Laurie Gutwein

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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …

Long-form Journalism

Dave Grohl Serves Up Barbecue at Studio City Market

As the frontman for the Foo Fighters and the former drummer for Nirvana (not to mention his stints in Queens of the Stone Age, Probot, Them Crooked …

Studio City

How to Travel Through Time: Inside Maryland's Renaissance Festival

Royalty, fairies, knights and creatures abound. Huzzah!<p>Travel + Leisure <i>sent photographer Chris Maggio to uncover the allure of a renaissance festival</i> …

Festivals

Costa Rica Family Expedition

<b>Expedition Overview</b><p>See Costa Rica’s wild cats at a rescue center established to help orphaned and wounded animals, including jaguars and ocelots.<br>• Go floating and zip-lining through tropical forests, surrounded by an astonishing variety of wildlife.<br>• Eat lunch in the National Theatre of Costa Rica, and …

Zip-lines

26 Halloween Treats That Are Cute, Not Creepy

Whether you're hosting a Halloween party, sharing treats with your officemates, or looking for a fun Fall activity, you'll want to pin a few of these festive recipes. Cute, not creepy, these treats range from ghost marshmallow treats to jack-o'-lantern cake pops and are sure to captivate your …

Cream Cheese

#MeToo Founder Organizes National Walkout To Support Christine Blasey Ford

Tarana Burke organizes a national walkout in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford<p>“Wear black and walk out.” That’s the directive straight from Tarana …

Brett Kavanaugh

#WhyIDidntReport Answers The President's Victim-Blaming Tweet

Women everywhere are coming forward with #WhyIDidntReport<p>In a particularly awful tweet this morning, Donald Trump engaged in the right-wing …

Five reasons people leave the church

I’ve talked to, listened to, and read interviews, blogs, and books by dozens of folks who’ve left the Christian faith. I’ve yet to hear a story from anyone who abandoned Christianity based on anything directly related to Christianity – at least the original version, anyway.<p>The decline of …

New Testament

51 Funny Art History Memes

Art hilariously imitating life.<p>* 44 Medieval Beasts That Cannot Even Handle It Right Now<p>* Art History Snapchats Are The Best Snapchats<p>*23 Ugly Medieval Cat Paintings That Will Speak To Your Soul

Storytelling

21 Tweets You'll Enjoy If You're Frankly Exhausted By Men

"Why did the mansplainer drown in the puddle? It was a well, actually."

Lowe's

Criminal justice expert: Time won’t erase Kavanaugh’s mistakes as a teen

<b>Brett Kavanaugh (AP/Alex Brandon)</b><p>The idea that we’re not responsible for what we do when we’re young is not supported by the criminal justice system<p>Eileen Ahlin<p>September 22, 2018 11:29am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The accusation of sexual assault against Supreme …

Brett Kavanaugh

GOP woman on Kavanaugh allegations: 'What boy hasn’t done this in high school?'

A panel of five Republican women in Florida joined CNN this week to defend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations …

Donald Trump

The Best U.S. Cities to Visit This Fall for Foliage, Food, and Fun

There’s a lot that goes into making the perfect fall destination.<p>Not only does it need fantastic displays of leaves (in all colors: red, orange and …

National Parks

Guys: Brett Kavanaugh? Let’s face it, he’s one of us. So what do we do about it

<b>(AP/Salon)</b><p>Brett Kavanaugh represents American manhood in its blandest, most morally diminished and most dangerous form<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 22, 2018 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Let me observe the appropriate ritual and state that I don’t know what did or didn’t happen between Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey …

Brett Kavanaugh

Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent

PHOENIX (AP) — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.<p>The television ad from Democrat David Brill combines video interviews with Gosar-family siblings who ask …

Siblings

Maine Officials Investigating Restaurant That Calmed Lobsters With Marijuana

(SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana.<p>The …

How close is #MeToo to full riot mode?

“The Godfather” ends with a famous scene in which each of the heads of the five most powerful New York mafia families is assassinated. One is exiting a gilded elevator. One is in a white tuxedo. One is on the steps of the Foley Square courthouse. One is on a massage table. One is in bed with a …

Sexual Harassment

‘Instead of a scar, I had a piece of art’: women on their post-mastectomy tattoos

I thought I was comfortable with my body post-mastectomy, but having the tattoo has transformed me<p>I gave up work and took up painting. I visited all 32 counties in Ireland<p>I am lucky to be able to rock a bald head, but I was uncomfortable with myself for 15 years. It’s been a long journey<p>Instead of …

Breast Cancer

Christine Blasey Ford’s Lawyer Issues Scathing Letter in Response to Judiciary Committee’s Deadline

The Senate Judiciary Committee tried to initiate a Friday night game of chicken with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme …

Chuck Grassley

Death threats. Reputation. Safety. Sexual assault survivors risk their lives to stand up to powerful men

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has received death threats, harassment and even been forced out of her home and away from her children since coming forward, her lawyers said.<p>Ford, who said Kavanaugh attempted to rape her at a party …

USA Gymnastics

20 wise life lessons from Mr. Rogers

11 powerful ways to build a growth mindset in your kids

There's something that every child needs to believe with every cell in their bodies. When they do, they will thrive. There is a powerful way that we, …

Light Bulbs

Trump’s Long History of Defending Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Since the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were made public last week, President Trump had been notably …

Donald Trump

What Teens Think of the Kavanaugh Accusations

“They just keep saying ‘Boys will be boys.’ But I’m in high school—I don’t want that to happen to me.”<p>As soon as Christine Blasey Ford went public with her accusation that the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when the two were teens, a chorus of conservative political …

Brett Kavanaugh

The Willful, Anti-Woman Ignorance of ‘Why Didn’t She Report Sooner?’

In the wake of a sexual assault allegation against President Trump’s latest SCOTUS nominee, judge Brett Kavanaugh, reactionaries are asking a tired question: “Why didn’t she report sooner?” Kavanaugh’s defenders (including the president) have argued that, surely, the woman would have reported what …

Sexual Harassment

Trump Attacked Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser. Now People Are Revealing #WhyIDidntReport

About one year after the #MeToo movement became a rallying cry for survivors of sexual harassment and assault to speak out, some victims are using …

Brett Kavanaugh

Research report: How to have a happy family in 7 steps

1) Having dinner together matters<p>Kids who have dinner with their families do better across pretty much every conceivable metric.<p>A recent wave of …

Self-esteem

5 tantrum-taming secrets from a family therapist

There is no denying that tantrums are one of the hard parts of parenting. The good news is that they are an incredibly normal and healthy emotional …

Hobby Lobby

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘City of Joy’ on Netflix, a Sobering and Empowering Documentary on Sexual Violence

<i>Netflix’s latest documentary transforms a story about pain and abuse into something uplifting and empowering. Madeleine Gavin’s</i> City of Joy <i>explores</i> …

Entertainment

A 558-Million-Year-Old Mystery Has Been Solved

Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal.<p>Around 558 million years ago, a strange … something dies on the floor of an ancient ocean. Its body, if you could call it that, is a two-inch-long oval with symmetric ribs running from its midline to its …

University of Cambridge