George Takei: Boycott Indiana

George Takei: Boycott Indiana

My husband Brad and I like to spend our holidays in the White Mountains of Arizona. There’s a small town called Show Low where we’ve passed many a merry Christmas. We’ve been regulars at the July 4th parades there, entertained friends and family over the years, and consider it our home away from home. But last year, it was very nearly going to be impossible for us to travel back to Arizona in good conscience.

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People who drink diet soda put on three times as much belly fat as those who don’t, study says

People who drink diet soda put on three times as much belly fat as those who don’t, study says

In the latest Diet Soda: Evil or Not? saga, The San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging determined that people who drink diet soda occasionally put on three times as much belly fat as those who don’t. Over nearly 10 years, occasional drinkers gained 2.11cm of fat to their midsections, while non-drinkers gained only .77 cm. The bad news doesn’t end there: daily drinkers gained a whopping 3.04 cm.

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A Look at the Rare and Racy Nardi-Danese 6C

A Look at the Rare and Racy Nardi-Danese 6C

With a career spent rubbing shoulders with Ferrari, Lancia, and other great marques, Enrico Nardi found himself driving and engineering iconic Italian cars. Using his own ideas, however, Nardi was able to create this stunning race car years before his company would turn to steering wheels and performance accessories.

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Take a private jet to your college tour, for $43,000

Take a private jet to your college tour, for $43,000

If you're one of the lucky few for whom college won't break the bank — or even make a dent — a private jet company is offering to whisk you to all the colleges you wish to visit in a ten-hour span, for $43,500. That's nearly $15,000 more than the cost of the average tuition and fees at private universities, and $21,200 more than those at in-state public colleges, according to a College Board report.

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