Sandra Dillon

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Female Fertility in 2018: What Every Millennial Needs to Know *Now*

Brooke Wallace*, an archivist librarian, calls me from uptown Manhattan on her lunch break. We’re connecting because she just finished the process of freezing her eggs and I want to know how it went.<p>We start at the beginning. Wallace tells me she first considered the procedure when she and her …

“You and your brother are evil”: GQ’s insane profile of George Zimmerman’s family

<b>George Zimmerman (Reuters/Joe Burbank)</b><p>“They memorized a color-coded threat-ID system… Code brown: Draw your weapons. Code black: Come out guns blazing”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>September 29, 2014 4:47pm (UTC)<p>October's issue of GQ features a profile of the family of George Zimmerman, the man who owes his life …

The big “middle class” rip-off: How a short sale taught me rich people’s ethics

<b>(Andy Dean Photography via Shutterstock)</b><p>So many of us are clueless about business and finance. Here’s why that’s just the way the investment class likes it<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>September 29, 2014 9:35pm (UTC)<p>“Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.” – Honoré de Balzac.<p>The closest I ever came to acting …

The Gefilte Fish Line: A Sweet And Salty History Of Jewish Identity

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a day when everything tastes like dessert. In symbolic hope of a sweet year to come, the table is positively sticky — honey marinades, honey cakes, raisin-studded challah bread. And, depending on where your family is from, sweet gefilte fish.<p>Gefilte fish, …

Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn’t Care Less

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show–and challenge some cultural assumptions.<p>“Ready to eat well?” asks Anthony Bourdain.<p>The chef turned TV star is leading the way toward a pair of narrow seats at the New York outpost of a Michelin-rated Tokyo …

Beautifully Crafted Insects Made Out of Recycled Paper

Beautiful paper art can take on many forms, including incredible 3D drawings, stretchable stone-like busts, and elaborate hand-cut illustrations. Recently, Belgium-based ad agency Soon used paper as the medium for yet another unexpected product–playful little insects. Each sculpture was handcrafted …

Paper Craft

Islamic State crisis: Iraq air strikes 'halt IS advance'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1112000/1112103_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534547090_6c8da446de8abe74f523a2d78f595f10<p><b>Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, appear to have halted advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.</b><p>The BBC's Lyse …

Middle East

Everything But The Squeal: How The Hog Industry Cuts Food Waste

A tour of a pork processing plant takes a hard hat, waterproof boots and a strong stomach.<p>Oh, and hairnets.<p>Americans eat just half of the meat produced by farm animals. So what happens to the rest of the animal? I arrive at the Farmland Food plant in Milan, a factory in northeast Missouri, for a …

U.S. misjudged rise of Islamic State militants, Obama acknowledges

President Obama conceded in an interview that the United States underestimated Islamic State militants who have taken over swaths of Syria and Iraq, calling the fight against violent extremism in the Middle East “a generational challenge” that the region’s nations have to resolve through political …