Its a sizzling July day at Kure Beach. Kids in bathing suits walk barefoot along Fort Fisher Boulevard; moms and dads lug lawn chairs to the sand. Motels with names like The Hang Ten Grill and The Salty Hammock bespeak a chilled-out lifestyle in this summer community, located 15 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina.
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The kitchen is where Michael Twitty goes to tell the truth. Its where he first came out as gay to his mother and aunt. Where he found a spiritual connection to Judaism in the braids of a challah, years before converting to the religion as an adult. Where he invites others to listen to his …
Looking for a sign of the apocalypse? Consider this: Our global obsession with guacamole and avocado toast has helped spawn record avocado prices, financial woes for millennials and even an uptick in avocado-related crime.
Can an impeached senator be tried? Who knows! Lets unpack this constitutional question.
A new protocol that includes this common nutrient could save millions of lives and has already sparked a raging debate among doctors.
Physicist andsocial justice crusaderAlbert Einstein once referred to American racism as a “disease of white people.” He was speaking metaphorically, but a host of research in recent years has shown that racism, like a disease,can harm the physical health ofbothits victims and its perpetrators. Now, the results of a national survey find that children who …
Jeff Briggleris leaning face-down in a freezing Missouri stream. Breathing through a snorkel and soaked up to his wetsuit-clad armpits, the Missouri resource scientist peers under rocks and probes into dark, underwater crevices. This is how you look for the rare, elusive survivors of theCarboniferous period, commonly known as hellbenders.
Noted Psychologist Revealed as Author of Best-Selling Wonder Woman, read the astonishing headline. In the summer of 1942, a press release from the New York offices of All-American Comics turned up at newspapers, magazines and radio stations all over the United States.
The gunfight in downtown Matewan on May 19, 1920, had all the elements of a high-noon showdown: on one side, the heroes, a pro-union sheriff and mayor; on the other, the dastardly henchmen of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Within 15 minutes, ten people were deadseven detectives, two miners and the mayor.
The late nineteenth century was a time when medicine hadnt caught up with other fields,writesMark Pendergrast in his history of the Coca-Cola company. That meant people turned to the massive industry ofpatent medicines,brewed concoctions marketed by people professing medical knowledge. But patent medicines, which could contain things as harmful as arsenic or as benign as …