Elizabeth Carrier-Ladd

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Spoon Away: Couples’ Mattress Makes Cuddling Comfier

What could be nicer than snuggling up to your spouse or partner, arms around each other, while you both drift off to sleep? Well, it’s nice for the …

One Project, Five Ways: Asymmetrical Stacked Box Storage

• Crates combined in improvised shapes and held together with a simple strap, tightened to keep the structure secure. Courtesy of 101 Woonideeen.<br>• Ikea …

Packing Tape Image Transfers

I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer …

What Every U.S. Family Really Needs for a Minimum Living Standard

George Carlin: "We Like War!"

George Carlin

Ernie & Aaron Neville - I Don't Want To Live On The Moon

41 Transgender-friendly Books for Young Kids

Let’s face it: Rainbow Magic works for some kids, but not all of them.<p>It can be hard to find books for kids that don’t fall into annoying “boys’ …

Covenant

Six inspiring stories of Jews saving Muslims and Muslims saving Jews | Judaism and Islam – comparing the similarities between Judaism and Islam

1. How the Albanian nation saved their Jews<p>In 1930 Albania, a small Balkan country, had a mere 803,000 citizens of which two hundred were Jewish. In …

Religion

Sesame Street: Will.i.am Sings "What I Am"

How to make stress your friend

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new …

Where Have All the Butches Gone?

In the company of lesbians of my generation and older, I frequently hear conversation about how much things have changed since we were young. And …

9 Powerful Photos Of Civil Rights Activists In Training

Rare behind-the-scenes photos of civil rights activists training to endure the harassment and violence they would face.<p>SNCC played an important role in civil rights history and was fundamental to the organizing of sit-ins, freedom rides and other forms of direct-action protest. To prepare for the …

Abu Ghraib Torture Victims Ordered To Pay U.S. Contractor's Legal Fees

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered four Iraqis who were imprisoned at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison to pay nearly $14,000 in legal fees to defense contractor CACI, an Arlington, Va.-based company that supplied interrogators to the U.S. government during the Iraq War.<p>The decision in …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Thread and nails – 16 string art for original interiors

String art has become very popular lately and it now takes all sorts of forms. It ranges from simple designs like monograms to more complex creations …

Dwell

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The Good Lord Bird

Books

ELLE Culture Guide: Our Ultimate Must-See, Must-Do List for Fall

Our annual manual of the essential TV-shows, theater, books, movies, art, fashion momentsand everything elseyou need to know about this season<p>How to be the smartest girl at the cocktail party? Behold, our annual manual of the essential TV-shows, theater, books, movies, art, fashion moments—and …

Inner ear disorders 'linked to hyperactivity '

<b>Inner-ear problems could be a cause of hyperactive behaviour, research suggests.</b><p>A study on mice, published in Science, said such problems caused changes in the brain that led to hyperactivity.<p>It could lead to the development of new targets for behaviour disorder treatments, the US team says.<p>A UK …

Minneapolis mayor courts Chicago's gay couples to marry in his city

When it comes to economic development, it is not unusual for some chief executives of states to sneak across a border or two to try to poach some jobs. The usual pitch, however, involves tax breaks, available land and a well-trained workforce.<p>But Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is counting on love to …

San Antonio adopts disputed gay rights measure

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio's leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives who packed a City Council hearing and occasionally shamed supporters for comparing the issue to the civil …

New Cosmic Mystery: Butterfly Nebulae Align

Wildlife<p>This mosaic shows a selection of stunning images of butterfly-shaped planetary nebulae taken by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 6302: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team; NGC 6881: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 5189: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team …