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Maria Rodale

4 Signs You're Sleep Deprived--Plus 5 Ways to Fix It

Maria Rodale | August 30, 2016 | Healthy Living
by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS Between demanding careers, kids, spouses and a non-stop, 24-hour society that demands we become real-life Energizer Bunnies, it's no surprise that most of us don't get enough sleep. In fact, the Centers...
Jim Gibbons


Jim Gibbons | August 30, 2016 | Education
I remember the spring of my senior year at Purdue University vividly. It was a time of great fear and desperation. I interviewed with 50 companies and received 50 rejection letters while my engineering classmates fielded multiple job opportunities. I feel that my blindness hurt my ability to get a...

Sean Talks Credit: The Credit Trap of Limited Access

NerdWallet | August 30, 2016 | Business
By Sean McQuay It's not news that millennials, on average, are less likely to use credit cards than previous generations. What appears to be newsworthy, though, is the ongoing search for the cause. The New York Times is the latest to take...
Fred Hu

3 Global Challenges That China Can Lead the Way on at the G-20 Summit

Fred Hu | August 30, 2016 | World
BEIJING -- The G-20 Hangzhou summit will provide China, the host country, a unique opportunity to lead in a pivotal time for the global economy.
Charles H. Rivkin

Burma: A Pro-Growth Economy in the Making

Charles H. Rivkin | August 30, 2016 | World
When Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits the White House in September for the first time as Burma's State Counselor, she will be focused on something more sustainable than the positive acclaim she can expect everywhere: building the economic component of our relationship. Of course, her personal story -- and by extension,...

Mark Tremonti: 'Metal Fans Are For Life'

FaceCulture | August 30, 2016 | Entertainment
Guitarist Mark Tremonti has made a name for himself as one of the best guitarists around, first with Creed and now with rock band Alter Bridge. But it is in his solo material, which is a bit faster and heavier, where the guitarist's roots shine through best. Tremonti, who grew up obsessively listening to bands like Metallica, says that unlike pop fans who might like a song here or there, metal fans tend to dig a little deeper. "I was always an isolated kid, we moved around, I didn't have many friends, so those albums were my life. People always told me I was going to grow out of it. I'm 42 years old and I still love it just as much as I ever...
Matthew Dietrich

Democrats Kill Redistricting Reform While Taking Credit for Supporting It

Matthew Dietrich | August 30, 2016 | Chicago
Opinion by Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek On Thursday, we got the news that the Democrats elected to the Illinois Supreme Court had rejected giving Illinois voters a chance to have their say on redistricting with some of the partisanship removed. The decision was completely partisan. Majority Democrats...
Zaki Hasan

Nostalgia Theater Podcast: Director Adam Nimoy on Star Trek and For the Love of Spock

Zaki Hasan | August 30, 2016 | Entertainment
It's Star Trek Month at Nostalgia Theater, as we celebrate fifty years of one of the greatest TV shows -- and franchises -- of all time! My special guest this episode is...
Steve Rosenbaum

Video's Next Wave: 5 Apps Worth Checking Out

Steve Rosenbaum | August 30, 2016 | Technology
If you ask the average web user about what video apps they use, chances are you'll get one of two answers, either YouTube or Netflix. And while Facebook has moved swiftly to add their name to that list and take an increasingly large share of video views, there's a new...
Aristotle Tziampiris

Why Springsteen Could Have Been President

Aristotle Tziampiris | August 30, 2016 | Politics
Instead of spending millions on advisors and ad campaign, U.S. Presidential hopefuls would be better served by attending a Springsteen concert (conveniently he is on tour) and internalizing a few crucial lessons.
Brian Dooley

Apple, Shaggy and Hacks in the Gulf  

Brian Dooley | August 30, 2016 | World
Apple iPhone's major security scare last week drew attention not only to the importance of not clicking on suspicious links but also on the repression in Washington's ally the United Arab Emirates.    The target of the attempted spying was prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor, forbidden form...
John Geyman

Would Single-Payer National Health Insurance Break the Bank?

John Geyman | August 30, 2016 | Politics
A common myth among opponents of single-payer national health insurance (NHI) is that it would cost too much and break the bank. This belief is based in part upon an assumption that patients would overuse health care if they gained access to it without any cost-sharing when they seek care....
Pioneers for Change

Sport, disability and being set free

Pioneers for Change | August 30, 2016 | Impact
By: Sophia Warner As a Paralympic athlete I am always divided when it comes to whether or not there has been a positive change or 'legacy' from the London 2012 Paralympics. If asked, whether it has made my world better, it is a...
Francis Levy

Sardinia Journal: Atlantis

Francis Levy | August 30, 2016 | Travel
Plato said there were l0,000 towers in Atlantis and there are at least l0,000 Nuraghes ancient structures, dating from approximately1500 BC--whose provenance and actual process of construction is a mystery. One argument would have it that Sardinia was in fact the lost civilization...
Michelle Pruett

9 Cold Desserts To Chill Out With This Summer

Michelle Pruett | August 30, 2016 | Taste
As summer heats up, we just want to chill out -- and what better way than with a deliciously sweet treat? Scoop up some sorbet, go for the gelato or get into all sorts of ice cream to find that perfect summer dessert for you.
Jeff Jarvis

The News and its New Silent Majority: Clinton Supporters

Jeff Jarvis | August 30, 2016 | Media
This election, I've been trying an experiment, judging journalism from a different perspective, from the outside, as a member of a community and a partisan. I don't like what I'm learning about my profession. We journalists tend to separate ourselves...

Frenchtown, NJ: The Best Kept Secret Weekend Destination | August 30, 2016 | Travel
For more great car-free getaway ideas, visit This August, instead of following the hoi polloi to the east end or upstate New York, consider the quaint undiscovered hamlet of Frenchtown, located about 90 minutes from midtown Manhattan. This once bustling industrious...
John W. Traphagan

Is Signal From HD164595 Evidence Of Aliens Or Just Another False Alarm?

John W. Traphagan | August 30, 2016 | Science
The public and news media should keep in mind that science is a system of organized skepticism. And it's that way for a good reason; skepticism keeps us from drawing unwarranted conclusions from what we observe.
Life by DailyBurn

3 Boxing Workouts to Get Fit and Strong

Life by DailyBurn | August 30, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Mallory Creveling for Life by Daily Burn Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn You don't need to start a fight to throw a few punches. Think of boxing as your go-to stress-relieving workout. You'll not...
Maria Rodale

3 Beauty-Boosting Benefits of Turmeric

Maria Rodale | August 30, 2016 | Healthy Living
by the Rodale's content team We're currently obsessed with turmeric. This powerful, brightly colored spice, extracted from the roots of plants in the ginger family, has been used for centuries in medicine, dyes, and an incalculable number of tasty...