Among its benefits: lower blood pressure, strengthened immune system, reduced loneliness, and a measurably improved outlook on life.
“A 22 percent increase in per-pupil spending throughout all 12 school-age years for low-income children is large enough to eliminate the education gap.”
The story behind the story: “In the end, I followed my gut and just wrote what I wanted. I stopped somewhere just beyond 14,000 words—I mean, enough was enough.”
“Words cannot describe what I’ve just seen—so just gonna say you’ve got to just see it for yourself. It’s insane. I can’t believe it.”
Berkeley’s Bancroft Library remains a kind of magnetic north for all things Didion, as the author of a new book about the writer’s life discovered.
With 38 percent of us saying we would rather scrub a toilet than create and remember yet another username or password, a new one-stop-shop approach could make biometrics the new black.
In new book on the politics of pop, Marion Nestle predicts that Berkeley will be a trendsetter with its penny-per-once soda.
The good news: The biologically rich, fire resilient and amply watered forests of our forebears probably can be reclaimed. All we have to do is burn and cut down a lot of trees.