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Mike Doyle

7 Out Of Control Lego Sculptures That Will Leave You Speechless

Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts

Oh, you thought Legos were for ambitious toddlers and socially challenged middle schoolers? That's cute. Actually, the nifty little plastic bricks hav...

All Those Frustrated New Yorkers

George Heymont | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

One of the most popular shorts at the Frameline 34 Film Festival put a comic spin on what happens when a straight woman convinces her best gay friend from college to help her make a baby. The big question on everyone's mind was whether it would translate into a 90-minute feature film.

Erin Mershon

Democrats Cream Republicans In Annual Congressional Baseball Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political scorecard stood tied: a Supreme Court victory for the Democrats, an attorney general contempt charge for the Republicans. ...

Mira Sorvino: Drama Queen in Union Square

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Regina Weinreich

Deftly bringing both the edgy past and cleaned-up present together with humor and heart, Nancy Savoca's new movie, Union Square, features a stunning performance by Mira Sorvino.

NY Artist Mike Doyle Creates Amazing Lego Mansion

AOL Real Estate | Posted 12.05.2011 | Weird News

A nearly six-foot-tall mansion made entirely from 130,000 Lego blocks took Mike Doyle nearly 600 hours to build. The New York-based artist's "Victo...

Why Raw Sprouts Cause E. Coli

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2011 | Home
Meathead

How could innocent crunchy, delicious sprouts, full of nutrients and beneficial compounds, be dangerous? Because they are grown differently than any other vegetable, in an environment practically ideal for bacteria.

Will You be Voting for a Resident of the Secretive C Street House in the 2010 General Election? (Slideshow)

Jeff Sharlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Sharlet

2010-10-26-Screenshot20101026at1.37.56PM.pngHere is my guide to the C Street men up for election.

Inside Lawmakers' 'Frat House For Jesus' And Ensign's Intervention

The New Yorker | Peter J. Boyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One midwinter night in 2008, Senator John Ensign, of Nevada, the chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, was roused from bed when six men ...

Rep. Mike Doyle Shows Washington How To Stand Up For What's Right

Harold Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harold Feld

Rep. Doyle's colleagues should learn from his example of how to respond when corporate interests dress up their agendas in populist clothing -- whether on net neutrality, financial reform, or any other issue.

Catholic Church Shows Its Influence In Health Care Fight

Wall Street Journal | Peter Wallsten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Injecting itself aggressively into the health-care debate, the Roman Catholic Church in America has emerged as a major political force with the potent...

What is Work? Small Town Hospital Closing Opens Health-Care Debate

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

The closing of a cornerstone institution in the small but much talked about town of Braddock, PA, raises an important question: How should a community hospital work, really?

"C Street" and the Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

These soldier's appearances on religious programs in uniform isn't just a violation of military regulations, it's a good example of the multiple connections between fundamentalist groups.

Animals on the Hill, and in The Hill

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The lawmakers doing the bidding for Big Agribusiness simply don't get that the American public wants to see all animals treated humanely, including animals raised for food.

Allegations Of Cover-Up Surround Taste Of Chicago Violence

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

News reports characterizing the Taste of Chicago and Friday night's Independence Day fireworks show in Grant Park as "peaceful" have led some bloggers...