speed-reading I’ve had a personal speed-reading breakthrough that will really help some writers. It’s impossible to become a decent writer (fiction or nonfiction) without reading a lot of the type of stuff you’re trying to write. We know this at gut level. We’ve heard Stephen King say it: “If you don’t have the time to [...]


The year Daylight Saving Time went too far

The Mercury News The year Daylight Saving Time went too far.The Mercury News Students wait for a school bus at 7:35 a.m. in Astoria, Queens, during the daylight savings experiment. (Getty Images). By Bay Area News Group. October 30, 2016 at 7:38 am. The 7 a.m. darkness in these last days before springing forward puts [...]