Saturday.

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The Juggle
  • What Tasks Do You Find Most Stressful?

    The idea that a 50/50 split of tasks is actually inequal might seem a stretch to some. But it's true that some tasks (such as child care) require more effort and emotion than others (washing dishes, for example). But we don't often think about these things, especially when divvying up tasks. It's easy to make a chart that ensures that everyone is doing the same number of chores. But less simple is quantifying the stress those tasks bring.

Return On Investment
  • College Students: Pass Up That “Free” iPod

    Welcome to campus. College is going to be absolutely fantastic. But no, the credit-card company isn't offering you a “free” iPod. Trust me when I say it's going to work out a lot cheaper if you go and buy your own iPod and then throw the credit card application in the trash. It may, in [...]

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