Why we have no time

Yesterday, I posted to facebook on how many weekday hours American parents spend on housework, childwork, and job work. Click through to interact with Nathan Yau’s visualization, which shows that e.g. many dads now spend 1-3 hours per day in child and house care (much more than in 1965!) but they’re also doing more…

How Kazakhs name their children

As I’ve written before, I love learning about people’s names, and I ask people about their names at every moment that might *possibly* be culturally appropriate. So this summer, I met a woman with two daughters. “Who named your children?” I asked. Gulnar* tells me that an elderly relative…