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How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

William J. Broad’s 2012 article on some of the health risks of yoga.

Portfolio Overview: State Of Play

By William Sirett: It's a waiting game. So how am I doing? Terribly; broadly speaking the market (S&P 500) continues to rally and international exploration and production companies continue to underperform. Not exactly uplifting (no pun intended). Show More Summary

Famous Paintings: The Fighting Temeraire

Many of the most famous paintings by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) were created during the years Britain and Napoleonic France were battling. Turner paintings can be broadly divided into two groups: realistic, topographical...Show More Summary

Turn basic science breakthroughs into captivating headlines

The New York Times recently published a front page story by William J. Broad, “Billionaires with Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science.” The piece drew nearly 500 comments on the Times’ website in 24 hours, debating the pros and cons of philanthropic support for research. Continue reading... Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. Manage your online [...]

Storm-battered bagel store closes after failed recovery bid

Hurricane Sandy battered his store and crushed his dreams. Bay-Gull Store owner Patrick Williams quietly closed his beloved 19-year-old Broad Channel bagel store in January after pouring thousands of dollars into reviving the storm-ravaged cafe.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

When indigenous women disappear, their cases often get little coverage — and their identities can be erased. On the radicalness of the unruly stoner girls of Broad City. Trans student Andraya Williams was harassed and humiliated by campus police at her North Carolina college. A judge has allowed Arizona’s strict restrictions on medication abortion to take effect. Lori [...]

Flavorwire Interview: ‘Broad City’ Music Supervisor Matt FX Talks Last Night’s Epic Drake/Missy Elliott Tribute

The cold open on last night’s Broad City was easily one of the best TV moments of the year so far. In a nod to Missy Elliott’s iconic Hype Williams video for … Read More

Vintage Covers of Print Magazine of the ’50s

Print is a bimonthly magazine about visual culture and design. Founded in 1940 by William Edwin Rudge, Print is dedicated to showcasing the extraordinary in design on and off the page. Covering a field as broad as communication itself—publication...Show More Summary

Yoga Injuries: Who’s Responsibility is It? A Call to Action for Yoga Teachers & Studio Owners

7 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Yoga injuries are once again in the national news. William Broad, the New York Times writer who brought us The Science of Yoga in 2012, recently reported that orthopedic surgeons around the U.S. and Europe are seeing an increase in ...

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Triage'

C4 Atlanta's show Triage (juried by Stuart Shapiro, Louise Shaw, and CL's Wyatt Williams) tackles "broad issues of health and wellness, exploring its presence or absence." That theme emerged from Arts Health Day 2013, a collaboration between C4, WonderRoot, and Alternate ROOTS.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Angry Bird Struggle Rapper Azealia Banks Twitter Rants About Unsupportive Pharrell, “Light Skin Nias Are Funny”

This weird azz broad is always mad about something… Azealia Banks Goes On Angry Twitter Rant About Pharrell Williams Despite the fact that her career is permanent failure to launch, NYC rapper Azealia Banks has always found a way to

Response From Religious-Liberty Scholars Supporting a “Marriage Conscience” Exemption

Last week I wrote about the response of a group of us (Andy Koppelman, Doug NeJaime, Ira Lupu, William Marshall, and me) to calls for broad religious-liberty exemptions in laws authorizing same-sex marriage.  Specifically in the context...Show More Summary

Yoga Hip Injuries Attributed to Women’s Flexibility (Read: Listen To Your Body)

10 months agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

We’ll start this post with the closing line of William J. Broad’s latest New York Times piece about the safety/hazards of yoga: “Better to do yoga in moderation and listen carefully to your body. That temple, after all, is your bestShow More Summary

Eli and Edythe Broad win Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership

10 months agoArts : Artdaily

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad received the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership today at the annual meeting of The Philanthropy Roundtable. The prize includes $250,000 for the charity of the winner's choice, and...Show More Summary

First Slice 9/1/13: DragonCon cruises down Peachtree

The freaks came out in broad daylight yesterday at DragonCon's annual parade down Peachtree St. Billy Dee Williams, er, Lando Calrissian, made an appearance, along with that dude from Ghostbusters. What's his name, again?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

It’s time for Obama to replay Nixon-to-China on Iran, says William Quandt

General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi aspires to be another Nasser, with broad public appeal, says William Quandt, the longtime Middle East expert

William Lee: Protesters Focus On Peru's Political Establishment

Rather than being focused on local issues, such as the impact of large-scale mining, the protests have expressed a broad frustration with Peru's political establishment. In this way, they mirror recent protests in Brazil.

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

OH MY GOD LET'S LIGHT SOME STRAIGHT MARRIAGES ON FIRE!— Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) June 26, 2013 "DOMA unconstitutional as a matter of equal protection," Pete Williams at NBC reports. "This is a very broad ruling." It's also a 5-4 ruling, which was expected, with Justice Kennedy writing the decision for the majority. Show More Summary

BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act

MSNBC’s Pete Williams reports that the Supreme Court has struck down DOMA as a matter of equal protection — a broad ruling.

Whoopi Goldberg's 'Rape-Rape' Problem Extends to Steubenville

Yesterday, the broads of The View discussed Serena Williams' recent comments to Rolling Stone wherein the athlete engaged in some good ol' fashioned victim blaming while discussing the Steubenville trial. Read more...

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