Shann Ludwig

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Transgender Rights: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

I used to lead tours at a plantation. You won’t believe the questions I got about slavery. - Vox

Up until about a year ago, I worked at a historic site in the South that included an old house and a nearby plantation. My job was to lead tours and tell guests about the people who made plantations possible: the slaves.<p>The site I worked at most frequently had more than 100 enslaved workers …

Chinese Farmers Turn Rice Paddies Into Stunning Works Of Art

Farmers in Shenyang, China, created these dazzling rice paddy images to pray for blessings, according to Imagine China. The locals in Liaoning province, members of the Xibo ethnic group, create a 3D effect with different varieties of rice saplings. The finished works span about 25 acres.

China

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Ocean Boulevard’s Hot Summer Nights presents Country Music featuring the Aust...

Ocean Boulevard’s Hot Summer Nights presents Country Music featuring the Austin Mowery Band tomorrow night! For more information - …

Tim Cook leads 8,000 Apple employees in Gay Pride Parade

Apple was out in force yesterday as Tim Cook and 8,000 Apple employees participated in Sunday’s 43rd Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, following last week’s historic Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage across the U.S.<p>Apple employees carried LGBT rainbow flags as they took to the …

LGBTQI

15 Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

Airbnb's New Partnership Lets You Test Out a Neighborhood Before Buying a Home | Inc.com

Before you commit to moving into a new place, why not Airbnb a nearby spot and get a feel for the area?<p>A partnership between Airbnb and Realtor.com will offer potential buyers the chance to crash at a new pad for a few nights to help them decide whether they want to move into that neighborhood.<p>When …

Real Estate

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

The World Shows Its Gay Pride: Pictures

Cincinnati

Airbnb Wants to Help You Buy a House

Home rental service Airbnb wants to help its users become homebuyers. The company announced a partnership with Realtor.com, a website that lists real …

<i>Danaus chrysippus, also known as the plain tiger or African monarch, is a butterfly widespread in Africa and Asia. This rare and hard to reproduce</i> …

A New Book Celebrates the Lost Art of the Concert Poster

In a city that bills itself as the “Live Music Capital of the World” and has spawned one of the most mammoth annual festivals in the industry, the art of the concert poster is serious business. Long before SXSW attendees descended in droves, Austin, Texas, was a countercultural oasis in the middle …

Music

Colin Marshall › Twenty favorite Open Culture posts, featuring Haruki Murakami, Bill Murray, Douglas Coupland, Chris Marker, Steely Dan, Nam June Paik, Los Angeles…

Twenty favorite Open Culture posts, featuring Haruki Murakami, Bill Murray, Douglas Coupland, Chris Marker, Steely Dan, Nam June Paik, Los …

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry Form Hollywood Vampires Supergroup

The Hollywood Vampires rise again. Decades after Alice Cooper presided over the Lair of the Hollywood Vampires, the rocker has revived the moniker …

Rock Music

Pictures of the Week 2.12.15

Tiny Quakes Linked to Fracking Raise Risks, Geophysicist Says

Geophysics

Shootings in Copenhagen: In Pictures

ISIS Video Purports To Show Mass Beheading Of Coptic Christians

<b>Updated at 11:10 p.m. ET</b><p>A video has emerged that purports to show militants of the self-declared Islamic State beheading 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped last week in Libya.<p>Reuters reports: "In the video, militants in black marched the captives, dressed in orange jump suits, to a beach. They were …

Kidnapping

9 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Could Love

[caption id="attachment_161119" align="alignleft" width="1600" caption="Tofu and Broccolini Pad See Ew photo and recipe from CHOW"][/caption]Growing …

Food

5 Warm and Cozy Breakfasts for Chilly Winter Days

It's cold outside: crank up the oven and wake your family with the smell of something good!<p><b>1. Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread</b><p>Warm out of the oven, this banana bread is tender and sweet-scented with a gorgeous ribbon of chocolate running through it. It's fun to make: you spoon the banana and …

Hear Hemingway Read Hemingway, and Faulkner Read Faulkner (90 Minutes of Classic Audio)

Hemingway and Faulkner, Faulkner and Hemingway…. The American literary canon has expanded so much in the past thirty years or so that it almost spans …

Our Favorite Moments from the 2015 Golden Globes

As the show that officially kicks off awards season, it's no surprise that the 2015 Golden Globe Awards did it with a bang. The show was filled with …

Watch Golden Globe Winner Kevin Spacey in the 'House of Cards' Season 3 Trailer

Last night Kevin Spacey took home the Golden Globe for his performance as slippery political operative Frank Underwood, who we last saw ascend to the iron throne of President of the United States of America, in the hit Netflix series "House of Cards" (produced by <i>another</i>Golden Globes nominee, David …

Golden Globes

Punk band find and return $250,000 painting - News - Alternative Press

According to BBC, punk band Stereo Fire Empire found and returned a painting worth $250,000 after it was stolen from a gallery in New Orleans.<p>The …

New Orleans