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Andrew Cunanan’s Life Story Is an Opportunity for Mental Health Discussion by the LGBTQ Community

Andrew Cunanan’s Life Story Is an Opportunity for Mental Health Discussion by the LGBTQ Community Ryan Murphy's 'American Crime Story: Versace' is an opportunity to discuss the issue of mental health in the LGBTQ community Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Wishful Thinking Wednesday: A Book Proposal for The Archaeology of Contemporary American Life

About six weeks ago, a colleague out of the blue asked whether I’d be interested in writing a book on the archaeology of contemporary American life. Because I almost never say “no” to anything, I responded: “Of course, DUH?! I mean, who wouldn’t? Why wouldn’t I?”  I then went on a long walk or two,… Read More ?

Redemption for Offenders and Victims

This article appears in the Winter 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  J udge Leo Sorokin, 56, has spent his professional life working in the criminal justice system. A graduate of Yale College and Columbia Law School, Sorokin served as an assistant attorney general, a federal public defender, and a magistrate judge. Show More Summary

New 'Buck' naked barley: Food, feed, brew

(American Society of Agronomy) Researchers are giving an ancient grain a new life: 'Buck' barley is naked, but not in an indecent way. Naked barley does not require pearling, allowing it to hold onto the bran and whole grain status.

Everyday Life of an American Teenage Girl in the 1960s Through Amazing Found Photos

A found photo set from anyjazz65 that captured everyday life of an American teenage girl from Crittenden, Kentucky in the 1960s. The album follows her through some of her highschool years of the Business School in Crittenden, Kentucky, and a bit after. Show More Summary

Batteries Boast Potential as the Energy Source of the Future

This winter, Australia gave life to business extraordinaire Elon Musk’s mega-battery, changing the scope of energy production as we know it. The battery is the size of an American football field and powers 30,000 homes in Southern Australia and was built in the Tesla founder’s guaranteed 100-day time frame. Show More Summary

Report: Arizona Named the Most Pro-Life State, Washington Most Pro-Abortion

Americans United for Life today released its annual report about the most pro-life and pro-abortion states when it comes to passing pro-life legislation that protects women and unborn children. Arizona was named most pro-life and Washington most pro-abortion. Show More Summary

Life Time Fitness cable news ban: Are opposing views bad for your mental health?

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

Tuning out the issues doesn’t make them go away. All Americans, gym-goers included, should be strong enough to listen to and respect other viewpoints.        

Dr. Mathilde Krim, Hero, Mentor, and Warrior Against AIDS, Dies at 91

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mathilde Krim, the founding chairman of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), who dedicated her life to the fight against AIDS, has died at 91, according to friends. ? Wrote activist Peter Staley on Facebook: “My greatest AIDS hero… Read The post Dr. Mathilde Krim, Hero, Mentor, and Warrior Against AIDS, Dies at 91 appeared first on Towleroad.

Improvements in mortality rates are slowed by rise in obesity in the United States

With countless medical advances and efforts to curb smoking, one might expect that life expectancy in the United States would improve. Yet according to recent studies, there's been a reduction in the rate of improvement in American mortality during the last three decades. According to a new study, a rise in obesity is to blame.

Pro-Lifers Challenge Justin Trudeau to Meet Pro-Life People After He Says They’re “Not in Line With Society”

On Friday, more than 300,000 Americans are expected to march in the nation’s capital to celebrate life and condemn abortion. While the networks often overlook the March for Life, it exemplifies the strength and youth of the pro-life movement – something one leader wants the Canadian prime minister to grasp. March for Life President Jeanne […]

If Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, politicians would denounce him

2 days agoNews : The Cutline

Today is the day when many American politicians pretend to care about the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr, one of the wisest souls who attempted to save this sorry nation. While King did care about black and/or poor people in the United States and around the world, he was no American exceptionalist. Show More Summary

Improvements in mortality rates are slowed by rise in obesity in the United States

(University of Pennsylvania) With medical advances and efforts to curb smoking, one might expect that US life expectancy would improve. Yet there's been a reduction in the rate of improvement in American mortality during the last three decades. Show More Summary

This American Life gets a new logo

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The true-story radio program, This American Life, began in 1995. (My friend and Cool Tools partner, Kevin Kelly, was the subject of the very first episode!) For over 20 years, the show has used the same logo, which is tall and breaks the word American into two words, AMER and ICAN. Show More Summary

Trump encouraged people to celebrate MLK Day with community service, but he’s at his golf course

On Friday, President Donald Trump encouraged Americans to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “with acts of civic work and community service” on MLK Day. The president, however, is not taking his own advice — according to the White House pool, the president will be spending MLK Day at his […]

St. Louis' Powell Symphony Hall Turns 50 (And Still Has Two Of The Musicians Who Were There On Opening Night)

The hall began its life as a vaudeville and movie theatre, but the remodel for the Symphony was a little different: "Unusually for an American hall in the 1960s, Powell Hall was done up in a traditionally European style, with its red, gold and cream decor modeled on the royal chapel at Versailles."

Into the Life of a Madman with “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace”

2016’s “American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson” was a television event, one of the most accomplished series of that entire year. With an incredible ensemble, creator Ryan Murphy proved he had yet another act in him after the popularity of his “American Horror Story” started to wane. Show More Summary

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018: Who was the civil rights leader and what will Donald Trump be doing?

2 days agoNews : The Lookout

Each year Americans celebrate the life of the US civil rights movement's best-known spokesman and leader on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The movement pioneered by Martin Luther King pressured the American government to end legalised segregation in the United States. This year will be the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Taking the Day to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is the U.S. holiday set aside to celebrate the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. No marketing lessons, no promotional tie-ins, just our respectful acknowledgement of an American hero. We’ll be back on the blog tomorrow … looking forward to seeing you then. Show More Summary

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