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What Do Oz and Our Federal Courts Have in Common?

All federal judges go through a public Senate confirmation process after they are nominated by the President. But where does the President get those names to nominate? There are over 800 federal judgeships - does the President have that...Show More Summary

The 21 Best Mexican Restaurants in America

From tiny holes-in-the-wall to mom-and-pop joints to upscale tortilla temples, great Mexican joints take many shapes and sizes -- but no matter where you go, you'll find the same warm, inviting... tortillas. And smiles too, though that's...Show More Summary

Teachers, Like Mr. Keating, Deserve Due Process, Support, and Our Respect

Co-authored by Kevin Lindsey of First Focus As the nation pays tribute to and reflects on the life and work of Robin Williams, it is notable that Williams earned Academy Award nominations and one Oscar for his incredible portrayal of teachers dedicated to making personal connections to young people that are both inspiring and life-changing. Show More Summary

WATCH: What Is A 'Sexy Body'? This Remarkable Model's Photos Are Redefining That Answer

What if you could choose body parts like you choose a pair of shoes? And what if these prosthetics could help you do new things and express new parts of yourself? Aimee Mullins shares what she calls the poetry of prosthetics. We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

Pretty Little Liars 511: No One Here Can Love or Understand Me

Co-Authors: Jaymie Bailey, All Things PLL | Tara Filliater, Crazy PLL 901 We're days away from Pretty Little Liars' midseason finale and tvtag's got it covered. Everyone's favorite expert, Jaymie Bailey of All Things PLL is here with popular theorist Tara Filliator, founder of Crazy PLL 901 to break this down. Show More Summary

7 Things That Are Not Like Rape

This week in stupid, men are lamenting that they are expected to make sure they aren't raping people. Chris Herries, a senior at Stanford University, complained to Bloomberg News that the burden is on men to not rape. There's an assumption...Show More Summary

Ferguson: The Untold Story

Think you have a pretty good idea of what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri? You may not, even if you've been watching a lot of cable news. Especially if you've been watching a lot of cable news. If the media's job is to give viewers and readers an accurate and full idea of what's really going on, we have to acknowledge that there is a long way to go. Show More Summary

Colorado a Role Model on Health Reforms, and That Didn't Happen By Accident

The No. 1 goal of the Affordable Care Act is to make sure that more Americans have health insurance. How's that working out? We learned recently that, nationally, the uninsured rate has dropped from a high of 18 percent in 2013 to 13.4...Show More Summary

Gardner Needs to Explain his Support for Personhood

It's not just senatorial Colorado candidate Cory Gardner who's taken the endlessly puzzling position of being opposed to personhood at the state level but supportive of the federal version. Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Wants to Meddle in Colorado Politics

Bill Maher of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher wants to "outright meddle" in politics. I, personally, hope he comes to Colorado to do his meddling. Maher is running a #FlipADistrict contest. The goal: Flip the district of one truly terrible Congressperson. Show More Summary

40 Percent of American Workers Will Leave Paid Vacation Days Unused

I hope you're not reading this. That's because, this being mid-August, I hope as many people as possible are on vacation somewhere -- maybe someplace exotic, or maybe just a relaxing staycation at home. And if you are on vacation, you...Show More Summary

Robin Williams' Suicide Tells America What It Doesn't Want to Know

One of the most extraordinary aspects of American culture is bound up in what could be called, for lack of a better term, a "diversionary tactic" that functions much like a magic trick. On the one hand there is this obsession with the...Show More Summary

Art in Aspen? Looks an Awful Lot Like Wildlife Exploitation

High art in Aspen is hitting a new low. The Aspen Art Museum in Colorado is hosting a controversial exhibit from Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang featuring three African sulcata tortoises, each affixed with a pair of iPads stuck directly to their massive shells. Show More Summary

Beauprez Threatens to Sue Feds if Immigration Laws not Enforced

Speaking on a Denver radio show Tuesday, Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez threatened to sue the federal government if it doesn't enforce the nation's immigration laws. Asked by KNUS host Steve Kelley whether he'd "buildShow More Summary

Cory Gardner Still Backs Abortion Ban, Opposes Birth Control

As a state legislator, Cory Gardner was a consistent opponent of reproductive freedom for Colorado women. He backed abortion bans that would put doctors in jail for 4-12 years and would force rape and incest victims to carry their pregnancy to term. Show More Summary

What White People Can Do About the Killing of Black Men in America

'Can we switch for just one day?' my friend Sean jokingly asked me as we were working out at the gym. 'No, way' I said firmly. You see, Sean is black and I am white and Sean was suggesting that we swap races. In his plea, Sean was none-too-subtly commenting that living life as a white man might be easier than living as a black man. Show More Summary

When a Doctor Faces More Jail Time than a Rapist

It's been widely reported that Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner sponsored a bill in 2007 that would have outlawed all abortion in Colorado, including for rape and incest. But there's a detail about the ramifications of Gardner's...Show More Summary

The Gratitude Challenge: Can You Express Thanks For 10 Days?

I have a confession to make (and it's not one I willingly like to admit): I am flawed when it comes to verbalizing what I'm thankful for. Just as I've done with any form of exercise or being better about calling my grandparents, I've been neglecting it on a regular basis. Show More Summary

The Religion of Spirituality

In 1949, Max Zeller, a disciple of the visionary psychotherapist, Dr. Carl Jung, came to Jung with a dream he could not understand. In the dream, he saw a "temple of vast dimensions" under construction. As far as he could see, in every direction, there were multitudes of people participating in the building of the temple. Show More Summary

Hocus-Focus: This Photographer's Magic Touch with Camera Is a Work of Art

I open the door and pause. It's dark and warm. I'm not sure what to expect, but I know something unusual awaits. Maybe a trapdoor on the floor to swallow me up, Alice in Wonderland style. Or the gaping door to a UFO. I take a cautious...Show More Summary

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