When the Iraq war began, embedded photographers were allowed to take pictures of almost everything, but slowly, the military began telling photographers what they weren’t allowed to photograph. Hospitals, morgues, wounded soldiers, and IED scenes were all eventually declared off-limits.
The troubling result of a 2010 report on the experiences of LGBT students on America’s college campuses
You learn something new every day. Today, I learned that there’s a practice known as “foreskin restoration,” whereby circumcised men, resentful of having been clipped against their will, tape up their tackle in an attempt to reclaim their man-hood. No, seriously. I wasn’t even aware that this was a concern, but apparently, some men desire [...]
From WeNews: Last year while pregnant with our second child, I learned that my husband had accrued six weeks of vacation leave and a stunning eight months of paid sick leave. I suggested (and was prepared to insist) that he use it after the birth of our son and he enthusiastically agreed–and actually made it [...]
Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is dropping the phrase “all natural” from its product labels, according to the Center for Science and the Public Interest. Last month, CSPI advised the company that it probably shouldn’t use the phrase, considering its products contain such decidedly unnatural ingredients as alkalised cocoa, corn syrup, and hydrogenated oil. Fair [...]
The following video (after the jump) is from PBS News Hour‘s broadcast from last Friday. James Foley, a reporter with GlobalPost, was in Afghanistan, embedded with an American infantry unit, when they were ambushed by Taliban insurgents. As gunfire rained down on the American forces from surrounding cliffs, a 19-year-old Private, Justin Greer, manned a [...]
Good Men Project Magazine contributor Suzanne Rosenwasser, a long-time public school teacher, works with at-risk high-school boys, helping them develop the tools they need to succeed. But before she was helping kids achieve their dreams, she had one of her own—to be a writer. Suzanne’s story is featured on DreamitSeekit: Folksinger Harry Chapin had recently [...]