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The Secret Duke Porn Star Went On CNN To Proclaim Her Love For What She’s Doing

The CNN article about Belle Knox, Duke’s most famous porn star, begins as such:<p>Waiting tables at your neighborhood Applebee’s.Logging a few barrista shifts at the campus coffee shop.Even spending Friday night babysitting a couple of your professor’s rug-rats.These, are some of the typical jobs held …

7 Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

Sure, it's good to live each day like it's your last. But wouldn't it be great to just have more days?<p>While we're being bombarded daily with bad news about unavoidable everyday things that are decreasing our life expectancy (sleep deprivation anyone?), the good news is there <i>are</i> plenty of little …

CNN Anchor’s Bold Takedown of Russell Simmons on Race: ‘Attack the Problem, Not the Messenger’

CNN’s Don Lemon drew the ire of many on the left when he agreed with — and actually expanded upon — Bill O’Reilly’s take on the perpetual problems hurting the black community. Lemon advised fellow blacks to pull up their pants, stop using the N-word, finish high school and don’t have children out …

The Blood of Carrie: A Feminist Review of the Re-Make

"<i>Carrie</i> is largely about how women find their own channels of power, but also what men fear about women and women's sexuality. Writing the book in 1973 and only three years out of college, I was fully aware of what Women's Liberation implied for me and others of my sex. Carrie is woman feeling her …

Chirlane McCray, Bill De Blasio's Wife, Is NYC's New First Lady (VIDEO)

Bill de Blasio was elected the next mayor of New York City on Tuesday, defeating Republican opponent Joe Lhota.<p>By now, New Yorkers have become well acquainted with De Blasio's family--daughter Chiara, son Dante, and wife Chirlane McCray--all of whom were visible figures throughout his campaign.<p>In …

Fast-Food Immorality

The hyperbole surrounding the Affordable Care Act has conveniently managed to obfuscate critical issues that are hiding in plain site.<p>The politics of self, which lauds unfettered markets, believes Gordon Gekko is right that "greed is good" is the dominant paradigm in American political discourse.<p>It …

The Republicans’ War on the Poor

The way the program to provide the poor with the bare minimum of daily nutrition has been handled is a metaphor for how the far right in the House is …

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Run v. Bike And Other Calorie-Burning Questions

Why your cardio machine's calorie count isn't quite right.<p>I got an e-mail from a reader recently asking about the relative calorie consumption of biking versus running. Using typical calculators like the Compendium of Physical Activities, he felt as though there was a big mismatch in effort between …

Fitness

Beet Juice for Milers

A new study tests the popular performance-booster on elite middle-distance runners.<p>Over the past few years, I've written a lot about the potential endurance-boosting effects of beet juice. Unlike the vast majority of supposed performance-enhancers, the claims are actually backed by some pretty …

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The Goal : The Art of Non-Conformity

61 Comments<p><b>1.</b><p>To wake in the morning full of life and energy, awaiting the day with anticipation and purpose.<p>To step out into the world ready to …

5 Everyday Foods That Will Stress You Out

Your boss isn't the only bad guy when it comes to your stress level. Nutritionists say what we're eating is only stressing our bodies out further -- the irony is, we're often eating to relieve stress!<p>In the digital age, we've mostly accepted stress as a part of life rather than acknowledging it as …

‘Last Night at the Viper Room’: The Life and Death of River Phoenix

<i>It’s been 20 years since the death of River Phoenix at age 23. In</i> Last Night at the Viper Room<i>, out today,</i> Rolling Stone <i>contributor Gavin Edwards</i> …

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The Unbreakable Robin Quivers

One day last May, shortly after a 12-hour operation that had surgeons flipping her around “like Cirque du Soleil” as they struggled to remove a …

Cirque du Soleil