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Do Kids Really Need Homework?

If you are the parent of a school-age child, you definitely have some feelings on the topic. It's too much! It's stressful! No, it's essential! It teaches time management! So who's right? Well, in a sense, everyone. (Sorry, trick question.) Here's a primer on the debate.

Could Job-Hopping Ruin Your Career?

Even if you're really ready to leave after a year, should you wait?

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Does Everything Have to Be a Competition?

Why do some people feel the need to “win” everything?

Can Email Replace Thank-You Notes?

Old-fashioned snail mail is the way to go. 

Are TV Shows Better Than Movies Right Now?

Should you watch TV or go to the movies? EW’s critics make their case.