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Reducing Population at Rikers Island the Quickest Path to Meaningful Reforms

Brooklyn Defender Services | Posted 11.04.2014 | Crime
Brooklyn Defender Services

The greatest improvement in jail conditions will occur when the jail population is reduced only to those who cannot be released due to the very serious nature of their charges, such as homicides.

Disney Hopes That 7D 's Stellar Voice Cast Will Make Animation Fans Happy, Not Grumpy

Jim Hill | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So when Disney Television Animation decided to build a show around the Seven Dwarfs, how did they give this new animated series its own identity?

How 24 Women Live Successfully With Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 02.06.2012 | Books
Riva Greenberg

The book's publication is the successful accomplishment of clinical psychologist and certified diabetes educator, Dr. Beverly S. Adler, who has had type 1 diabetes for 36 years.

Label Lessons: What You Need To Know About Wine Designations

David J. Duman | Posted 11.11.2011 | Home
David J. Duman

The varietal labeling of wine as we know it is a very modern phenomenon. It was popularized in California in the 1960s. Prior to that -- and even today with inexpensive jug wines -- California wine was usually labeled with a broad moniker like "Burgundy" or "Chablis."

Pakistani Army Fighting The Taliban (VIDEO): Amazing Footage From New PBS Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"NOW on PBS" has obtained some amazing footage of the Pakistani army taking the fight to the Taliban in Waziristan as part of its look at the U.S.'s ...