Autumn Johnson

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Gardener who died after handling poisonous Devil's Helmet plant originally feared to have Ebola

Inquest hears doctors originally feared Nathan Greenway - who died after brushing against deadly plant - was suffering from Ebola disease<p>A gardener killed by deadly Devil's Helmet at a £4m estate was originally diagnosed as one of Britain's first cases of ebola, an inquest heard.<p>Nathan Greenway …

Inside the battle over the Confederate flag

<b>Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Debates over displaying the Confederate battle flag are as familiar here as grits and sweet tea.<p>But the outpouring of grief after a racist gunman killed nine African-Americans last week during a Bible study at a historic Charleston church is testing whether the …

The Pirate Bay opens up registration to new users, months after coming back online

It’s been a rough five months for file-sharing website the Pirate Bay, but today the site is a little bit closer to its normal state.<p>The website has reopened registration to new accounts today, for the first time since the site came back online in late January. The torrent-sharing site was taken …

Internet

This Is Jon Stewart’s Biggest Regret From The Daily Show

He also revealed the circumstances under which he would watch Fox News again.<p><b>Jon Stewart</b> revealed his biggest disappointment about his time at <i>The Daily Show</i>, in an interview with <i>The Guardian</i>. The regret wasn’t laughing at (with?) <b>Anne Hathaway</b> or about leaving the show (darn it). In fact, Stewart’s …

7 Secrets to Employee Happiness

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do you get when you combine an entrepreneurial leadership style, a company vision that focuses on passion and positivity with a self-motivated group of employees that collaborate creatively? Success.<p>But this combination isn't always …

Spending Two Perfect Days In Richmond, Virginia

On April 2, 2015, the city of Richmond, Virginia, suffered a bit of a setback. That day, beloved Virginia Commonwealth University men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart resigned from the school to take over head coaching duties about 1,500 miles away at the University of Texas at Austin. While some of …

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — …

How Do You Score on This Blended Learning Checklist?

column | Learning Strategies<p>How Do You Score on This Blended Learning Checklist?<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Apr 16, 2015<p>Pixabay<p>Related Stories<p>11 …

A Romance Transformed by Beauty: Frida Kahlo's Unpublished Love Letters For Sale | The Takeaway | WNYC

This Wednesday, a New York auction house will put 25 love letters written by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo up for sale.

Jack White Re-Releases Facsimile of First Elvis Recording on Record Store Day

After anonymously buying ' first-ever recording at a January auction, is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When …

13 Easy Ways to Cut Food Waste and Save Money

Here’s a shocking statistic: Some 30 to 40 percent of the food supply in the United States goes to waste each year according to estimates from the …

Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Every new gardener wants a thriving harvest. These easy-to-grow varieties, whose flavors range from hot to sweet, are a wise choice for a successful first-time garden.<p>'Black Seeded Simpson' loose-leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an heirloom that matures early in the season with a tender texture and …

Flavors

Top Things to Compost, and What to Avoid

Upwards of 30% of the garbage a household throws out each week could potentially go into a compost pile. When we cut domestic waste generation we are …

7 retirement mistakes Gen X’ers are making

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I often write about the retirement preparedness (or lack thereof) of boomers — my peeps …

5 Design Ideas To Help Combat Stress

Stress is a public health issue. According to the American Psychological Association, most Americans are living with higher stress levels than is healthy. Chronic stress has been linked to heart disease, depression, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and more. So how do we design a little more calm into our …

Diabetes

16 Punctuation Mistakes That Can Make You Look Really Bad

Words and grammar are important. But punctuation--that's where the nitpickers are gathered and ready to ambush you.<p>Your words are your most powerful weapons, and yet it's easy to undermine yourself in written communication by violating some very simple rules of punctuation.<p>Before I dive deeper into …

The Right Way to Get Rid of Earwax

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax is one of those bodily fluids that's usually out of sight and out of mind—that is, until you put a Q-tip into those ears and, well, you know. It's not pretty. But if you're self-conscious about the gunk in there, the last thing you should be doing is popping cotton …

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

Kylie Cosmetics

Enchanting Vintage Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Perfectly Capture The Surrealist Queen

Her paintings blend tales of personal torment with surreal visions mined from the the wild subconscious. Somewhere between self-portraits and visual mythologies, Frida Kahlo's artworks depict a subject with an ever-shifting identity. Slipping from a jungle queen to a nursing infant, a wounded deer …

Frida Kahlo

Five Things Rich and Poor Americans Spend Surprisingly Similar Chunks of Their Money On

In some categories, the ways the rich and poor spend money are as different as night and day.<p>In others — such as liquor and furniture — they’re surprisingly similar.<p>Image via Shutterstock<p>Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released an update to the Consumer Expenditures Survey breaking down …

How To Stay Calm

The ability to stay calm has long been a weird measure of manliness. In today's high-stakes, high-stress world, that's an issue. But calming the mind doesn’t have to mean switching off. I think of it as a superpower that can rewire our brains, change the way we see the world and improve our …

26 Stunning Tattoos For Nature Lovers

Inkto the wild.

7 Container Plants That Smell Good

A rose garden on a hot day can smell beautifully sweet, but roses aren’t the only plants that can create an aromatic garden. Many plants are known …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

Ian Millhiser’s exposé of the Supreme Court, Injustices, reviewed.

In America at the dawn of the 20th century, 25,000 little boys spent 10 hours a day in the living hell known as a coal mine. Charged with pulling …

The Original True Crime Murder Mystery That Gripped America

In 1956, a decade before In Cold Blood, Meyer Levin’s Compulsion thrilled readers with the grisly tale of the Leopold and Loeb murder and launched a …

Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming isn't just affecting the weather, it's harming Americans' health, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he …

Natural Gas

11 Plucky Moments in the History of Eyebrow Grooming

They may not have been able to articulate it, but people have been trying to get their eyebrows on fleek for thousands of years.<p>1. Multipurpose …

Jon Cryer Reveals the Inside, Insane Account of Charlie Sheen's Infamous Meltdown

What's it like to ride shotgun with Sheen during 'Two and a Half Men'? For starters, he suggests you find prostitutes after your divorce. And it …

WWI Soldiers Leave Haunting Graffiti In Underground City Near Somme Battlefield

No one wants to be forgotten. Perhaps that’s why nearly 2,000 WWI soldiers assured their legacy with some haunting graffiti, carving their names in a …