The World’s Scarcest Commodity

The World’s Scarcest Commodity

My 12-year-old son, David, is pushing his mom and me for a smartphone. Excuse me while I weep. It’s not that it wouldn’t be a convenience. When we’re late to pick him up at school, or he’s staying longer at a friend’s house or we’re separated at a ball game, it would...

What You Need to Know Today: March 7

Your Early to Rise Daily Briefing Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH To your friend who says: ‘Macs don’t get viruses.’ Thinking about torrenting the latest episode of Billions? Might want to check that your Transmission app is above...
3 Big Life Lessons from a Dog

3 Big Life Lessons from a Dog

Years ago, a research study revealed the “pet effect,” proving that if you want to lower your resting blood pressure and heart rate, all you have to do is pet a dog. When I heard that, my first reaction was, “Great, something to do when I’m an old man.” Turns...