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Who Should Get TSA PreCheck?

If you haven’t yet seen the crazy TSA security lines that are happening around the country, you probably will. Not that TSA and security screenings …

Sanders seeks to end his free fall

A win in Indiana would be a break from a week of bad headlines.<p>Indiana won’t have a dramatic effect on Bernie Sanders’ fortunes — win or lose, he’s said he’s fighting on through the convention. But a win Tuesday would be a much-needed respite from a week of headlines suggesting his campaign is …

Government

Utah and the war on porn: Our long national history of condemning “obscenity” as public enemy #1

The latest pornography “health crisis” is part of a cycle of hysteria and fear that dates back to the Civil War<p>The state of Utah officially declared pornography a public health crisis this week, with Governor Gary Herbert explaining, “there are real health risks that are associated with viewing …

Rompers + Jumpsuits

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This Armpit Stain Hack Will Keep Your Shirts White All Summer Long

Summertime means longer days, trips to the beach and of course, ice cream. But it's not <i>all</i> sunshine. There's also sweat, sweat and well, more sweat. And with sweat comes armpit stains, a reality from which no white-shirt-wearer is safe.<p>Now, thanks to WhoWhatWear, there's hope for the sad, …

Trapped In His Body For 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free

<i>What would you do if you were locked in your body, your brain intact but with no way to communicate? How do you survive emotionally when you are invisible to everyone you know and love?</i><p><i>That's the first question asked by NPR's new program on human behavior,</i> Invisibilia.<p><i>The first show tells the story</i> …

Mind

The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her …

Public Speaking

What to Do With a B.A. in English?

After the appearance of my October Huffington blog, "Why Study the Arts and the Humanities?," I have often been asked the question, "What can someone do with a B.A. in English?"<p>Some months ago I was giving a talk to an audience of over 100 at the midtown New York Public Library on my book <i>Endtimes?</i> …

Harvard Law School

Diverse Conversations: College Life, Military Veterans, and Mental Illness

Thousands of veterans are returning home each month and transitioning back to civilian life. For many, this includes going back to college or taking college courses. As they reintegrate into the routines of civilian life, special attention should be paid to easing the transition process and …

Mental Health

Nordic Pancake Cake From Josephine of A Tasty Love Story

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

Grab a Slice of Our Lemon Lavender Champagne Cake

Have you planned what you’re making for Easter yet? Well, we’ve got a show stopping cake for you. Not only is it pretty, but it’s made using champagne and boxed cake mix! Two of the best ingredients, in one.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p><b>Cake</b><p>– 2 boxes lemon cake mix<p>– 6 eggs<p>– 2 1/2 cups champagne<p><b>Frosting</b><p>– 1 1/2 cups …

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Best spots for brews in Monterey County

Monterey may be riding high on its designation in January as one of the world's 10 best wine travel destinations by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, but let us not overlook the humble hop. The traditionally blue-collar brew gets its due all over the county, with craft beer showing up at upscale …

California

Why Does the Right Think the Left Is Morally Squishy?

"I am repelled by the Left's worldview, which implicitly argues that morality is subjective," Matt Lewis writes. But that isn't so.<p>YoHandy/Flickr<p>Pending clarification, let's set the left aside and talk about the American right. To what moral absolutes does it subscribe in practice? Certainly some …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

In Meat Tests, More Data Tying Human Illness To Farm Antibiotics

Are the antibiotics the livestock industry uses on animals responsible for antibiotic-resistant infections in people? Bacteria are notoriously hard to follow from farm to fork, but more pieces of the puzzle are coming together that suggest the answer is yes.<p>Earlier this year, government researchers …

It's Time for a Real Code of Ethics in Teaching

Yes, the Atlanta schools scandal happened because of high-stakes testing. But it also happened because teachers are treated like children, not professionals.<p>Earlier this week at The Atlantic, Emily Richmond asked whether high-stakes testing caused the Atlanta schools cheating scandal. The answer, I …

See self-assembly and 4D printing in action

A part on the outside of a spaceship that morphs, rather than requiring an astronaut to perform a risky maneuver. Plumbing pipes able to bend and …