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The secret nighttime paintings of Dr. Seuss

“Secret” and “nighttime” might not be words most often associated with Dr. Seuss, but they are at the forefront of a new exhibition at Narrative Gallery in Laguna Beach titled “The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection,” which includes some never before seen pieces.<p>Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated …

Art

Trump's Economic Scorecard: Higher Inflation, Flat Wages And A Ballooning Federal Deficit

In the past few days, new economic reports have come out that don’t paint a very rosy picture for a number of economic items. While GDP hit 4.1% for the June quarter, but only 2.9% year over year, and the unemployment rate is hovering at all-time lows, inflation continues to increase, real wages …

Economics

The EPA's own staff are aghast that Trump is bringing back asbestos

The Trump administration's plan to bring back asbestos is right in line with Trumpist ideology that any science that interferes with profits is a …

Asbestos

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

A 30-Minute Yoga-Pilates Sequence to Ease Tension in Your Back

Whether you've been crushing your workouts at the gym or putting out fires all day at your desk job, strenuous or stressful situations can cause a …

Yoga

How to Grow Succulents Indoors and Outside

You're going to want these cute little plants in every part of your home.<p>The best way to think of succulents is as "fat plants." Parts of them, usually their leaves, swell up with water, and this stops them from drying out in arid conditions.<p>Cacti are the most obvious examples of the plant, but …

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With This Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching (is it really March already?!), and what’s the only thing better than baking a pie to celebrate? Baking a pie within a pie! This cheesy shepherd’s pie pie (no, that’s not a typo!) is a tasty mash-topped shepherd’s pie, all encased in a crispy pastry crust …

House Republicans release long-awaited plan to repeal and replace Obamacare

House Republicans on Monday released long-anticipated legislation to supplant the Affordable Care Act with a more conservative vision for the nation’s health-care system, replacing federal insurance subsidies with a new form of individual tax credits and grants to help states shape their own …

Health Care

Trump’s Pipeline and America’s Shame

The Trump Administration is breaking with tradition on so many fronts—renting out the family hotel to foreign diplomats, say, or imposing travel restrictions on the adherents of disfavored religions—that it seems noteworthy when it exhibits some continuity with American custom. And so let us focus …

Environment

Read the full text of President Trump’s latest “travel ban” executive order

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order temporarily banning people from sixMuslim-majority countries from entering the United States.<p>As Vox’s Dara Lind explains, the new order is designed to limit some of the chaos the original one created by exempting green card holders and …

Planking each day keeps the spine doctor away

There are 1,440 minutes in every day. If you practise healthy sleep habits, eight hours or 480 minutes are used to sleep. That gives you just less than 1,000 minutes to pack in the rest of your life. After commuting to and from work, putting in a good day at the office and unwinding with an …

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

Is Rice Part of a Healthy Diet?

By Adda Bjarnadottir<p>Rice is one of the most widely consumed grains in the world.<p>It's mostly comprised of simple carbs, which have consistently been …

Punk prosthetics: the mesmerising art of living sculpture Mari Katayama

Born with tibial hemimelia, Japanese artist Mari Katayama chose to have her legs amputated at the age of nine. Now she uses her body in her dazzling work, adorned with crystals, seashells and lifesize dolls<p>Mari Katayama stares out from the centre of the photograph, looking like a mannequin with a …

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Parenting

Nelson Garrido showcases buildings left empty after financial crisis hit Portugal

These images by Portuguese photographer Nelson Garrido reveal buildings left deserted in the aftermath of the last financial crisis.<p>Garrido first …

Facebook has started to flag fake news stories

Coming to your feed: A “disputed” label for bogus stories.<p>That bogus story about Donald Trump your uncle posted on Facebook? It’s still staying on Facebook.<p>But now it’s going to get a warning label. Eventually. Sometimes.<p>Facebook has started pinning a “disputed” tag on fake news, as it promised it …

Fake News

Why Raspberry Pi is the future of computing devices

On the strength of it new $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W, it's hard not to look at the Pi and see the technology industry's next wave.<p>One of the most useful …

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

You won't be able to eat just one.<p><b>Crust</b><p>20 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>¼ cup brown sugar<p>7 tablespoons butter, melted<p><b>Cheesecake</b><p>32 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>4 ounces melted semisweet chocolate<p>1 tablespoon cocoa powder<p>1½ cups sugar<p>2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>4 eggs<p>1 ½ cup heavy cream<p>¼ cup powdered</b> …

The Magnificent 7 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Relief

<b>You may already know this, and you probably certainly feel it, lower back pain seems to impact 8 out of every 10 people.</b><p><b>If you have lower back pain</b> …

Yoga

Here’s the key to Trump’s outrageous lies: He sells them with conviction

<b>(Getty/Joe Raedle)</b><p>Research suggests people are more easily persuaded by apparent sincerity and wishful thinking than by actual facts<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>March 5, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump lies, a lot. He lies so much it's usually safer to assume any random statement he makes is false until proven …

America's Most Successful Corporations Have Already Determined That President Trump Is Bad for Business

The President promised a business-friendly White House. But Google, Apple, and dozens of other companies in the Fortune 500 argue that he's doing everything wrong.<p>Of all the inane, delusional arguments that President Trump made during his campaign, perhaps the <i>least</i> implausible one—bear with me, …

Trump’s rationalization for 'killer' Putin is ignorant and anti-American

During a pre-Super Bowl interview on Fox News with Bill O'Reilly, Donald Trump said something that, in a sane world, would confirm in every citizen's mind that he is unfit to be president.<p>In the one-on-one, O'Reilly follows up Trump's comment that he "respects" Russian President Vladimir Putin by …

Donald Trump

The Pope Gloriously Shaded Donald Trump Without Even Saying His Name

People have a lovely way of subtly calling out Donald Trump without even having to say his name. Barack Obama did it in a hilarious sketch alongside Stephen Colbert, Michelle Obama did it several times throughout Hillary Clinton's campaign, Meryl Streep did it in her powerful Golden Globes …

Fix Your Bad Posture

If years of your mother telling you to sit up straight didn’t get the message through, I’m here to tell you that posture is important. The way your …

Highly Motivated People Seldom Boost Their Motivation, They Have These Habits Instead

Do you struggle to stay motivated? Why does it seem like other people seldom need motivation? Is it an inborn trait others have and you don’t? The …

Motivation

Save This Image If You Want To Keep Yourself Motivated Throughout The Day.

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

Tiny Trump Photos Could Annoy The President Bigly

Hands: Probably actual size.<p>Donald Trump has a big problem with his self-image, even getting angry when people joke that he has small hands.<p>But no matter how hard he tries to pump himself up as a big man, there is one place he can’t do it: A new subreddit page called “Tiny Trumps.”<p>As the name …

Donald Trump

Understanding Trump’s narcissism could be the key to opposing him | Kamran Ahmed

It may be unethical to declare the new US president to be mentally ill, but studying his personality is both legitimate and important<p>The debate around Donald Trump’s mental health and his fitness to continue as US president rages on. Most recently Prof Allen Frances, the psychiatrist who wrote the …

Mental Health