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FTC: Bloggers Must Disclose Product Review Perks

FTC: Bloggers Must Disclose Product Review Perks

New FTC rules will require bloggers to disclose any compensation received for product reviews.

The Potty Problem

The Potty Problem

When a parent of the opposite gender takes their child to the bathroom, which door is the right one?

"Finally, my powers have returned..."

Cat, 1. Ron, 0.

While I’ve been accused of having the terribly common, summer disease known as Blog Hiatusitus, it’s simply not true. I have much better excuses than that. No, I’ve been missing for a variety of other reasons. My site was hacked by some supposedly-Palestinian hacker named Mahmoud SQL.  I’ve been busy designing a new website home […]

$12B Community College Program: Closing the Gap or Shifting the Gap?

$12B Community College Program: Closing the Gap or Shifting the Gap?

If a new direct loan program cannot successfully supplant the private loan industry, will the gap between rich and poor actually close—or will it shift?

Mr. Know-It-All: Nine Signs You Might Be Twitter Trash

Mr. Know-It-All: Nine Signs You Might Be Twitter Trash

Fortunately, it’s almost as easy to spot Twitter Trash as it is to spot a naked guy outside on the telephone—so it’s easy to avoid looking like trash, too.

"Who loves you, baby?"

Office Politics Vocabulary: Ass-Kissinger

Ass-Kissinger: A person of middle-level management who seeks power by pandering to both upper management and lower rank employees, typically through passive aggressive methods, often playing one side against the other in isolated meetings. Named in honor of Henry Kissinger, who infamously played both sides of the 1968 election to gain a position in the […]

Three Decades of Me: It doesn't get more solipsistic than this!

Three Decades of Me: It doesn't get more solipsistic than this!

Today’s my 30th birthday, which is nice because I’ve been feeling 40 lately, so turning another year older actually helped me feel younger.  While fabulous babysitting grandparents cared for the girls, my wife and I commiserated with ghosts at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo., hiked for miles and miles in Rocky Mountain National […]