If you want to build a sustainable farm, look to the water and back into history.

January 19, 2018

One of today’s most innovative forms of sustainable farming is old. Like, really, really old. Aztec Empire old. With all the focus we put on technology, it’s easy to believe that sustainability is a new-age idea. Scientists are frantically trying to develop something to save the world from our recent mistakes — the pollution of the Industrial Revolution, spills from any number of oil companies, and the human-made climate change…

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Teen Mom 2 Star Chelsea Houska No Longer Sharing Custody With Baby Daddy Adam Lind After Latest Arrests!

January 19, 2018

Chelsea Houska can breathe a sigh of relief after this ruling. The The Clerk of Court for Lincoln County explained: “One weekend a month Aubree will be with his parents from Friday to Sunday. Adam may not be present when Aubree is with Donna.” Donna is also allowed to have lunch with Aubree at her school once a week. After Lind’s recent arrests we can’t say we’re surprised he no…

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50+ Hilarious Conversations That People Overheard In New York And Decided Theyre Too Good Not To Share

January 19, 2018

“It started out as an accident,” the anonymous creator of the two accounts told VOGUE. He was sitting at Erewhon, a cult L.A. health market, when he couldn’t avoid a “long and absurd conversation between two girls” (it included vegan bistros, tanning, egg freezing, and pit bulls, all at the same time). After he posted the exchange on his personal Instagram page, it quickly became a hit among his contacts….

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Trump Administration Protects Your Right to Discriminate Against Women and LGBT People

January 19, 2018

Suppose my baby daughter gets sick one evening. We bring her to the nearest ER, but the doctors there say they wont treat the child of a same-sex couple because they have moral objections. Thats perfectly legal. Or suppose a friends teenage daughter is three months pregnant, and suddenly begins bleeding. My friend calls the ambulance, but the ambulance driver says he wont take her, because it looks like she…

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17 Work, Money, And Life Lessons I Learned In 2017

January 19, 2018

Axel Holen Many people stop reading books as soon as they graduate school. Don’t be one of them. My 9-5 job involves a lot of heavy reading, but I still make time to read outside of work. I mostly fit this in by reading on the subway to and from work, as well as setting aside 30 to 60 minutes before bed. I enjoy reading anything from crime fiction to…

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Trump Proposes To Open Nearly All US Waters To Offshore Drilling

January 19, 2018

In a huge reveal today, the Trump administration said it plans to release the largest number of offshore oil and gas lease sales in US history. If approved, it would permit drilling in almost all US continental-shelf waters, including protected areas in the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. The move rolls back a ban on new offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida and California. It also lifts a ban on drilling put in place…

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As Trump Stands Exposed, Republicans Rally Around Him

January 19, 2018

You might have thought, if you were from Ulaanbaatar and didnt have internet and didnt know anything about these people, that the Republicans would have responded to credible allegations that their leader was a vain and clueless idiot by signaling, however subtly and slyly, that they understood the gravity of the situation. Or even if they didnt want to do that, at least have hidden for a few days. Try…

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In response to Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark, let’s look at some stats.

January 19, 2018

Donald Trump doesn’t see the value in immigrants from “shithole” countries — but he couldn’t be more wrong. It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the president who opened his campaign with a rant about Mexicans being rapists, railed against the Muslim parents of a fallen soldier, claimed that an Indiana-born judge should recuse himself from a Trump case because he’s “a Mexican,” blamed “both sides” for a woman killed…

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James Gunn says he’ll donate $100k to get Trump’s actual weight

January 19, 2018

White House’s physician Dr. Ronny Jackson announced on Tuesday that President Donald Trump weighed 239 pounds during his physical last week—but the internet wasn’t buying it. Now, skeptics have coalesced around a “#girther” hashtag to make their disbelief known. The main criticism, it seems, is that Jackson announced Trump was 6’3″ and weighed 239 pounds, just one pound shy of the level that would be considered obese. Using a hashtag…

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He called Sarah Silverman a c**tand she showed him kindness in response

January 19, 2018

Comedian Sarah Silverman‘s Hulu Show I Love You, America is all about showing kindness and understanding toward people who wouldn’t typically be interested in hearing what she has to say. And even off camera, Silverman has continued to exhibit this kindness with people who show her the most disrespect—including one of her Twitter trolls, who’s now receiving her help to pay for his medical expenses. On Dec. 28, Silverman engaged in…

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The 10 Late-Night Moments That Defined 2017: Laughter, Tears, and Plenty of Outrage

January 18, 2018

Americas late-night hosts entered 2017 with a mix of trepidation and dread. After spending the better part of two years talking about almost nothing besides Donald Trump, many had hoped a Hillary Clinton win would give them a chance to finally move on. Its weird when people say this must be great for you about the Trump presidency, Late Nights Seth Meyers told The Daily Beast midway through the year….

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I Grew Up Trans in Nepal, Then Became One of Its LGBTQ Leaders

January 18, 2018

More than 10 years ago a coalition of Nepali activists, including from the Blue Diamond Society (BDS), which is the countrys largest LGBTI rights organization, filed a case in the Supreme Court of Nepal demanding equal rights for LGBTI people. I am a founding member of BDS and have been with the organization since its inception in 2001 when I joined as an office assistant, and am now its executive…

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10 Everyday Habits That Are Destroying Your Hair

January 18, 2018

Hair health is for reals. You may think it doesn’t take a genius to get good, long, healthy hair, but you could be wrong. Like, did you know that 90% of your normal routine is probably leading to breakage and the actual opposite of shampoo commercial hair? It’s sad, but it’s true. Since we only hang out with people who have nice clothes and hair, we figured it was our…

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Donald Trump defended his mental stability and Twitter has some thoughts on that

January 18, 2018

Image: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images 2018 sure is off to a running start in Trumpland. The 45th President of the United States kicked off a busy weekend of meetings at Camp David on Saturday with a brief, fiery tweetstorm that — even at this early point in 2018 — is already a surefire candidate for the year’s most memorable. SEE ALSO: Why ‘Fire and Fury’ could mark…

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