Absolutely brilliant event at NYC Transit Museum:...
I just received my quarterly flyer of upcoming programs at the outstanding NYC Transit Museum, and this event caught my attention because of its incredible creativity. I can only imagine how interesting the stories from the New York streets must be. Here’s the listing: Stay Tuned: Missed Connections Last year, our Missed Connections party on Valentine’s Day celebrated the fleeting...
Wrongful Arrest Kept Photographer Out Of White... →
I would believe stories like this from places like Iran, Syria or North Korea. This should never happen in the United States. It should not be tolerated. We must protect against infringements of our rights. For the New York Times version of the story, read here.
Social media guideline: 5 people never to friend... →
I’ve been working on a “social media guidelines” document for the academic medical center at which I work, and this article on CBS Moneywatch crossed my desk at a good time. These five points make good sense - common sense, a factor all too often missing these days. The five “never” to friend are: Your boss Your ex-boss Your HR person Your office...
Study: Small tax on sugary soft drinks could... →
Calling sugary soft drinks “liquid candy,” a team of researchers calculates that adding a tax of about 15 cents on a bottle or can could reduce associated health care costs more than $17 billion over 10 years. “Sugary soft drinks really are liquid candy, and their low purchase price hides the true costs of health problems associated with them,” said Lee Goldman, MD, MPH,...
Americans should be concerned about Romney's fibs... →
Regardless of your political leanings, Americans should demand truthfulness and transparency from all who seek or hold public office. Sadly, this weekend’s GOP debates included statements by at least three of the candidates that — by any measure — are just simply false. In a rare moment of true debating, presumptive nominee MItt Romney was challenged by Newt Gingrich on...