Emily Everett McLarty

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What Take-Out Food Can Teach You About American History

On any given day in the United States, 6% of the entire country will be eating take-out for one meal or another. Whether it’s ordered with a touch on …

African-American News

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

Virginia Woolf's Guide To Grieving

In her fiction, the loss of her mother ripples silently.<p><b>In 1895, when Virginia Woolf was 13</b>, her mother, Julia Stephen, died suddenly -- influenza turned to rheumatic fever, and in short order she was gone. Young Virginia had a moment to kiss her mother as she lay on her deathbed; as she left the …

Can the Turtleneck Ever Be Cool Again?

It was knit from gray lamb’s wool. It defined a gray area. On a stark set, amid the playback of a plaintive address to an ex, the hip-hop star Drake danced to the beat of his own drum machine in the video for ‘‘Hotline Bling’’ while bundled in a roomy sweater with a collar that rose to touch his …

The Current State of Total Madness

<i>"Nothing comes from violence and nothing ever could." Sting</i><p>We are all mad. Not just angry, crazy or furious; we have all begun to go stark raving mad and there's even some proof to this trend.<p>French historian and philosopher Michel Foucault first wrote about this phenomenon in 1961 in which he …

19 Out-of-this-World Gifts for Kids

1<p>Gifts for Kids: The Felters Market Sushi Set<p>Think outside the lunchbox and wrap up a playful and plush sushi set ($20) from The Felters …

Kids

Inside The California Desert Community Where Societal Rules Do Not Apply

Welcome to Slab City.<p>Slab City is an unregulated squatter settlement in the dusty Sonoran Desert, located about 140 miles east of San Diego. In a former life, it was a Marine training base, but over the past 60 years, it's become a community for hippies, rebels and misfits of all kinds. Living in …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

Tanzania: children with albinism receive new limbs after vicious witchcraft attacks – in pictures

With elections looming in Tanzania, there is growing concern that lawmakers may be involved in the murder of people with albinism for body parts, which exponents of black magic believe bring good luck. In these images, children with albinism who lost limbs in appalling attacks are given prosthetics …

The Last Jews of Cuba

Before Castro’s revolution, there were roughly 15,000 Jews living in Cuba. Today, there are just about 1,500. For the decades in between, there was no rabbi on the island and just one kosher butcher. “To be Cuban and Jewish is to be twice survivors,” historian Maritza Corrales explained to <i>The New</i> …

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

Here's what the science says about how fermented foods can boost your mood.<p>The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental …

166 years after his mysterious death, Edgar Allan Poe still fascinates us

Edgar Allan Poedied 166 years ago today, but nobody can agree how.<p>On Oct. 3, 1849, a newspaper typesetter named Joseph W. Walker came across Poe in a Baltimore gutter. The legendary author was wearing someone else's clothes, half-unconscious, and unable to explain how he ended up in the street. …

Has ISIS opened the most depressing theme parks ever made?

There are plenty of small-scale theme parks out there that are begging for an environmental inspection. There’s Grutas Park, also fondly known as Stalin World in Lithuania (because what says fun like a Soviet prison camp complete with barbed wire fences and a mini-zoo) or how about the Holy Land in …

'Grey's Anatomy' producers developing grown-up Nancy Drew TV series

Classic teen sleuth Nancy Drew could get her own TV show — except now she’s going to be all grown up.<p>CBS is developing a new take on the character …

TV

21 striking photos of ballerinas, what dreams are made of

Oct. 1 is World Ballet Day — a day to celebrate some of the most skilled and graceful dancers on the planet.<p>On Thursday five of the world’s leading …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 1

Blanche Vaughan’s soft-boiled egg with anchovy toast<p>This is my favourite way to eat a simple boiled egg: crisp toast soldiers dipped into rich, runny egg yolk. There is something magical about the combination of salty anchovy, buttery toast and warm yolk.<p>I like to use salted anchovies, rather than …

Recipes

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Kim Davis Is Not a Patriot

The martyr business in America is booming. It’s a growth industry, like yoga pants, prisons and celebrity nip-slip sites. Caterers, cake-makers, …

Rights & Freedoms

18 Lazy-Girl Dessert Hacks

Dear sugar: My body is ready.<p>Oh yeah, there are booze recipes too. Because I know what's good fer ya.