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How to Be Honest When the Truth Feels Risky

If we’re being honest, I lie all the time. I lie about why I’m late, why I’m bailing, where I’m going, what I was doing when I didn’t pick up the …

Time I

Sparkle Moore: The Mysterious Rockabilly Pioneer You've Never Heard Of

In the mid-1950s, Sparkle Moore had a strong voice, killer songs, and a really cool look. She was sometimes called the “female Elvis,” but the Omaha …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest way to reach that vegetable …

Healthy Eating

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

Trump's Syria Strike Was Unconstitutional and Unwise

The military intervention solved nothing, while bypassing Congress, betraying the president’s non-interventionist supporters, and highlighting his hypocrisy.<p>Early the morning of August 21, 2013, six densely populated neighborhoods in Syria “were jolted awake by a series of explosions, followed by …

Middle East

Local police’s pun game is on point after lettuce heist

Police in Canada are bowling us over with their grade-A pun game after a sizable lettuce heist outside of Toronto.<p>In a series of releases, the …

Lettuce

12 Under-Recognized, Badass Women Who Changed the World

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” The phrase probably makes you think of Marilyn Monroe or Eleanor Roosevelt, both of whom have been credited with the words (usually written in calligraphy across a coffee shop wall or posted on Instagram when their birthdays roll around). It has become a …

Planned Parenthood

Kentucky’s religious freedom law gives students the green light to discriminate against LGBTQ peers

The new law comes after the governor declared 2017 the “Year of the Bible.”<p>Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and his Republican peers in the state legislature want to make certain that students in public schools can discriminate against LGBTQ kids.<p>So even though the states’ civil rights laws already fail to …

LGBTQI
Journalism

How Get Out deconstructs racism for white people

“Stay woke.”<p>Jordan Peele opens his superb new horror film <i>Get Out</i> with the refrain of Childish Gambino’s “Redbone”: “Stay woke.”<p>It’s a straightforward message from the film to its protagonist, Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), a black man whose visit to his girlfriend’s parents’ house quickly turns into a …

Horror

COLORISM: BEING A LIGHT SKINNED BLACK WOMAN

When I was in my teens, I decided to buy self-tanning lotion in order to darken my skin.<p>I was a light-skinned black girl, and I was tired of being …

There’s Nothing Funny About the ‘Cash Me Ousside’ Girl

Back in 2015 when you couldn’t turn on your car radio without hearing Fetty Wap’s <i>Trap Queen</i> at least three times in an hour, ET Online ran a story …

Teen Mom

Why Mixed-Race Americans Will Not Save The Country

Americans like to fantasize that a mixed-race future will free them from the clutches of racism.<p>But this illusion is incompatible with an America in which the presidential election was won by the candidate who ran a "Make America Great Again" campaign, which many critics have pointed out was widely …

Pew Research Center

Ask The Expert: Five Books That Will Help You Master Storytelling

Propoint’s resident raconteur, Brian Roff, sat down with Columbia professor and presentation consultant Jesse Scinto to discuss how to create and deliver great presentations. In this excerpt from their conversation, we focus on storytelling. In our next article, we’ll continue with how to really …

Public Speaking
Star Wars

50 Best Free Fonts Of 2015

The best free fonts from 2015, ultimate collection of <b>top 50 free fonts 2015</b> based on typeface style, concept and design. Brand new free fonts are …

Typography

100 Free Fonts You Should Be Using In 2015

<i>The perfect font is hard to find.</i>Here at Canva, we know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to search for the perfect fonts every time you …

Typography

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION-Inspired Messenger Bags

Life Itself: The Best Humanist Ideas for the Rest of Us

In the hustle of modern life it's often difficult to stop, take a breath, and listen to those around you. We can learn so much simply by attending to the stories of the people around us. The monthly <b>Life Itself</b> podcast invites you to participate in sensible dialogue around interfaith experience from …

Microsoft Will Give You $200 For Your Aging Laptop—Or $300 If It's a Mac

If you’re considering buying a new Windows 10 laptop, Microsoft has just announced a promotion that might push you over the edge: when you buy a new …

Windows 10: How Microsoft Edge is beginning to beat Google Chrome

Microsoft's new browser is racking up some performance wins over the competition but still falls short in certain areas.<p>When browsing the web, few …

Software