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Commuting Tips for Budding Philly Bicyclists

As Philly Post contributor Brian Howard recently pointed out, the Philadelphia Police Department—well, the third district, anyway—has turned its ever-watchful eye to cyclists who spurn […]

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Today’s Twentysomethings Aren’t Ready for Parenthood

Over the weekend, the first of my friends from high school became a grandma. Actually, she became a “Loli,” because she hated the way “Gran” […]

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Thanks to Russian Scientists, You Can Be Immortal in 2045

If you were offered the chance to live forever, would you take it? What about if your chance at immortality came from a 31-year-old Russian […]

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Drexel Picked a Bad Time to Open a New Law School

According to the Wall Street Journal, a funny thing has happened to young people in America: They no longer want to be lawyers. Or at […]

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Your Child Is Probably a Thief

My nephew Patrick was down at our Shore place over the weekend. I own a small abode in Ocean City with my brother and sister-in-law, […]

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5 Things Girls Can Learn From Girls

The immediate post-collegiate years, generally the early 20s of young millennials’ lives, are painfully, honestly difficult. That is perhaps the reason I was so dead […]

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The Internet Isn’t as Powerful As You Think

It’s hard to find statistics on the effectiveness of job search sites. And by hard, I mean they don’t exist. Go ahead: Google it. Ask […]

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High-Tech Spying Parents Force Kids to Get Sneakier

As an only child born in the 1990s, I’m well aware of so-called “helicopter parents,” or parents who become overly involved in the lives of […]

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Guys, Would You Rather Have Money or a Date?

Hey, all you young men out there living sorry lives in these confusing times? We have good news and bad news. The good news first: […]

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This Country Needs More Radical Grandmas

Back in November 2011—back when the crisp winds of change seemed to crackle in New York’s smoggy air and camping space at Zuccotti Park was […]

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Blame Jerry Falwell for Millennials’ Rejection of Religion

“He is purple—the gay-pride color,” wrote fundamentalist Baptist pastor Jerry Falwell in an issue of his National Liberty Journal back in 1999. “And his antenna […]

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A Millennial Finds the Secret to Happiness

During a recent lunch hour, I withdrew the last $5 from my checking account. My savings account had only the required minimum balance of $5. […]

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Millennial Women: “I’m Kind of a Feminist. I Think?”

On a sweltering September day around three years ago, a liberal arts professor in one of my classes at Temple asked, “Who here considers themselves […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Graduate From College

Villanova University’s seniors graduated last weekend. By all accounts, it was a wonderful ceremony held on a glorious day. Students were celebrating the milestone with […]

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10 Classes Every Business School Should Be Teaching

Our country is in an education crisis! Students are graduating without jobs and owing punishing amounts of debt. Tuition continues to spiral out of control. […]