Kolin James

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U.S. now has highest rate of death during childbirth in the developed world

A new <i>USA Today</i> study identifies the United States as now being the "most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world."<p>"Experts say that …

Health Care

Donald Trump’s Fictional America

I grew up surrounded by Chávez’s alternate reality. Now I’m watching one consume the United States.<p>“S<i>peech is a powerful lord that with the smallest and most invisible body accomplished most godlike works. It can banish fear and remove grief, and instill pleasure and enhance pity. Divine sweetness</i> …

Oil

Why Each Side of the Partisan Divide Thinks the Other is Living in an Alternate Reality

<i>This article originally appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>To some liberals, Donald Trump’s inauguration portends doom for the republic; to many …

These 10 Recipes Prove That Ground Turkey Is Far From Boring

Poor ground turkey. Its reputation as a substitute for ground beef means it's doomed to forever remind people that they're not actually eating a …

Star Anise and Orange Duck Salad: A Harmonious Lunch Bowl – My Life Runs On Food

As a graphic designer, I want my ‘brown bag’ lunch to taste and look visually delicious. Otherwise, I’m likely to toss it in the garbage and pay for …

10 black food bloggers share recipes so irresistible, you'll want to cook them all ASAP

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? We asked some of our favorite black food bloggers to share their most cherished recipes with us. From a …

Cooking

My dad predicted Trump in 1985 – it's not Orwell, he warned, it's Brave New World

The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about it<p>Over the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media references …

Donald Trump

Why Do People Believe Fake News?

And why that's so dangerous.<p>On 21 December 1955, a group of people called the Seekers gathered in a Chicago house awaiting the end of the world, …

Gochujang Gumbo

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 6 ounces chopped andouille sausage<br>• 2 cups chopped yellow onion (about 1 large)<br>• 1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 large …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Cooking

Democracy is in crisis, but blaming fake news is not the answer | Evgeny Morozov

Claims that Russia is behind the political shocks of 2016 ignore the corrupting influence of digital capitalism<p>Democracy is drowning in fake news. This is the latest reassuring conclusion drawn by those on the losing side of 2016, from Brexit to the US elections to the Italian …

Fake News

French Baked Toast with Cream and Eggs (Oeufs au Plat Bressanne)

It's called oeufs au plat Bressanne, and it's even easier than French toast<p>Set a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 375°. Grease a 10-inch …

How the CIA Infiltrated the World's Literature

The new book, Finks, reveals how great writers such as Baldwin, Márquez, and Hemingway became soldiers in America's cultural Cold War.<p>When the CIA's connections to the <i>Paris Review</i> and two dozen other magazines were revealed in 1966, the backlash was swift but uneven. Some publications crumbled, …

Donald Trump isn’t a fascist

A leading expert on 1930s-era politics explains that Trump is a right-wing populist, not a fascist — and the distinction matters.<p>The debate over whether it makes sense to call Donald Trump a fascist began during the Republican primary and continues after his election to the presidency. More than a …

Political Science

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

Burst your bubble: five conservative articles to read before 2016 ends

This week’s serve of rightwing views comes as the Trump administration is almost bedded down, and he prepares to assume office. What do we know, and what should be the focus of our fears and our resistance? Do Trump’s military appointments threaten basic constitutional norms? Are we making a …

Easy Mole Sauce

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 1 cup sliced yellow onion (from 1 onion)<br>• 1 (28-oz.) can plum tomatoes, well drained<br>• 2 tablespoons all-natural …

HomeMade Modern EP60 Stackable Planters

My friends at The Home Depot asked me to design a vertical garden project for their DIY Workshop program. This vertical garden is made from a series …

Woodworking

There May Be a Major Design Defect With the iPhone 6

An increasing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices are suffering from a gray, flickering bar at the top of their display and an unresponsive …

Growing Number of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Devices Affected by Insidious 'Touch Disease'

As the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus approach their second birthday, a growing number of users are suffering from what appears to be a latent manufacturing issue that presents as a gray flickering bar at the top of the screen and a display that's unresponsive or less responsive to touch.<p>In a new blog post …

A brain therapy changed my life. It raises profound questions for the future

‘Transcranial magnetic stimulation’ — it sounds like something a nutty professor would develop in a science fiction movie. Yet this batty-sounding treatment changed my life in a profound way.<p>I am grateful for what it did for me. As someone with autism I found it difficult to connect to other people …

Rock's T-Bone Steaks Recipe

"This seasoning makes any steak awesome. This is the best. It doesn't overpower the steak. I can't eat a steak out anymore because I always compare …

An early-stage founder’s quick & dirty guide to growth

Growth is what founders and investors alike are constantly searching for. Growth enables startups to quickly create tremendous value in the market. Without growth you’re dead in the water. But according to Paul Graham, there’s a silver lining: “…if you get growth, everything else tends to fall into …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Moving into a continuing care retirement community is a major financial decision. Here are key questions to ask before you commit.<p>Tips to help get …

Wells Fargo

Top 10 Websites for Designers—Screenings + Fontstand

The latest “Top 10″ websites for designers is all about <b>resources for designers</b>. Scroll through the list and you’ll find a variety of web design …

Graphic Design

AARRR! Pirate Metrics For Startups

<i>**Update: We have a guide available to accompany this article. [Click here to download the guide (opens in a new tab.)]</i><p>Dave McClure, the founder of …