Anna Ortega

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To West Virginia, I’m sorry

When I was a tiny, blonde child with short, curly locks, I used to wiggle and dance on top of a coffee table in a Mountaineer t-shirt singing the …

Virginia Beach

Why Mistakes Are Often Repeated

Several recent studies show how the brain fails to learn from past experience, dooming us to relive our errors.<p>If there’s anything that stings more than wasting good money on a subpar outing, it’s doing so repeatedly—but still, the depths of TripAdvisor teem with accounts of mistakes that were made …

Confira 10 opções de lanches para antes e depois da atividade física

<i>F</i><i>oto: Sheila Oliveira</i><p><i>Quando começamos a fazer uma atividade física, sempre pinta aquela dúvida. O que comer antes e depois? A minha coluna para o</i> …

What does a scientist think of "right brain/left brain" tests?

<b>Maybe you've noticed the recent spate of "brain tests" making the rounds online.</b><p>There are different versions - several have been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook - but most of them take the form of a quiz which purports to show how "left-brained" or "right-brained" you are. The …

Humanity

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in San Diego

Hand-decorated surfboards in the lobby of this downtown hotel remind you that “Hey, this is San Diego.” The Palomar has a number of other distinct …

Whale Watching

Oscars 2016: What Is Going on With the Best Director Race?

Predicting the Oscar winners this year is a little like predicting the winners of the early presidential caucuses and primaries -- that's how wide open the field is in some categories, particularly Best Director.<p>In the Oscar race, we had two important guild votes this week, from the actors and the …

Mad Max

City Guide: San Francisco

Generations have come to San Francisco in search of something big. The city’s beloved football team—the 49ers—took its name from the 300,000+ hardy miners seeking wealth during the California Gold Rush of 1849. A little over a hundred years later, idealistic youths camped out in San Francisco’s …

From Iraq, general rebukes Ted Cruz’s plan to ‘carpet-bomb’ the Islamic State

The top U.S. general in Iraq on Monday addressed recent political rhetoric in the presidential campaign that the United States should “carpet-bomb” the Islamic State, saying that the Pentagon is bound by the laws of armed conflict and does nt indiscriminately bomb civilian areas.<p>“We’re the United …

Justine Kurland’s Beautiful Photos Taken On a Five-Year Road Trip With Her Young Son

I took Casper on his first road trip when he was three-months old and by the time he was one we managed to stay out most of each year for the next …

'Birth of a Nation' Wins Big at Sundance; Are 2017 Oscars Next?

The 2016 Oscars haven't even happened yet, but based on buzz coming from the Sundance Film Festival, the 2017 Oscars may already have a frontrunner.<p>"The Birth of a Nation" won big at the annual film festival celebrating independent cinema, claiming both the audience prize and grand jury prize for …

Film Festivals

Christy Turlington Burns: From Supermodel to Activist

<b>CHRISTY TURLINGTON BURNS</b> is sitting in the downtown Manhattan offices of Every Mother Counts, an organization she founded in 2010 to end the staggering number of preventable deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth. At 47, she still looks every bit the face of Calvin Klein’s Eternity that she was …