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Sasha Bronner

When You Google 'Why Do Women...' Some Very Interesting Results Come Up

Sasha Bronner | April 25, 2015 | Women
After realizing last week that, as a woman, I apologize for nearly everything and to nearly everyone, my first instinct was to ask Google why. I typed the words "why do women," but before I could add "apologize," I was amazed at what Google suggested I ask instead.
Linda Thompson

How Living With and Loving Bruce Jenner Changed My Life Forever

Linda Thompson | April 26, 2015 | Gay Voices
If Bruce had told me about his gender issue when we first began getting romantically involved, I would not have married him. Pure and simple. But looking back, I'm so grateful to God, the universe, and Bruce that I didn't know, and that Bruce played the role in my life that he did.
Marian Wright Edelman

Stuck Outside the Poor Door

Marian Wright Edelman | April 24, 2015 | Politics
The contrast between the haves and have-nots might be especially stark at that New York building, but millions of families across the country are finding themselves on the wrong side of the poor door.
Kelly Frazier

Detroit-Born Magician Jeff Hobson Returns Home to Bring Wonder With 'The Illusionists'

Kelly Frazier | April 24, 2015 | Detroit
As you get older, the unknown can become scary as you question more and more things in the world, slowly losing that childlike innocence we all once had. Sometimes, we all love to take that escape from the daily rigmarole of life into some sort of fantasy.
Patrick O'Connor

Detroit Discourse Takes a Turn for the Better

Patrick O'Connor | April 23, 2015 | Detroit
Since compromise is the underpinning of our country's governance system, it should come as no surprise that our government doesn't work when compromise doesn't exist.
Lexi Herrick

9 Ways We Can Improve Body Image for Men Too

Lexi Herrick | April 23, 2015 | Women
The journey to body acceptance is a vigorous fight, and one that involves both genders. It requires both sexes to rise above the grossly defined standards for beauty and attractiveness. We can work together to create a world built in understanding of human depth and uniqueness and not on shallow evaluation of appearance.
Arianna Huffington

My Conversation With Co-Sleeping Expert James McKenna

Arianna Huffington | April 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. James J. McKenna is a professor of anthropology and the director of the Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. He is a world-renowned expert on infant sleep -- particularly the practice of bed sharing in relation to breastfeeding. In our conversations, he shared his insights on co-sleeping and bi-phasic sleep patterns and offered tips for new parents.
Toby Barlow

Why I'm Walking With Friends

Toby Barlow | April 22, 2015 | Detroit
Amid all the excitement about the city's renaissance, there are tensions simmering too. There is a lot of conversation and debate about the "new" Detroit and the "old" Detroit.
Kevin Walsh

Tiger Stadium: What Makes a Ballpark

Kevin Walsh | April 22, 2015 | Detroit
For 10 years, there were some ancient ruins a few miles down the road from Comerica Park, an escape from the modern facility for families with restaurants, amusement park rides, museum kiosks, piped in radio broadcasts in the bathroom and flat-screens over the concession stands.
Arianna Huffington

Introducing the HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: The Best Solutions Stories Out There, Every Day

Arianna Huffington | April 21, 2015 | Media
When we launched our What's Working editorial initiative, we knew we wanted to tell solutions-oriented stories using all the tools at our disposal on a global scale. So in addition to our original reporting and the robust conversations we're starting on the blog, we've now launched the What's Working Honor Roll, a daily morning roundup of the best solutions journalism around the world.
Dale Hansen

Proposal 1 Proves Republican Incompetence

Dale Hansen | April 21, 2015 | Detroit
The fact that the people voters tasked with making the tough decisions are so afraid of losing their jobs that they would put the desires of a fringe "no new taxes" group ahead of the needs of their constituents suggests that the real problem here is not road or education funding but a complete and total failure of leadership.
Christian Piatt

Explaining "Working Poor" to My Privileged, Middle Class Children

Christian Piatt | April 20, 2015 | Religion
When we do our "gratitude inventory" (aka, a way to get them to reflect and pray), they rattle off things as a matter of routine that many people would only dream of.
Rep. Sandy Levin

The GOP's Handout for the Wealthiest Americans

Rep. Sandy Levin | April 20, 2015 | Politics
Repealing the estate tax isn't just a boon for the 5,500 wealthiest Americans; it is a bust to federal taxpayers, who would be on the hook for its quarter-of-a-trillion-dollars cost. And it gets worse: Combined with other tax bills approved by House Republicans so far this year, our debt would grow by $584 billion to finance tax cuts for the wealthy.
Laura Gottesdiener

A Foreclosure Conveyor Belt

Laura Gottesdiener | April 23, 2015 | Politics
Detroit was once famous for creating the largest, most spectacular versions of whatever its residents set their minds to. Few care to admit, however, that the city that was the arsenal of the twentieth century may also provide the blueprint for a more precarious era.

The Most Fitness-Friendly Cities in America | April 18, 2015 | Healthy Living
To find the best places to get in shape we collected data on over 360 of the largest metropolitan areas in the country. Specifically, we looked at three separate categories of data that affect fitness.
Amber Roth

Migrating Birds Get Boost from Science, Art Collision

Amber Roth | April 24, 2015 | Green
Many migrating birds collide with man-made structures such as communication towers, power lines, and wind turbines; they face loss of habitat needed for refueling and protection from predators during stops along their migratory journey. This period in the life of a migratory bird is the most dangerous and also the least understood.
Steven Raichlen

Injecting Your Meat with Flavor

Steven Raichlen | April 17, 2015 | Taste
As many barbecue pros know, injecting is the most efficient way to add flavor and moisture to smoked, barbecued, or grilled food. Think of injecting as marinating from the inside out.
Holly Austin Smith

Sex Trafficking: Should All Perpetrators Be Sentenced As Sex Offenders?

Holly Austin Smith | April 16, 2015 | Impact
When I first began anti-trafficking advocacy in 2009, I believed any person convicted of human trafficking should face mandatory sentences, including registration as a sex offender if the offense involved sex trafficking minors.

The 30 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of Spring 2015

Zagat | April 24, 2015 | Taste
We're looking ahead to some of the most hotly anticipated restaurant openings of the spring.
Kelly Frazier

Blue Man Group Coming to Detroit for Performances at the Fisher Theatre

Kelly Frazier | April 16, 2015 | Detroit
A Blue Man Group performance is definitely one of those things that you can never really imagine what it's going to be like until you actually experience it.
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