Erich Hein

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New Orleans is 2nd worst for income inequality in the U.S., roughly on par with Zambia, report says | NOLA.com

New Orleans ranks second worst in the country for income inequality, according to Bloomberg, which maintains a ranking of the most unequal cities in …

Alternative school keeps students on track, even in summer months | NOLA.com

Koran Blackman, 17, was in the popular crowd at his old school, Bonnabel Magnet Academy High in Kenner. "I'm not trying to sound big-headed," he …

10 summer book lists for kids, foodies, trash lovers, business and outdoors types | NOLA.com

Making a summer book list is a bit like composing New Year's resolutions – almost everybody seems to do it. They're also fun to discuss, even if …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Summer jobs program accepting applications from Jefferson Parish youth | NOLA.com

Jefferson Community Action is accepting applications for low-income youth for its summer jobs program. Open to young people ages 18 through 21 in …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

DIY Wood Round Headboard

I have had this idea floating around in my head since before we moved last year! So when I made it to CWTS Round 4 and decided to re-do my bedroom, I …

How to Make Yogurt Biscuits Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Provisions Editor, Posie Harwood, teaches us how to make light, fluffy biscuits without butter or</i> …

Johnnyswim: A Husband And Wife On A 'Constant Adventure'

Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez met in Nashville, started writing songs together and fell in love — maybe in that order. It may sound like a wedding announcement in the newspaper, but it's how Johnnyswim got started.<p>"The more songs we wrote together, the more time we spent alone together, which is …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

New Murals from Blu on the Streets of Italy | Colossal

<p>Over the last year artist Blu has dropped a number of killer murals in several Italian cities, most recently in Niscemi (top) where he created a …

The Drugging of the American Boy

By the time they reach high school, nearly 20 percent of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD. Millions of those boys will be prescribed a powerful stimulant to "normalize" them. A great many of those boys will suffer serious side effects from those drugs. The shocking truth is that many …

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

10 New Artists You Need to Know: March 2014

Jetta<p><b>Sounds Like:</b> Glammy, maximalist U.K. pop filtered through a singer-songwriter's passion for introspection<p><b>For Fans Of:</b> Florence Welch's dog days, …

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!). So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own …

How to Import Web Data into Google Docs

You have been using Google Docs to create basic documents and spreadsheets but did you know that Google’s cloud-based Office suite can do even …

Dear Pregnant Celebrity: What to Eat for the Next 9 Months

Are you famous? Are you pregnant? Then we've got the slideshow for you! Here are 8 recipes you should cook and eat over the next several months<p>Man, it seems like every day we keep fielding calls from pregnant celebrities begging us for advice on what they should eat to ensure their little ones' …

College Applicants Sweat The SATs. Perhaps They Shouldn't

With spring fast approaching, many American high school seniors are now waiting anxiously to hear whether they got into the college or university of their choice. For many students, their scores on the SAT or the ACT will play a big role in where they get in.<p>That's because those standardized tests …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

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Labor pains: The racist policies that set workplace equality back decades

<b>(AP)</b><p>In the Jim Crow-era South, white soldiers returning from war used their bargaining power to get black workers fired<p>Daria Roithmayr<p>February 2, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock In White Advantage.”<p>On a cold winter morning in Memphis, in January of …

Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

<b>Karl Marx, Gordon Gecko</b><p>Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>Jesse Myerson<p>February 2, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Slow-Cooker Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic and Fingerling Potatoes Recipe

<b>Read more: Slow Cooker Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic and Fingerling Potatoes</b><p>Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oilKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 pounds skinless chicken thighs40 cloves (about 3 heads) garlic, peeled1 1/2 cups dry white wine2 tablespoons Cognac or brandy1/2 cup homemade …

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Bacon Broth and Corn Bread

This is a recipe that allows time and low heat to work their magic. I like to rub the roast with the seasoning and let it cure for a day before …

More New Orleans restaurants are specializing in breakfast | NOLA.com

New Orleans restaurants have never been so welcoming to early risers. The coffee is getting better by the month. Ditto small-batch bread and pastry. …

Noam Chomsky, the Salon interview: Governments are power systems, trying to sustain power

<b>(AP/Adel Hana)</b><p>Exclusive: The polymath looks back with Salon on this year’s NSA revelations and ahead to the earth’s destruction<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 29, 2013 11:59am (UTC)<p>In his 85th year, political theorist and linguist Noam Chomsky remains a fiercely busy polymath and dedicated activist. …

What Makes Tennessee's Music So Very Special?

From blues to funk, to country and rock, Tennessee is the place that's given voice to the likes of Bessie Smith, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Chet Atkins, and many, many more. This winter, the quarterly magazine <i>Oxford American</i> has devoted its annual "Southern Music Issue" …