Re: Re: Why does Brooklyn inspire so many young writers?
There is no denying the burrows of NYC are microcosms of inspiration. Just as stories and ideas hearten from any "place" on the planet by the same tokens.
I was happy to hear/see Porochista speak, to the limitation of identifying a writer (or anyone for that matter) based on their locale, and in a realistic fashion.
I wonder why questions are formuated without acknowledgment of the restrictions they so often set forth? It appears too many are extreme in their generality or too leading to inform a wider platform.
Dozens of mummified cats were dug up this week. This isn't as shocking as you might think.
- Archaeologists in Egypt have found dozens of mummified cats in the tomb of a royal offical.
- The cats will join the ranks of hundreds of thousands of previously discovered ancient kitties.
- While the cats are nothing special, the tomb also held well preserved beetles.
They're at a higher risk for depression, weekend binge drinking, and unnecessary dieting.
- Body dysmorphia is not limited to women, a new study from Norway and Cambridge shows.
- Young men that focus on building muscle are at risk for a host of mental and physical health problems.
- Selfie culture is not helping the growing number of teens that are anxious and depressed.
How poor work practices turn us all into remote workers.
- Technology's supposed interconnectivity doesn't breed human interaction, and has instead made many workers feel less happy and less productive.
- Using email rather than walking over to someone's desk and having face-to-face time is a major culprit. Inter-office messaging apps can also make employees feel more distant from their co-workers.
- Can the tech companies who created this issue turn workplace isolation around, or is this the new normal?
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