Jimmie Puckett

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Ted Cruz’s religious liberty poster boy lied about Christian persecution.

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is centering his campaign around support for anti-gay “religious liberty,” claiming that Christians forced …

Ted Cruz

I Stand With Megyn Kelly

I am a liberal. I do not watch Fox News. But I stand with Megyn Kelly.<p>At Thursday's Republican presidential debate, moderator Megyn Kelly, a former litigator, questioned Donald Trump about his remarks about women, noting "You've called women you don't like 'fat pigs,' 'dogs,' 'slobs' and …

The Persecution of Anne Hathaway and Our Culture of Celebrity Misogyny

In a new interview, the Oscar-winning actress opens up about how awful the media has been toward her over the years. And you know what? She’s …

11 Educational Facts About Reading Rainbow

After 26 years of encouraging kids to read simply for the fun of it, <i>Reading Rainbow</i> quietly left the airwaves in 2009. But thanks to host LeVar …

Los Angeles

17 Memoirs By Women You Should Add To Your Reading List

Looking for some end-of-summer reading? We have some women's stories to suggest -- 17 of them, in fact.<p>The remarkable women on this list of unputdownable memoirs have shared the most personal and painful parts of their lives through their writing. They have suffered from mental illness, escaped …

5 Unstoppable Female Entrepreneurs Making Their Dents on the World

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I wrote this column, I thought about two of my biggest role models growing up.<p>I was raised by a single mother -- Dana -- who has been one of my biggest role models. She worked two jobs while raising four children just to keep …

Women Entrepreneurs

10 Books You Should Be Reading This Summer

Every summer there are tons of reading lists. What makes a great summer read? Everyone has a different definition, but for me it's books you can get lost in. Leave ordinary life behind and dive into like the pool you're reading it around. So here are 8 recently published books that I feel that way …

10 Signs You Really Need a Vacation

Because we all need some time off every now and then.<p>You probably wouldn’t hesitate to call in sick if you had the flu. But would you take a day off …

Self-help

11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

We all learn a lot from reading science fiction books—not just the cool ideas, but also the fascinating thought experiments. But college professors …

7 of the most bizarre gourmet foods

Slide 1 of 9<p>Call it the gourmet revolution: These days, Americans are embracing specialty food products, from previously hard-to-find imported …

Food

New York bar charges women 77 per cent for drinks to tackle gender pay gap

A Doctor Who themed bar in Brooklyn decided to reduce what women paid for their bar tabs to bring prices in line with their lower wages. Claire Cohen reports<p>Women, it might be time to reconsider the definition of ‘Ladies’ Night’.<p>Because a bar in New York has just reclaimed it, in an effort to call …

27 Seriously Underrated Books Every Book Lover Should Read

You've read Harry Potter 12 times now. Put it down, and read these instead.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Best Caribbean Resorts With Private Plunge Pools

What’s better than lounging by a pool on a Caribbean island? Lounging by your own private pool on a Caribbean island. These ten Caribbean resorts offer suites and villas with their own private plunge pools, for the ultimate luxury and privacy.

10 Common Mistakes Travelers Make in NYC

When you're visiting the city that never sleeps, your first instinct may be to cram a month's worth of outings into one visit. But this local's guide will help you make the most of your trip. (Spoiler alert: Skip the cronut).<p>Don't compete with the weekend crowds at the Met or MoMA.<p>INSTEAD: Visit …

I Asked a Neuroscientist Why I Want to Crush Every Cute Animal I See

Have you ever said, "Oh my God that puppy is so adorable I could just KILL it?" That's called "cute aggression," and it's a well-documented psychological phenomenon.<p>You know that feeling when you're holding something adorable and suddenly want to mash its cute little ribcage into its lungs? It's a …

47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

The reading doesn't end with class.

Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.<p>A study has shown that in contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes, men and women tend to have equal …

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Elizabeth Gilbert: The 7 books that shaped me as a writer

“The only thing I have ever wanted to be for my whole life was a writer. I wrote all through childhood, all through adolescence, by the time I was a …

Books

16 Modern Poets You Need to Know About

Chances are the last time you discovered a new favorite poet, you were sitting in fourth period English waiting for the lunch bell to ring. Even if you went on to study literature in college, those “contemporary” poets were probably born around the mid-twentieth century. While we love classic …

The best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills. Hell, some urban adrenaline junkies don’t even leave their city. Whether your idea of …

You're More Likely to Be Enthusiastic at Work If You Have a Female Boss

Women managers have an advantage over their male peers when it comes to motivating employees, researchers say.<p>A Gallup study, <i>State of the American</i> …

Employment

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.