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LBJ smiled “like he was competing for the Miss America title”

When the president sat for Norman Rockwell, the encounter resulted in a quintessentially American image<p>On July 2, 1964, six months after [Norman] Rockwell’s painting of a heroic black girl walking into a white school appeared in <i>Look</i>, the Civil Rights Act became law. Finally, there could be no more …

Race is central to the fear and angst of the US right

The shrinking white base of the Republican party cannot accept the country in which it now lives – so it shut it down<p>In the early 1980s veteran pollster Stan Greenberg, conducted a focus group in Macomb County, a Detroit suburb, of former Democrats who had switched allegiance to the Republican …

Twitter Reacts to Miley Cyrus & Juicy J Pregnancy Rumor

Some wild rumors have been spreading throughout the Internet following the 2013 Annual BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday, September …

Man Picks Up Restaurant Tab After Overhearing Strangers Getting Diagnosis (PHOTO)

A waiter at a Boston-area restaurant witnessed an act of kindness on Tuesday night that's warmed hearts across the internet.<p>"While waiting tables tonight, a mother and daughter started crying mid-meal. I had no idea what happened until a single guy at the table next to them handed me this note …

Watch Megyn Kelly Desperately Try To Rein In Sarah Palin

Megyn Kelly had Sarah Palin on her new show on Thursday night, and the interview went about as you would expect it to go. Our favorite part came in the first couple of minutes.<p>Kelly set Palin up nicely, asking her to comment on President Obama's suggestion that the government shutdown had hurt …

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Confessions Of A Netflix Addict

I have a confession to make.<p>I am a serial TV addict -- I am addicted to watching the serials on my Netflix TV.<p>How did this become a problem? How did I decide this was even a problem at all? I mean why all the self-judgment? Why am I coming down so hard on myself about my love of watching TV series …

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The Most Breathtaking Photos From Around The World This Week

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week.<p>The following images tell the story of the past seven days' most compelling events, capturing happenstance moments and monumental occurrences all over the globe.<p>Our picks for this week are:<p><b>1. These hajj</b> …

Angler Hooks 134-Pound Carp In Thailand, May Crush World Record

Holy carp!<p>A British tourist may have just reeled in a world record. While vacationing in Thailand for his birthday, Keith Williams hooked a 134-pound carp, believed to be the biggest ever caught.<p>"He told his wife that he could feel in his bones that he was going to catch a special fish that day," …

What Really Happens In Our Brains When We Have Spiritual Experiences?

By Harriet Brown<p><i>Not long before the death of her beloved mother-in-law, Harriet Brown had a vision that was both confounding and deeply comforting. Inspired by that revelation, she set out to explore the theories and neuroscience behind it all.</i><p>I'm driving away from from my mother-in-law's house, …

7 Reasons To Take A Texting Sabbath Today

No one will be surprised to learn that texting is nearly universal among young adults with cell phones (so, um, all of them?). According to the data, 97 percent of cell phone users under 30 text every day. Oldsters are not far behind them: 92 percent of the 30 to 49 set text every day and 72 …

Best Buy offering free iPhone 5c, $100 iPhone 5s for trading in your old smartphone

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>In its latest attempt to rustle up iPhone(s aapl) buyers, Best Buy(s bby) is offering a new promotion, and it’s …

ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …

Shutdown shows the Civil War never ended

The battle lines are still drawn<p>One of the biggest hoaxes of American history is that the Civil War ended back in 1865. Unfortunately, it has not ended yet. What was achieved back then was an armistice, similar to the situation between the two Koreas.<p>As the current logjam in the U.S. Congress makes …

RIP, the middle class: 1946-2013

The 1 percent hollowed out the middle class and our industrial base. And Washington just let it happen<p>I know I’m dating myself by writing this, but I remember the middle class.<p>I grew up in an automaking town in the 1970s, when it was still possible for a high school graduate -- or even a high …