Amanda Falsey

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The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Historians tend to rate JFK as a good president, not a great one. But Americans consistently give him the highest approval rating of any president since Franklin D. Roosevelt. Why?<p>Among the many monuments to John F. Kennedy, perhaps the most striking is the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, in the …

Ashton Kutcher vs. Wal-Mart: Epic Twitter clash rages over poverty wages

<b>Ashton Kutcher (AP/Dan Hallman)</b><p>Kutcher slams retailer: “You should be proud of your associates but I’m not sure if they should be proud of you”<p>Josh Eidelson<p>November 20, 2013 4:21pm (UTC)<p>Celebrity actor/producer Ashton Kutcher and retail giant Wal-Mart had a spirited Twitter debate Tuesday over …

The Evolution of Bitchiness

Women engage in indirect aggression and slut-shaming, even in clinical research studies. Why?<p>One day in Ontario, 86 straight women were paired off into groups of two—either with a friend or a stranger—and taken to a lab at McMaster University. There, a researcher told them they were about to take …

Do Their Teenaged Brains Make Adolescents More Likely To Commit Crimes?

Teens have more trouble controlling their impulses in emotionally charged situations.<p>Teenagers aren’t known for making extraordinarily good decisions. They’re stereotypically known to do somewhat idiotic things, like, for instance, drunkenly stealing a llama and taking it for a tram ride. They have …

Self Control

THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Runners, gym lovers, tennis players, we're looking at you.<p>Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and …

Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga: A Tale of Two Pot Smokers

Twenty-Year-Old American Woman Smokes Marijuana in Amsterdam. It doesn’t exactly sound like front-page news, but boy is the media going nuts over the …

Miley Cyrus

Former Bears receiver Hurd gets 15-year prison sentence

DALLAS — Former Bears player Sam Hurd, who rose from the rough and poor San Antonio streets to the glamor of the NFL, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for his role in trying to set up a massive drug operation spanning three states.<p>Hurd, 28, pleaded guilty in April to one count of …

"Treme" actor pursues class-action profiling lawsuit vs Macy's

<b>NEW YORK</b> — Actor Rob Brown, from the HBO show "Treme," sought to broaden his racial profiling lawsuit against Macy's on Wednesday into a federal class-action lawsuit, with his lawyer saying Brown hoped to use his celebrity for "social change."<p>Brown withdrew the lawsuit he filed last month in New …