Zachary Mowitz

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The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders and the millennial feminists

Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past several decades. In the 2016 election, however, it was not race but generation that was the dynamic factor among left-leaning women. Women like …

Middle-class
Government

The wild era that changed what we wear

The Jazz Age was a wild era that changed the way we dress and how we live our lives to this day, writes Lindsay Baker.<p>“It was an age of miracles,” F Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his essay Echoes of the Jazz Age. “It was an age of art, it was an age of excess.” In his fiction, the author beguilingly …

Coco Chanel

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

Denmark’s Latest Dessert Trend Is Healthy, Delicious, and Easy to Make

When you think of porridge, it most likely calls to mind a healthy breakfast staple topped with some honey or nuts. Or, in more recent years, chefs around the globe have revisited the humble dish and adopted it as the perfect base for their own unique savory creations, doctoring it up with …

Expert testifies Stairway to Heaven chord progression used 300 years ago

Former bandmate says Jimmy Page never mentioned American band Spirit, whose song Led Zeppelin are accused of stealing a riff from<p>Led Zeppelin’s attorneys on Friday brought in music expert Lawrence Ferrara, who testified that the only similarity between Taurus and Stairway to Heaven was a …

Guitar

11 Easy, Tasty Lunches Under $2

A peanut butter, mayonnaise, and lettuce sandwich only costs 34 cents.<p>If you’re like most Americans, you’re eating lunch at your desk that probably …

Healthy Eating

Dear Hollywood, This Is How You Make A Movie With African Characters

You may have heard that Sean Penn's new Africa-set drama, <i>The Last Face</i>, got savaged at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Reviewers complained (and let me just note that I've not yet seen the film) that while Penn centers the story on a romance between two NGO doctors (Charlize Theron and Javier …

Tom Hanks

Seven days, three speeches: one week in the life of having a black president

After seven years, Barack Obama is in his last months in the White House. When he leaves, nothing will be the same. For black people, nothing will be resolved<p>Like so many people I have unwisely loved, Barack Hussein Obama intrigues and infuriates and enrages and inspires and uplifts and disappoints …

Democratic National Convention

Saudi Arabia approves ambitious plan to move economy beyond oil

15-year plan includes diversification, privatisation of state assets, tax increases and creating a $2tn sovereign wealth fund<p>Saudi Arabia has approved an ambitious strategy to restructure the kingdom’s oil-dependent economy, involving diversification, privatisation of massive state assets including …

Saudi Arabia

Trump supporters v Black Lives Matter: watching a real conversation unfold

Amid the chaos and the clashes at Trump rallies Friday, a small group of people on opposing sides tried to reason with each other in St Louis – loudly, but civilly<p>As Trump supporters and protesters clashed outside rallies in Chicago and St Louis Friday, there was screaming, spitting and physical …

Black Lives Matter

Mozart at 250: how to explain a 10-year-old talent for all time

Conductor Ian Page has embarked on a 27-year project to play Mozart’s music, in order, 250 years after it was written. He has reached 1766, when Mozart was 10 and his music was already breaking new ground<p>Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756‑1791) is probably the most famous composer of all time. But how …

Flute

How to Instantly Boost Your Energy Level (Without Coffee or Chocolate)

1 of 11<p>Take A Power Nap<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Look At Something Red<p>3 of 11<p>Chew Gum<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Get Moving<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 11<p>Sit Up …

Chocolate

The Best New Candy from 2015

After tasting hundreds of sweets in 2015, these are Food & Wine's 5 favorites from 2015.<p>Here at Food & Wine, we diligently sample hundreds of …

Dessert

Shaken US strives to grasp the secret of two suburban mass killers

The attackers have been called terrorists and their lives have been thrown bare, but an explicit motive remains elusive<p>America has now seen their faces and inside their home, even inside their baby’s cot: but the secret at the heart of the marriage of Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik is convulsing …

Terrorism

Idris Elba: 'As an actor I’m always reading someone else’s thoughts. What about my own thoughts?'

The star of Luther wants to do everything. Acting, rapping, drag racing, maybe even the ‘B’ word... We spend a night in Mayfair with a man on a mission<p>Anyone for oysters?” Idris Elba booms over the table. “I had caviar the other day for the first time, on a baked potato. I would have just done with …

Star Trek

Why you should stop asking if a tablet can replace your laptop — and what to ask instead

It's an attractive sales pitch.<p>The simple, lightweight and touch-friendly experience we've come to love on our smartphones and tablets seems like it could do wonders for the old-fashioned computers that we use everyday to get work done with.<p>But the advent of this new class of hybrid PC-tablet …

IPad Pro

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

If you've ever been to the West Coast, you probably know how amazing an In-N-Out burger tastes. No, it's not overrated, it's food perfection--one of the best foods California has to offer. California is all about beaches, great weather, and In-N-Out.<p>As it slowly grows outward to places like Nevada …

Cooking

Pope urges Catholic church to disavow conservatism and fundamentalism

Pope Francis spoke to Italian bishops about need for institution to be protected from ‘every pretence of power, image and money’ amid financial allegations<p>Pope Francis called on the Catholic church on Tuesday to stop clinging to conservatism and fundamentalism as a defensive response to the …

Christianity

Homemade Scallion Pancakes Are Way Easier Than You Think

When I moved away to college, scallion pancakes were one of the first foods I learned to make. My parents used to always laugh when I ordered this dish in restaurants (in China, they're eaten as street food but not at fine dining restaurants).<p>Related: 16 Savory Pancakes and Waffles to Eat for …

Food & Dining

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Artificial Intelligence

5 New Pop-Tarts Flavors Are On The Way, Including Maple Bacon

Whether or not you knew the inspiration for Pop-Tarts came from dog food, or that there is such a thing as Pop-Tarts beer, you're definitely going to want to know about the next big Pop-Tarts news.<p>Pop-Tarts will soon taste like bacon. And watermelon. Help.<p>On the heels of Pop-Tarts' 50th …

Breakfast

Ethan Hawke: drugs deal with anxiety, they don't give you talent

The actor discusses the effect of addiction on artistry while promoting his new Chet Baker biopic at the Toronto film festival<p>Ethan Hawke talked about the effect of drugs and alcohol on acting while promoting his lead role in a Chet Baker biopic at the Toronto film festival.<p>The Oscar-nominated star …

Chet Baker