Ashley Chandler

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What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

“Wealth of Nations” stole happiness from workers—here’s how we steal it back

Many Americans today are assembly-line workers—whether they know it or not. The reason can be traced back to Adam Smith, the father of modern economics.<p>Smith believed that when it came to work, people were fundamentally lazy. If you want people to work, he argued in his classic 1776 book <i>The Wealth</i> …

Employment

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Google tests Who's Down, an app for broadcasting your total alienation

How do you do, fellow kids?<p>You're a teen, and you're down. But how is anybody else supposed to know that? Enter Who's Down, a new invite-only app from up-and-coming social networking company Google, Inc. The app, which is more or less a direct rip of Danny Trinh's Free, lets you broadcast your …

Somalia threatened by illegal fishermen after west chases away pirates

Flotillas from Yemen, Iran and South Korea are breaching international maritime law and plundering the country’s rich fishing grounds<p>Five years ago, the isolated outpost of Eyl was Somalia’s most notorious pirate lair. Perched above the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean, the ramshackle town played …

Africa

Netflix’s New Brand

After flattening the logo, Netflix has adopted a universal branding language that can scale from giant billboards to tiny iPhone apps.<p>When Netflix’s internal design team quietly unveiled a new, flat logo last year, at least one critic made a stink. What was Netflix if not a shout of extrusions and …

How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Can Help

We live in a time when we are confronted with the complex realities of race, racial identity, and racism every day, but are also advised and often …

10 ways white people are more racist than they realize

Progressives like to believe they’re enlightened, but they’re no less vulnerable to their implicit biases<p>If there’s anything our fraught national dialogue on race has taught us, it's that there are no racists in this country. (In fact, not only do multiple studies confirm that most white Americans …

These Before and After Photos Show How Glaciers in the US Are Melting

Over the past several years, the U.S. Geological Survey has been shooting a “Repeat Photography” project in various locations to show how glacier ice …

5 Ways to Rock Your Personal Brand on Twitter by @sararuthw

Creating a social media following is the ultimate branding tool. To get you started, check out this a starter pack to personal branding on …

Search Engines

California's racial profiling law is 'terrible' legislation, police officials say

California is about to tackle head on the charged issue of racial bias in law enforcement.<p>Gov.<p>Jerry Brownthis weekend signed legislation mandating that California law enforcement agencies collect — and make public — data on the racial makeup of all those encountered by police.<p>For civil rights …

Black Lives Matter

Justice Department set to free 6,000 prisoners, largest one-time release

The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison - the largest ever one-time release of federal prisoners - in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to drug offenders who received harsh sentences over the past three decades.<p>The inmates from federal …

Obama calls for less standardized testing in schools, addressing nationwide concerns

President Obama on Saturday called for limiting the amount of standardized educational testing to two percent of classroom time, addressing the growing concern across the county about an over emphasis on test taking.<p>The president called on a wide range of Americans -- from state officials to …

CIA director Brennan's personal information posted by Wikileaks

WASHINGTON — WikiLeaks published personal information Wednesday allegedly drawn from CIA Director John Brennan's private email account that exposed telephone numbers, home addresses, passport and social security numbers.<p>Much of the personal information was contained in a dated 2008 application for …

Personal Information

Why Joe Biden Suddenly Bowed Out

With President Obama by his side, Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he would not be a contender for the Democratic nomination.<p>Biden finally made his …

I Started Saying "No" and Began Losing Weight

Saying "no" has never been my forte. I'm a social creature and a "yes" person. Long before FOMO permeated the pop culture landscape, I hated passing …

Fitness

Trouble at Yahoo: The stock is falling, and execs are bolting

Never mind that the company's revenue remains stagnant and that it has not yet managed to create anything close to a hit product that would spark some buzz among consumers and investors.<p>Or that Snapchat reportedly dumped Yahoo from its Discover service because it decided Yahoo was simply not …

10 Foundational Elements of Successful Brand Storytelling

It’s not news that people buy from people or that business and life are about personal, human relationships. People have been buying from other …

Marketing

Canceled California wedding leads to feast for homeless

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After a California couple called off their wedding, the bride-to-be's family decided to turn the $35,000 extravagant event …

Weddings