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4-Year-Old Explains Why She Went Into Mom's Makeup And Gave Herself A 'Makeover'

Getting into mom's makeup is practically a rite of passage for curious little kids. After watching her mother do makeup tutorials, 4-year-old Mia wanted "[her] own makeover."<p>As the little girl explains in this adorable video, she put blush around her face, mascara on her eyelashes, and a …

Coke made us all obese: McDonald’s, high-fructose corn-syrup and the sick, super-sized strategy to make you fat

When soda makers switched to high-fructose corn syrup, it cost pennies to super-size drinks — and our waistlines<p>Coke’s growth in the final decades of the twentieth century was literally littered with waste, yet much of this pollution, especially the aluminum and plastic, remained out of sight, …

The Only Thing You Can Really Change Is Yourself

"You can't change other people; you can only change yourself" is one of those lessons I've had to learn over and over again. And then sometimes I forget it and have to learn it <i>again.</i><p>You don't get very far in a family business, for example, without learning this lesson. I am very thankful that my …

War is turning us into Facebook monsters

<b>(AP/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Has your news feed become a political battlefield? You aren’t alone<p>Merissa Nathan Gerson<p>August 10, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>About a month ago, a friend of mine started posting things about Gaza on Facebook. She was terror-struck by the death of children, especially having one of her …

GOP’s moronic inferno: The real reason cranks and shills rule the party

Why do only angry Republicans have any power in their own party? The answer lies in its pivot to the South<p>A few months back, a day after the Republican Leadership Conference kicked off in New Orleans, Jamelle Bouie wondered in Slate “Why the Republican Party attracts provocateurs, faux martyrs, and …

I was poor, but a GOP die-hard: How I finally left the politics of shame

<b>A photo of the author</b><p>I hated government — even as it was the only thing trying to save me. Here’s how, one day, I finally saw the light<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>July 16, 2014 8:45pm (UTC)<p>I was a 20-year-old college dropout with no more than $100 in the bank the day my son was born in 1994. I’d been in the Coast …

Hobby Lobby: No Veil, No Precedent, No Multiple Payers?

In <i>Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.</i>, the Supreme Court's "conservative" majority recently concluded that for-profit corporations are "persons" under the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act ("RFRA"). As a result, closely-held for-profit corporations need not provide insurance coverage for …

The god that sucked: How the Tea Party right just makes the 1 percent richer

Business won on welfare, taxes, regulation, then sat silent as the crazies took over the GOP. Now we’re all screwed<p><i>Despite this, many economists still think that electricity deregulation will work. A product is a product, they say, and competition always works better than state control.</i><p><i>“I believe</i> …

Alito could have been stopped: Why Dems should have filibustered the radical

The man who has wreaked havoc on this country could have been avoided altogether. Here’s why it never happened<p>One of the biggest "tells" in our modern political life is the extent to which the mere mention that Justice Samuel Alito will deliver the majority opinion in a Supreme Court case strikes …

Nine Reasons Our Foreign Policy Makes Us Look Like Complete Hypocrites

In Chapter 7 of the Book of Matthew, during Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks directly to hypocrites who judge the actions of others while being oblivious to their own faults.<p>"How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,'' and behold, the log is in your own eye? …

How Can I Sleep? (The Traveler's Dilemma)

<i>All photos shot in Southeast Alaska and Haida Gwaii on a Lindblad-National Geographic expedition.</i><p><b>How Can I Sleep? (The Traveler's Dilemma)</b><p>How can I sleep when I know what wildness is out there?<p>When it walks and runs, swims and flies right outside my door?<p>When waves crash and branches sway,<p>And the …

Be Present. Be Content.

We live in a society where expectations are constantly created for us. Perhaps no place more so than in New York City. It's a place where people travel from all around the world looking to make their dreams come true. Society has created a belief that if you're in New York City, anything can happen …

Why You Should

("The Open Window, Collioure" -- 1905, Henri Matisse)<p>When was the last time you took most of the day off and indulged your cravings, laid on the couch with a light read in your hand, so light that it literally refreshed your mind, making you fall asleep only to be later waken up by a cold breeze …