Lisa Collay

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In a state still stinging from racial attack, Democrats reach out to black voters

Debating less than a block from where nine black parishioners were gunned down in a savage, racially motivated attack, Democratic presidential hopefuls on Sunday zeroed in like never before on a critical pool of support: black voters.<p>Race and the social ills faced by blacks — in particular black …

World Bank: Silicon Valley tech firms are making inequality worse

But to the World Bank, the powerful Washington-based organisation that lends money to developing countries, Silicon Valley's technology firms appear to be exacerbating economic inequality rather than improving it.<p>It's not a new argument in California's San Francisco Bay, where protesters have …

Silicon Valley

Obama warns against giving into election year cynicism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not allow election-year fear and division to put economic and security progress …

Foreign Policy

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda giants

Mexicans love their soda. Construction workers go to their jobs in the early morning clutching giant two-litre or even three-litre bottles. Babies in strollers suck on bottles filled with orange soda. In the highlands of Chiapas, Coca-Cola is considered to have magical powers and is used in …

Diabetes

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Queen Elizabeth II

Why Sex Is Overrated and Love Is the New Black

<i>It all starts from the moment you lay eyes on her. Apparently, you've all of three seconds from that point to leave your mark... smile... approach... say something! From then on it's a quest, which, for some, will end almost instantly -- their first words unfortunately birthing their last. Others,</i> …

Relationships

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

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Nutrition

How Your Diet In Childhood Can Affect You for Life

If we’re being totally honest with ourselves, most of us tend to pick up healthy eating habits when we’re well into middle age, when we’re already …

Holistic Medicine

With her HBO stand-up special, Amy Schumer proves that sexual humor is sexual politics

Unless you are Jerry Seinfeld, an HBO stand-up special, especially one filmed at the Apollo Theater and directed by a Chris Rock, is a pretty big career milestone.<p>"Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo," which premieres Saturday, is like everything Schumer does — funny, smart and outrageous. But in the …

13 Things Not to Do When He's Going Down On You

It's for the safety and comfort of both of us.<p><b>1. Don't trap him under the covers.</b> We're already a little short on air down there. Depriving us of light and turning the bed into a sweatbox borders on torture methods.<p><b>2. Don't grind too hard.</b> There's nothing wrong with getting into it, but the nose is …

10 things McDonald’s won’t tell you

<b>1. We may have lost the recipe to our secret sauce</b><p>Ah, McDonald’s, the place where we feast upon Big Macs, Egg McMuffins and even the occasional sweet …

McDonald's

Mom, grandparents take pleas in case of starved 7-year-old

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother and grandparents of a 7-year-old boy who was so malnourished that one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated assault for failing to seek timely medical attention for him.<p>The boy's mother, 28-year-old Mary Rader, and …

Crime

A Visual History of Beyoncé at the Grammys

Never enough photos of Beyoncé.<p>For the past 15 years, Beyoncé has attended the biggest night in music wearing some of the boldest dresses (or leotards) and putting on some of the most memorable performances. We can't wait to see what she has planned for Sunday night's show—but until then, here's a …

Love Stories: The Breakup Weekend (Or, Taking Time to Say Goodbye)

<i>Love Stories is a series about love in all its forms, with one new essay appearing each day for the first two weeks of February, until Valentine's Day.</i><p>Some people say they’ve been lucky in love; I have been lucky in breakups.<p>Until S, every major relationship I had been in (three total) ended with …

RadioShack Would Accept Liquidation Bids: Lawyer

RadioShack, which filed for Chapter 11 protection on Thursday, has a tentative deal to sell as many as 2,400 of its 4,100 stores to an affiliate of hedge fund Standard General, its lender and largest shareholder. As part of that deal, wireless company Sprint Corp would operate within those …

Bankruptcy

Florida woman gives birth to 14.1-pound baby boy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Florida woman didn't expect to give birth to one of the largest babies born in the state.<p>But that didn't stop little Avery Ford from coming into the world at a whopping 14.1 pounds.<p>"When I felt his head come out, I knew he was bigger than 10 pounds," Maxxzandra Ford told CNN affiliate …

Intensive Care

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Katrin Arens Design in Sardinia with 250-Year-Old Wood<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Pared-Back Furniture from Stattmann Neue Moebel, a …

Brag Worthy Valentines for Men

I feel like a broken record when I say that guys are impossible to shop for, but it's true! And, Valentine's Day might just be the hardest occasion of all because men plus romantic gifts equals awkward most of the time. But, here are a few Valentine's Day gift ideas for guys that they'll be more …

Valentine's Day

New Drone Ambulance Concept Has Potential to Save Lives Faster

Gridlocked city streets, traffic signals and sirens become a non-issue in a design firm's conceptual plans for a drone ambulance. Argodesigns' lifelike renderings demonstrate how an ambulance made out of a drone could behave at accident scenes. Usefully, the drone could land in an area the size of …

Drones

Best and Worst Dressed at the Grammys

How Old People Took Over Tinder

Back when I first started telling my dating coaching clients about Tinder it came with a disclaimer: "It has the reputation for being a hook up app."<p>Then on my radio show in March 2013 I reported that something strange happened...<p>Tinder caught on with Mormons.<p>At Brigham Young University, a school …

Relationships

100 Years of Earthquake Data Becomes an 8-Day-Long Orchestral Arrangement

David Johnson created a program that built an orchestra composition from a century of seismic waves.<p>If the Earth's tremors were performed by a full orchestra, it might sound like creative technologist David Johnson’s “data auralizations.” Using 100 years of global earthquake data—a set that …

San Francisco

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech