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Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Insomnia Expert Gregg Jacobs

Arianna Huffington | March 31, 2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg Jacobs is an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the UMass Memorial Medical Center and the author of Say Good Night to Insomnia. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on how human sleep patterns have changed over time, healthier and more effective alternatives to sleeping pills, and how to reverse our worst sleep habits and behaviors.
Marc Bekoff

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to Kill Thousands of Cormorants: There Will Be Blood

Marc Bekoff | March 31, 2015 | Green
Despite experts agreeing that killing the cormorants is wrong and won't work, it turns out that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to kill nearly 11,000 cormorants and destroy more than 26,000 of their nests to try to reduce cormorant numbers by more than half.
Michael Conniff

The High Life in Beaver Creek

Michael Conniff | March 30, 2015 | Denver
Hotels can be aspirational: you can actually aspire to a hotel in the same way that you might covet a car, or a bracelet, or a house on the beach.
Jason Salzman

Let's Appreciate the Post's Coverage of City Council Races--While We Can

Jason Salzman | March 28, 2015 | Denver
God love The Denver Post for actually factually covering Denver's city council races with a little bit of breadth and a little bit of depth.
Jason Salzman

TV Reporter Looks Forward to New Job Where People Pay Like Politics More

Jason Salzman | March 27, 2015 | Denver
Eli Stokols, who came to Denver as a general assignment reporter in 2005, is leaving KDVR Fox 31 Tuesday as one of the state's top political reporters. He also became a Fox 31 anchor, launched his own public-policy TV show, and wrote nonstop on multiple platforms.
Marc Bekoff

Peter Singer Argues for 'Effective Altruism' for Charitable Giving in His New Book

Marc Bekoff | March 27, 2015 | Denver
Whether you agree or disagree with Professor Singer's arguments I guarantee they will move you out of your comfort zones and make you think deeply about what you do with your money and if your charitable giving really does the most good you can do.
Michael Conniff

The Long and Short of Shortsfest in Aspen

Michael Conniff | March 27, 2015 | Denver
If you could find an app that combined the cumulative knowledge of Laura Thielen and George Eldred -- about movies in general and short films in particular -- then your Netflix subscription would be worth like a gazillion dollars.
Rachael Oakes-Ash

Whiskey a Snow-Go

Rachael Oakes-Ash | March 27, 2015 | Travel
We hadn't planned on visiting the 10th Mountain Whiskey Spirit Company in Vail, Colorado. If I hadn't got the lurgy on my third day of what was originally a five-night visit to town, then I would have already been back home safe and sound in Sydney wishing I was still in Colorado.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

Arianna Huffington | March 27, 2015 | Science
Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the importance of good sleep hygiene, how our brain's clock is connected to our overall well-being, and the problem with sleeping pills.
Jason Salzman

Colorado Springs Lawmaker Calls Attack on Pregnant Woman a 'Curse of God Upon America'

Jason Salzman | March 26, 2015 | Denver
How can Klingenschmitt's latest statement possibly be ignored? He isn't another right-wing nut on YouTube. He's an elected official making laws under the gold dome in Denver. Where's the outrage by reporters and other watchdogs? If Klingenschmitt is going to politicize a horrific tragedy in the name of his anti-choice agenda, he should be called out.
Anne Z. Cooke

Spring Skiing Is Sheer Bliss: Snow Time in the Roaring Fork Valley

Anne Z. Cooke | March 26, 2015 | Travel
The blizzard that began late Tuesday night, on March 23rd, was sheer bliss for skiers at Snowmass and Aspen ski resorts who awoke to the best of all possible worlds: feathery-soft powder snow blanketing mountain peaks, valley trails, forest glades and ski lifts.

The Most Interesting Cities in America | March 25, 2015 | Travel
While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, they've got something else, a certain indefinable quality that makes them hard to forget.
Jason Salzman

GOP Leader Says Reverse Racial Discussion Driven By Elite Whites

Jason Salzman | March 25, 2015 | Denver
Denver radio host Randy Corporon gets a gold nugget for having a weekly liberal guest on his show, messing with the familiar reverberations in conservative echo chamber of talk radio.
Andy Campbell

I Drank So Much Soda as a Child That My Veins Collapsed

Andy Campbell | March 27, 2015 | Healthy Living
I'd just finished a Mountain Dew, my first love, which I drank whenever I was thirsty. My mom called me to the kitchen for dinner, and I stood up. But as I made my way across the living room, everything got dark. I could feel my heart throbbing in my ears, and then, I felt nothing.
Kari Haugeto

A Botanical Tour of Boulder With Kids

Kari Haugeto | March 25, 2015 | Travel
Mention the words "herb" and "Colorado" and the next thing that comes to mind probably isn't "with kids." But stay with us for a minute. That's all it'll take.
Hon. Judy Harris Kluger

Pretty Woman Hides an Ugly Reality

Hon. Judy Harris Kluger | March 25, 2015 | Impact
The Today Show's celebration of this fantasy misses the reality that prostitution is rarely light, loving or funny. In the quarter century since the film's release, we know much more about the links between prostitution and human trafficking.

10 of the Most Colorful Places in the U.S.

PureWow | March 25, 2015 | Travel
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We've shown you the world's most colorful places. But wait until you see these ten bright, beautiful spots right here in the U.S. of A.
Marc Bekoff

Beneath the Surface: SeaWorld Insider Goes Beyond Blackfish

Marc Bekoff | March 26, 2015 | Denver
John Hargrove is a very courageous man, and his book is open and honest and we should all thank him for taking the time to write it. I'm sure the orcas and all other animals languishing and being used and abused in captivity would thank him if they could.
Joseph Sutton

Dominated By Advertising: #Mydunkin Story

Joseph Sutton | March 24, 2015 | Business
If advertising of yore tried to prey on insecurities and the psychology of the public, today they're scouring the glut of what we're discussing each day for keywords that might as well be invitations to solicitation.
Michael Bialas

Beauty and the Best: Catching Up With the Wailin' Jennys

Michael Bialas | March 24, 2015 | Entertainment
Keeping Up With Kardashians? Nah. Catching Up With the Canadians is much more enlightening, productive and enjoyable, knowing that these three Jennys are the best roots-minded, folk-heroic songwriting, three part-harmonizing, angelic-sounding sisters of mercy you'll find since Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris.
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