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The 10 Hottest Burgers to Try in LA Right Now, Summer 2018

So many burgers, so little time to eat them all<p>There is no denying the allure of the hamburger in Southern California. The ground beef and bun combination is steeped in Los Angeles-area tradition — heck, Pasadena claims to have invented the cheeseburger — and carries with it a populist appeal this …

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9 War Movies That Are Actually (Sort of) Realistic

<i>Editor's Note: John Renehan served in the Army's Third Infantry Division as a field artillery officer in Iraq. He previously worked as an attorney in</i> …

Is Solitary Confinement Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

I received a letter from Tom Silverstein responding to my article on solitary confinement read by his wife who then forwarded it to him. Silverstein …

Prisoner Got 37 Years in Solitary for Facebook Posts

In South Carolina's prisons, an inmate who secretly writes Facebook posts about missing his family can be punished the same way as one who rapes a …

Thousands Sit In Solitary Confinement For An Average Of Four Years In Texas: Report

The state of Texas holds more than 6,000 people in solitary confinement and they stay in isolation for an average of four years, according to a new report.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union and the Texas Civil Rights Project released the report this week. The groups also found that Texas "locks …

Women in Solitary Confinement

(Image: Silhouette glass via Shutterstock)<p>Victoria Woodrich had had enough. On November 11, 2014, six weeks before her 36th birthday, she tied a sock …

10 Classic Los Angeles Taco Spots to Try Before You Die

These longstanding tacos have helped define generations of eating in the city.<p>A conversation about Los Angeles' favorite foods might not begin with tacos, but there's a decent chance it ends there. Late night trucks, walk up counters and street food hawkers have known for generations that a …

Utah Pastafarian Challenges Religious Freedom Law

Asia Lemmon, a former porn star, says she faced only brief resistance when she went to the Utah Department of Motor Vehicles on September 29 to have …

Censorship of books in Kuwait

One of my favorite things to do while growing up in Kuwait was going to the Kuwait International Book Fair. I loved walking through the aisles and …

What Freedom of Speech? Rapper Tiny Doo Facing Life in Prison Because of His Lyrical Content

San Diego rapper Tiny Doo may be facing life in prison, not because of anything that he did, but because of his rap lyrics detailing gang …

This Week In The Business: Making Sense Is Boring

QUOTE | "What the other companies are doing makes business sense, but it's boring" - Legendary Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto, talking about …

'Vape' may be word of the year, but is 2014 the year stoners tried too hard?

Futuristic smoke sticks seem cool now, but will they last? Will they ever be healthy? Can we land one on the moon?!<p>“Vape” is the word of the year? I can’t say I’m surprised. Along with “budtender”, two cannabis-related words made the shortlist on Tuesday. Marijuana is having a great year. Let me …

Still No Link Between Violent Video Games And Real-Life Violence

Following a tragic event, such as Columbine, Sandy Hook, or the Aurora shootings, the public often pursues a scapegoat to pin their misfortunate on. …