History of Playgirl Magazine – How Playgirl Normalized Male Nudity

Two years later, in June 1973, Playgirl's first issue hit the newsstand, with a mission similar to its long-standing counterpart: to feature nude centerfolds alongside hard-hitting features by and for women. On the first cover, a nude man (credited as "Eldon") sat cross-legged, his modesty preserved by shadows, as an amorous woman (credited as "Lorelei")…Read more History of Playgirl Magazine – How Playgirl Normalized Male Nudity

How To Make the Best Iced Coffee Of Your Life – Chowhound

If your idea of "iced coffee" is "letting my hot coffee get cold" then, honey, we need to talk—you deserve better.  It can seem like a huge production to make the stuff fresh for yourself at home, but once you are an ice master—and it’s easier than it sounds—you will not only be maximizing your…Read more How To Make the Best Iced Coffee Of Your Life – Chowhound

Secret’s Out: The Senate Health Care Bill Is An Assault On The Safety Net | HuffPost

Americans are finally getting a look at the much-anticipated, heretofore-secret Senate Republican health care bill. As expected, the bill released Thursday amounts to a massive rollback of the federal commitment to promote health care access and would instead pay for hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy. huffingtonpost.com: Secret's…Read more Secret’s Out: The Senate Health Care Bill Is An Assault On The Safety Net | HuffPost

Photos: The Record-Breaking Residential Towers in Midtown Manhattan

Stephen Wilkes photographs the skyscrapers. vanityfair.com: Photos: The Record-Breaking Residential Towers in Midtown Manhattan Also see vanityfair.com:  Too Rich, Too Thin, Too Tall? Ever taller, ever thinner, the new condo towers racing skyward in Midtown Manhattan are breaking records for everything, including price. Sold for $95 million, the 96th floor of 432 Park Avenue will…Read more Photos: The Record-Breaking Residential Towers in Midtown Manhattan

The Week’s Best Photojournalism from TheWeek.com

In the week's most striking images, soccer fans parade in costume, kangaroos tour a vineyard, and more TheWeek.com: The week's best photojournalism

The Big Lie Republicans Are Using To Defend Their Secret Health Care Bill | HuffPost

They keep saying Democrats did the same thing with Obamacare. That's not true. This is nonsense, as historians and the reporters who covered the 2009 and 2010 debate keep pointing out.  Yes, Democrats cut plenty of backroom deals and pulled plenty of legislative tricks to get their bill through Congress. That’s how complicated legislation always…Read more The Big Lie Republicans Are Using To Defend Their Secret Health Care Bill | HuffPost

Panicking Mitch McConnell Shoves Entire Senate Healthcare Bill Into Mouth As Democrat Walks Past – The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

WASHINGTON—Quickly crumpling up all 500 pages of the legislation upon hearing footsteps in the hallway, sources reported Tuesday that a panicked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shoved the entire Senate healthcare bill in his mouth as a Democratic senator walked past. Read more at the link below from TheOnion.com theonion.com: Panicking Mitch McConnell Shoves Entire…Read more Panicking Mitch McConnell Shoves Entire Senate Healthcare Bill Into Mouth As Democrat Walks Past – The Onion – America’s Finest News Source