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GOP political circus: The disturbing spectacle of the viral Idaho debate

A political conversation goes off course, and that’s not a win for anybody<p>Maybe what makes for amusing video isn't the greatest argument for the beauty of the democratic process. On Wednesday, Idaho Public Television broadcast the only Republican gubernatorial debate before Tuesday's upcoming GOP …

Coca-Cola’s Happiness Machines

“Hello Happiness,” a new video from Coca-Cola, opens with footage of migrant laborers in Dubai, standing before dawn in a patch of dirt as they wait for a van to pull up and shuttle them to work. Later, we cycle through shots of grim-faced men in work clothes—slouched on the bus as the sun rises, …

Are Authors Scared to Write Diverse Books?

Recently, there's been a fantastic online campaign going on called We Need Diverse Books. You've probably seen the hashtag flying by on Twitter or the Tumblr site. So this is not a post about why we need diverse books. Of course, we need them. Desperately. And if you need more reasons to add, check …

Writing

'Ukraine is trying to stand on its feet': the crisis discussed by a panel of experts – video

Recent events in Ukraine have challenged the integrity of one of Europe's largest countries and raised questions about borders, ethnic groups and the post-cold war settlement in the former Soviet Union. In an event recorded before an audience on 12 May at the Guardian a panel of journalists and …

Top end suncreams fail SPF test as cheaper lotions pass

<b>Three suncreams, which include some of the most expensive on the market, do not give the protection they claim in tests, a consumer watchdog says.</b><p>Which? said the creams - by Piz Buin, Malibu and Hawaiian Tropic - all offered lower factor protection than the SPF 30 written on the bottle.<p>Calypso sun …

Skin Care

Should Wu-Tang Sell Its Album to One Man for $5 Million?

Right now, that's the plan, but fans are outraged that the group has agreed to accommodate the requests of its Renaissance-style patron.<p>Everything about acclaimed rap group the Wu-Tang Clan’s upcoming album "Once Upon a Time In Shaolin" sounds like a publicity stunt. It’s contained in a silver box …

As requested, more pics of my husky raised by cats!

The picture that got her famous (1/2) I've got a lot of two types of comments, so I decided to address them here: 1. No, she's not completely husky. …

The Morning News Roundup for May 16, 2014

• Say Jesus Christ dictates a book to you in a dream—who holds the copyright? Is it you or is it Jesus of Nazareth?<br>• “Donne, in one of his regrettably few statements about how ‘Metricall compositions’ are made, referred to the putting together of a poem as ‘the shutting up.’ An unfortunate term, and we …

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A Dumpling Tour of Sunset Park

By Elana Carlson, Writer at <i>Edible Brooklyn</i><p>Commonly referred to as "Brooklyn's Chinatown," Sunset Park is gaining attention for its cheap real estate and cheaper international fare. Bereft of deal-whispering peddlers, the neighborhood is still relatively untouched by retail chains (The Wall Street …

Sandra Oh Says Goodbye to Grey’s Anatomy

Cristina Yang wasn’t just the brain of Grey’s Anatomy, she was one of the more integral pieces of its heart.<p>It’s been years since we’ve really cared …