In the first part of my conversation with Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit, he explained how I could break my procrastination habit. (I plan to start working on that shortly.) In this part he explains how he broke his habit of having a chocolate-chip cookie or two every afternoon. Personally, I think his case of cookie dependence was an easier-than-average case to cure, but judge for yourself:
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria
The U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy
It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.