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Cassius Clay, Here I Come: Bob Dylan and Boxing

Fightland Blog<p>Back in 1961, a record exec named Lou Levy took Bob Dylan to Jack Dempsey’s restaurant on 58th and Broadway in New York to introduce the folk musician to the legendary boxer. Dylan recalls the encounter in his 2004 autobiography, Chronicles, Volume One.<p>Dempsey sized up the young man …

Boxing

The Poetry of the Cherry Blossoms Comes to Life in a One Minute Time Lapse Video

<i>Are we to look at cherry blossoms only in full bloom, the moon only when it is cloudless? To long for the moon while looking on the rain, to lower</i> …

Cherry Blossoms

Gallipoli: WWI's Most Disastrous Battle

It nearly ruined Winston Churchill’s career and launched Ataturk’s. On this day 100 years ago, tens of thousands died in one the most global battles …

‘Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness’ Demands $15 an Hour

<i>This post first appeared at</i> Campaign for America’s Future.<p>Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act, August 14, 1935. (Photo: Wikimedia.org)<p>Knowing …

An Introduction to Ancient History

7 Important Tips for Yoga Success

Yoga has been proven to relieve stress by using exercises that unify the mind, body, and spirit. If you are new to yoga, these seven tips will start …

Alan Moore's Intro To His New Favorite Fantasy Novel Is A Glorious Rant

How Electronic Health Records Will Be More Helpful To Doctors -- And Patients

Twenty years ago, if patients wanted to read their own medical records, they likely had to sue their healthcare provider for access. Even after the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was passed in 1996, legally guaranteeing patients the right to their medical information, the …

Digital Health

Make Your Minutes Count: A List of Top Time Management Tools

<b>The Internet never sleeps, which means nearly every ’Net professional can relate to a seemingly endless to-do list.</b><p>The biggest challenge for ’Net …

How many times have you caught yourself daydreaming at work?<p>You know that you have a lot of things to do but because of lack of motivation, you …

Faye Dunaway: What I've Learned

Actress, 58, West Hollywood<p><b>I'm a bit high maintenance, but it gets your attention.</b> A little hot and cold never hurts.<p><b>I regret so much.</b> I've made mistakes. I've hurt people. I've done things I'm not proud of. But on the other hand, that way lies madness, you know?<p><b>The impulse toward perfection is</b> …

To This Day

Technology to tame Africa's deadly transport chaos

<b>Nairobi's roads are renowned for their chaos.</b><p>Cars, lavishly decorated buses, reckless matatu minibus taxis, and daredevil motorbike riders intermingle with the odd herd of cows to create a gridlocked maze, and a nightmare for the commuter trying to get home.<p>Not only is the transport sector in much …

South Africa

How is the doctor-patient relationship changing? It’s going electronic.

Thanks to technology, Gary Sullivan enjoys a new kind of relationship with his doctor. If he wakes up with a routine health question, the 73-year-old retired engineer simply taps out a secure message into his doctor’s electronic health records system. His Kaiser Permanente physician will answer …

Digital Health

6 Moves for 6-Pack Abs from Personal Trainers

If you want a lean, flaunt-worthy stomach, you need to eat a six-pack friendly diet and perform exercises that not only engage the core, but also …

NASA --"Is It On the Verge of Discovering 'Warp Bubbles' Enabling Dreams of Interstellar Travel?"

There have been hints in recent news that NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that could make the local universe accessible for human …