Rita Kaiser

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Inside Obama’s Stealth Startup

President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.<p>For Eric Maland, the whole thing goes back to that San Francisco wedding. Mikey wasn’t there—well, wait, actually, Mikey was there. But Eric didn’t meet him at …

Private Sector

Absinthe Is Back: The Green Fairy Returns

Absinthe was a 19th century bestselling spirit, before the wine industry besmirched its reputation. Now the green stuff is back, along with many …

Meet The Martha Stewart of Weed

From ‘baked’ goods to decorating tips, Cheri Sicard’s new handbook is marketing marijuana for the modern girl.<p>Cheri Sicard is a …

Meet The Weather Underground’s Bomb Guru

In an excerpt from his new book about 60s-era radicalism Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough delves into the disastrous Village townhouse explosion caused by the Weather Underground, and introduces the man who became the group’s “bomb guru” in its wake.<p>Ever since 9/11, the threat of …

Lewis Carroll’s Photographs of Alice Liddell, the Inspiration for Alice in Wonderland

One of the great polymaths of the 19th century, Lewis Carroll (pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) —mathematician, logician, author, poet, Anglican …

'The Wizard of Oz' at 75: Did you know...?

"The Wizard of Oz," one of the most beloved movies of all time, celebrates the 75th anniversary of its release this month. Here are some things you may not have known about the film:<p><b>1. That makeup was killer</b><p>Makeup in 1939, especially the elaborate and colorful cosmetics many members of the cast …

Do you hear voices? You are not alone

Hearing voices is an experience that is very distressing for many people. Voices – or “auditory verbal hallucinations” – are one of the most common features of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. But for a small minority of people, voice-hearing is a regular part of their lives, an …

Convicted Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Apollo Nida Slams Wife Phaedra

<i>The Real Housewives of Atlanta</i>‘s Apollo Nida hasn’t even started serving his eight-year prison sentence, but he’s already questioning his marriage …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Federal Regulators Approve Bitcoin for Political Campaign Donations

You might say bitcoin is gaining a bit of political currency.<p>The six-member Federal Election Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow political candidates and committees to accept bitcoin donations.<p>But there's a catch.<p>Any parties that accept bitcoins must first sell the virtual currency …

10 (insane) things I learned about the world reading Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

<b>(WIkimedia)</b><p>The only thing that matters in life is how good you are at making money — and other gems<p>Adam Lee<p>April 29, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>Over the past year, I've been reading and reviewing Ayn Rand's massive paean to capitalism, <i>Atlas Shrugged</i>. If you're not familiar with the novel, it depicts a world …

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: America’s Anchors

I thought Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert might be a little nervous to meet with me. I was the real news commentator, after all, and they were the …

Comedy

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46 Things I Learned Making Mister Rogers & Me

I only knew three things about Mister Rogers before meeting him: He was the host of one of my favorite childhood shows, <i>Mister Rogers' Neighborhood</i>, …

How To Combine Your TV Addiction With Your Fitness Routine

As the holiday season draws to a close, many of us are coming off of days — okay, maybe weeks — where our health and fitness goals have been put on …

This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

Goldman Sachs

How To Smell The Roses: My Favorite Rose Beauty Goodies!

Mumsy always said it’s essential to stop and smell the roses, so to get your true floral fix, prepare to fall in love with these absolutely lovely …

8 Nights of Awesome: 10 Best Things About Hanukkah

Hanukkah may not come with gingerbread houses, and Lip Smacker stuffed stockings, but this holiday shouldn’t go unappreciated either. With Hanukkah …

12 Grooming Rules For The Office All Working Women Should Know

It's pretty much common sense not to wear belly-baring tops or short shorts to the office. But the rules of workplace grooming, from self-tanner and concealer to nail art and shaving, are a little tougher to decipher.<p>So we bravely suspended all our pre-conceived notions about what's appropriate in …

Clotilde Dusoulier's Strawberry Tartlets with Breton Butter Crust

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …

The True Story Of The Great Marijuana Crash Of 2011

Buying marijuana in Denver is a downright pleasant experience.<p>Customers wait in a well-appointed waiting room. There's a variety of reading material — feel free to choose between the gardening magazine and the Cannabible on the coffee table — and plenty of information about the product.<p>When their …

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 141<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Judy Hall

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

The Good Lord Bird

Books

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …