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‘Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On’ Episode 1 Explores the World of Feminist Porn

<b>WHO'S THAT GIRL?:</b> Holly Randall<b><br>EPISODE:</b> Episode 1, "Women on Top"<b><br>WHAT'S HER STORY?:</b> Randall is a critically-praised feminist erotic photographer, …

TV

'Hemingway Didn't Say That' (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka)

Earlier this year, the Republican National Committee marked Abraham Lincoln's birthday by sharing a charming, if banal, aphorism attributed to Lincoln: "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."<p>The problem is there's no evidence Lincoln ever wrote or said …

How Flawed Science Is Undermining Good Medicine

A surprising medical finding caught the eye of NPR's veteran science correspondent Richard Harris in 2014. A scientist from the drug company Amgen had reviewed the results of 53 studies that were originally thought to be highly promising — findings likely to lead to important new drugs. But when …

ALS

Anxious Nations React Fearfully To Rapid Influx Of Migrants, Hamid Says

Amid the rise of nationalism, David Greene talks to Pakistani novelist Mohsin Hamid, who sees migration as an inalienable human right. His new novel is called, <i>Exit West</i>.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>And I'm Steve Inskeep with the History Of Our Time. We're asking writers, thinkers and political …

From 'F-Bomb' To 'Photobomb,' How The Dictionary Keeps Up With English

In 2017 alone, Merriam-Webster added more than 1,000 words to its dictionary. Noah Webster himself might have struggled to define these new English terms — such as binge-watch, humblebrag, photobomb, NSFW, truther, face-palm and listicle.<p>But language is a "living thing," says lexicographer Kory …

'Girls & Sex' And The Importance Of Talking To Young Women About Pleasure

Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to adolescent sexuality, the subject of girls' pleasure is often left unspoken. <i>Originally broadcast March 29, 2016.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli editor of the website TV Worth Watching sitting in for Terry …

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

I Went Through America’s Extreme Vetting

I’m a Syrian refugee. Trust me, it’s plenty tough.<p>I’m a Syrian refugee living in the United States. My family, which fled to Turkey in 2011 as protests against the government grew, is Muslim. And on Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have made it difficult, if not impossible …

Immigration

The Gentle Anarchy of the Park Ranger

“Rogue” National Park Service Twitter accounts play on park rangers' distinct place in American culture.<p>Probably the first AltParks project started in 1919, just three years after President Woodrow Wilson signed a law creating the National Park Service to oversee what were then 14 parks, including …

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

Dark parts of American history are often swept under the rug for being too shameful and painful. But engaging with that history is crucial to …

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Short Story Collections of 2016

The 2016 collections that every short story lover should read<p>Each year, Electric Literature polls our staff and regular contributors to pick our …

How to Feel Confident & Less Self-Conscious in the Bedroom

We're often given the advice to get out of our heads and live in the moment during sex, but it's hard to know how to feel confident when you're naked in front of another person. While we would all ideally be comfortable with every part of our bodies (and power to you if you already are!), that's …

9 tricks for remembering everything you read

Tons of people weighed in with answers based on their personal experiences and research.<p>We rounded up some of the best insights from that Quora thread and scoured the web for expert advice on retaining more of what you consume — whether that's science textbooks, novels, or news articles.<p>Below are …

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

The only U.S. politician to vote against war with Japan 75 years ago was this remarkable woman

The day after Japan launched its brazen, epoch-defining assault on Pearl Harbor, American legislators voted for war almost unanimously. There was only one congressional dissenter: Jeannette Rankin, a Montana Republican and a committed pacifist who had also voted against World War I.<p>When her turn …

8 Incredible Research Paper Assistance Tools Every Student Should Know For A Well Written Dissertation

en_US<p>article<p>These research paper assistance will serve your writing endeavors and help you write a stellar …

17 Badass Women You Probably Didn’t Hear About In 2016

Badass women alert.<p>The unidentified girl took part in a protest to mark the anniversary of Chile’s 1973 military coup.<p>According to <i>La Tercera,</i> the photo was taken after police began randomly arresting people from a group marching through the city. The photographer, Carlos Vera Mancilla, said the …

10 Social Justice Organizations That Rocked 2016 — And Need You In 2017

<i>We didn’t see this year coming, but we heard it from all sides. In Signal & Noise 2016, you’ll find the way we made sense out of all of that …

The 20 Best Books Of 2016

Read ‘em all<p>Now is the time of year when we're supposed to look back on everything that happened and celebrate the best of it. This has been a particularly challenging task this year, because, well, there's little about 2016 which immediately springs to mind as being all that great. And yet, …

Books

Our mental health obsession has fuelled the politics of Donald Trump and Brexit

To understand the current anti-authoritarian political crises, from Brexit to the Trump vote, we need to look back at the activism that took place …

World Leaders With Man Buns

These photos of political figures sporting man bun hairstyles have been put together by the talented creative community at DesignCrowd.<p>This selection …

Kim Jong-un

Petite pro fighter shows us how to defend yourself

Michelle Nicolini is an eight-time world champion in BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) and a third degree black belt holder with 20 years of martial arts …

3 Ways to Take Notes in a Meeting More Efficiently

What's the point of holding a meeting if you can't take accurate notes of what took place?<p><i>By Jason Shah, founder and CEO of Do.</i><p>Meeting minutes are important: It's vital to capture relevant information, decisions and assigned tasks. When you have solid records for each and every one of your …

Productivity

Grab Some Dinner Ideas With These 50 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

You may have your Thanksgiving dinner memorized like the back of your hand. But why not add something else to the mix or revamp one of your …

Cooking

Brian Selznick: 'I wanted my story to exist between pictures and words'

In this latest piece from writers shortlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction prize, Selznick explains the visual storytelling of The Marvels<p>The Marvels is not an illustrated novel, but a novel told in words and pictures. It begins with roughly 400 pages of pictures, then there are 200 pages of …

Books

Learn How to Do Bruce Lee's Dragon Flag Advanced Core Exercise

One of the most advanced core exercises you can do is credited to the martial arts master, Bruce Lee. Called the dragon flag, this extremely …

7 Books That Explore the Boundaries of Language

The film “Arrival,” based on Ted Chiang’s short story “Story of Your Life,” follows a group of scientists as they attempt to determine a way to communicate with aliens who have recently made their presence known on Earth. It’s the stuff of classic science fiction, but in Chiang’s hands, it turns …

Meet the King of Hearty Winter Stews

Some foods nourish. Apples, turkey burgers, Sweetgreen salads with light to medium dressing — many of us have agreed to call these things healthy. …

The Paleo pumpkin bread recipe from Lauren Conrad’s fave nutritionist

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Emily Dickinson’s Mysterious ‘You’

The poem “Wild Nights! - Wild Nights!” taught the novelist Emma Donoghue about sexuality, ambiguity, and intimacy.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini,</b> …