Author: Lenore Skenazy

A whole lot of girls
Opinion

A whole lot of girls

If you’re thinking of writing a bestseller, I’ve got one word of advice for you: Girl. Put “Girl” in the title and you almost don’t have to do anything else, except figure out a plot, some twists and an ending. And don’t forget to put a girl character in there, […]

It’s an even smaller world, after all
Opinion

It’s an even smaller world, after all

A new airport is about to open on 44th Street, just west of Times Square. It has 17 gates, plenty of parking, 34 gift stores, and, of course, planes taking off and landing day and night. Best of all, a ticket only costs $25. That’s because this airport is the […]

My pillow’s smarter than your pillow
Opinion

My pillow’s smarter than your pillow

If you’ve been wondering what to do with all that extra cash you’re so sick of, I hope you hightailed it over to the Luxury Technology Show last week in Chelsea. Otherwise, you might not be aware of some of the must-haves coming soon, or already upon us, like the […]

The genetic crystal ball
Opinion

The genetic crystal ball

Congratulations, you’re going to have a baby! Would you like to know if, 50 years or so down the line, he or she might develop colon cancer? And by the way, the baby may also have a slightly increased risk of Alzheimer’s. Would you like to know about that, too? […]

Hard times for Playboy
Opinion

Hard times for Playboy

Playboy magazine used to be the illicit thrill that men of all ages hid in their sock drawers. Now it’s more like the socks. Even though the magazine recently decided to add naked ladies back into the mix (no nudes was apparently bad nudes), it’s still hard to get excited […]