Becky Bowman

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How Pink 'Pussyhats' Took Over the Women's March

Over 600 women's marches took place worldwide on January 21, 2017, and bright pink, cat-eared hats were the unofficial uniform. The Pussyhat Project was started by Krista Suh, a Los Angeles-based screenwriter, and a group of her friends—and the idea went viral. Suh posted the knitting pattern …

Knitting

Glacier National Park Photos

I recently visited Glacier National Park in Montana with a few other photographers and spent a few whirlwind days photographing sunrises, sunsets, …

It is Indeed Time to Choose

Americans will choose a new President this year, and that choice will literally change the future of life on Earth. The reason, of course, is climate change. If the United States government turns away from this problem - and from dealing with it - then our children will pay dearly. But Donald Trump …

Climate

Facebook COO jokes that receiving a Google internship is a 'disappointment'

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave a powerful speech on Saturday about resilience and loss.<p>But just because the subject matter of her commencement speech at UC Berkeley was serious didn't mean she couldn't crack a few light-hearted jokes.<p>One of those jokes came at the expense of Facebook's Silicon …

Silicon Valley

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

Skillet Paella

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil<br>• 2 (6-inch/15-cm) fresh chorizo links (about 6 ounces/170g total), diced<br>• 3 large boneless, skinless chicken thighs (12 ounces/340 g total), cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) chunks<br>• Salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1 yellow onion, chopped<br>• 1 red bell pepper, cored, …

Chorizo

Dear Americans: Please stop saying you’ll move to Canada if Trump wins

AFTER SUPER TUESDAY THIS WEEK, the American left collectively asked itself, “Holy shit… is there actually a chance Donald Trump could be our next …

Canada

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

Oil

Pirates Of The Caribbean Theme (Indian Version) | Tushar Lall | The Indian Jam Project

Canadian cities ‘dominate’ North American quality-of-life rankings

Opposition politicians may be slamming the spending plans of the new Canadian government, but there’s a reason economists aren’t exercised:<p>Ottawa can afford to do it, it promised to do it, and it has a responsibility to do it.<p>“Even with such deficits, the debt-to-GDP ratio should remain low …

Canada

New Fed President: Break Up the Big Banks

These are unexpected words coming from a former Goldman Sachs banker and Republican gubernatorial candidate.<p>Neel Kashkari is about as establishment …

Economy

When America Was 'Great,' Taxes Were High, Unions Were Strong, and Government Was Big

The bygone nation Donald Trump’s supporters yearn for looks awfully liberal, at least in terms of economic policy.<p>There is plenty about GOP hopeful Donald Trump to which potential primary voters respond. He’s successful. He’s plainspoken. At a time when politicians are historically unpopular, he’s …

Political Science
Panasonic

Education reform’s devious blame game: The charter school movement doesn’t want you to know it’s failing

Insiders finger Wall Street for misspent funds and schools’ poor performance. It’s all part of a new PR strategy<p>Charter schools, which have been criticized for grabbing billions in taxpayer dollars with promises to reinvent public education using corporate efficiencies and values, are finding …

Education

Earth is actually two planets, scientists conclude

The early Earth was mixed with a baby planet called Theia following a head on collision 4.5 billion years ago, scientists have found<p>Earth is actually made up from two planets which came together in a head-on collision that was so violent it formed the Moon, scientists have concluded.<p>Initially it …

Homesick and fed up: Iraqi refugees in Germany head home

BERLIN (AP) — It's a change of heart that Iraqi immigrant Sekvan Agho never saw coming.<p>Agho was among the wave of nearly 1.1 million asylum-seekers who came to Germany last year seeking a new life, making his way from his native Iraq to Turkey, then across the seas to Greece before tramping north …

North Africa

Attic24

Hello my yarny friends! I thought it was about time I shared some more of my sock knitting progress with you, following my revelation about the …

Knitting

The Birth of a Nation Sells at Sundance for $17.5 Million: Let the Oscar Buzz Begin

Yes, it’s only January, but deals this huge don’t happen without dreams of little gold men on the line.<p>With a title like <i>The Birth of the Nation</i> and a historical story about a slave rebellion, <b>Nate Parker’s</b> feature directing debut was bound to be one of the most talked-about titles of Sundance. But …

Box Office
Justin Trudeau

Why Do Americans Work So Much?

The economist John Maynard Keynes predicted a society so prosperous that people would hardly have to work. But that isn’t exactly how things have played out.<p>How will we all keep busy when we only have to work 15 hours a week? That was the question that worried the economist John Maynard Keynes when …

Economics

TIME Person of the Year 2015: Angela Merkel

Fairy tales are where you find them, but any number seem to begin in the dark German woods where Angela Merkel spent her childhood.<p>The girl who would …

Europe

Interview with Amory Lovins: 2015 USGBC Leadership Awards

Confused about what “socialism” is? This video will clear it up.

ONE OF THE MOST MISUSED WORDS in the American political lexicon is the word “socialism.” It is used both as an insult and as a badge of pride, it is …

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (U.S. National Park Service)

The preserve has nearly 11,000 acres to be explored. Take a bus tour, tour the historic buildings, go on a hike, or use our cell phone tour.<p>A world …

National Parks

All Hollowed Out

The lonely poverty of America’s white working class<p>For the last several months, social scientists have been debating the striking findings of a study by the economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton.* Between 1998 and 2013, Case and Deaton argue, white Americans across multiple age groups experienced …

Income Inequality