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Trump on Pence's Iraq war vote: 'I don't care'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Throughout his presidential campaign Donald Trump has relentlessly criticized Hillary Clinton's vote to authorize the Iraq War.<p>But confronted with his newly-tapped running mate's own "yes" vote in 2002, the presumptive Republican nominee offered a very different response.<p>"I don't …

Donald Trump

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls Trump a 'faker,' he says she should resign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's well-known candor was on display in her chambers late Monday, when she declined to retreat from her earlier criticism of Donald Trump and even elaborated on it.<p>"He is a faker," she said of the presumptive Republican presidential …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

DIY - Dry Stone Wall - Quiet Corner

Stone walls are beautiful, long-lasting structures that are surprisingly easy to build provided you plan carefully. A low stone wall can be …

The GOP Reaps The Whirlwind: Racism, Nativism, Xenophobia -- And Donald Trump

The warning comes from the Hebrew book of Hosea: "Those who sow the wind will reap the whirlwind."<p>So it is with the Republican Party and Donald Trump.<p>True, Trump personifies a fear and hatred of "the other" embodied by some of our history's more frightening and despicable figures: Father Coughlin, …

Donald Trump

The mental health zines filling the gap that therapy doesn’t

At the intersection of self-advocacy and grassroots activism, zines and independent magazines have become an increasingly popular resource to find alternative narratives of mental health experiences. Long before Tumblr communities and awareness-raising hashtags, DIY press has been filling the gaps …

Mental Health

How to Convert a Cargo Van into a Camper Van

We can build a teardrop camping trailer from scratch, but if you have a cargo go, you may more like to convert it into a camper van. Agree? Let’s …

Campervans

9 New Books Every Middle-Aged Reader Should Devour This Summer

Now that pretty much everyone's caught up on "House of Cards," and the explosive finale of "The Americans" -- one of our all-time fave shows -- is behind us, it's time to get back to reading. Unfortunately, it's easy to become overwhelmed by bestseller lists, which is why Huff/Post50 turned to its …

Books

Here's the Inspiration You Need to Paint Your Floors (Instead of Replacing Them!)

(Image credit: My Domaine)<p>If your floors are crying uncle but you can’t manage to rip them out just yet and start anew, here’s another solution for …

Living Rooms

One of England's Greatest Poets Talks Mysticism, Spirituality, and Salvation

Aidan Dun tells us about meeting Arthur Rimbaud in a vision and finding inspiration in King's Cross.<p>These days, England doesn't much care for its poets, tending to prefer them safely dead and serviceable as colorful subjects for the heritage industry. The one I'm meeting lives more or less in …

Literature

The 5 Best Makeup Colors for Brown Eyes

We don't believe in prescriptive beauty or "rules" around these parts. But when it comes to playing up your eye color, some color wheel basics actually are pretty helpful. Take the...

Makeup

A Surprisingly Effective Networking Trick for Introverts | Inc.com

Research suggests that up to 80% of jobs are found through networking.<p>Stop and actually consider that statistic: as many as 8 out of 10 people find jobs by networking (not cold emailing their resume).<p>Jobs aren't the only things found, either - an astonishing number of clients, business …

Networking

Will the "Age Wave" Make or Break America? The Questions That Trump, Clinton and Sanders Must Answer

Two-thirds of all the people who have ever lived past the age of 65 in the entire history of the world are alive today. For a more local reference, when our Constitution was crafted, the average life expectancy in the U.S. was barely 36 years and the median age was a mere 16. During the time of our …

Retirement

Mystical Glow-in-the-Dark Jewelry Emits an Ethereal Turquoise Glow

Artisan Manon Richard infuses a bit of magic into her collection of playful phosphorescent jewelry. Crafting the likes of earrings, pendants, and rings, she is inspired by both the natural world and mystical realm, combining elements of Earth’s beauty with a mysterious turquoise glow. The results …

Jewelry

3 Incredibly Chic Tiny Homes in the East Bay

Ready to trade in your pint-size urban apartment for your very own nano house? These chic, modern tiny homes will have you selling all your furniture …

SF Guide

An Emotional Storm Breaks In Paradise In 'A Bigger Splash'

Every movie is set somewhere, yet most movies feel as if they're happening nowhere at all. They're set in a Manhattan so generic that the filming was actually done in Toronto, or in a Paris we only know is Paris because we get a shot of the Eiffel Tower, or in an imaginary small town from some …

Shades of Grey

How Old Are You Really? Test Yourself.

Your physiological age may not be the same as your chronological age. Certain systems — cardiovascular, pulmonary, cognitive, and more — could be …

New York City

50 Flowers The Most Beautiful Gardens Have In Common

Can't decide which flowers to plant in your backyard? We've got you covered.<p>Consider this your complete guide to backyard blooms.

Daffodils

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between. The list includes something for …

Books

6 Books That Helped Me Keep the (Christian) Faith

This is a guest post from Teresa Preston. Since 2008, Teresa has been blogging about all the books she reads at Shelf Love. She supports her book …

Brontë Family

Religion is the only hope for the American church

April 30, 2016 by Morgan Guyton<p>I just finished breakfast with a man who has been one of my most important influences, Brian Zahnd. He is at the …

9 Lifestyle Changes I Always Recommend To Patients With Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases have become a huge health burden. They're now estimated to impact over 24 million Americans, or between five to eight percent of …

Build a Deck for Less Than $900

A low-level deck beautifies your outdoor space and can increase the value of your home. And it might not be as difficult to DIY as you might …

Home Depot

Prefab Homes of the Future: North Carolina's Deltec Amps Up Its Sustainability Push

A green builder founded in the '60s is still chasing the prefab dream<p>So, like many a great businesses, the brothers made an key pivot, betting instead on the prefabricated round house. They purchased plans from Rondesics, a local company that was already producing simple round homes, and Robert, …

7 Simple Chicken Recipes That Are Super Tasty

We spend a lot of time scouring the Web for tasty, trendy, and healthy recipes. It's one of the many perks of working at Greatist. In the process, we …

Cooking

Barcelona Home's Extra Breezy Living Room Brings in the Garden

It really brings in the garden<p>This breezy brick Barcelona house designed by H Architects is in peak form for those perfect spring-to-summer days. At the center of the home is an airy living room with ends enclosed by large, folding glass windows, which can shut to turn the space into a greenhouse …

Make This: DIY Outdoor Coffee Table

As we start spending more evenings on the porch, it's time to make it a more comfortable place to entertain. Here's a great outdoor coffee table to …

DIY

Small Yard & Small Garden Landscaping Ideas

1 of 17<p>Create a View<p>Here, a simple pergola creates gives this small garden landscaping a grand feel. Arbors and pergolas are lassic small yard …

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Ruby-red ripe strawberries (Fragaria ananassa) are your reward for a successful growing season. However, before the season even starts, you need to plant your strawberries with the right amount of space between each plant, as spacing is important for healthy growth. If the strawberries are not …

Gardening

Our 12 Most Popular Recipes Ever!

This recipe made the cut for obvious reasons! Who doesn't adore chocolate chip cookies? And you probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry already!

6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

Healthy Eating