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Giant Red Flags at the Horse Barn!

How to tell your Horse Job is HORRIBLE and it’s time to ESCAPE. PRONTO.<p>This article originally began as a list of things that I thought might be red …

What Exercise Has Taught Me About Horses!

As you may recall, I’m a big fan of exercise. Exercise for me, which happens at the barn, and also EAFTB (exercise away from the barn.) Working out …

Exercise

Knitting Help - Carrying Fair Isle Floats

Why the A Wrinkle in Time Movie Will Change Hollywood

<i>Hollywood’s Once and Future Classic</i><p>Why it took 54 years to turn <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> into a movie<p>By <b>Eliza Berman</b> | Photograph by <b>Michal Pudelka for …

Books

A Father's Cruel Mission To Create 'The Only Girl In The World'

Maude Julien's childhood was so horrible, it's difficult to read about. Her father wanted to turn her into some kind of superhuman, able to withstand any torment without flinching. So he treated her in a subhuman way: He forced her to stay in a dark cellar at night, to meditate on death. He made …

Cardigans

4 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser Now

Starting today, a new federal rule goes into effect that requires investment advisers to put your interests ahead of their own when they’re offering …

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good | Inc.com

If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's game-changing new job and recruiting features.<p>"Our platform is changing. Today, 500 million members are engaging on LinkedIn at record rates," LinkedIn noted in …

Employment

DIY Homemade Organic Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Ever wonder what farmers did hundreds of years ago to fight off crop pests? Long before the invention of harmful chemical pesticides (yes, the kind …

Alternative Medicine

The Family That Would Not Live

<i>Colin Dickey</i> | Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places | Viking | <i>October 2016</i> | <i>10 minutes ( 4,181 words)</i><p><i>Below is an excerpt from Ghostland:</i> …

My Prescribed Life

When I was diagnosed with a mental illness at age eleven, my doctor—soft-spoken and straitlaced, with a thick moustache—explained that I was …

Teens

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

Work Out Videos On Netflix: 10 Titles To Motivate Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution

If you’re looking for a straight work out video, you may not want to turn to Netflix. While there appears to be a shortage of exercise tutorials on …

Florida Mom Arrested After 2 Infants Die While Sleeping in Bed With Her

A Florida woman was arrested this week after two of her newborn babies died while co-sleeping with her despite multiple warnings the mother was given …

Crime

How to Use Google Drive for iPad

How to Use Google Drive for iPad<p>Updated on May 31, 2017<p>Using Google Drive on the iPad<p>The Google Drive for iPad app is a great option for businesses, …

Google

Loyalty, sweet darling Mary Berry - and a greedy rat Hollywood who'd mow you down to grab the last teacake: JAN MOIR says the Bake Off is well and truly cooked

So Paul is going and Mary is staying. Should we be surprised? After all it won’t be the first time that Hollywood has failed to show fidelity to the …

Access Denied

Earlier this year a young employee at a celebrity magazine explained to me a problem. The magazine was doing reasonably well, as was its website. But …

Journalism
Golf

Interview Questions You Should Know By Heart

I get so nervous before job interviews — sweaty palms, dry mouth, butterflies in my stomach. It’s really not fun. But once I’m sitting down with the …

Former ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Are Revealing Some Awful Issues Off Camera

“It is the worst thing to happen to sensible weight loss, ever.”<p>Not exactly what NBC wants to hear being said about <i>The Biggest Loser</i> by renowned obesity doctor Yoni Freedhoof. This comes less than a month after an extensive study in <i>The Washington Post</i> revealed how contestants on the show are …

'Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)': Film Review

Lilibet Foster's documentary follows the 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' star as he struggles with a fatal illness.<p>When Andy Whitfield agreed to let …

TV shows

How They Disappeared: A Reading List | Longreads | Apr. 10, 2016

Disappearance takes many forms. It can be self-imposed (going off the grid), a medical metaphor (dementia, amnesia or Alzheimer’s) or an act of …

Amnesia

This Virtual Reality Slaughterhouse Could Turn You Vegetarian

A simulated factory farm tour from animal welfare group Animal Equality is traveling the UK to test the meat-eating resolve of anyone willing to strap on the goggles.<p>Bleeding animal carcasses, piglets torn from their mothers, and the harrowing squeals of pigs being led to slaughter could be coming …

Virtual Reality

The Value of Empathy

In December of last year, I clicked on an article from <i>Fast Company</i> about the most empathetic companies in the world. In fact, that was the title: …

Inside the Ugly Battle Between Kesha, Sony and Dr. Luke

A long-running music industry legal battle has been picking up steam in recent months and, on Monday, it culminated in a tweetstorm by veteran music …

Kesha

Legendary TV Director James Burrows Reveals Secrets Behind 'Friends,' 'Will & Grace,' 'Cheers'

On the eve of an NBC tribute that reunited the 'Friends' cast (minus one), the veteran who has directed 1,000 television episodes talks about a …

Is an Unnamed Cow Less Sentient Than a Named Cow?

<b>On being a "who": Words count</b><p>A recent essay in the New York Times by Philip Corbett called "Is a Cow a ‘Who’ or a ‘Which?’ Our Standards Editor …

Animals

Death of a troll

In the tight-knit online gaming community Epic Mafia, Eris was an infamous celebrity. So when news of his suicide reached the forums, many players were grief stricken. But in a virtual world where it pays to lie, could it really be true?<p>Everyone who played Epic Mafia knew Eris, or at least knew of …

Solar System

The Devil at 37,000 Feet

There were so many opportunities for the accident not to happen—the collision between a Legacy 600 private jet and a Boeing 737 carrying 154 people. But on September 29, 2006, high above the Amazon, a long, thin thread of acts and omissions brought the two airplanes together. From the vantage point …