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Don McNay

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How Rand Paul may owe his presidential bid to Hall of Fame journalist Mark Hebert

Don McNay | April 23, 2014 | Media
Blue moon of Kentucky Keep on shining -Bill Monroe If Senator Rand Paul becomes President Rand Paul in 2017, he may have Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame inductee Mark Hebert to thank. Follow my logic here. In 2002, Kentucky Governor Paul Patton was finishing his second term with...
Sam Stephens

Why Oatmeal Is Having A Moment

Sam Stephens | April 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
In 2012, I walked away from my financially secure job at an investment bank. I left a steady paycheck, paid vacations and health insurance for my dream -- to open OatMeals, my café in New York City, dedicated to oatmeal. At the time, some people called me...
C. M. Rubin

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The Global Search for Education: To Be Or Not To Be?

C. M. Rubin | April 23, 2014 | Impact
"Shakespeare's plays, stories and myth all constitute memetic content that has spread from brain to brain to paper to hard drive across language, substrate, from neurons to silicon and back again and have SURVIVED, making them incredibly successful." - Jason Silva Today...
David Finkle

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First Nighter: Neil Patrick Harris Ratchets Up Hedwig and the Angry Inch

David Finkle | April 22, 2014 | Arts
By fadeout, the actor has given an indelible portrayal of someone mustering the courage not only to drop his gaudy garments but to drop his guard as well.
Spoon University

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Personal Apple Pie Cups for When You Don't Want to Share

Spoon University | April 22, 2014 | Taste
Every spoonful is packed with the flavors of salty pecan, honey apple and sugary sweet whipped cream.
Eric Paul Leue

Why I Started a Petition to Remove the Head of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Eric Paul Leue | April 22, 2014 | Gay Voices
I have nothing against Weinstein as a person, nor do I mean to devalue his past achievements or the AHF in general. I simply question his role as a leader of an HIV organization and as an influential public figure on HIV issues.
Mark Morford

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Stand Up or Die Trying

Mark Morford | April 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
You know what's funny? Back spasms. Not twitches. Not tremors. I'm talking ferocious muscle contractions so sudden and violent they hurl you out of your fancystupid office chair and onto the hardwood floor in a fit of OMG WTF, as the world crashes in all around, kicking you like a...
Morris W. O'Kelly

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P. Diddy -- Likely Wrong Choice for Howard U. Commencement Address

Morris W. O'Kelly | April 22, 2014 | Black Voices
Although not a deal-breaker, Combs' history is still relevant in the sense of the message it sends to those unable to actually hear him May 10. There are more reasons to give pause and maybe even the side-eye to Combs' appearance than to applaud the selection.
Jay Weston

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Annette Bening's One Woman Show at the Geffen Playhouse!

Jay Weston | April 22, 2014 | Los Angeles
I'm in love with Annette Bening. Yes, I know that she's married to the most famous lothario in the Western World. But a guy can dream, can't he? Ever since I saw her years ago in a film called...
Deepak Chopra

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Our Future Depends on Spirituality and Science Working Together

Deepak Chopra | April 22, 2014 | Religion
Unless the two views join forces, we won't be using our full human capability to solve problems. Such a comprehensive human effort is precisely what global solutions require.
Bhaskar Chakravorti

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The Future of the Future: Where Are the Breakthrough Innovations?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | April 22, 2014 | Business
With toddlers getting iPads as their first toys, the joy of improvising, making stuff up and imagining things that never were, might become a thing of the past. With too few truly imaginative leaps, much innovative energy gets dissipated in incremental ideas.
Steve Horn

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Earth Day Greenwash: API Front Group Iowa Energy Forum Sponsors Pro-Keystone XL Event

Steve Horn | April 22, 2014 | Green
The political carnival that is the prelude to the Iowa caucuses has started over a year and a half early. At the center of it this time around: a game of political hot potato over the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Matthew Derr

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The Civic Role of Higher Education

Matthew Derr | April 22, 2014 | Education
The issue of our day is not simply an issue of the day, it is the greatest challenge to life on this planet in human history: climate change.
Nicholas Snow

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Food Network Chopped Star Ted Allen Invites You to "Dine Out, Fight AIDS" (AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | April 22, 2014 | Gay Voices
On the latest episode of my radio show, SnowbizNow, Ted Allen, host of the extremely popular Chopped show on the Food Network, talks about this year's Dining Out For Life® taking place this Thursday, April 24th, in over 60 cities throughout the US and Canada
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - April 22, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | April 22, 2014 | Green
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's our 500th episode of the...
WHERE

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Seattle's Spa Escapes

WHERE | April 22, 2014 | Travel
Go ahead -- leave the hustle and bustle behind and embrace a dreamy back massage, head-to-toe-detox or gratifying foot rub while you're in town.
Edward Goldman

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Lights, Camera, Action: Take Two

Edward Goldman | April 22, 2014 | Arts
Now that all the prayers, celebrations, and wonderful food of last week's Passover and Easter are behind us, it's time to get back to business. And I mean the business of art. Two ambitious cultural events take place this week in LA. And,...
Denis Nolasco

From Obstacle to Opportunity

Denis Nolasco | April 22, 2014 | Latino Voices
Disappointed and sad, I fell into my usual trap comparing myself to my peers, who had been admitted into Ivy League schools. I, on the other hand, was rejected from nine. How could I be proud of this?
Laura Shaw

Three Ways to Fill High-Skilled Jobs

Laura Shaw | April 22, 2014 | Business
The high-wage jobs found in industries like aerospace, defense and bioscience require high-skilled employees, and there are simply not enough qualified people who can apply for and fill the positions.
Nikolas Kozloff

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A Tale of Brandeis, Islam, Feminism and the Left

Nikolas Kozloff | April 22, 2014 | Politics
To be sure, leftists don't want to encourage the political right which has its own opportunistic and underhanded agenda in the Middle East. Yet, by sweeping controversy under the rug and not engaging in key debates, the left opens itself up for attack.