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14 Illinois Prisons Reaching 80 to 96% of Their Total Capacity

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.31.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

There are more than 47,000 inmates under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Department of Corrections as of May 2015, the lowest the state's prison popu...

The Cooking Mistake You're Making That Ruins Everything

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste

Just give your food some space.

Powerful New Documentary Shows Effects of Tourism on Barcelona

Doug Lansky | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Doug Lansky

We're all familiar with the upside of tourism...the food, the sun, the cultural experiences. But in the same way that we've blindly sucked oil out of...

Look Where Cleaners Live At London's Olympic Games

The | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

Despite the elaborate planing for London's 2012 Olympic Games, it looks like not much thought went into where the people cleaning up after the athlete...

WATCH: Van Overloaded With 66 Children In China Stopped By Police

Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Police in China's Hebei Province were shocked to find a passenger van packed to the brim with 66 young children. The Telegraph reports that the gr...

Cathie Black's Solution For School Overcrowding

| Julie Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- Just two weeks into her new job, Schools Chancellor Cathie Black has already found a solution to the overcrowding problem that has ...

Community Colleges Overcrowding

Larry Penley | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Larry Penley

As community colleges are suffering from funding and overcrowding issues, career colleges are being unfairly targeted by a proposed Department of Education regulation intended to curb the amount of unpaid student debt in this country.

Behind the Prison RIot in California

Pat Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Nolan

The skills the inmates develop to survive violent prisons make them dangerous when they are released. You can't cage men like animals and then expect them to be model citizens when they return home.

A Modest Proposal (With Apologies to Jonathan Swift)

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Geri Spieler

The solution, of course, is to slow population growth. The benefits from reduced reproduction rates among humans are 20 times more effective than lifestyle changes.

The Tunnel of Doom on 3rd Street

Keely Field | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keely Field

I was one of the thousands of purple ticket holders who survived "The Tunnel of Doom on 3rd Street," as it's known to those of us who suffered through the most disappointing day of our lives.