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See Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox 'Finally' Meet at I Am Cait Screening

Laverne Cox, a big supporter of Caitlyn Jenner, “finally” got to meet the woman she admires on Sunday at an advance screening of the former …

David Bowie’s Top 100 Books

“David Bowie Is,” the extensive retrospective exhibit of the artist and his fabulous costumes, hit Toronto last Friday (see our post from earlier …

Right wing’s worst nightmare: The master stroke that turns red states blue

<b>(AP/Chris Carlson/Molly Riley/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>Our divisions are phony: There’s broad agreement on more issues. Here’s how we convert the Tea Party<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>July 27, 2014 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Elizabeth Warren's rock star reception at Netroots Nation came as a surprise to absolutely no one, but not …

The growing trend that’s got the religious right thoroughly rattled

<b>(flickr/Nicholas Eckhart)</b><p>The real reason conservatives are so determined to protect their religious freedoms? America’s growing secularism<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>July 19, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There’s been a lot of ink spilled about the increasing political …

17 Foods You Didn't Even Know You Could Freeze

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.<p>We've told you which foods should never be frozen -- and stand by those rules.<p>But the freezer remains a highly useful member of your kitchen …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

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3 Founding Fathers And The Awful Things They Did

Source: Wikipedia<p>The Fourth is here, and with it come the usual traditions: barbecue, fireworks, and the tacit agreement among Americans to not look …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

A Map of all the Places in the U.S. Where Nobody Lives

The Grain Brain Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> David Perlmutter<p><b>The authorized companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, with more than 150 life-changing gluten-free recipes for complete health and vitality.</b><p>Dr. David Perlmutter's groundbreaking bestseller <i>Grain Brain</i> revolutionized the way we think about our health, …

Louisiana Won't Get Rid of its Unconstitutional Sodomy Ban

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Louisiana House of Representatives voted not to remove the state's sodomy ban today, even though …

14 Things You Need To Know Before Driving California's Big Sur

The rugged stretch of California coastline between San Simeon and Carmel has always done its best to ward off interlopers. Even the otherwise-ambitious Spaniards gave it a miss at first. Centuries later, there was still no road through the land that explorers referred to as "<i>el país grande del …

All the passwords you should change because of Heartbleed, in one handy graphic

The Heartbleed security flaw was fixed in the newest version of OpenSSL, but you should still change your passwords on all of the sites affected by the bug.<p>If you’re still not sure which sites were affected, we have the perfect chart for you, created by the “digital forensic specialists” at LWG …

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Analysts: Credit Card Hacking Goes Much Further Than Target

The holiday season data breach at Target that hit more than 70 million consumers was part of a wide and highly skilled international hacking campaign that's "almost certainly" based in Russia. That's according to a report prepared for federal and private investigators by Dallas-based cybersecurity …

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

Unemployment Is Falling For All The Wrong Reasons

Before we go high-fiving each other about unemployment falling, we should consider the reasons for it falling, which aren't quite so high-five-worthy.<p>Unemployment fell to 6.7 percent in December from 7 percent in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. Unemployment has plunged …

White House Report Proves White House Is Wrong On Extended Unemployment Compensation

The White House and Democrats in Congress are busy trying to convince all Americans of the benefits of extended unemployment compensation and to push Republicans into passing a bill to restore those benefits to 1.3 million Americans who lost them on December 31 as part of the budget deal reached by …

Big money behind war: the military-industrial complex

In January 1961, US President Dwight D Eisenhower used his farewell address to warn the nation of what he viewed as one of its greatest threats: the military-industrial complex composed of military contractors and lobbyists perpetuating war.<p>Eisenhower warned that "an immense military establishment …

The Dark Side of Globalization: Why Seattle's 1999 Protesters Were Right

The WTO demonstrators were the "Occupy" movement of the late-20th century—mocked, maligned, and mostly right.<p>In 1999, my friend moved to Seattle, where he was hit with rubber bullets, tear-gassed in the face, and nearly arrested by police. He had joined the famous protests of the WTO Ministerial …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Allow us to state the obvious: It's cold out there. So cold, in fact, that you're probably having trouble mustering the will to pull out your …

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

<b>Lena Dunham and Laurie Simmons in "Tiny Furniture" (Submarine Entertainment)</b><p>Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>Simon Sinek<p>January 4, 2014 2:45pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others …

Greece begins EU presidency by saying austerity policies are intolerable

Greece kicked off six months in charge of the European Union on Wednesday declaring that the imposition of austerity, spending cuts and fiscal policy by Berlin and Brussels could no longer be tolerated.<p>Coinciding with a growing backlash across the EU against the austerity policies mainly scripted …

Senators introduce bill to force more disclosure of settlements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a new bill that would force enforcement agencies to provide more details about deals to resolve corporate misconduct by U.S. companies.<p>U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren departs after the Senate passed a spending bill to avoid a government …

Lucky Bastard - Red Band Trailer

A "found footage" thriller about a porn website that invites fans to have sex with porn stars. An eager young man named Dave is given a chance to …

Dept. of Friendly Reminders: What Happened on Downton Abbey Last Year

With no <i>Downton Abbey</i> in the U.S. for the past 10 months, viewers can be forgiven for forgetting some of the details of estate life. Is anyone in …