Kai Tjalsma

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Michael Sam: 'I am not the only gay person in the NFL'

Sam is still looking for an NFL roster spot.<p>Michael Sam, who last May became the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, said on …

Tim Cook: “I’m Proud To Be Gay,” And Helping Others Is Worth Trading Personal Privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Businessweek with an essay he penned himself acknowledging that he is gay, saying that despite valuing personal privacy, he has decided to openly state his sexual preference in order to hopefully help others who might be struggling with their own identity, or with …

US envoy condemns global response to Ebola crisis

Samantha Power says international response to Ebola "needs to be taken to a wholly different scale" as she begins a tour of west Africa<p>The US envoy to the United Nations criticised the level of international support for nations hit by <b>Ebola</b> as she began a tour of west Africa on Sunday.<p>Samantha Power …

8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Bill Dickinson</i><p>These days, the term "hipster" has become so mainstream that it almost entirely lacks meaning, lost in a sea of skintight jeans, Flock of Seagulls haircuts, and cruelty-free almond butter. Even so, nearly every major city hosts a neighborhood where …

Here's the Starbucks holiday drink that didn’t make the cut

By now, you may have heard Starbucks is introducing its first new holiday drink in five years: the Chestnut Praline Latte. Obviously, the coffee chain doesn’t take new releases lightly, so what else was it considering for a coveted seasonal spot?<p>A Cherries Jubilee Mocha was also tested last holiday …

Ebola discoverer: 'Without a vaccine I’m not sure we can stop Ebola’

Prof Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the virus, never anticipated that it would cause such a humanitarian crisis<p>THE EBOLA VIRUS – its very name seems to have come straight from the heart of darkness – is striking fear across the globe. It has killed (officially) 4,546 people out …

Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S. airline to a cruise ship off Belize, with Frontier contacting hundreds who flew with an infected nurse and Carnival quarantining a health worker only tangentially linked to an Ebola patient's care.<p>The airline's move …

Ebola in the U.S.: 1,000 people under some level of watch

Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of Ebola has been spreading at a pace far faster than the growth in the number of people diagnosed with the disease.<p>In recent days, the number of people who have been asked to monitor themselves for symptoms has been steadily growing, especially among …

So What Exactly IS Polenta, Anyway?

Skipping over the polenta dish on the menu just because you're not familiar with it is a crime -- and it stops today. Folks, if you've been living without polenta in your life, you have not been living fully. We are here to right that wrong with a quick introduction to this Italian comfort …

9 Ways to Know if You're a Redneck Baker

Francine Bryson, a proud redneck and author of Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen, shares her tips for knowing when you're a true redneck …

The media is doing an awful job explaining Ebola, and #ClipboardMan is proof

Earlier today, a photograph of man in a button-down shirt and a pair of black trousers exploded all over the internet. He was spotted escorting Amber Vinson, the second nurse to become infected with Ebola in the US, to a plane that would take her to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. As many …