Lauren Cibene

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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 …

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The Network: Film Review

Eva Orner's documentary profiles Tolo TV, Afghanistan's first independent television network.<p>Afghanistan has come a long way from the recent past in …

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France moves to ban beauty contests for girls

The French parliament has moved to ban children's beauty contests in an attempt to halt what one former minister called the hyper-sexualisation of young girls.<p>France's upper house of parliament, the senate, adopted the proposal as part of a wider law on gender equality after former sports minister …

10 Reasons Why Filmmakers Should Shoot Film (According to Kodak)

Now that Kodak is out of bankruptcy, it wants to reassure filmmakers that they are still in the business of making movies.<p>“We will be making film for …

Reality Bites: Q & A with Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Director of Blackfish

0<p>SHARES<p>Tilikum in a scene from <i>Blackfish</i>, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. Photo credit: Gabriela Cowperthwaite.<p>“I …

Warm Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Pesto Vinaigrette Recipe

I think we all make “clean out the fridge” dishes from time to time. Maybe you just got home from a long day at work without having had time to shop, …

Fried Pita Bread with Fava Beans and Zucchini – Recipe

<i>Fried Pita Bread with Fava Beans and Zucchini</i>Good pita bread (usually from Basson Bakery) is a staple in our house, which sometimes means we end up …

Cumin-Infused Vegetables and Chickpeas over Quinoa

One of my family’s stand-by meals is the Vegetable Couscous from Jeanne Lemlin’s Quick Vegetarian Pleasures. I’ve mentioned before that I have a …

How to Use Up Carrot Greens

697<p>SHARES<p>You see them in knee-high piles after the twice-weekly farmers' market in my neighborhood; the verdant remains of the day’s carrot sales. …

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Camembert Caprese Grilled-Cheese Sandwiches

1.8K<p>SHARES<p>Fresh basil and tomatoes bring out the lighter side of Camembert.<p>4Servings<p>Ingredients<p>8 slices rye or sourdough bread<br>• 8 tsp. melted butter, …

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Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro in court for sentencing after guilty plea

Three months after an Ohio woman kicked out part of a door to end nearly a decade of captivity, sentencing began for Ariel Castro, a one-time school bus driver who kidnapped three women and subjected them to years of sexual and physical abuse.<p>Prosecutors began detailing Castro's daily assaults on …

Castro Sentencing: Photos Show How Women Lived

Queen's Speech For WWIII: British Must 'Prepare To Survive'

At the height of the Cold War, a broadcast prepared for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to deliver in the event of a nuclear conflict urged her subjects to be brave and stand firm in the face of destruction, and for the survivors to pick up the pieces and rebuild.<p>The chilling speech, drafted by civil …

For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In an almost too predictable pattern, Apple's brand new supplier, Pegatron, is committing some very …

Short Takes: The Role of The Short in Modern Filmmaking

Why make a short film? At Short Takes, a recent panel discussion co-presented by IFP and DCTV, the answers varied with each pass of the microphone. …

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Tucson Food Bank Helps The Needy Grow Their Own Food

Food banks around the country face growing demand, despite improvements in the economy. Many families are still underemployed and struggling. So some food banks are looking for more permanent ways to address hunger, beyond handing out food.<p>One of them is the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, …

Pentagon: Who We're At War With Is Classified

In a major national security speech this spring, President Obama said again and again that the U.S. is at war with “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their associated forces.”<p>So who exactly are those associated forces? It’s a secret.<p>At a hearing in May, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., asked the Defense …

25 Rarely Seen Artworks Painted By Adolf Hitler

Before putting his hand to the executive order that lead to millions of innocent individuals being killed, nearly destroying the Western world as we …

Secrets of the right: Selling garbage to your fans

When conservative celebs peddle awful schwag, their fans pay big bucks. But here’s why it’s bad for the rest of us<p>If the late social critic Eric Hoffer is correct in his often quoted (inaccurately, it turns out) adage that "every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually …

Cheap food is an addiction we must break

The brilliant American writer Wendell Berry once wrote that "eating is an agricultural act". His point was that since we all eat, we're all …

One Website Lets You See What Cameras Your Favorite Films Were Shot On

Late last year, a film nerd’s paradise was launched on the internet: an all in one database of the cameras, lenses and other tech specs that all the …