Jeanette Lynn

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#Daeshbags: Anonymous launches ISIS trolling day

Future of Okinawa: US base, Disneyland or something else instead?

Art, Inc.: A Field Guide to the Psychology and Practicalities of Becoming a Successful Artist

<i>“Art is a form of consciousness,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. But for many working artists, who straddle the balance between creativity and commerce, art swells into a form of uncomfortable self-consciousness — something compounded by a culture that continually pits the two as a tradeoff. …

International Island Biodiversity Day

Changing Planet<p>The 22nd of May is the International day for Biological Diversity, and this year the theme is Island Biodiversity. Islands house a disproportionate amount of the world’s biodiversity: although less than 5% of the world’s land area, they are home to over 20% of the planet’s …

No Entry! Ukraine bans RT crew from covering presidential election

Afghan Opium Wars: Drugs win?

William S

William S. Burroughs at 100: on the centenary of the writer and spoken-word pioneer’s birth, LIFE presents photos of the famed iconoclast in Paris in 1959.<p>(Photo: Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>.<p>In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in …

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment. Self-abandonment leads to an inner emptiness that results in a person seeking to be filled up externally.<p>For example, Celine …

Cheap food is an addiction we must break

The brilliant American writer Wendell Berry once wrote that "eating is an agricultural act". His point was that since we all eat, we're all …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across …

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

• <b>Author:</b> Robert M. Pirsig<p>Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. This 25th Anniversary Quill Edition features a new …

Why are black people four times more likely than whites to be arrested for marijuana crimes?

The numbers are hard to explain.<p>Black Americans are arrested for marijuana-related crimes almost four times as often as whites, according to a recent study titled “The War on Marijuana in Black and White” by the American Civil Liberties Union.<p>That is a notable number, and in some states it is even …

PRI

Hollywood icon Esther Williams died Thursday at the age of 91. The movie star was a former Los Angeles Athletic Club champion swimmer. She's remembered for her impressive aquatic feats in major MGM extravaganzas of the 1940s and 50s.<p>Her most famous films were marvels of Technicolor escapism, known …

Candy Crush Saga for Android: Help, hints and cheats

If Candy Crush is bleeding you dry, fear not - these tips can help you out<p>Admit it: You're playing Candy Crush Saga. Or you know somebody who does. …

'Arab Idol' Finalist Delivers Sweet Music, Palestinian Pride

In Palestinian territory, Mohammad Assaf's face is easy to find. Big posters of the dark-haired 23-year-old dreamboat smile at you along boulevards in Ramallah. And in Gaza, a giant banner of Assaf billows outside his family home.<p>Assaf's dad, Jabar Assaf, is bursting with pride.<p>"I'm very, very, …