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The conservative parent trap: Why I love seeing Republicans have gay kids

Most Republican parents say they’d be upset if their kid was gay. That’s precisely why they need to have one<p>A majority of Republicans say they’d be just fine voting for a gay or lesbian candidate, according to a new poll from McClatchy and Marist College. They’re less comfortable, however, when the …

Having a Daughter Won't Make You Vote Democratic (or Republican)

A new study challenges previous conclusions about how parenthood changes politics.<p>It's widely believed that children pick up many of their political beliefs from their parents. But recently, scholars have been analyzing the relationship in the other direction: Does having a daughter make parents …

Did you know that it's really really easy to make mayonnaise at home? It's just three ingredients — egg yolks, a squeeze of lemon juice, and some oil — and with an immersion blender, it's ready in about five minutes. Here's how: http://on.thekitc.hn/EM5dUs

17 Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo Pizza Recipes

Dear Pizza,<p>You are amazing. Just the way you are. Like oxygen, you keep us alive. You are the air that fills our lungs. You are the wind beneath our wings. Please, pizza, never change.<p>We hope you know you will always have a place in our hearts, even when we can't put you in our stomachs. Some of us …

Vegetable Soup

8 Servings<p>The pasta will continue to absorb the broth as it sits, so use a small noodle like ditalini, stars, or alphabet shapes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more<p>2 ounces pancetta, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 carrot, chopped<p>1 celery stalk, chopped<p>1 large Yukon Gold potato, …

Letters on 'Life With Legal Weed' in Colorado

How has Boulder changed—or not—since the end of prohibition? And is it really the right city to explore the shift? Readers share their views.<p>After reading "Life With Legal Weed," my feature about Boulder, Colorado, as it adjusts to sanctioned marijuana, a number of locals and interested outsiders …

Arts funding on the November ballot

This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics.<p>Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for improvements to parks and cultural facilities within them as …

Johnson: Ferguson at 'turning point'

Despite some early Wednesday morning confrontations between some protesters and police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, State Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald Johnson said Tuesday night marked a “turning point” for the city 10 days after the fatal shooting of unarmed African-American 18-year-old Michael …

The last 24 hours in Ferguson - CNN Video

AC360 looks at the moment last night when tensions in Ferguson reached a boiling point and triggered a violent confrontation.AC360 looks at the moment last night when tensions in Ferguson reached a boiling point and triggered a violent confrontation.

New York's Metropolitan Opera close to averting lockout after stagehands deal

New York City’s Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early on 20 August with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions shortly.<p>The opera company said rehearsals will continue and the season will open as scheduled on 22 September, with a new …

OrderUp Raises $7M To Build Its Food Delivery Network For Non-Urbanites

One of the big bones of contention with a lot of consumer services from startups is that they tend to focus on urban areas — the idea being that big cities give them a better shot at achieving critical mass and tapping into populations of overworked people with more disposable income. A startup …

Chinese cinemas show audience's texts alongside film: wrst idea eva?

You settle down to watch the new release. You’ve got your popcorn and oversized carton of sugary water to hand. The film starts, exposition happens, and the actors strut their stuff.<p>Then, on the big screen, alongside the action, a text appears. Then another. And another.<p><b>Not sure hwat’s happening?</b> …

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Here's a puzzle I bet you've never pondered.<p>Imagine you are very, very pregnant. For the purposes of this mind game, you are a married American woman (with an American spouse) and you are about to board a plane and, pregnant as you are, they let you on.<p>Your flight, on Lufthansa Airlines, will leave …

The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.<p>Why is it that when we behold the oldest living trees in the world, primeval awe runs down our spine? We are entwined with trees in an elemental embrace, both …

Ferguson Reaches 'Turning Point' as Violence Eases

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27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

'Designing Innovation': Consumer Involvement in Designing the Future, Transparent Collaboration & the Democracy of Autonomous Designs

<i>Content sponsored by the Ford Motor Company</i><p>On Saturday, August 16, Ford and IDSA brought us the third panel discussion in a series on 'Designing …

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Flooding forces evacuations and dramatic rescues in Arizona

Heavy rainfall is a yearly occurrence during monsoon season in Arizona but this year it seems to be particularly torrential and destructive.<p>Flooding from downpours in the Phoenix area forced evacuations, closed major roads and left at least a thousand people momentarily without power, officials …

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