Rich Petteruti

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Women Rush To Get Long-Acting Birth Control After Trump Wins

Women across the country are rushing to get IUDs. Or at least, they're tweeting about rushing to get long-term birth control, according to a surge of messages on social media.<p>They're concerned that the Trump administration might end Obamacare provisions that require insurers to cover intrauterine …

Health Care

The Earliest Life in the Universe May Have Evolved on Carbon Planets as Black as Night

Tar-Black Planets<p>The first potentially habitable planets in the universe may have had a very different composition from our Earth. A new study …

The True Meaning of "Om"

It is oftentimes the first and last sound that you hear when in <b>yoga class</b> or a <b>meditation</b> class.<p>People sometimes refer to it as the sound of the …

Spirituality

35 Laundry Tips and Tricks That Everyone Should Know

The words "laundry day" strike fear in even the bravest of hearts. Still, it simply has to happen — but it doesn't have so bad! We've rounded up the …

12 Gorgeous Open String Chords

Ron Howard’s Beatles Doc ‘Eight Days a Week’: 10 Things We Learned

It’s widely believed that the Beatles didn’t get truly serious until 1966. That was the year of <i>Revolver</i>, their first “on purpose” LP masterpiece, and …

By One Measure, Health Care Law Is a Record Success

Included among the many uplifting economic numbers released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday was a remarkable one about health insurance in the United States: Only 9.1 percent of Americans do not have coverage, the lowest level ever recorded by the agency.<p>That figure is down from 13.3 percent in …

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Congressional Republicans Leaking Classified Information Is A Distraction

*The following is an opinion column by R Muse*<p>This particular election cycle has been, if nothing else, entertaining and revealing and there are …

This week in the war on workers: Black Lives Matter and the NAACP say no to more charter schools

● The Belabored podcast talks about co-host Sarah Jaffe’s exciting new book, <i>Necessary Trouble.</i><p>Blue-collar jobs are hard work. Eventually, most …

America’s criminal injustice system: A private eye sheds light on the gross indignities suffered by the poor

<b>FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon</b> …

David Cameron's Political Career, In Pictures

As the prime minister hands over the reins to Theresa May after six years in power, we look back on Cameron's career highlights.

Kojima was very worried that Death Stranding would leak before E3, says he barely slept

Kojima Productions has released the latest HideoTube episode, and this one focuses on E3. One major point of discussion in the video is how Hideo Kojima was very nervous that, like so many other things at E3, his new PlayStation 4 and PC game, Death Stranding, would leak.<p>In the video, Kojima …

10 Ways to Win the Thanksgiving Argument

Thanksgiving is the #1 time during the year when distant family members wind up in heated arguments. If you're going to engage, why not win?<p>I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Still, I understand that if there's anything worse a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner, it's <i>losing</i> a big argument at …

Capture Your Creativity with a Digital Notebook

When we talk about the problem of driving innovation, we often focus on how to foster creative thinking. But much of the time, the challenge isn’t that we lack creativity — it’s that we fail to capture the bursts of inspiration we <i>do</i> have, or fail to recall our great ideas in the moments and …

15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

Spacecraft Returns Most Detailed Pictures Of Pluto Ever Seen

I spy with my little eye some variations in tone<p>We’re coming for you, Pluto.<p>NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has been making its way toward the famous dwarf planet for the past nine years. Most of that time, the probe was in hibernation mode, but it recently “awoke” this past January prior to its …

Solar System

Photographers, Writers and Friends Remember Mary Ellen Mark

Tiny in her Halloween costume. Seattle, 1983.<br>Mary Ellen Mark<p>1 of 22<p>Mary Ellen Mark — a documentary photographer who, through her incredible …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …