Chava Burnham

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They escaped child marriage. Now they're speaking out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eunice was just 9 years old when she was married off to a man older than her father.<p>The young girl from northern Kenya lived with the man for two weeks, she said, enduring abuse before she ran away with the help of another of his wives.<p>"She told me the next morning: 'You will pretend that …

Gender

Puerto Rico Is Burning Its Dead, And We May Never Know How Many People The Hurricane Really Killed

People whose bodies are cremated are largely not being counted in the official death toll. The government says it’s the fault of funeral directors, while funeral directors say they’ve received no guidance from the government.<p>AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — Funeral home and crematorium directors are being …

Rediscovering History’s Lost First Female Video Game Designer

In 1976, Joyce Weisbecker programmed games for an RCA PC and console based on technology created by her dad–a significant achievement that went undocumented until now.<p>One of the first video game programmers was a young woman who’d recently graduated from high school.<p>Forty years ago, consumer …

How Americans really feel about Facebook, Apple, and more

This year marked a sea change in our attitude toward tech’s largest players — and not for the better. Facebook, with a user base twice the size of the Western Hemisphere, seems to be in the midst of an identity crisis: CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent much of 2017 on a national tour that <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> …

Consider the plastic drinking straw: Why do we suck so much?

Maybe it's thatyou don't want to put your mouth where other mouths have been. Or maybe you've been sucking for so long, sucking has become your default setting. You are thirsty. You are at lunch, and your waiter just brought you a cold glass of water.<p>Enter the straw.<p>"What a fine liquid-extraction …

Pollution

The unlikely role of true crime podcasts in criminal justice reform

While the true crime genre has long been established in literature and television, and its broad popularity continues on today with recent hits like <i>The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story</i><i>,</i> HBO’s<i>The Jinx</i><i>,</i> and Netflix’s <i>Making a Murderer</i>, the genre has made new waves in an unsuspecting …

Jews and the African Slave Trade

The role some Jews played in the Atlantic slave trade, both as traders and as slave owners, has long been acknowledged by historians. But allegations …

Israel

Essential Oil Blends from Israel

Hey there ladies, I would like to tell you about a new Etsy store I discovered today- TevaMiTzion. <b><br>TevaMiTzion</b> is an Etsy store dedicated to selling …

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4 Places to Find Black Dolls with Natural Hair

Black dolls with curly to kinky natural hair were virtually non-existent when I was growing up. These days, they are still a challenge to find, but …

10 Delicious Gluten-Free Desserts

“Gluten” is another name for the protein found in grains. For cooks, gluten is useful: it acts like a glue holding molecules together, helping food …

D.I.Y. Friday: Gluten Free Instant Noodle Cups ⋆ Great gluten free recipes for every occasion.

If you love ramen noodles, this recipe for gluten free instant noodle cups will prove that gluten free ramen noodles are <i>real</i>—and should be quick, …

3 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

Now that your sweet tooth has had ample time to recover from the holidays, let’s do something fun with those leftover peppermint candies you have.Get …

Natural Remedies for Acne

The other day, I was trying to find a picture of me when I was in high school to show my kids. I couldn’t find one because I was so photo shy at that …

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A list of body casts.

<i>If you’re interested in reading more on ideas presented in the article below, I suggest reading Move Your DNA, Expanded Edition. If you’d like</i> …

Instant Dandelion Latte Recipe | Elana's Pantry

My Instant Dandelion Latte is the answer when you’re traveling or on the go. It’s the quick and easy version of my incredible Dandelion Root …

Flourless Chocolate Cake II Recipe

"Perfect for chocolate lovers! Great for entertaining, deceptively easy to make. Perfect for people who can't have gluten. Serve warm with ice cream …

Healthy Buttermints: Stop Sugar Cravings Instantly!

Shares 209K<p>What are buttermints?<p>Buttermints remind me of Andes mints with their creamy texture and minty flavor. They make the perfect after-dinner …

Gluten Free Pita Bread - Recipes

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Pita Bread<p>Makes 10 to 12 pitas.<p>[<i>Updated January 16, 2017</i>]<p>Pita bread is a fun alternative for sandwiches and perfect for …

Gluten Free Recipes

For people who keep a gluten-free diet due to various health reasons, preparing tasty and appealing food can be challenging. Aviva Kanoff has it …

The 5 Best Paleo and Ancestral Books That Everyone Should Read

As a Paleo and ancestral health blogger, I get loads of books in the mail for review. There are dozens of new books coming out every year, and while …

Nutrition

10 Ways to Make a Hamburger Without Bread!

“I’ll have a hamburger, hold the bun”<p>If you are on a grain free diet, it’s more than likely that you’ve spoken these words, either at a restaurant or …

Breakfast

4 Steps to Build a Natural Hair Regimen

<i>By Geniece of Beautifully Made</i><p>Congratulations! After months (or years) of transitioning you have completed your journey to wearing your hair …

Homemade Falafel

A staple of vegan restaurants, falafel balls are addictive little rounds of chickpeas or other beans: crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, …

“Fuck tha Police” in Historical Context

Rappers have clashed with cops for more than 30 years. Where is the hip-hop response to Ferguson and Staten Island?<p><b>With a few notable exceptions</b>, …

Rap & Hip-Hop