Monthly Archive: November, 2014

Colorado Congressman Urges Oregon To Follow His State’s ‘Excellent Example’ On Marijuana

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) said in an op-ed on Friday that marijuana legalization is “sound policy,” and he urged Oregonians to follow in Colorado’s footsteps and vote yes on recreational marijuana in next… Continue reading

The Costs of Ebola: Guinea and Sierra Leone

For a clear snapshot of a country’s economic performance, a look at my misery index is particularly edifying. The misery index is simply the sum of the inflation rate, unemployment rate and bank… Continue reading

Kicking Off Military Family Month

Throughout our history, members of our military have put their lives on the line to defend our country and preserve our security. While this requires a tremendous personal sacrifice, it is also important… Continue reading

5 Nutritional Deficiencies You Might Not Even Know You Have

SPECIAL FROM As we age, proper nutrition is essential for maintaining a healthy body and mind. And while we need to eat fewer calories the older we get, our bodies actually require… Continue reading

McConnell Mailers Imply Kentucky Voters Are Involved In ‘Election Violation’

In a move that Democrats are lambasting as a voter suppression tactic, Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign and its GOP allies are distributing a mailer to Kentucky voters with the title “ELECTION VIOLATION NOTICE.”

Zombie Brands: The Science Behind Undead Market Icons

– A Halloween monster-mash co-authored with Tatiana Astray, Ana Babic, Anton Siebert, and Ela Veresiu of the Schulich School of Business marketing department When companies and products die, their brands often live on.… Continue reading

Twitter Reacts To The 1,715 Potential Future Designs For Guggenheim Helsinki

This post originally appeared on ArchDaily. by Rory Stott #GuggenheimHKI longlist designs are out. Some beauties and some fearful horrors — Rob Fiehn (@Rob_Fiehn) October 22, 2014 The news that every… Continue reading

What Happens When A Photographer Joins The Circus

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Jordan G. Teicher Some children dream of running away and joining the circus, Norma I. Quintana dreamed of photographing it. In 1999, Circus Chimera, a one-ring… Continue reading

Artist Transforms Breakup Texts Into Works Of Art

Breaking up via text isn’t just bad form; it can turn into a truly surreal experience. Ending an amorous relationship with an often clichéd string of characters through the internet or a mobile… Continue reading

Meet The Hulking Young Stars Of Senegal — Male Professional Wrestlers

In Senegal, professional wrestling reigns supreme. Seeing as it’s the national sport, those who successfully practice lutte sénégalaise, or laamb, are considered heroes in their home country, treated like movie stars or royalty.… Continue reading