I was mildly surprised when I read today that Playboy has decided it will no longer feature full female nudity in its pages. I mean, I haven’t seen the magazine in years, but I think it’s probably fair to say that Playboy, and its relatively tame photos, have touched the psyche of any American...
Founder’s note: Here is an article in three parts from two third year students in the classical Chinese medicine program at NCNM. They wrote this paper, and the accompanying presentation, as part of their Chinese herbal training. Read: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 coming soon… — In our first post, we discussed the […]
I live in Massachusetts, and I sometimes wonder what it is about the region that makes makes it such a fertile place for writers. The first year I lived here I went to dinner in my small town and was seated next to Andre Dubus III for crying out loud. Show More Summary
From WOODS HOLE RESEARCH CENTER and the Peter Wadhams is still wrong, no record low this year department, comes this overt hand-wringing worry over permafrost, most of which is about methane releases, which aren’t accelerating and don’t seem to be a big problem at all as seen in this IPCC chart below showing observed reality…
Carol writes, "The first Cheapass Game ever was Kill Doctor Lucky, back in late 1996. After multiple editions, and being licensed out for a number of years, it has come back home to Cheapass Games, and we're sprucing it up, just in time for its 19.5th Anniversary. Show More Summary
Nostalgia alert! A mere 22 years ago today, Nightmare Before Christmas premiered in theaters, and so it's only fair for us to give the Tim Burton-produced classic a little love on its anniversary, right?! Since it's been so long, we had to wonder where all of our favorite Nightmare characters ended up long after the film had [...]
This will probably send the message. Shawn Ryan Thomas, a 32-year-old man, is all set to live the rest of his life — and then some — behind bars. That's because he was just sentenced on Monday afternoon to a whopping 885 years in prison by a Florida judge. What?! Related: Jared Fogle Tries To Avoid Jail Time [...]
[di·a·logue]: A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards the exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem Last year was a pivotal year in the United States for what is being called the 'new' civil rights movement. Show More Summary
A few years ago, author Emma Donaghue heard about an Austrian woman who was kept captive in a room for 24 years, giving birth several times to her captor’s babies. But it was not that sick story that intrigued her, rather the idea of a woman and child bonding and making their own universe in such a confined space. Show More Summary
Last year, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), which protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual rights and patents, sued Apple for infringing on one of its processor patents. According to the lawsuit, Apple used...Show More Summary
SAN FANCISCO – For two years, Nexon has been looking for game companies that share its free-to-play philosophy. The search ended with new partnerships with Warner Bros. and Lego to create a Lego massively multiplayer online role-playing game as well as with Square Enix to bring Final Fantasy XI to mobile. But the search for […]
The year 2015 has been a rather eventful one for Indo-German cooperation. In January, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and the visiting German Minister Barbara Hendricks signed an agreement, with Germany deciding to partner with India in developing three smart cities; a six-member joint committee was set up to evolve the way forward. Prime […]
The 'Drone Defender' uses radio waves to stop drones in midair, will be sold to the federal government starting next year.
The BMW M2 has been one of the worst kept secrets of the year but who really cares when the finished product looks go good. The M2 serves as a spiritual successor to the 1-Series M Coupe, produced for just one model year, and it is confirmed to go on sale next spring, as a 2016 model. As we’ve repeatedly stated, if you’ve been thinking...
After eight weeks of a relaxation program, people used clinical services 43% less, according to a new study
LAS VEGAS -- Here’s a phrase you’re certain to hear from Martin O’Malley after he takes the debate stage here: “15 years of executive experience.” O’Malley, who served for seven years as Baltimore’s mayor and eight years as Maryland’s governor, routinely touts his record of getting things done and argues that’s what sets him apart […]
It’s October 1989. Your family is spending a pleasant Saturday afternoon at Kmart, browsing for some late back-to-school clothes, or maybe some Halloween costumes. The shelves are full of clearance lunch boxes and plastic pumpkins, and you hear soft instrumental adult-contemporary music interspersed with Kmart promos over the store speakers. Show More Summary
Through three phases of her children's youth, hotel exec Lisa Zandee relied on clever strategies to make her career work for her family. It was a little over 12 years ago, and Lisa Zandee had risen to a high-powered job as a vice president of W Hotels. She had a team. She traveled the world. Read Full Story
This week marks an important anniversary in the political lives of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Eight years ago, Hillary Clinton was dominating the young upstart from Illinois in the Democratic primaries. After a burst of excitement when Obama announced his candidacy, in February, 2007, his campaign flagged over the summer. Show More Summary
Hayden Panettiere has checked into a treatment facility for postpartum depression after giving birth to her daughter almost a year ago. The 26-year-old first time mom welcomed daughter Kaya with… READ ON