UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran

Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, speaks during a hustings event in Maidstone, Britain July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – The leading candidate to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran. “Were…

Away’s Aluminum Edition ‘smart’ suitcase is beautiful, but not worth the ca$h

Away’s Aluminum Edition ‘smart’ suitcase is beautiful, but not worth the ca$h

If there was an incredibly niche contest for the most Instagrammed suitcase — which, in a perfect world, there would be — that award would have to go to Away.  Away has almost half a million IG followers, and for good reason — their smart cases are pretty, minimal, and come in very aesthetically-pleasing colors. The luggage…

Grassroots armies reshape Iowa contest

Grassroots armies reshape Iowa contest

Former Vice President Joe Biden mingles with the crowds at the Iowa State Fair. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images DES MOINES, Iowa — For months, Joe Biden took heat for not taking Iowa seriously enough. And Kamala Harris so lacked a presence here Democrats assumed she was skipping the first-in-the-nation caucus state altogether. That’s all changed.…

Ben & Jerry’s cofounder has made an entire line of Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream

Ben & Jerry’s cofounder has made an entire line of Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream

Ben & Jerry’s cofounder Ben Cohen has made an entire line of Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream in honor of the Vermont senator’s 2020 presidential campaign. “Bernie’s Back” is the newest limited-edition flavor Cohen has released through his private label Ben’s Best. The name is a nod to Sanders’ first presidential campaign back in 2016. The…

The Brain in Images: Top Entries in the Art of Neuroscience

The Brain in Images: Top Entries in the Art of Neuroscience

Art and neuroscience have been intertwined for centuries. Early surgeons and scientists who poked and prodded inside cranial cavities—such as Santiago Ramón y Cajal—often drew what they saw. These artistic renderings played a critical role in helping researchers grapple with the mysteries of our most vital organ. (Cajal even shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology…

From No-couture to Haute-Couture! Taking Up Hem, Taking in Waist and Handsewing Buttonholes

From No-couture to Haute-Couture! Taking Up Hem, Taking in Waist and Handsewing Buttonholes

I wrote this to enter the Trash to Treasure contest, and thought I had a little longer until the deadline, but apparently not. Reinforcing the buttonholes with hand-sewn stitching makes it more sturdy, which is utilitarian and makes it “sew tough”, a la the contest name. So anyway, without further adieu (it’s actually ado, but…