By Cristina Quinn
You're doing it right now: You're consuming media. Some theorists say our information diet is making us bloated. Here's how they want to help us. EXTRA: What's your favorite media "junk food"?
By Heller McAlpin
Whimsical and richly illustrated, Maira Kalman's graphic diary is an optimistic yearlong exploration of American history and government. And the Pursuit of Happiness is an unorthodox tribute to the United States -- from musings on The Department of Homeland Security, to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to Ben Franklin.