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David Hinckley

PBS Turns Its Sunday Spotlight to Queen Victoria, That Saucy Minx

David Hinckley | July 29, 2016 | Entertainment
Everything you thought about Queen Victoria is probably wrong. And that's really good news for television viewers, because the 19th century British queen we meet in PBS's upcoming drama Victoria is far more interesting than the staid, uptight and humorless caricature her reputation would suggest. ...
Madelaine D'Angelo

This Weekend In The Art World: 4 Ways To Escape The Heat

Madelaine D'Angelo | July 29, 2016 | Arts
Even though summer is a great time to take advantage of the outdoors, sometimes the heat is a little too much to bear. Here are 4 perfect places to escape the heat this weekend, air conditioning and art included.
David Finkle

First Nighter: "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" Revived With Mixed Results This Weekend

David Finkle | July 29, 2016 | Arts
The truth is that Vonnegut's tale is dealing with some mighty sober subjects -- the marginalization of the impoverished, the narrow concerns of the corporate class, the dismissal as surely demented of those concerned with the less well-off.
Jack M. Guttentag

Is Making Extra Mortgage Payments Better Than Refinancing?

Jack M. Guttentag | July 29, 2016 | Business
Many mortgage borrowers view extra payments and refinancing as alternatives and are confused as to which would serve them better. This article is directed to them. Extra Payment Decisions Versus Refinance Decisions While borrowers refinance for several possible reasons, only those taken to reduce the interest rate can be viewed...
John F. Calvelli

The Time To Save Tigers Is Today

John F. Calvelli | July 29, 2016 | Green
While humans carry much blame for the decline of tigers, it is not too late for us to play a larger role in bringing the species back from the brink.
Martin Maidenberg

Oh, The Humanity.

Martin Maidenberg | July 29, 2016 | Queer Voices
This should be the time when people come together so no one feels alone or not a part of the discussion. As such, one party seeks to separate, the other to compromise and find common ground
Max DuBowy

Does Prince Charming Really Exist?

Max DuBowy | July 29, 2016 | Queer Voices
Watching Disney movies as a kid didn't prepare me for dealing with the complexities of dating and relationships as an adult. Does prince charming really exist? If so, where do you find him?
Elizabeth G. Taylor

Until Universal Health Care Coverage, We Have Medicaid to Combat Health Injustices

Elizabeth G. Taylor | July 29, 2016 | Politics
At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week several prominent speakers highlighted the need for universal health care, which they said could be achieved by expanding the reach of the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA). But why should our country make such an investment? Simply put, the pursuit...
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

A Patriotic Act Of Faith For Environmental Protection And Climate Justice

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | July 29, 2016 | Religion
George Jones is still serving his country. Navy vet (Korea) and lifetime resident of Virginia, Mr. Jones bused to Richmond to take his message of American responsibility to the governor. That message: no new pipelines, no more fracking, enough already with our dependence on fossil fuels.
Brian Denney

The Problem with Donald Trump's "Brexit Strategy"

Brian Denney | July 29, 2016 | Politics
Trump addresses reporters in Scotland following the EU referendum in June There was a brief moment of fear that crept into my mind while listening to Michael Moore detail why he believes Donald Trump will be elected our next president. In an...
Juliet Schroder

Listen to Sabrina Carpenter's New Single "On Purpose" Now - You Won't Regret It

Juliet Schroder | July 29, 2016 | Teen
Sabrina Carpenter dropped a new single today and we absolutely L-O-V-E it! The 17-year-old singer and actress revealed the song on all digital platforms earlier this morning and has been receiving positive feedback from her fans and music lovers...
Samantha Bennett

There's No Shortage Of Money. Ever.

Samantha Bennett | July 29, 2016 | Arts
There are lots and lots of people spending lots and lots of money on all kinds of things all the time. It may not be in your wallet right this second, but it's out there and it's not that hard to get.
James Schlarmann

Man Offers To Put Bill O'Reilly Up In Slaves' Quarters For A Year

James Schlarmann | July 29, 2016 | Comedy
A man in Mississippi has offered up the old slave quarters on his property to Bill O'Reilly for up to a year, rent free. The Fox News host recently made remarks in response to First Lady Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention.
John A. Tures

The NBA Should Not Punish Charlotte By Taking Away The All-Star Game

John A. Tures | July 29, 2016 | Sports
I know what you're thinking...how can someone oppose the NBA on the All-Star Game and support Charlotte, on Huffington Post? But read this article all the way through before you decide that punishing the city of Charlotte is a good thing. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders praised the National...
Rev. Emily C. Heath

Donald Trump And The Gratitude Gap

Rev. Emily C. Heath | July 29, 2016 | Religion
I cannot tell you how to vote come November. That is your choice. But I can say that where there is gratitude there is neither intolerance nor mockery, fear nor exclusion, rage nor violence, grandiosity nor idolatry. Gratitude leaves no room for those things.
Richard J. Rosendall

Trump's GOP Inherits The Wind

Richard J. Rosendall | July 29, 2016 | Queer Voices
The choice in this election is illustrated by the stark contrast between running mates: the religious bullying of Mike Pence, who signed a law requiring funerals for aborted fetuses, versus the humble faith that drove the young Tim Kaine to teach carpentry and welding as a missionary in Honduras.
Ken Roseboro

GMO Labeling Efforts Reveal Best and Worst of Democracy

Ken Roseboro | July 29, 2016 | Green
In 2014, Vermont passed the first legislation in the U.S. to require labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients. A year earlier, Connecticut and Maine also passed GMO labeling bills though these were dependent on several other states passing similar laws.
Zac Thompson

Sustainable Living - Transportation

Zac Thompson | July 29, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
The way we currently use transportation is one of the biggest strains on our collective environment. Something needs to be done. Riding a bicycle for a month can save you upwards of $700 but it can also save the environment.
James Clear

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

James Clear | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you. But...
Haroon Khalid

The Culture That Condones Honor Killing In Pakistan

Haroon Khalid | July 29, 2016 | Women
We balanced clumsily on the small pathway in the middle of the fields. In front of us was the modest structure of a mosque we were headed towards. A group of women with water-pots on their heads walked confidently near us on the same path.