H appy New Year, everyone! Welcome to 2014. I began this whole poetry reading enterprise (you can view the entire book list below) last year in search of absolutes. And when I say "absolutes", I mean tangible instruction, or some delicate maneuver on how to...
- Educated in NJ public schools,thank you very much!
- And yes, I grew up on Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, and Sesame Street.
- Freelance Writer, present
Jack the Ripper’s long shadow: From Sherlock Holmes to “Jekyll & Hyde”
In 19th century London, fact, fiction and mass media were mixing to create the terrifying legend of Jack the Ripper
Why We Get Headaches & How to Prevent Them - Grandparents.com
The best ways to prevent migraines and common aches, plus signs that indicate your headache could be something worse.
5 historical monsters arguably less terrible than Christopher Columbus
In honor of today's holiday, here's a handful of awful people who may actually be less blood-soaked than Mr. 1492 VIDEO
National Review writer’s vile pro-life argument is logically consistent
NR scribe Kevin Williamson made an extreme abortion argument. It's also the only logical position for pro-lifers
We still lie about slavery: Here’s the truth about how the American econ...
All these decades later, our history books are filled with myths and mistruths. It is time for a true reckoning
12 absolutely delicious apples you’ve probably never tasted
We're living in an apple renaissance, author Rowan Jacobsen tells Salon
The journey to preserve Madam CJ Walker's historic estate
theGRIO REPORT - Madam CJ Walker's estate at Villa Lewaro was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1976 but the upkeep of a 20,000
Malala Yousafzai’s mother has finally learned to read
Yousafzai, a global crusader for women's education and literacy, has extended her reach once more -- to her family VIDEO
Oreo Recipes That Make Us Swoon For Cookies And Cream (PHOTOS)
Oreos are one of America's favorite cookies for a reason. The winning combination of chocolate cookies and sweet cream comes in one of Ameri
10 Surprising Things That Benefit Our Brains That You Can Do Every Day
One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually work. For example, I always fo
'Belcour': New cookbook offers great recipes for any cookout
theGRIO REPORT - It's the fourth of July weekend and that means plenty of celebration, food and family. Check out some cool recipes to try o
“Why is God telling me to stop asking questions?”: Meet the woman behind...
Ann Druyan, "Cosmos" creator and widow of Carl Sagan, on science vs. religion--and men getting credit for her work
It wasn’t just Abraham Lincoln: The policies beyond Emancipation Proclam...
Historians focus on Emancipation Proclamation, and it was important. But other activists and policies mattered too
Powerful Joint Discovery Revealed by Dr. David Katz on CBS "The Doctors"...
New research into joint health compounds has finally paid off. On November 15th, Dr. David Katz presented results from a new Clinical study