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Year of No Sugar Reads Like a How-To Manual for an Eating Disorder

Year of No Sugar is one of those book titles that, with its telegram-like urgency, succinctly tells you exactly what to expect beneath the cover. Eve O. Schaub, a Vermont-based writer, became convinced in 2010 that fructose—the simple...Show More Summary

Let The Judgement Begin - The Tax Man Cometh edition

I gotta admit that at first I wondered whether or not the real tax man might have most of y'all's attention this week, but apparently a monkey stealing a hubcap is a nice distraction...or a Freudian fantasy, who knows. heh But! I've old business to conduct, so a small reminder... ...and here come da judge..ment.

This Little Boy Hugging His Chicken Gives Us So Many Feels

Whoever decided that a dog is man's best friend clearly just forgot to hug their chicken that day. Seriously, the love between the two pals in the video above is almost too much to bear. It's THAT adorable. So, if you haven't hugged your chicken today, you should get on that. Show More Summary

How a basic income in the U.S. could increase global poverty

Making a basic income politically viable in the United States would require closing off immigration to the U.S. from low-skilled countries, says Megan McArdle. Photo by Flickr user BBC World Service. Editor’s Note: The guaranteed basic income, as we’ve explored, is not a neat ideological issue. Show More Summary

Dana White on GSP Injury: 'Tough to Come Back, Giving Up Your Belt Is Crazy'

Georges St-Pierre may one day regret vacating his UFC title and taking an indefinite leave from MMA. Time and time again, UFC President Dana White has hammered fighters with the proverbial sermon of fighting being a young man’s game. The sand is always draining from a small hourglass, encapsulating the majority of an athlete’s livelihood. Show More Summary

Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf Takes Puck to Face, Expected to Play Against Stars in Game 2

There's no time for sitting out with an injury when the Stanley Cup is on the line. It appears that's what Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is thinking. The center was hit in the face by a puck in the final minute of the Ducks' 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 1 on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Lessons from Porsche's Customer-Service Fail

Here's what happens when a luxury goods company ignores a customer's valid and stunning complaints. One million YouTube views later, Porsche is dealing with much more than Nick Murray's lemon. If I asked, "Which luxury car company most recently extinguished a big engine-fire problem?" you would probably say Tesla. Show More Summary

L.A.s Spring Dandy Lions

I've always loved Spring's rites of passage with vibrant florals bursting of color and alluring scents -along with it comes the whisper of newness and sometimes the roar of the familiarity. This season it will be a roar - at least at...Show More Summary

How to Quit Sugar for a Year

15 hours agoHealth : Healthland

One woman's quest to eliminate the sweet stuff, and how she felt when she came out the other side.

Watch This Father Sing “Home” With His Daughter And Fight To Bring His Mother Home

Jorge Narvaez became an online sensation a few years ago when he sang a cover of “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros on YouTube with his daughter Alexa. Now, he’s back in the spotlight with both of his daughters — this time, to spread the word in support of family reunification. His mother, [...]

Orange is the New Black (Season 2)

(NSFW: Language) The inmates of Litchfield Correctional Institute return for more insanity, and it looks like Piper may have crossed over to the dark side. Never watched season one? Time to catch up before the June 6 premiere.

NBA D-League Standouts to Watch in Hyped 2014 Draft Class

Everyone's busy talking about the college stars entering the 2014 NBA draft, but we can't forget the best prospects the D-League has to offer. Many current D-Leaguers aren't NBA draft eligible, because they've already been drafted by an NBA club or signed via free agency. Show More Summary

Inner Sustainability: A New Concept for Earth Day

As the world spins round and round, as the years go by and by, as governments have meeting after meeting, where do we stand with respect to taking care of our planet? Some moments it feels like the world is spinning out of control -- tornadoes are bigger, hurricanes more powerful. Show More Summary

David Axelrod Hired to Make a Socialist the U.K.'s Next Prime Minister

15 hours agoNews : Reason

The British Labour Party has appointed David Axelrod as a strategic adviser to Ed Miliband's 2015 campaign. Axelrod, who went on to serve as a senior adviser to President Obama after acting as an adviser on the president's 2008 campaign,...Show More Summary

Diddy’s Net Worth: $700 Million In 2014

Sean "Diddy" Combs is a member of this year's Forbes Five--a list of the wealthiest hip-hop acts that appeared in the May 5th, 2014 issue of FORBES magazine. Though they've all had successful careers in music, it's their outside business ventures that were most instrumental in creating their fortunes.

Adventure Time + decorating Easter eggs = Eggventure Time! Oh my...

Adventure Time + decorating Easter eggs = Eggventure Time! Oh my glob! The creative folks at HalloweenCostumes.com created ten adorable Adventure Time egg costumes that anyone can download and print to create their very own Ovo-Candy Kingdom. Show More Summary

Could the Game of Thrones poisoning happen in real life?

15 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

Cyanide, deadly nightshade and pesticides have disturbingly similar symptoms to the toxin that took a powerful character's life, writes Rachel Nuwer. Warning: this post is laced with potent spoilers.

Blitz the Ambassador ft. Nneka, "Love On The Run"

15 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino Any Nneka fans in the house? Her 2008 single "Heartbeat" is still an absolute barn-burner, true Lauryn Hill levels of focus and slay, and here she is teaming up with another African-born artist (Blitz the Ambassador is Ghanaian-American; Nneka is Nigerian-German) for an easy-riding hip-hop duet full to bursting with horns and guitar. 0 Comments

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