Can the Jersey Shore Culture of Springsteen and Snooki Survive?

When Sam Hernandez met his wife in 2010, he had never been to the beach in New Jersey. Born and raised in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’d always associated the Jersey Shore with the tan-and-party lifestyle of the MTV reality show. But his soon-to-be-wife, a New Jersey native, insisted he visit. Once he was there, he was…

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Nurturing an Autistic Son’s Spiritual Life

One Friday night several months ago, my younger son, Mickey, was flipping channels in search of his favorite station, the Game Show Network, when suddenly I heard familiar sweet singing. “Mom! Look!” he called. He thrummed with excitement. “Rabbi Angela! That’s my rabbi!” He had happened upon the Jewish Broadcasting Service, and they were live…

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Todd and Julie Chrisley Plead Not Guilty to Tax Evasion and Bank Fraud

Todd and Julie Chrisley, a wealthy Southern couple who project a public image as a God-loving, straight-talking husband and wife on the reality TV show “Chrisley Knows Best,” are now facing criminal charges. This week, a federal grand jury in Atlanta indicted the couple on charges of tax evasion, wire fraud and hiding income from…

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‘Pose’ Star Mj Rodriguez ‘Had to Teach Simply by Existing’

El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to your tía, your primo Lalo or anyone else (read: everyone). In the world of “Pose,” the FX show that…

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Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses

On Wednesday evening, a phalanx of Amazon employees known as “FC ambassadors” began tweeting again about how great it is to work at Amazon. When the ambassadors see others on social media discussing the brutal working conditions at Amazon fulfillment centers, its anti-union actions or anything else unflattering about the company, they step in to…

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Medical News Today: Why have my toes turned red?

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The F.D.A.’s New Cigarette Warnings Are Disturbing. See for Yourself.

WASHINGTON — The corpse is gone. So are the grief-stricken woman, the rotting teeth and the man struggling to smoke despite a hole in his windpipe. Nine years after the Food and Drug Administration first proposed graphic images as warnings on cigarette packs but was thwarted by tobacco companies in a successful court battle, the…

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Medical News Today: How to improve your memory: 8 techniques to try

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36 Hours in Santa Barbara County

With its Mission-style facades and showy tropical foliage, Santa Barbara could be a commercial for the California good life. It can be easy to underestimate the struggles of a place so seemingly flawless. But Santa Barbara has had a tough few years. From the devastating wildfires in 2017 and 2018 to the flooding and mudslides…

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17 Cute Hiking Outfits You Can Wear On and Off the Trail

Hiking-inspired looks may be a fall fashion trend, but we prefer to wear shearling on the trail, not a catwalk. But that doesn’t mean you have go totally granola. After all, did you even visit Runyon Canyon if you didn’t post a cute outfit pic to your IG stories? So whether your next hike involves…

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