Neil Finn knows why “Don’t Dream It’s Over” feels “almost ridiculously pertinent” now: “Particularly with Donald Trump talking about building walls”

Neil Finn knows why “Don’t Dream It’s Over” feels “almost ridiculously pertinent” now: “Particularly with Donald Trump talking about building walls”

Neil Finn knows why “Don’t Dream It’s Over” feels “almost ridiculously pertinent” now: “Particularly with Donald Trump talking about building walls”

Neil Finn’s shapeshifting body of work is nearly impossible to summarize. He’s been part of two beloved, influential bands with deep catalogs: eclectic new wavers Split Enz and the ornate

Bill Maher to Stephen Colbert: “The police department cannot be revenge for high school”

Bill Maher to Stephen Colbert: “The police department cannot be revenge for high school”

On Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” Thursday night, “Real Time” host Bill Maher argued that, regarding the “police culture” in America, “There’s something wrong here that needs to be addressed.” “Obviously

A guide to the Philadelphia DNC that media won’t show you, from extreme poverty to police misconduct

A guide to the Philadelphia DNC that media won’t show you, from extreme poverty to police misconduct

Just like their Republican counterparts in Cleveland, the delegates to the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia will be sequestered far away from the daily misery and despair that’s the experience of

Playboy playmate body-shames woman in gym shower, gets banned from all L.A. Fitness locations

Playboy playmate body-shames woman in gym shower, gets banned from all L.A. Fitness locations

Playboy playmate Dani Mathers was banned from all L.A. Fitness locations on Friday after she posted a Snapchat mocking another woman using the gym’s showers. Mathers captioned the snap, “If

Parenting as an expat: The Dutch taught me how to loosen up and give my kids some much-needed freedom

Parenting as an expat: The Dutch taught me how to loosen up and give my kids some much-needed freedom

Parenting as an expat in the Netherlands means surrounding your own children with some of the most confident, self-possessed and happy children in the world. On good days, I feel

Pottermore problems: Scholars and writers call foul on J.K. Rowling’s North American magic

Pottermore problems: Scholars and writers call foul on J.K. Rowling’s North American magic

A few months ago, when J.K. Rowling released “A History of Magic in North America” on the Pottermore website, Native critics, scholars, readers and writers voiced their concerns with her

Dance into the fire: A close look at Duran Duran’s low-key red-hot tour of the summer

Dance into the fire: A close look at Duran Duran’s low-key red-hot tour of the summer

By now, the summer touring season is in full swing. Although superstars such as Taylor Swift and Katy Perry are taking the season off, there’s no shortage of in-demand blockbuster

Obama’s GMO embarrassment: Why the new labeling bill just signed into law is a sham

Obama’s GMO embarrassment: Why the new labeling bill just signed into law is a sham

This article originally appeared on AlterNet. It is known as the DARK Act — Denying Americans the Right to Know. It was signed by President Obama last week in the

What was Jonah Hill snorting in “Wolf of Wall Street”? Prop masters share set secrets about fake drugs

What was Jonah Hill snorting in “Wolf of Wall Street”? Prop masters share set secrets about fake drugs

This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Jonah Hill recently recounted a tale of drug-inspired woe from his days on the set of the 2013 movie The Wolf of Wall Street.

There’s a tax loophole that only caters to rich investors, and one state wants to close it

There’s a tax loophole that only caters to rich investors, and one state wants to close it

This article originally appeared on Capital & Main. Leo Hindery Jr. remembers the call he got the night before he was to testify before Congress, in September of 2007, to

Native apps: How digital technology is helping to preserve fading Native American languages

Native apps: How digital technology is helping to preserve fading Native American languages

When you’re from a sovereign culture within a larger-looming cultural environment — as Native Americans living on and off reservations are — sometimes it’s hard to hold on to your

Big data wants your tweets: What is Salesforce.com and why is it crushing so hard on Twitter?

Big data wants your tweets: What is Salesforce.com and why is it crushing so hard on Twitter?

You know Twitter’s profile: The influential social network has a huge number of active subscribers, but it’s never been able to figure out a way to profit from them. Now

The BS behind NAFTA and TPP: The economic benefits of free-trade deals are small according to a new congressional report

The BS behind NAFTA and TPP: The economic benefits of free-trade deals are small according to a new congressional report

Free-trade agreements have become a flashpoint in this year’s contentious presidential race as voters from the right and left have decried them. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had pledged to

Donald Trump is not a job-creating expert: His Atlantic City casinos failed at keeping people employed

Donald Trump is not a job-creating expert: His Atlantic City casinos failed at keeping people employed

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Donald Trump claims he should be president in part because he has succeeded at creating jobs and businesses.

Why You Won’t Be Getting New Diet Drugs Soon

Why You Won’t Be Getting New Diet Drugs Soon

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially approved two new diet drugs in July 2012 that have some experts ringing the alarm bells. In fact, the FDA acknowledges they have

Fighting Fall Allergies

Fighting Fall Allergies

At least 20 percent of the American population — 60 million individuals — suffers from hay fever, a seasonal allergy. Symptoms include: Sniffling Sneezing Stuffy nose Itchy and/or watery eyes

Hair Loss And Hormonal Imbalance In Women

Hair Loss And Hormonal Imbalance In Women

As women age, their hormonal systems undergo rapid changes that can lead to imbalances. There are many symptoms associated with this condition, including: Loss of appetite Irritability Depression Loss of

How to Hire the Best Photographer for Your Wedding

How to Hire the Best Photographer for Your Wedding

Normally, you look for a photographer in the same city as your wedding location. For instance, if you are looking at Louisiana wedding venues such as New Orleans or Baton

Mistakes in a Short Sale

Mistakes in a Short Sale

As the leading San Diego short sale experts, we can confidently state that there has never been a better time to buy a short sale property. The reasons that these

Solar Vehicles

Solar Vehicles

When you think about portable solar power, you probably envision a solar charger panel kit or similar device. But the ultimate in portable solar power is, of course, solar vehicles.