Alex Montgomery

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How to Store Potatoes So They Don’t Go Bad

The solution is to store them in a cool, dry, dark place. Cool as in not near the stove or heating vents (but not in the refrigerator). Dry and dark …

Potatoes

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

1/<p>1. Transcribing<p>If you're a good listener and can type quickly, you could make some decent extra money as a transcriptionist.<p>Transcription jobs …

Hoarding

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

President Trump Complained About U.S. Trade With Canada. Here's What He Got Wrong

President Trump lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country’s trade relationship with the U.S. Sunday accusing Canada of …

Donald Trump

There’s actually lots of evidence of Trump-Russia collusion

The untenability of the “no collusion” talking point.<p>“In all of this, in any of this, there’s been no evidence that there’s been any collusion between the Trump campaign and President Trump and Russia,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday at his weekly press conference. “Let’s just make that …

Donald Trump

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Cannabis

Russia’s Role on North Korea: More Important than You Might Think

In the context of resolving the North Korean nuclear challenge, Russia rarely makes the news. South Korea is the reverse image; China is the enabler; …

North Korea

North Korean Nuclear Negotiations

Timeline<p>1985 – 2018<p>Nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea have proceeded in fits and starts across three decades and have …

The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

It’s official. The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday.<p>The rules, enacted by the administration of President Barack Obama in 2015, prohibited internet …

Net Neutrality

Supreme Court says states can remove voters who skip elections, ignore warnings

WASHINGTON – Failing to vote can lead to getting knocked off voter registration rolls, a deeply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that probably will help Republicans and hurt Democrats.<p>The court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that Ohio did not violate federal laws by purging …

Government

Future calling: Machine learning specialists wanted

Ever since films like The Terminator and The Matrix, <b>AI and Machine Learning</b> have been the coolest fields of technology. Well these principles are now a reality, and with The 2018 Machine Learning Bundle you could quickly master them.<p>Bear in mind that as machines take more and more of the jobs out …

Machine Learning

Bacon Wrapped, Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Pound out Chicken breast so it is about 1/4" thick.<p>Mix together cream cheese and green onions and spread cheese mixture over 1 side of chicken breast.<p>…

Cooking

How our colonial past altered the ecobalance of an entire planet

It brought riches to Britain and many other European nations; played a major role in enslaving more than 10 million Africans; and created the first global markets in cotton, tobacco and sugar. But now colonialism has been accused of having an even greater influence. It is claimed that it changed …

Anthropocene

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

Here Are the 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People

How to succeed at self-sabotage.Most of us claim we want to be happy—to have meaningful lives, enjoy ourselves, experience fulfillment, and share …

Self-help

How to instantly improve your LinkedIn profile headline

There is a <b>proven LinkedIn profile headline formula</b> that <i>isn’t</i> about catchy taglines (“The pro you’ve been looking for”) or meaningless buzzwords …

Employment

This is what it feels like to be black in white spaces

Almost every black person in America has experienced the sting of disrespect on the basis of being black. A large but undetermined number of black people feel acutely disrespected in their everyday lives, discrimination they see as both subtle and explicit. Black folk know everyday racism – that …

Civil Rights

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

Message to my history teacher, whom I once asked why no one stopped concentration camps: NEVER MIND

My recent twitter-sparring with a “pro-lifer” jolted me back to my early school years.<p>I must have been about 9 years old when I first learned about …

Civil Rights

How A Black Detective Infiltrated The KKK

In 1978, Ron Stallworth was working as a detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department when he came across a classified ad to find out more about the Ku Klux Klan — and answered it. Two weeks later, he got a call on the police department's undercover operations line. It was the local KKK …

Donald Trump

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

10 Low-Calorie Snack Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Healthy between-meal nibbles don’t have to be bland and boring. If you’re trying to eat healthy (and tired of noshing on Kale chips), check out these ten scrummy snack options that’ll satisfy your hunger without seriously tipping the calorie count:<p><b>Gluten-Free Cookies:</b> Prepare a batch of these Paleo …

Healthy Eating

The History of Black Catholics in America

The story of how Roman Catholics “became American” is very well-known. Beginning in the 19th century, Catholics were a feared and despised immigrant …

Christianity

How to address an employment gap in your resume

You made it to the interview, but you know there’s a glaring employment gap on your resume. Here’s how to talk about it the right way.<p>Don’t be sorry …

Employment

‘Suck It Up’ or Pray: Advice That Almost Killed Me

I was beaten quite a bit as a child. I wasn’t a “bad kid” or a troublemaker, I just happened to come from a violent place (America) and a culture …

Time I

34 Recipes That Got Us Through the Great Depression

Times were tough in the 1930s and people had to be creative with the few ingredients they could find and afford. These dishes show just how inventive …

Recipes

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Cannabis

How do black people navigate white worlds? Shape-shifting

In April, police swarmed four people, three black, one white, after they finished loading their luggage into a car in Rialto, California. Donisha Prendergast, one of the crew’s two black women, captured the incident on her Instagram account. The scene was anxiety-producing, with multiple squad cars …

Race & Ethnicity

Everything you need to know about CBD oil

Cannabidiol oil is used for health purposes, but it is controversial. There is some confusion about what it is and the effect it has on the human …

Cannabis

What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain …

Cannabis