Courtney Anderson

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How 'Orange Is the New Black' Became Netflix's Best Series

'House of Cards' may have nine Emmy noms, but 'Black' is the better written, more complete show<p>Jenji Kohan probably didn't expect <i>Orange Is the New</i> …

There's a Place in the Utah Desert Where People Pretend to Live on Mars

Outfitted in bright orange spacesuits and a full pack of oxygen, three astronauts push open the foot-thick door and step outside onto the rusty red …

6 Essentials for the Perfect Mimosa

You may think that crafting a mimosa requires nothing more than simply splashing cheap bubbly wine into orange juice, but if you take a little extra …

Sparkling Wine

The Art of Being Pharrell

On January 26, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Pharrell Williams, who has been a musical sensation for most of his 41 years, had one of those rare nights that are life-changing. He won four Grammys, including Producer of the Year, but the awards were not the only reason that the evening—maybe …

A Brief History of the Chocolate Chip

Celebrating National Chocolate Chip Day—not a federal holiday, at least not <i>yet</i>—should be easy enough for all the classic dessert lovers and cookie …

Dessert

Fox News’ psycho-social #Benghazi world: The right’s fear of facts and the “reality-based community”

What happened in Benghazi vs. the way it’s covered: A right-wing fever dream will lead them to electoral ruin<p>Maybe the graphic in my Twitter feed didn't say <i>everything</i> about the GOP's renewed Benghazi frenzy. But it certainly said more than enough: The five stages of Affordable Care Act grief, it …

Benjamin Franklin's Best Productivity Tricks

Benjamin Franklin was a polymath by all accounts, and he didn't get to that point by slacking off. He was a founding father, a scientist, a writer, …

Google Reader Is Shutting Down; Here Are the Best Alternatives

Google is closing Google Reader's doors on July 1st, meaning you'll need to find a new way to get your news fix. Here's how to export all your feeds …

Apps

Kaya Henderson, Chancellor of DC Public Schools

The Fastest Way to Get Back in Shape After Not Working Out for Three Months

You heard about the interval workouts that helped your friend lose her baby weight before she finished maternity leave and the high-intensity DVDs …

Michelle Obama and the Delusion of Hecklers

Questioning authority – meaningfully and with the potential for real results – takes thought and purpose, which is part of the reason why I’m sort of …

Everything You Need to Know About Gmail's New, Super-Confusing Layout

If you haven't heard yet, Gmail is rolling out a new tabbed interface for the inbox on both desktop and mobile. At first glance, this looks great for …

Why Are There So Many Productivity Apps and How Do I Pick One?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>Every week it seems like there's a new email, calendar, or to-do app out and I can't keep up. How can I find the right one for me in …

Apps

Michelle Obama Demands Respect And We Love Her For It

June 05, 2013<p>read<p>add comment<p>Few of us could fill First Lady Michelle Obama's shoes and handle the hurdles she faces as the first Black woman in the …

5 Netflix Streaming Titles You May Not Know Are Available & May Want To Check Out (6/5/13)

As usual… <b>These aren’t necessarily recommendations</b>. Consider the list more of an <b>FYI</b> – films we’ve talked about on this site, at one time or another, …

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