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How Instagram Helped Me Love Food Again

Katerina Lopez | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women
Katerina Lopez

Instagram has given me a platform to find the fun in food again. So go ahead and say I'm basic. Say that I've given in to mainstream media, and lost my originality. I think I've gained something that's more than worth it.

There's Nothing Basic About Being a 'Basic B*tch'

Abby Draper | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women
Abby Draper

Basically, by "definition" I'm a basic b*tch. And so is every other woman I know. Except NOT AT ALL.

Gay Guys Can Do Better Than The Word 'Basic' Too

H. Alan Scott | Posted 10.23.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

So why do we keep using that word even though it feels kind of icky? And why are my fellow gay brothers so into it?

Don't Call Me A Basic B*tch -- I Can Love Pumpkin Spice Lattes And Still Be Extraordinary

Bustle | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Bustle

I may not be the most self-confident person on the planet, but I am confident enough to know that I am neither basic nor a b*tch.

Why Elegance Doesn't Make A Language

Ezra Brooks | Posted 08.05.2014 | Huffpost Code
Ezra Brooks

With the internet all abuzz about Apple's new Swift programming language, it seems we've forgotten what language design is about. While Swift may be simpler and more elegant than other languages, it also lacks some very important parts of a programming language - parts that make or break long-term support of the community.

An Open Letter to THAT Woman At The Salon

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 06.28.2014 | Women
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

When you walked into this salon and brayed, "Who do I have to scream at to get a pedicure around here?" I thought, surely, she's joking, and I laughed at your poorly-executed humor. Then you clapped your hands twice, to ensure your request was heard. And it was.

Cancun Climate Summit: Will Brazil Step Up to the Plate?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

Relatively defenseless in the face of global warming, developing countries are looking for a champion. Who will speak up for them in Mexico?

Cancún Climate Summit: Time for a New Geopolitical Architecture

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?

"Survivor Package" Offers to Cut Hotel Costs by Eliminating Amenities

Nicko Margolies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nicko Margolies

Don't want lights? $89. No towels? $59. No toiletries? $39. And finally, for the coup de grace, you can get your room at the Rancho Bernardo Inn without a bed and only pay $19, plus fees.