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These Infographics Show the Problems With Calorie Counting

You can meticulously count every single Jelly Bean or lick of peanut butter you’ve had, then calculate the number of calories you’ve burned to offset …

Donald Trump talks at a fourth-grade level. Maybe that’s why the Fox News audience loves him

<b>(maxim ibragimov via Shutterstock/Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>The culture of anti-intellectualism in America is fueling hateful, racist demagogues — in politics and on TV<p>Phil Torres<p>January 10, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>It’s a cliché to say that democratic states can’t function properly without an informed …

16 seriously impressive gifts that give back this holiday season

Holiday shopping season coincides with the charitable giving season — and you can tackle both at the same time by purchasing gifts that give back …

Fair Trade

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Game of Thrones

Why I’m Coming Out as a Christian

Who do I need to prove my faith to—and why should I try?<p>I’ve lately observed conservatives questioning Obama’s faith with more than professional …

Pop Culture

Coffee Power: London Entrepreneur Uses the City's Coffee Waste for Fuel

Bio-bean, a London-based enterprise, takes coffee grinds and turns them into fuel.<p>Arthur Kay trained in architecture at University College London. While developing a blueprint for a coffee roaster he saw the potential in turning the business’ waste into energy.<p>Given London produces 200,000 tons of …

Boris Johnson

It's the Skim Lattes, Green Juices, and Almonds That Are Making You Fat

Nationally-known dietitian and the creator of the F-Factor diet, Tanya Zuckerbrot, debunks the most potent skinny girl myths. And crushes our "healthy" bodega habits in the process.<p>On a particularly frigid morning last week, I started my day off like any other: with clear-hearted, full-eyed, good …

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

Mario Cuomo: Catholicism’s best defender of choice

<b>(AP/Dennis Cook)</b><p>The late governor’s support for choice showed faith doesn’t have to dictate politics<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>January 2, 2015 7:38pm (UTC)<p>Former New York governor Mario Cuomo, who died on January 1 at the age of 82, leaves behind a vast political and personal legacy. But if he had to …

James Carroll on disarming the memory of Jesus: “America threatens the world with violence in ways that no other country does”

The brilliant scholar James Carroll on anti-Semitism, Pope Francis and how liberals can be honest believers<p>Michael Schulson<p>December 20, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Jesus died around the year 33. Thirty years later, the Romans began killing Jews in a more systematic way. Between 67 and 136, over the course of …

North Korea demands joint inquiry with US into Sony hacking scandal

Pyongyang threatens "grave consequences" if demands for dual probe are not met<p>North Korea has demanded a joint inquiry with the US into the Sony hacking scandal.<p>The regime on Saturday proposed that the Washington and Pyongyang conduct a joint inquiry into the affair, threatening "grave …

7 things Americans think are more plausible than man-made global warming

<b>(AP/Ian Joughin)</b><p>Seventy-seven percent of the country believe in angels. Only 40 percent concede climate change is a reality<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>December 20, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>In a video that went viral this week, Bill O’Reilly has spoken, not only for …

The dangerous myth at the heart of conservative ideology

<b>Rick Santorum (AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>The right believes the separation of church and state is a modern conceit. It couldn’t be further from the truth<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 9, 2014 4:55pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Rick Santorum may be a terrible politician, but when it comes …

Beauty Entrepreneur, PR Exec and Mother of 5: How Jodie Patterson Gets it All Done

Working women get all sorts of advice. Lean in, lean out, ask for a raise, but don't ask in the wrong way, be aggressive, but not too aggressive. We're also told to make sure not to forget about our personal lives, lest we end up foregoing families or love or travel or friendship in service of our …