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It's Washington Beer vs. Massachusetts Beer In The Super Bowl Of Taste Tests

Joe Satran | January 27, 2015 | Taste
Who's going to take it all???

Here's How Much Less Women Make In Each State

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | January 27, 2015 | Business
If you're a woman looking for equal pay for equal work, then you might want to steer clear of Louisiana and Wyoming. Those are two of the U.S. states with the biggest pay gaps between men and women, as seen in a new map from Expert Market, a...

5 Super Bowl Storylines To Keep An Eye On

Jordan Schultz | January 27, 2015 | Sports
In American culture, the Super Bowl is more than just a game, and Super Bowl Sunday is more than just a cold winter's day. The game itself can sometimes be overshadowed by the spectacle surrounding it, including the halftime show (recall Janet Jackson) and whatever is the current scandal or...

Denver Police Shoot, Kill 16-Year-Old Girl They Say Hit Them With Car

AP | Simon McCormack | January 28, 2015 | Crime
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car. The request came after about 20 people rallied outside District Attorney Mitch Morrissey's office and called...

Denver Police Fatally Shoot Woman Who Allegedly Hit Officer With Stolen Vehicle

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | January 26, 2015 | Crime
By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A young woman suspected of driving a stolen car filled with teenage passengers was shot dead by Denver police on Monday after she struck an officer with the vehicle as he approached on foot, authorities said. Denver Police Chief Robert White told...

Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

Matt Ferner | January 27, 2015 | Politics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is requesting that the Drug Enforcement Administration reclassify marijuana as a less harmful substance in order to facilitate research of the substance for medical use, according to a policy statement released Monday. "The AAP strongly supports research and development of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and...

7 Snow Day Charts To Help You Weather The Storm

Katla McGlynn | January 26, 2015 | Comedy
Snowpocalypse, Snowmageddon, whatever hyperbolic name you're calling it, it's here. The Northeast is facing a snowstorm of epic proportions so we're getting prepared the only way we know how: making sarcastic charts about our impending doom. Don't you worry, though. As long as you've got shelter, food, water...

12 Numbers That Show America's Internet Has An Equality Problem

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | January 26, 2015 | Technology
Here's what is keeping people from web access.

Why Some Women Are Giving Up Tampons For Good

Anna Almendrala | January 26, 2015 | Healthy Living
Maryann Flasch, a 32-year-old office manager from Austin, Colorado, used to suffer from vaginal itching, dryness and infections when she got her period, which she attributed to using tampons and pads. She had resigned herself to buying tube after tube of topical painkillers -- until she discovered the menstrual cup....

Here's One Reason Why You Shouldn't Keep Your Eyes Closed In Yoga Class

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | January 26, 2015 | Comedy
Open your eyes, people! Yoga classes can be an excellent way to get your mind and body in shape, but when you're feeling that relaxed and your eyes are closed for large periods of time, you really have no idea what is going on. One minute you're feeling tranquil, settling...

Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.: Report

Matt Ferner | January 26, 2015 | Business
Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry, according to a new report obtained by The Huffington Post. Researchers from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry investment and...

25 Life Hacks Anyone Over 50 Should Know

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | January 26, 2015 | Fifty
Who doesn't need life to be made a little bit easier? Below are 25 tips to do precisely that. Readers are invited to post their own life hacks below in comments. 1. Take a photo with your phone of where you park your car at the mall. That way, when...

Shannon Conley Sentenced For Trying To Help ISIS

AP | David Moye | January 23, 2015 | Crime
DENVER (AP) -- A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants has been sentenced to four years in prison. Shannon Conley learned her punishment in Denver federal court on Friday as her parents watched. Wearing a black and tan headscarf with her...

Forget Tinder, 'Watchr' App Matches You Up Based On What TV Shows You Binge-Watch

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | January 23, 2015 | Comedy
Is your chance of finding love ... remote? So you've tried all the dating apps out there right? Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, Hinge, Bears & Pears, DateSPLOSION, 2 Match 2 Curious -- okay, we made a few of those up, but you get the idea. There are so many and...

Mayors To File Brief In Support Of Obama On Immigration Actions

Elise Foley | January 24, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- A group of mayors led by New York's Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles' Eric Garcetti are coming to the defense of President Barack Obama on immigration. Twenty-eight mayors have signed on to file an amicus brief this coming Monday in support of Obama's recent...

Why Skipping The Flu Vaccine Could Harm Your Sense Of Smell

Reuters | January 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - In a small new study, skipping the flu vaccine was associated with a higher risk for trouble with a sense of smell or taste. Researchers say the results are preliminary, but since respiratory viruses are a common cause of a lost ability to smell,...

This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day

Harry Bradford | January 27, 2015 | Business
You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired. Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often. The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if...

Obama Predicts Bright Future For Legal Weed

Matt Ferner | January 22, 2015 | Politics
President Barack Obama said during a YouTube interview Thursday that he believes more states will consider legalizing recreational marijuana, citing his administration's hands-off approach to prohibition-ending cannabis laws in Colorado and Washington state. “What you’re seeing now is Colorado, Washington, through state referenda, they’re experimenting with legal marijuana," Obama said...

13 People Who Aren't Letting Life Get Them Down

Christine Dalton | January 22, 2015 | Comedy
Life handed these people lemons, and they made some FANTASTIC lemonade. Many of the challenges that these people face are no laughing matter. Armed with a positive attitude and a fantastic sense of humor, however, they've shown us how to make the best of a bad situation. Take note!

Kollabora CEO Nora Abousteit Says The Gender Ratio At Davos Should Be '50/50'

Alanna Vagianos | January 22, 2015 | Women
Nora Abousteit just pointed out the elephant in the room at the World Economic Forum: Where are all the women? The founder and CEO of Kollabora, a website for "DIY enthusiasts" to meet and collaborate, did not hold back about the lack of women at...
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