Carol Snyder Porch

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Pilots Explain When to Actually Worry During a Flight

Scared of flying? Read this before getting on your next plane, and calm down<p>When our Southwest flight smacked into heavy turbulence last week, my four-year-old daughter grabbed my right hand.<p>“Don’t worry, Daddy,” she said. “It’s gonna be OK. It’s just a little bumpy.”<p>I withdrew my hand and …

What Alternative Travel Is Teaching Mainstream Brands About Connections

The alternative travel industry has grown from once-small networks of travelers exchanging apartments and cars into a global movement. And it is …

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My atheist search for God: We’re debating science and religion all wrong

I’m not interested in believing in God. My God has to exist, like matter and gravity. Here’s what I found<p>For most of my life, a God that was “real” seemed a contradiction in terms. Every idea of God I had ever encountered seemed either physically impossible or so vague as to be empty. I was an …

America’s real racial terror: How lynch mobs & barbaric violence haunt us today

It’s time to recognize our history of lynchings as a form of racial terrorism. Here’s what it means today<p>Earlier this month, President Obama made a remark about U.S. history that sent many members of the American far-right into a paroxysm of rage. Speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, …

How to Make Mulled Wine Even Better

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Marta, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: How do you make mulled wine even better? Just add booze.</i><p>Sommeliers in the shmanciest restaurants use a saying …