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The Jungle

Amazing Look thru Google Glass of a Tent City in Rural America

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Carmen Guidi, from Second Wind Cottages, was nice enough to give me a tour of one of this countries most infamous tent cities. Known as The Jungle, th...

Farming In 'The Jungle': Old Chicago Meat Plant Revamped

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — They call this place the Back of the Yards, a neighborhood in the middle of the city once filled with acres and acres of stockyards. ...

From Death Row Inmate To Acclaimed Author

The Guardian | Erwin James | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

Wilbert Rideau spent 44 years behind bars. Now he's campaigning for society to help prisoners start a new life....

Old Books You Love: What Older Books Are You Reading Or Dying To Read? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 06.03.2011 | Books

We asked you what book you're reading (or dying to read) that is over 15 years old. We received a flood of responses--see #oldbooksilove. On Twitt...

Week's Hottest Reads: What Book Topped The List?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Sing You Home: A Novel" by Jodi Picoult (Atria)...

Panasonic Teases New Gaming System 'The Jungle' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Panasonic has taken the wraps off of a new handheld gaming console, tentatively called The Jungle, that is designed to let gamers play multiplayer onl...

NPR Compares Animal Factory to Sinclair and Schlosser

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Kirby

Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance is ignorant. We should not ignore the potential for animal factory farming to one day come back and bite us all in our collective, blissful behinds.

Mothers and Soldiers: Healing the Bonds Destroyed by War

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christian Avard

Susan Galleymore is the author of Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War & Terror. She made international headlines as she traveled to Iraq to visit her son stationed in the Sunni Triangle.

Eating Animals: Jonathan Safran Foer's New Book Asks Why Don't We Eat Pets?

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals is a triple marvel: the research is serious and far reaching, the writing clear, clever, accessible and in a few instances graphically ingenious, and the cause is genuinely important.

When 'Mad Men' Types -- and Hollywood-- First Played a Key Role in Politics

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

When pundits labeled last year's presidential campaign "divisive" and "dirty," I had to laugh. The champion of all dirty races in this century, in fact, was the 1934 contest between Upton Sinclair and Frank Merriam.

Calais: French Police Bulldoze Refugee Camp, Detain Hundreds Including Children

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CALAIS, France (AP) — French police cleared out, then bulldozed, a squalid forest camp near the northern city of Calais on Tuesday, detaining hu...

From Fast Food Nation to Pro Food Ventures

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Smart

Early pioneers of the sustainable food movement, with dirt on their hands, lessons learned and progress made, have played a critical role in blazing trails for new ventures.

Change the World? Give a Kid a Book

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kenneth C. Davis

She was the town's meter maid -- a plus-sized meter maid, and not "the most comely of maidens." One day after choir, she handed me a book, saying simply: "I think you will like this."