The past year and a half has been critical in the struggle for women’s rights. The March on Washington and the #metoo movement have shown the power women can harness when they come together, while the breakout Hulu adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale has illustrated the stakes of failure. Christina Dalcher joins this conversation in Vox, unceremoniously dumping readers into a future U.S. where women have lost even the right to speak. It is bad enough for former neurolinguist Dr. Jean McClellan that all female citizens have been reduced to only 100 words a day after which an evil Fitbit-like watch begins to shock them, but when she watches her young daughter slowly lose the desire to use even those few allotted words, she decides it’s time to get off the sidelines and do something. The result is a cautionary tale that is both haunting and thoroughly riveting. … [Read more...] about The Best Summer Beach Reads of 2018
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The New Jersey couple arrived in Barbados on Saturday, June 22 and were scheduled to leave a week later, on June 29. The couple was staying at the Discovery Bay Hotel in Trents, St. James, according to police. … [Read more...] about New Jersey couple goes missing while on vacation in Barbados, going out to sea on jet ski, police say
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"You can take any disease process on the planet, and if you put it in a poor, underdeveloped, unsupported area, it's going to manifest and it's going to devastate that entire community," he says, "and that's what we're seeing here in the United States right now." … [Read more...] about A family on the front lines
If you plan to (someday!) host a large gathering with a Hawaiian theme, this pavilion-size Tiki bar is perfect. Four open walls and a bar in the middle will ensure proper flow of fruity drinks, and the grass expanse lends itself to hula dancing. The five-bedroom custom home boasts nearly 7,000 square feet of living space, which includes an office, 22-foot ceilings, walk-in closets, and a chef's kitchen for preparing pupu platters. … [Read more...] about Raise a Mai Tai: These 9 Homes With Tiki Bars Are Lit!