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Don McNay

Autism and My Grandson's First Swim

Don McNay | July 20, 2012 | Impact
My grandson and I recently went to a baseball game. He is learning about the sport his grandfather loves. While we were there, he completely reprogrammed my cell phone. He fixed a problem in thirty seconds that Apple's tech people couldn't fix in three hours.
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Let's End Polluter Welfare

Sen. Bernie Sanders | July 20, 2012 | Politics
Instead of passing strong legislation to help reverse global warming, Congress continues the giveaways to the 200-year-old fossil fuel industry even as that industry's carbon pollution wreaks devastation on our planet. Enough is enough.
Emma Gray

'Girls': Lena Dunham's HBO Show Episode 6, Discussed In Gchat

Emma Gray | July 20, 2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin: This was the first episode that was really all about Hannah. Emma Gray: I thought it was a really nice way of delving into her character a little more -- taking her out of the insanity that is New York City.
Crystal Bell

'Girls' Recap: Michigan State Of Mind In 'The Return'

Crystal Bell | July 20, 2012 | TV
Hannah heads home to Michigan in this week's episode of HBO's "Girls," and it makes her question her life back in New York City. Plus, for the first time in this entire series, she and Adam have a normal conversation.
Julie Flynn Badal

Facebook Interruptus

Julie Flynn Badal | July 20, 2012 | Technology
My addiction to Facebook hit a breaking point. It was time to go cold turkey. And I learned my need for connection and privacy are in constant competition on social media, and Facebook can't resolve either need in a satisfactory way.
Peter Dreier

Activists Visit Geithner's Home to Ask "Which Side Are You On?"

Peter Dreier | July 20, 2012 | Politics
The protesters consider Geithner the key architect of Obama's economic recovery plan and the loudest voice within the president's inner circle for taking a "hands off" approach to tougher government rules to tame Wall Street's risky practices.
Tony Sachs

The 2012 Manhattan Cocktail Classic Wrap-Up: Bigger! Better! Boozier!

Tony Sachs | July 20, 2012 | Food
Like a plague of locusts or an army of Huns, the cocktailian hordes descended on New York City on May 11 -- bar owners, mixologists, distillers, publicists, writers, and plain old fans of a boozy good time -- for the fourth annual Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Four nights later,...
Maureen Ryan

'Game of Thrones' Recap: Little Brothers (And Sisters) In Harm's Way

Maureen Ryan | July 20, 2012 | TV
Enjoyable as it was, there was a slightly scattered quality to the episode, as the pieces were put into place for the Giant Battle They Have Been Talking About Forever.
John Fleming

What Do Street Performers and Comedians Earn and Why Don't They Just Give Up?

John Fleming | July 20, 2012 | UK Comedy
For decades, Covent Garden Piazza in London has had a pitch for street performers. One of the regulars there is Paolo Ferrari who also plays comedy clubs. I had a chat with him in Covent Garden yesterday afternoon.
John M. Eger

On Becoming an Innovation Community

John M. Eger | July 20, 2012 | Arts
It seems every city is talking about becoming an innovation city, an innovation region, an innovation community. But you can't have innovation without creativity.
Michael R. Powers

The Paradox of Allais' Effect

Michael R. Powers | July 20, 2012 | Science
In comparing Allais' two counterintuitive observations -- that pendulums behave oddly during eclipses and that human beings behave oddly when making decisions involving uncertainties -- I can't help feeling the former is much more important than the latter.
Isa Souza

Cheesecake de Chef Isa Souza

Isa Souza | July 21, 2012 | Voces
Mezcla las galletas trituradas, que quedarán como una harina, con la mantequilla derretida. En un molde aplasta bien la mezcla de las galletas para que quede bien pegada al fondo y en las paredes del molde. Tiene que quedar parejito en todo el molde. Coloca en el horno precalentado a una temperatura de 350°F y cocina por aproximadamente 8 minutos. Retira del horno y deja que se enfríe.
HuffPost Radio

Both Sides Now: Spitzer-Matalin on Chase Chastened & Bain Targeted

HuffPost Radio | May 20, 2012 | Politics
Eliot & Mary debate how a bad bet in London -- shades of AIG! -- produced "told you sos" from those wanting a strong Volcker Rule. Is Regulation still evil? Then: the two debate opening partisan attacks on Bain and Debt.
Jill Donenfeld

Hummingbird Beats: Wild Squirrel Nut Butter

Jill Donenfeld | July 20, 2012 | Food
Keeley and Erika were University of Oregon sophomores when they made their first batch of homemade peanut butter. A year later (i.e., now), Wild Squirrel Nut Butter sells three peanut and two almond butters in roughly 50 stores in the Northwest.
Robert Kuttner

Which Way for Europe?

Robert Kuttner | July 20, 2012 | World
While Greece is right on the razor's edge of default, and may yet be granted some overdue relief, the prospects for broader European recovery are still very bleak until the politics get a lot more radical.
Ted Kaufman

Big Bank Time Bomb Ticking

Ted Kaufman | July 20, 2012 | Politics
What is so abundantly clear is that the lack of transparency in derivatives trading, and the sheer complexity that is a by-product of that lack of transparency, really can make them "financial weapons of mass destruction."
Isa Souza

Hamburguesas de vacío de ternera

Isa Souza | July 21, 2012 | Voces
Poner sal gruesa a la carne y colocarla en la plancha, que debe estar bien caliente. Cocinar de un lado, dar la vuelta y cocinar del otro lado. Tiempo de preparación 15-20 minutos, dependiendo del término de la carne.
Stuart McIntyre

3 Reasons There Wasn't an American Spring

Stuart McIntyre | July 20, 2012 | College
As costs rise, quality has stagnated, and undergraduates have been herded into giant lecture halls to be taught by graduate students and adjunct faculty. The operation of the machine has become pretty odious, but why aren't students putting their bodies on the upon the gears?
Josh D. Scheinert

A Very Gay May

Josh D. Scheinert | July 20, 2012 | Canada
The events around the world of the past month, affirming gay rights, have demonstrated the power of evolution. They demonstrate what is possible when people finally realize that at the core of human existence there is no hierarchy of being, only an equality of one.
Akeela Bhattay

Levi's Paris Flagship Store Launch | A Conversation With Levi's' Anit Van Eynde and Ilse Van Alsenoy

Akeela Bhattay | July 20, 2012 | UK Style
had the good fortune to speak briefly with Ilse Van Alsenoy - Women's Merchandising & Design Director, Anit Van Eynde - Senior Director for Marketing and Marie-Helene Azar, Senior Manager of Media Relations about Levi's' heritage, it's vintage collection and Levi's and women! Here is what they had to say: