What clever relationship "hacks" have you come up with? I'm looking to build up my mental catalogue of examples of non-obvious solutions to relationship difficulties. Help me think out of the box better in the future! [more inside] posted by wyzewoman to Human Relations at 10:48 AM on Nov 3, 2009 - 58 answers [1128 favorites]
What one book could pretty much give me a new, useful superpower if I follow it and put the methods inside into practice? In my life, I've come across a small handful of books that have really allowed me to learn to do some things that were previously unthinkable to me, and which I'm able to use all the time in my life. I'm most interested in a book that has actually worked to change your life, rather than one that seems like it would be good if you one day got around to following it. Thanks. posted by surenoproblem to Education at 7:54 AM on Sep 12, 2012 - 78 answers [642 favorites]
My father passed away this morning. I'm going through his file, and I came across JOKES.TXT ... which contains only the punchlines.
Can the Mind please tell me the jokes? [more inside] posted by dmd to Society & Culture at 4:49 PM on Mar 22, 2013 - 75 answers [445 favorites]
What podcasts will make me more intelligent just by listening to them? I enjoy the BBC's "In Our Time", which features serious discussion of historical events and people by academics working in the field, and also quirky, thought-provoking programs like WNYC's "Radio Lab" and "This American Life". I'm not so keen on some of the podcasts I typically get from newspapers that gloss over the surface of a subject with little analysis. What other highbrow podcasts are made by people who really know their shit? posted by nowonmai to Computers & Internet at 9:01 AM on Nov 20, 2007 - 59 answers [411 favorites]