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Francis Levy

Trump Motors

Francis Levy | September 26, 2016 | Comedy
It's by no means berating Donald Trump to say that he looks like a car salesman and it's not to cast any aspersions on car salesmen to say that Donald Trump looks like one of them. But if you were going to engage...
Steven Cohen

Biofuels and Jet Travel

Steven Cohen | September 26, 2016 | Green
The sight of thousands of environmental advocates jetting to Paris or Rio for the latest climate conference has often been discussed when analysts assess the environmental footprints of these gatherings. Though I find these calculation exercises a little ridiculous, reducing greenhouse gas emissions from jet travel is a serious issue....
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We Need a Real Debate, Not the "Fight of the Century"

Richard (RJ) Eskow | September 26, 2016 | Politics
We're told that Monday night's confrontation between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could draw 100 million viewers and "rank among television benchmarks like the finales of 'MASH' and 'Cheers.'" A Google search for the words "presidential debate" and "Super Bowl" yields 2.6 million hits, although no musical entertainment...
American Sleep Association

7 Reasons Why You Can't Stay Asleep

American Sleep Association | September 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Sleep difficulties are a common problem for millions of adults. Even if you can get to sleep, you might have trouble staying asleep. Does this sound familiar? You drift off to dreamland, but find...
Ralph Nader

Ready for Democracy?

Ralph Nader | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Are the people ready for democracy? This question was leveled by monarchs, despots and authoritarian rulers post-World War II when stirrings for freedom in less developed countries blossomed. We often heard apologists for the western colonial powers--the British, French, Portuguese, etc.--say that the Indians, the Arabs and the Africans were...
Fabio Parasecoli

Cooking with Great-Grandma

Fabio Parasecoli | September 26, 2016 | Taste
And there we were, food writer Saverio de Luca and I trying to figure out how to cook my great-grandmother's handwritten recipes on a wood stove. I remember her as a tiny and quiet woman, always dressed in black, mysterious and a...
Miles J. Zaremski

A Referendum on the American Voter-An Independent's View

Miles J. Zaremski | September 26, 2016 | Politics
With the 1st presidential debate hours away, this election has become a referendum on the American voter! What, I have it all wrong you say; it is about whether we want Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump to be our president. And voting for Gary Johnson is a wasted vote...
Alan Singer

Election 2016: What Teachers Can and Cannot Do

Alan Singer | September 26, 2016 | Education
A little enforced New York City regulation requires that teachers remain politically neutral when performing official duties. In 2008, Mayor Michael Bloomberg ruled that public school teachers could not wear political buttons in the classroom. The teachers' union challenged the ban but it was upheld by...
Shari Eberts

How To Practice Yoga When You Have A Hearing Loss

Shari Eberts | September 26, 2016 | Fifty
Yoga is not for everyone, but if you are interested in trying it out or maintaining a regular practice, don't let your hearing loss stop you.
Kathleen Peddicord

9 Reasons Why Expats Are Still Flocking To Mexico

Kathleen Peddicord | September 26, 2016 | Fifty
With more than a million U.S. expats settled in south of the border, Mexico is the most popular choice for North Americans looking for a better life overseas.
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

How I Broke My Fear Of Public Speaking By Doing It Nude

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | September 26, 2016 | Fifty
It seems that no matter how many nude events I attend, I spend weeks beforehand feeling anxious -- wasting so much energy on negativity, feelings of insecurity about body image, or wanting to look my best nude.
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

By Design: Making Room For A New Life By Giving Up The Old

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | September 26, 2016 | Fifty
After decades of being an interior designer with a penchant for casual elegance, clean lines and zen-like peaceful surroundings, I have had to let go of my own hip home furnishings in favor of making room for a new life.
Doug Bandow

Even China's Communist Party Needs Political Transparency

Doug Bandow | September 26, 2016 | World
In America, a momentous transfer of power is less than four months away. No one knows who will be elected president or which party will control which house of Congress. Yet despite the public's oft-expressed disgust with the candidates, there is nothing secret about the process. Americans have been...
Natural Capital Coalition

Can Circular Economy be the "Rosetta Stone" for Making the Natural Capital Investment Business Case?

Natural Capital Coalition | September 26, 2016 | Business
This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition's series of blogs on natural capital by Edwin Pinero, President; The Pinero Group LLC This article was originally published on The Pinero Group LLC. I have prepared...
Laura Dunn

Women In Business Q&A: Ashley Haseotes, President and Founder, One Mission

Laura Dunn | September 26, 2016 | Business
Ashley Haseotes Ashley Haseotes is The President and Founder of One Mission, Inc. One Mission is a pediatric cancer charity that alleviates the relentless wrath that cancer unleashes every single day for children and their families. One Mission puts the...
Spottoon

MOSS - Ep.68

Spottoon | September 26, 2016 | Entertainment
After the death of his estranged father, a young man travels to a strange countryside town to take care of the funeral arrangements. With his own life in shambles, he decides to stay but finds the village people less than welcoming. Their odd behavior and the things his father left behind, leads him on a dangerous path to a truth that might be better left buried.
Turk Pipkin

Arnold Palmer - Still the King

Turk Pipkin | September 26, 2016 | Sports
Arnold Palmer was my father's favorite golfer. When I was young, my Dad and I loved to watch the broadcast of the Pebble Beach golf tourney ("The Clambake"), and inevitably we rooted for Arnie. They called Arnie the King, and despite the incredible successes of Tiger Woods many more other...
Dana Beyer

Fascism in a Clown Suit, and a Modest Proposal - a Two-State Solution - to Fix What Ails Us - Part 2

Dana Beyer | September 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
For those who are not clear on what fascism actually is, let me highlight Adam Gopnik's description: As I have written before, to call him a fascist of some variety is simply to use a historical label that fits. The arguments about whether he meets...
Dana Beyer

Fascism in a Clown Suit, and a Modest Proposal - a Two-State Solution - to Fix What Ails Us - Part 1

Dana Beyer | September 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
Sitting and thinking in anticipation of tonight's "debate," which, in the history of American Presidential politics has never been an actual debate and tonight is much less likely to be so (Bill Maher compared it to a spelling bee between a human and a basset hound, with the...
Red State Update

Red State Update: Weasel Endorses Lunatic

Red State Update | September 25, 2016 | Comedy
Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump! Reince Priebus threatens Republicans! Lying doesn't matter! Carly Fiorina fell one time! Jackie and Dunlap are back with their take on weasel fights. http://www.redstateupdate.com | Podcast | Facebook | Twitter |