Courtney Coughlin

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Watch a Trailer for the Documentary GMO OMG

Filmmaker <b>Jeremy Seifert</b> digs deep into the current controversy surrounding GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and their stronghold on the American agricultural system. The resulting documentary, lightheartedly called <b>GMO OMG</b>, promises a look at the "encroaching darkness of unknown health and …

Zooey Deschanel & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)

From Swedish House Mafia to will.i.am, Jean Trinh picks the best music videos of the week.<p>In this week’s top music video picks, we take a journey …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

The 2013 Songs of the Summer

<b>This is the second year</b> I've compiled a Songs of the Summer package, but let's be clear: I'm not any closer to believing the entire "Song of the Summer" concept is anything more than a bullshit media construct. Like I said last year, Major League Baseball is seasonal. Music shouldn't be. Yes, there …

A Home of My Own

After decades on the move, one writer found herself single, successful, and yearning for something built to last.<p>The question "where are you from?" really means, <i>what is your place in the world?</i> I've never quite known how to answer it. Navy brats, my brother and I grew up on a succession of military …

Real Estate

The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Arctic oil boom sparks the next great political and environmental battle

Vast reserves of oil and gas already igniting conflicts<p>Things are heating up fast in the far north. The lands and sea of the Arctic — which have been ice-filled, inhospitable and treacherous for most of human history — are experiencing the effects of climate change more rapidly than anywhere else …

7 Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Grill

It often seems that anything cooked on the grill is instantly more delicious. This universal cooking technique also provides a way to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible, and -- let's face it -- to create a bit of a show out of your meal. Any way you look at it, grilling and summer go …

Obama Student Loan Policy Reaping $51 Billion Profit

The Obama administration is forecast to turn a record $51 billion profit this year from student loan borrowers, a sum greater than the earnings of the nation's most profitable companies and roughly equal to the combined net income of the four largest U.S. banks by assets.<p>Figures made public Tuesday …

The Secrets Of Generation Flux

How brilliantly managed chaos sparks success inside Nike, Box, Cisco, Foursquare, Intuit, and more.<p><b>If Wes Anderson ever</b> conjures up a hipster mad scientist, he’ll look a lot like Aaron Levie, the cofounder and CEO of an Internet company called Box. Levie’s a mess of jangly nerves, topped by a wild …

25 Spice Mixes From Around the World

From <i>ras el hanout</i> to <i>herbes de provence</i>, herb and spice mixes are essential to many cuisines around the world. Bringing these blends into your own …

Spices

Muhammad Yunus appeals to west to help Bangladesh's garment industry

The Nobel laureate and social activist Muhammad Yunus has asked western consumers and businesses to help reform Bangladesh's booming but unregulated …

Pakistan election: Nawaz Sharif's Muslim League claims victory – video

Nawaz Sharif is expected to be Pakistan's new prime minister following Saturday's landmark election. The leader of the Muslim League has been out of …

The Net Party Aims to Create a New UI for Democracy in Argentina

Assuming his microphone was off and the camera no longer rolling, the Argentine Finance Minister berated the foreign journalist for asking questions about inflation. “But if I can’t ask you about inflation, who am I supposed to ask?,” the reporter wondered. The minister then muttered the words that …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

Shoes Obsession: Extraordinary heels

CULTURE READ<p><b>The Shoe Obsession exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York has produced an eponymous publication printed by Yale</b> …