Originally published on Wed March 12, 2014 1:20 pm
By Linda Poon
Relax with Food Porn Index's "melon meditation." Om ...
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It's one of our guiltiest pleasures on the Internet, and though some of us may not like to admit it, chances are, we've done it. Some are even addicted. That's right, we're talking about the endless consumption and distribution of food porn.
Photos of fatty foods like grease-laced bacon and glistening donuts abound to satisfy our virtual cravings, yet their healthier counterparts — fruits and veggies – just haven't been getting as much love online.
But why should the junk food guys have all the fun?
The first-ever Ocowassee Festival starts March 28th and offers a wide selection of free, family-friendly outdoor activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, bird watching, orienteering and more. In this interview, WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller discusses festival highlights with Tennessee State Park Ranger Angelo Giansante from the Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park.
Lots of former black activists made the move into elected office, but the late Chokwe Lumumba, a one-time nationalist, assumed office without moderating or distancing himself from his previous views.
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Last week, the city of Jackson, Miss., paid its last respects to Chokwe Lumumba. And according to R.L. Nave of the Jackson Free Press, the affair was the kind of black nationalist/pan-Africanist celebration you might expect for one of the nation's most outspoken black activists:
They came in suits, dresses, dashikis and tunics.
They wore an assortment of headwear, everything from riding caps to berets, kufis, hijab and headwraps.
Firefighters try to put out a fire after a reported explosion and building collapse in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City on Wednesday. The cause of the explosion, as well as reports of any injuries, had not yet been determined.
April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Chattanooga Autism Center has two events planned: one will take place on Awareness Day, April 2nd, at Miller Plaza. The other is a conference on April 4th at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
Punching a time card: It's still one way of tracking hours worked. President Obama believes more workers need to be able to add overtime to their pay.
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The Obama administration's push to put income inequality atop the domestic political agenda has another battlefront.
According to The New York Times, the president "this week will seek to force American businesses to pay more overtime to millions of workers, the latest move by his administration to confront corporations that have had soaring profits even as wages have stagnated."
Parades, social clubs and awards dinners are part of the routine of political campaigns everywhere. But if you're running to be Rhode Island's next governor, then there's one more stop you just can't miss.
Namely, the makeshift studios of Latino Public Radio, which is housed in a two-story, single-family home complete with a living room, dog and cat.
This local Spanish-language radio station based in Cranston, R.I., was co-founded almost a decade ago by Pablo Rodriguez.