Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of 14,000 Things to be Happy About with more than 1.25 million copies in print. Among her 70+ publications are list, happiness, inspirational, and reference books. You will find them and 1,001 Ways to Slow Down - Barbara's latest book with National Geographic - at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and in independent bookstores.
Barbara holds a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics (University of Exeter), a PhD in Archaeology (Greenwich University), an MA (Greenwich University) and PhD in Buddhist Studies (Akamai University), and a BS in physical education (Valparaiso University). She is a Registered Professional Archaeologist.
Dr. Kipfer is Chief Lexicographer of Temnos. She has worked for Answers.com, Ask Jeeves and Ask.com, Bellcore (now Telcordia), Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, General Electric Research, Google, IBM Research, Idealab and Knowledge Adventure, The Chicago Tribune, and WolframAlpha.