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Entertainment | Entertainment

Tarantino goes back to 1969 with first Once Upon a Time in Hollywood trailer

Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Once Upon a time in Hollywood, the ninth film from Oscar-winning writer and director Quentin Tarantino, which follows a pair of actors (played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt) in 1969 against the backdro

Politics | BDS

17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Poses ‘Clear and Direct Threat to Academic Freedom’

UC Berkeley’s Sather Gate. Photo: John Morgan. Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the …

Advice & Self-Help | Pregnancy

How Long to Wait Between Pregnancies, According to New Research

Read about a new study claiming the ideal time to wait between pregnancies is 12 to 18 months.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

10 Best Parenting Podcasts to Keep You Going Strong

Whether you’re in need of some sage advice or a hearty laugh, give a listen to one of these hilarious and super-helpful parenting podcasts.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

When to Move Baby to His Own Room

Baby should start off sleeping in your bedroom, but you’ll need to reclaim your space at some point. Learn when to move baby to his own room, plus tips for transitioning baby to the crib.

Recipes | Recipes

Three Cities of Spain Cheesecake

No cheesecake roundup would be complete without this one, created by Santa Fe’s Three Cities of Spain coffeehouse (which closed in the mid-1970s) and our absolute favorite in the creamy category.

Sports | Cycling

Olympic Cycling Medalist Kelly Catlin Dead At 23

She was found in her dorm at Stanford University last week. Her family says it was suicide. "She saw herself as a warrior, and it was do or die," her sister, Christine Catlin, tells NPR.

Entertainment | Humor

George Carlin about abortion and 'the sanctity of life' 1996.

Masterful performance of George Carlin taken from the show "Back in Town", 1996.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

This Irish Bar Holds the Record as the World's Oldest Pub - Take a Look Inside

Among its many attractions, Ireland boasts some of the best pubs in the world. In fact, the Irish do traditional inns so well, they have become a global

News | News

Whales keep eating plastic and dying. One's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash.

By the time marine biologist Darrell Blatchley arrived at the fishing village Saturday, the young Cuvier's beaked whale was already floating, dead in the water, its eyes sunken and ribs

Psychology | Personality

Can Big Science Be Too Big? - The New York Times

A new study finds that small teams of researchers do more innovative work than large teams do.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Digital Hoarding Could Be Harmful to Your Mental Health | HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks looks at the concept of digital hoarding and how it compares with other forms of hoarding.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism

The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.

Entertainment | Humor

GG Allin Hologram to Throw Feces at Coachella

A revolutionary new hologram of GG Allin will chuck his feces directly into the Coachella crowd.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

6 Seinfeld Fan Theories That Will Blow Your Mind

The world of 'Seinfeld' grows even more bizarre when you account for some of the wild fan theories viewers have offered. What really happened to George's brother, anyway?

Politics | Politics

Trump Wants U.S. to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights - The New York Times

Israel claimed the territory from Syria in a 1967 war and annexed it in 1981 in a move that has never been recognized internationally.

News | International News

Kenya Announces Death Penalty for Poachers - Healthy Food House

Kenya is the natural habitat of numerous iconic animals, like cheetahs, giraffes, elephants, rhinoceros, and leopards, many of which are prime targets to poachers. It is illegal to kill the endangered animals in Kenya, and the Wildlife Conservation Act f

Politics | Politics

Do Israeli Jewish Lives Even Matter to the Media?

Last week, two rockets from Hamas-ruled Gaza were launched against Israel’s densely populated commercial center, Tel Aviv. So, where was the media?

Health & Fitness | Health News

Baby Massage, Traditional Indian Style | Gokhale Method Institute

My students sometimes lead me to particularly juicy nuggets that enrich my understanding of posture-related practices in other cultures. Sometimes they simply send me a link to an article; sometimes it is an introduction to a special person. Recently, my

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Sit on the Floor, Part 1: Cross-legged Sitting | Gokhale Method Institute

Sitting cross-legged on the floor is common in many cultures around the world, and has become popular in some segments of modern Western societies. This Druze woman who I met in Israel has sat cross-legged all her life. She runs a hospitality business �

Business & Finance | Marketing

Creating Content That Doesn’t Require Your Legal Department

Over the years, I have worked with companies who are used to having their legal department review all of their content before it’s released to the public. When I tell them that by shifting what they write about, they can ultimately speed up their intern

Science & Technology | Technology

The Best Time to Post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & Pinterest

Discover the best hours and days to post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

WATCH: Arabs Saving Lives Under the Star of David

Just another video showing the truth about Israel

News | Standing With Israel

Muslim stands up for Israel at UN Human Rights Council

“This council has repeatedly demonized Israel while ignoring Palestinian terror attacks and the real victims of human rights abuses across the globe,” Hafeez said.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Study Proves Hypnosis Patients Likely Aren't Faking Their 'Spell'

A new study examining the practice of hypnosis shows why people put under a "spell" probably aren't faking the obedient effects.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Survey: Average American Has 99 'Terrible' Nights Of Sleep Each Year - Study Finds

With as many as 70 million adults in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder, there's no question that a good night's rest is incredibly valuable to many. Just how valuable, you ask? According to one survey, the average American would pay $290 for a perf

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: High-Energy Breakfast Less TV Time = Healthier Heart, Arteries - Study Finds

A two-part study gives strong evidence that spending more time eating high-energy breakfasts plus less time watching TV equals less plaque and stiffness of arteries. This means a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Why One Man Has Spent Years Building a Boeing 777 Out of Paper | WIRED

It might not fly, but Luca Iaconi-Stewart's ultimate paper Boeing 777 does have retractable landing gear and more than 300 tiny seats.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

Apple AirPods upgrade: Two reasons 2nd-gen AirPods are worth it - SlashGear

Apple's new AirPods are here, and while there are several obvious reasons to upgrade, for me it's the small - but important - details that have my finger

Travel | Travel Tips

6 travel podcasts to fuel your wanderlust

Listening to these is almost as good as taking a vacation.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Dare Chelsea Clinton Defend the Jews? – Tablet Magazine

In his rambling, 70-page manifesto, the Australian white supremacist who massacred some 50 Muslims in New Zealand last week cited, as inspirations, British Union of Fascists leader Oswald Mosley, the People’s Republic of China, a videogame called Spyro

Politics | Politics

The Electoral College Still Makes Sense Because We’re Not A Democracy

What appears to deprive the populace of its power to decide a president is the very mechanism that preserves its power. The Electoral College works that way because the United States isn’t a pure democracy.

Music | Music

Ready or not, the 2019 Woodstock lineup is here | Music News | Consequence of Sound

The 2019 Woodstock lineup lineup pairs contemporary stars including JAY-Z, Miley Cyrus, Chance the Rapper, The Black Keys, and Imagine Dragons alongside veteran artists like Robert Plant, Santana, David Crosby, John Fogerty, and Grateful Dead offshoot Dea

News | News

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Said to Successfully Complete Series of Tests

A David’s Sling system test in December 2015. Photo: United States Missile Defense Agency. Israel’s David’s Sling missile defense system, …

News | Standing With Israel

New Group Seeks to Bolster Support for Israel in US Congress

A new organization has been established with the goal of bolstering support for Israel in the US Congress — a task that has received greater impetus following the election last November of several representatives with unsympathetic views toward the Jewish state.

News | News

Israeli spacecraft performs final maneuver before moon landing bid | The Times of Israel

Beresheet's engine activated for 60 seconds, taking it to new orbit before it is scheduled to be captured by lunar gravity on April 4

Food & Drink | Beer

These Are the Biggest Craft Breweries in the U.S. - Thrillist

It's no secret that the US has been in the midst of a significant craft beer boom. It's put big beer on the defensive, buying craft brewe...

Miscellaneous | Purim

Your Complete Purim How-To Guide

This user-friendly wizard walks you through all of Purim’s traditions and customs.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Purim: What's the Real Reason We Boo Haman?

Rabbi David Abudraham (14th century, Spain) writes that there had been an earlier custom for children to draw a picture or write the name of Haman on wood or stones

Miscellaneous | Purim

Ten Ways You Can Help Alcoholics and Addicts Have a Happy Purim

Each year my wife and I host an alcohol-free Purim seudah (festive afternoon meal) in the heart of Jerusalem for Jewish alcoholics, addicts, and their families.

Science & Technology | Science

For The First Time, Physicists Have Clocked The Ghostly Speed of Quantum Tunnelling

In quantum physics, particles can 'tunnel' through seemingly impenetrable barriers, even when they apparently don't have the energy to do so. Now, researchers have gleaned behind the curtain to better understand how this trick is done.

Recipes | Recipes

South Your Mouth: Sticky Chicken

Southern Sticky Chicken slow cooks in an easy sauce in a cast iron skillet. The chicken braises in a slightly sweet tangy sauce and is fall-off-the-bone tender.

Politics | Politics

Do You Understand the Electoral College? | PragerU

Do you understand what the Electoral College is? Or how it works? Or why America uses it to elect its presidents instead of just using a straight popular vote? Author, lawyer and Electoral College expert Tara Ross does, and she explains that to understand

Music | Music

The Lush, Vivid World Of The Karen O & Danger Mouse Collaboration | Pitchfork

Karen O and Danger Mouse have concocted a lush, vivid world on their dreamy and poignant collaboration.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

America, the Moon, and National Memory

Even though we may have lost our way in a moment mired in silliness, fluff, and self-flagellation, we are indeed capable of accomplishing the unimaginable.