Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for Liberals

Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for Liberals
The first thing you’ll see when you walk into Source: Gachot Studios Lo firmly believes that hotels ought to be catalysts for good. In a world where we can be conscious consumers—of everything from clothing to food to baby products—she argues there’s a place for conscious hotels, too. This isn’t a revolutionary idea: Already, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has made a significant, brand-wide commitment to bolster community programming for disadvantaged children in all of its destinations. It’s one of

What Every Parent Needs To Understand About Teens’ Mental Health

What Every Parent Needs To Understand About Teens’ Mental Health
Data published by the nonprofit Mental Health America shows that rates of severe youth depression have increased from 5.9 percent to 8.2 percent over a five-year period. Half of those screened between the ages of 11 and 17 reported having thoughts of suicide or self-harm throughout the course of a week. South Dakota was the state that ranked the “best” in terms of good youth mental health. (The data measured access to treatment as well as prevalence of mental health

I Asked Women To Tell Me What They *Didnt* Post On Instagram, And Its The Best Thing Ive Ever Done For My Mental Health

I Asked Women To Tell Me What They *Didnt* Post On Instagram, And Its The Best Thing Ive Ever Done For My Mental Health
In the middle of one of a very bad year I signed up for a yoga retreat because my anxiety was out of control and it was worth being embarrassed about my lack of yoga skills for the promise of some peace of mind. “You’re always on vacation,” a friend commented on one of the photos I uploaded to Instagram. I laughed out loud when I saw it, . There was nothing glamorous here, nothing to be jealous of

The Common Acupuncture Myths You’re Falling For & What The Truth Is

The Common Acupuncture Myths You’re Falling For & What The Truth Is
When you think of acupuncture, you probably think of two things: needles to the face, and your weird alternative friend who shadily doesn’t believe in vaccines. Well, like most stereotypes, this is not really correct. Acupuncture has been around forever and isn’t like, some back-alley shit you turn to in a moment of desperation. Well, I mean, maybe you’re desperate, but my point is it’s a legit science that’s been proven to help with so many issues like pain,

Senate GOP tax plan guts key Obamacare provision

Senate GOP tax plan guts key Obamacare provision
President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans to end the ACA’s individual mandate, which requires nearly everyone to have health insurance that meets minimal standardsRepeal of the individual mandate would help with the math involved with the Republican tax plan, but eliminating it risks having more Americans without health insurance. New York TimesThe elimination of the ACA mandate does help the Republican tax plan be protected from a Democratic filibuster. As the Times points out, the tax bill cannot

SEC fines Zenefits and former CEO Parker Conrad nearly $1 million for misleading investors

SEC fines Zenefits and former CEO Parker Conrad nearly $1 million for misleading investors
The SEC is showing its muscle in Silicon Valley with a crackdown on bad behavior, starting with unicorn startup Zenefits and its former CEO Parker Conrad. First noted on BuzzFeed, the human resources startup and Conrad have agreed to pay a combined nearly $1 million in fines to settle accusations made by the SEC that the company made “materially false and misleading statements and omissions” to investors over compliance with state insurance laws. The company’s seen a revolving door

7 Things Your Body Might Be Trying To Tell You When You’re Really Freaking Sore

7 Things Your Body Might Be Trying To Tell You When You’re Really Freaking Sore
Why Is My Body Sore? 7 Unexpected Things Your Body Might Be Trying To Tell You Have you ever woken up feeling like your body got hit by a train overnight? Even though you feel fine otherwise, the mysterious aches from head to toe seem to come out of nowhere, and of course, they beg the question, why is my body sore? Sure, sometimes it's clear enough that the boxing class you took yesterday simply kicked your butt (and

Kris Jenner’s Latest Venture Is Her Best Idea Yet

Kris Jenner’s Latest Venture Is Her Best Idea Yet
Kris Jenner officiated a wedding this weekend, meaning the median cost of a wedding these days just went up by like $100k. TBH, this is a brilliant beyond brilliant business decision. Not that we'd expect anything less from the woman who turned her daughter's sex tape into an empire. She could probably charge as much as one of Khloé's 1Oak appearances for reading a paragraph and fake crying. How much would you pay for Kris Jenner to say to

Worlds Most Dangerous Countries Revealed, And It May Change Your Travel Plans

Worlds Most Dangerous Countries Revealed, And It May Change Your Travel Plans
Collecting data from the World Health Organization and other institutions, the interactive ‘Travel Risk Map’ reveals just how risky countries are regarding road safety, security and medical matters. According to The Ipsos Mori Business Resilience Trends Watch 2018, 63% of people think travel-related risks have increased during the past year. In the paper, security threats and natural disasters were cited as main reasons for changed travel plans. This is how much travelers will be risking their health in 2018

Rebel Wilson Reveals She Was Sexually Harassed By A Well-Known Male Co-Star

Rebel Wilson Reveals She Was Sexually Harassed By A Well-Known Male Co-Star
Wow — You can read it all in her tweet thread about the incident (below): I've been away in a 'bubble' of sorts creating new comedy overseas but it's so hard to hear all these stories relating to sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood. As you guys know, I'm a pretty strong and confident person but even I have a story to tell. — Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) November 11, 2017 A male star, in a position of power asked

10 Gifts To Buy Yourself This Christmas, Because You Know You’ve Had Your Eye On A Few Things

10 Gifts To Buy Yourself This Christmas, Because You Know You’ve Had Your Eye On A Few Things
10 Gifts To Buy Yourself For Christmas, Because You Know You've Had Your Eye On A Few Things Just because people say it's better to give than to receive, doesn’t mean you have to play martyr and deny the fact that when you wake up on Christmas morning to presents under the tree, you’re pretty damn excited to rip off the wrapping and see how your loved ones chose to spoil you this year. You work hard, and probably

Florida school is selling bulletproof inserts for students’ backpacks

Florida school is selling bulletproof inserts for students’ backpacks
In the days to month following the fifth and first deadliest shootings in modern U.S. History, one Florida private school is preparing for gun violence by taking the matter into its own hands—or, its students’ backpacks. The Florida Christian School in Miami is selling bulletproof ballistic panels for its students’ backpacks. George Gulla, the school’s dean of students and head of security, told CNN that for $120, these insertable, lightweight backpack panels can add another level of protection to

North Korean Defector Found Riddled With Large And Unusual Organisms

North Korean Defector Found Riddled With Large And Unusual Organisms
On Monday, a North Korean soldier was shot six times by his former comrades as he attempted to make an escape through the Korean Demilitarized Zone and defect to the South. While recovering from his injuries in a South Korean hospital, doctors discovered his intestines were riddled with large and unusual parasites, providing a rare insight into the nutrition, health, and everyday life of North Koreans. “In my over 20-year-long career as a surgeon, I have only seen something like this