Alex Alfaro

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Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Pain

Why You Should Stop Tossing Your Citrus Peels

Have you ever gotten a present, squealed with delight at its contents, then tossed the box and packing materials out only to realize later that you …

Country Lifestyle

Learn How to Freeze Heavy Cream

How to Freeze Heavy Cream<p>Preserve leftover cream to use in future recipes<p>Updated January 26, 2018<p>If a recipe leaves you with a partial container of …

Food Preservation

The Nationalist's Delusion

Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of discrimination.<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO, nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain why.<p>It was 1990 and David Duke, the former grand …

Political Science

Tip: Buy Only This Type of Chicken

What the food industry has done to chicken is horrible. Here's how to shop wisely.<p>A Headless Lee Priest<p>I saw professional bodybuilder Lee Priest …

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

WATCH: The Secrets to Making the Best Slow-Cooker Soups

When it comes to making soup, your slow-cooker is your best friend. You can pull it out, fill it with your ingredients, and leave it. You come home …

Cooking

Stock Your Freezer With Ground Beef—But Cook It First

Whether you stocked up at a sale or bought time on a looming best-by date, you very likely have some ground beef in your freezer. It seems so useful, …

Trump has ousted Kaepernick from his own movement, proving the player right

The roots of Kaeprnick’s movement were tossed aside, just like his career, as a culture war hit a boiling point<p>When President Donald Trump thrust himself into the fray over football players kneeling during the national anthem — a protest that has been active for over a year now — the genesis of the …

Donald Trump

How Fake News Turned a Small Town Upside Down

On a Tuesday morning in June 2016, Nathan Brown, a reporter for The Times-News, the local paper in Twin Falls, Idaho, strolled into the office and cleared off a spot for his coffee cup amid the documents and notebooks piled on his desk. Brown, 32, started his career at a paper in upstate New York, …

Journalism

For Real-Deal Asian Ingredients, Click Over to Amazon

Don't get me wrong: There are few things I love more than a leisurely stroll through my local Asian supermarket. But I cook with Asian ingredients …

Add Excitement to Your Scrambled Eggs with One Clever Ingredient

When it comes to quick, protein-heavy breakfasts, options can be slim. If you’re not in the mood for a chalky bar or shake, scrambled eggs are high …

Ina Garten Shares Her ‘Secret’ to Perfect Guacamole That Won’t Turn Brown

<i>This content originally appeared on People</i>.<p>Leave it to Ina Garten and her expertise to save you from a kitchen disaster — this time offering up a …

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Crockpot Tomato Sauce Recipe<p>Updated August 18, 2017<p>Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, …

Tomatoes

Slow-Cooker Cakes

Slow cookers are a great way to get dinner on the table with minimal fuss and mess. We’re especially fond of using them for super tender meat …

Dear Trump Voters: You’re a Bunch of Idiots

Face it. It’s a train wreck top to bottom. For America, and for conservatism. The sooner we pull the plug on this charlatan, the better.<p>Dear Trump …

Trump has now lost 6 members of his manufacturing council since Charlottesville

President Trump's manufacturing council keeps on shrinking.<p>The number of council members who have quit following Trump's remarks about white supremacists has risen to six after one of the country's most powerful labor union leaders said he was stepping down.<p>Richard Trumka, leader of the AFL-CIO, …

Rights & Freedoms

Everything You Know About Trader Joe’s Is A Lie

The world is a mess right now, and even five minutes spent with the news is enough to induce an anxiety attack the levels of which have never before …

Kim Jong-un

Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:20 minPrep:10 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli<p>Recipe courtesy of …

An NSC Staffer Is Forced Out Over a Controversial Memo

The document charges that globalists, Islamists, and other forces within and outside the government are subverting President Trump’s agenda.<p><i>Updated August 2 at 4:29 p.m. ET</i><p>A top official of the National Security Council was fired last month after arguing in a memo that President Trump is under …

Obama Administration

This music production tool is the reason why all new music sounds the same

Imagine music as a recipe. Would you be able tell whether it had been made with artificially engineered ingredients or fresh produce from the farmer’s market? Canned tomatoes might work just fine—but maybe you wouldn’t know what you had been missing until you tried the same dish with heirlooms, …

My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump

We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?<p>Who could blame the people who felt abandoned and ignored by the major parties for reaching in despair for a candidate who offered oversimplified answers to infinitely complex questions and managed to entertain them in the process? …

Political Science

Generals Love Him. Top Democrats Despise Him. Can He Be President Anyway?

Seth Moulton, the junior congressman from Massachusetts, has a war record that appeals to voters and makes opponents nervous.<p>On the morning of November 9, five hours after Hillary Clinton conceded, Seth Moulton’s closest political adviser called him with a suggestion.<p>“You should run for president …

National Security

Trump liberates Kansas from the governor who wrecked its economy

Sam Brownback gets to flee the economic and political crisis he created.<p>Kansas won’t have Sam Brownback to kick around anymore.<p>The second-term …

Trump slams Sessions, rips DOJ in Twitter outburst

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump lashed out at his attorney general and Justice Department in an extraordinary outburst on Twitter Tuesday morning, continuing his public shaming of Jeff Sessions while appearing to prod the nation's top law enforcement official to investigate Hillary …

Donald Trump

Jason Yang Breaks Down Half a Cow and Explains Every Cut of Meat in the Process

Jason Yang, butcher at Fleishers Craft Butchery, breaks down half a cow into all the cuts you would see at your local butcher shop. There are four …

BBQ

Here's a reality check: this Trump Jr storm will not lead to impeachment

Republicans make excuses for Trump’s behavior, but continue to back him. All this anti-Trump energy would be better spent organizing for the coming election<p>Trevor Timm is a Guardian US columnist<p>The latest New York Times blockbuster revealing the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr, knowingly accepting …

Donald Trump

Ex-Soviet Spy Confirms He Also Met with Trump Jr.

The Donnygate saga just took another remarkable turn.<p>On Tuesday, President <b>Donald Trump</b> applauded his son’s “transparency” after he confirmed details of his meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer in hopes of obtaining damaging information about <b>Hillary Clinton</b> from the Russian government. But it …

Donald Trump

Republicans in several states are lowering the minimum wage — yes, you read that right

With the political world focused on the health care battle, Republicans in at least four states seek to cut wages<p>While journalists and political junkies are focused on the latest implosion of the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare and gut Medicaid, conservatives in several states have been working to</i> …

Eric Greitens

Once You Know How to Make Brioche, All Things Are Possible | MyRecipes

If you’ve always thought you couldn’t make brioche, you were probably right. It is a bit challenging, it takes so long that your patience will be …