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  • More Love Less Clutter: A Guide to Moving in Together It’s sweetheart month and you’ve found the one! Sure there’s music, trumpets and fireworks, but mostly it’s just about finding that someone who you want to share your remote control with. When you find that special someone that feels like home, moving in together is often the next step. While cohabitation is an exciting step ...
  • Come On Baby, Fight My Liar — Redux “We have our first new age President. For years, spiritual wannabes have talked about creating their own reality. This guy actually does it.” — Swami Beyondananda In 2010, back when “alternative truth” and “fake news” were known by their proper name — lies — I wrote a blog post for OpEd News that got me in trouble ...
  • Here Comes The (Love) Anxiety So this week I discovered that I am actually capable of what my therapist told me to try last week. Which was: take the pressure off yourself to get so much done, and see if it all still gets done anyway. This should have been a no-brainer for me. Of COURSE it will still get ...
  • Curiosity Killed The Cat… How Inquiry Makes For A Personal And Successful College Career Many, if not most, students feel as they enter college that they are not as smart as everyone else. This is especially true for those who are first in their families to go to college. They may feel that everyone else has some magical rule book that tells them how it all works. And then ...
  • How to win over Washington? Listen to your federal workforce. As the Trump administration’s new Cabinet secretaries and other top-level political appointees get acquainted with their responsibilities, some will find they have inherited high-performing organizations while others will discover that their agencies are struggling. For those leaders interested in a quick, fact-based assessment of how employees view their agencies, a good place to start is the ...
  • Libs Need Some Soul-Searching Before Bashing Trump President Donald Trump is not the demon that many think he is. Some of his actions are questionable. The maelstrom of activism following the travel ban being a case in point. Still, one should handle the fragility of Trump’s narcissism with care, rather than fanning the flames of vitriol. What I’m seeing on the American ...
  • Can a Chilean outsider revive Latin America’s ailing left? Senator Alejandro Guillier inside the Chilean congress in Valparaiso, Chile. Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters Cristóbal Bellolio, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez According to popular wisdom, if a government’s approval ratings are in the low 20s with an election around the corner, odds are that the ruling party will not retain power; people will vote for change. But popular wisdom is ...
  • Nordstrom and Neiman and Trump, Oh My! Donald Trump received an intelligence briefing early Wednesday morning and then apparently just 21 minutes later used the bully pulpit of his personal and then the official Twitter account of the U.S. presidency to slam the retailer Nordstrom over its decision to drop his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line: Furthermore, at his daily briefing, White House press ...
  • Celebrate Winter with Festivals in Canada! By Caitlin Leonard, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, February 10, 2017 As the winter season continues, a great way to break away from your regular routine is on a weekend or for a short-getaway. Come check out what your nearby neighbors in Canada are up to with their many exciting and unique winter festivals. Whether you’ve always wanted ...
  • The Long Road To Impeach Trump Just Got Shorter The momentum to impeach President Trump is accelerating. On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) filed a “resolution of inquiry” that amounts to the first legislative step toward impeachment. A new poll shows that registered voters are evenly split, at 46-to-46 percent, on whether they “support” or “oppose” impeaching Trump. Just two weeks ago, the pro-impeachment figure was ...
  • Demonic influences and mental health: Beware the devil you know When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don’t. Belief in the existence of powerful supernatural evil beings was one of the strongest predictors of poor mental health in young adults, according to a new study by Purdue University researchers. The more young people believed ...
  • How To Win Back Obama/Sanders/Trump Voters Hillary Clinton underperformed Barack Obama by minus 290,000 votes in Pennsylvania, minus 222,000 votes in Wisconsin and a whopping minus 500,000 votes in Michigan. We don’t know how many of these voters also supported Sanders along they way, but it is highly likely that millions took that journey. Winning them back is the key to ...
  • Saudi’s New Direction Towards an Open Global Islamic Authority It is no longer a secret that Saudi Arabia is undergoing a massive economic transformation. This transformation is so essential to Saudi Arabia’s security and stability, that it is taking every measure possible to make sure that it succeeds. What is not yet known, however, is that Saudi Arabia is also taking a new approach in ...
  • The Berlinale 2017 Diaries: “Django’, Music at the Heart of It and ‘The Wound’ How do you fight the madness? The kind that makes your heart ache and goes against everything you’ve ever been taught to believe about humanity? If you’re me, and you can’t stand any of it, you turn to cinema. Cinema with a conscience that is. Berlinale, it turns out, is a great place to be and ...
  • TRIBE X – Ep.72 function spottoonResize(){ jQuery.ajax({ type : "POST", async : false, url : "https://www.spottoon.com/huff/height", dataType : "json", data : {book_no : jQuery("#book_no").val(),ch_no : jQuery("#ch_no").val()}, success : function(data, statusText, xhr){jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("src","https://www.spottoon.com/huff/view?book_no=" + jQuery("#book_no").val() + "&ch_no=" + jQuery("#ch_no").val()); jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("height",data); } }); } document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", spottoonResize); Updated every Friday Copyright ⓒ 2015 RollingStory Inc. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington ...
  • Director Amma Asante on “A United Kingdom” Director Amma Asante’s follow-up to “Belle” is another historical romance with political overtones, based on a real-life story. But “A United Kingdom,” with Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo as a couple whose marriage created an international diplomatic crisis in the late 1940’s, also includes another theme Asante says she hopes to have in all her ...
  • First Nighter: Tanya Saracho’s “Fade,” Geoff Sobelle’s “The Object Lesson,” Robert Holman’s “Jonah and Otto” Two Mexicans walk into a Hollywood movie studio office. No, this isn’t the beginning of a hot new joke, even though there’s an early Donald J. Trump laugh line. It’s the start of Tanya Saracho’s Fade, at the Cherry Lane, that, for one thing, takes up within-nationality biases Lucia (Annie Dow), who’s written one novel and ...
  • Nevada’s Voucher Fail Back in 2015, Nevada decided to go all-in on vouchers, establishing the voucheriest of voucher programs– the education savings account. With ESA’s the state just hands every parent a check or a debit card (in Nevada’s case, $5,700 for poor families and $5,100 for not-so-poor families) and families can spend that money on private school ...
  • Trump’s Expanded Global Gag Order Is Dangerously Restrictive “Donald Trump at CPAC in 2013.” Photo by Gage Skidmore. On January 23rd, President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, commonly called the “Global Gag Order.” The policy, which was first enacted by the Reagan administration in the 1980s, requires foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to certify that they will not “perform or actively promote ...
  • This Super Bowl I Was Just Here For Gaga And The Rec Room I had the pleasure of spending my Super Bowl Sunday at the super cute digs of Bud Light X Procell Present: The Rec Room. And although I was mainly there for the Bud and Gaga’s halftime show I have to say I actually had a blast at the viewing party. Between the delicious Taiwanese-Chinese ...