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Less carbs, more fat: ketogenic diet makes migraine patients' headaches disappear

ResearchGate | October 27, 2016 | Science
Before the ketogenic diet became the latest low-carb diet trend, it was used to treat childhood epilepsy. Doctors had observed that fasting reduced the amount of seizures, and eating mainly fat and little else mimicked the effect of starvation in the brain. In recent years, researchers have made similar positive...
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.


Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | October 27, 2016 | Technology
Of Bananas and Digital Communications by Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight, Jr. When I was a lad, my father worked on the railroad. I used to accompany him as he organized rail traffic at a central switching station they called the "hump." His job was to align...
David Coates

Minimizing The Legacy Of Donald J. Trump

David Coates | October 27, 2016 | Politics
Sadly, getting Donald Trump out of our lives is likely to be far more difficult an operation than simply voting him down as president in November.
E. Nina Rothe

Impossible Desires: 'Fiore' by Claudio Giovannesi at the BFI London Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | October 27, 2016 | Arts
One of my favorite activities during the recent BFI London Film Festival -- and there were many, mind you -- was the Filmmaker Afternoon Teas. A series of sessions that felt like speed dating for movie buffs, the Filmmaker Teas combined...
Richard Brodsky

The Five Times Trump Lost The Election And Why It Doesn’t Matter

Richard Brodsky | October 27, 2016 | Politics
Trump’s repeated ability to destroy himself and his general election campaign is matched only by his ability to sort-of recover. There are two observations that help explain it. First, he had a brilliant political insight: A significant portion of Americans feel that government and politics are...
Vincenzo Prosperi

Pumpkin Arancini Recipe, Pumpkin Rice Balls

Vincenzo Prosperi | October 27, 2016 | Taste
Pumpkin Arancini Recipe Pumpkin Arancini are delicious stuffed rice balls combining pumpkin and pancetta risotto with the principles of crisp and flavoursome arancini. Is your mouth watering yet? You can apply the steps of this recipe to any leftover risotto and I just know you will be amazed with...
Can We Talk

Head Covering and Hair Covering

Can We Talk | October 27, 2016 | Religion
What are the various reasons for headcovering in your tradition, for women and for men? How are they understood and experienced as meaningful, and how as problematic? How do these understandings play out for contemporary Jews or Muslims, and for you personally? How does feminism come into the picture, for...
Laura Dunn

Women In Business Q&A: Dr. Priscilla Sands

Laura Dunn | October 27, 2016 | Business
Dr. Priscilla Sands Dr. Priscilla Sands began her independent school career teaching drama and English at her alma mater, the Agnes Irwin School in Philadelphia. She later oversaw the school's community service program before becoming Director of Admissions and Financial Aid. In...
Violeta Ayala

¿Y si las mujeres matamos a 2 hombres cada semana?

Violeta Ayala | October 27, 2016 | Latino Voices
#NiUnaMenos en Cochabamba, Bolivia. ©Andrea Monasterios Mientras miles de mujeres marchábamos en contra la violencia machista, en una de las protestas mas grandes que se ha visto en Latinoamérica en los últimos tiempos, unidas bajo la consigna de #NiUnaMenos, a Yoselin Hurtado...
Alan Farago

Marco Rubio On The Democrats, Cuba And Myanmar

Alan Farago | October 27, 2016 | Politics
In last night's debate between challenger Patrick Murphy and incumbent U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the two engaged in a spirited exchange on Cuba and Democratic policies that Rubio strongly opposes.
Alan Singer

L.A. Teachers' Union Challenges Charter School Lobby

Alan Singer | October 27, 2016 | Education
The advertisement, written as an open letter to parents, attacks CCSA for "indefensible tactics, such as trying to shield charters from financial accountability and lobbying to defeat a bill protecting charter students from unfair expulsion."
Josephine d'Allant

Powerful new technologies to improve urban services

Josephine d'Allant | October 27, 2016 | Impact
By Adèle Charbonneau "Smart" thinking - introducing technologies to improve urban life - is increasingly being touted as a way to tackle existing issues and make cities more livable for all residents. These technologies have focused on improving transport, creating more environmentally friendly initiatives, streamlining governance and improving...
The Conversation Global

Saving Mexico's endangered sea turtles will be good for tourism too

The Conversation Global | October 27, 2016 | Green
Sea turtles have been around for 150 million years, but today's pace of climate change represents an existential challenge. Regis Duvignau/Reuters Adán Echeverría-García, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Seven of the world's eight sea turtles species nest on the...
Paul Alexander

As Manufacturer Of Leading Addiction Drug Comes Under Legal Fire, A New Competitor Emerges

Paul Alexander | October 27, 2016 | Business
America is in the throes of an opioid addiction epidemic. In 2014, of the 21.5 million adults suffering from drug addiction, 2.5 million were abusing opiates — illegal drugs, like heroin, and prescription painkillers, like oxycodone, codeine, and morphine. An opioid interacts with the brain...


Spottoon | October 27, 2016 | Entertainment
A brooding actor named Seul-Woo and a naive country girl named Young-Woo were arranged to be married when they were kids. Now adults, the time for their marriage has arrived. Essentially strangers, the newlyweds must now learn how to deal with living together, clingy exes, betrayal and their own complicated feelings for each other.
William Bradley

Neil Young: A Timely, and Timeless, Appeal

William Bradley | October 27, 2016 | Entertainment
"The end of this war? The end of this war is when we solve the energy problem. This war is going on for a long, long time. This war will not go away until we figure out what we're doing here on the planet. This is a bad war." Neil...
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

The Trinity Is One (Plus Two)

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | October 26, 2016 | Religion
The math is elusive. It was figured with sharp pencils. God is three and yet God is one. So said a 3rd-century African theologian who coined the term 'Trinity' and bequeathed it to 1,800 bishops gathered in 4th-century Anatolia to compose an obligatory Trinitarian creed, a creed that is...
Marjorie Cohn

Tom Hayden, Courageous Warrior For Peace

Marjorie Cohn | October 27, 2016 | Politics
When Tom Hayden died on Oct. 23, we lost a courageous warrior for peace and equality. Hayden was on the front lines of nearly every major progressive struggle for more than 50 years. Vilified by the Right and at times criticized from the Left, Hayden remained steadfast in...
Bryan Behar

Encino Man

Bryan Behar | October 26, 2016 | Comedy
By no grand design, the last two books I've read--Philip Roth's American Pastoral and Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run--while disparate in tone and content, both use the story of richly detailed, postwar New Jersey upbringings to tell the story of mid-century America. Both...
David Hinckley

Joel McHale's New CBS Show The Great Indoors Is A Sitcom And An Obit

David Hinckley | October 26, 2016 | Entertainment
Many viewers will see the new CBS show The Great Indoors as a comedy. Some of us, however, know it's really a tragedy.