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What 'Life in the New Cuba' Is Really Like: An Interview with Julia Cooke

On NPR, Tess Vigeland, guest host of All Things Considered, recently interviewed author Julia Cooke, author of The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba… 400 more words

Caribbean Culture

I read about the National Science Foundation survey last month, but it’s been stunning me ever since. 1 in 4 Americans thinks the sun revolves around the Earth? 163 more words

Lots of Language

This week’s articles focus on language — the ways it’s changed (or not), the ways its codes shape human interaction, and the ways digital media has (or hasn’t) affected our consumption of language. 189 more words


Dieters? Go ahead, INDULGE! but do it mindfully

With all of the varied diets that are promoted all over the place, what’s a woman that wants to stay healthy to do?

So by now, most of us know we shouldn’t “diet”. 477 more words

Women's Wellness

A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes To Haiti : All Tech Considered : NPR

Haiti has struggled to rebuild since a devastating earthquake more than four years ago. Most of the population lives on less than $2 a day and there are few open jobs for the millions of unemployed. 103 more words