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Surprising Ways Countries Eat Avocados Around the World

When avocados are mentioned, recipes for guacamole inevitably follow. It may surprise you that the fruits are used in unexpected and varied ways all over the world (and yes, avocados are in fact, a fruit). Avocados, also called alligator pears for their green and rough skin, are found in many …

The Mediterranean Diet for Every Day: 4 Weeks of Recipes & Meal Plans to Lose Weight

• <b>Author:</b> Telamon Press<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Experience the amazing benefits of the Mediterranean Diet in just one month.<p>The Mediterranean Diet is certified as one of the healthiest diets by trusted organizations from the American Heart Association to the Mayo Clinic. With a focus on flavorful …

Samsung claims a graphene breakthough — which may be huge for future wearables

Get to know the name “graphene,” as it’s primed to be one of the most important materials for the technology industry over the next few years.<p>The ultra-thin material is around 200 times stronger than steel — and most importantly, it’s flexible, unlike the fragile silicon we rely on today. Graphene …

MSNBC Co-Host Rails on Harry Reid’s ‘Koch Addiction’, Calls Reid a Liar More Than 12 Times

Friday’s edition of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” opened with an unusual segment. It was 12 minutes of an unfiltered discussion of Harry Reid’s almost-daily attacks on the Koch Brothers.<p>Image: MSNBC Screen Capture<p>In the course of the segment, Senate Majority Leader was called a “liar,” said to be “lying …

Missouri House passes bill aimed at nullifying federal gun control laws

Missouri's House voted Thursday to pass a scaled-back version of gun rights legislation that wouldn't send federal agents to jail for enforcing some federal gun laws, a change that garnered praise from Senate leaders.<p>Under the bill, which passed with enough support to override a possible veto, …

Romney's return to public life stokes speculation about potential 2016 run

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has sworn off running again for elected office, but Americans have certainly heard that one before.<p>Speculation that Romney might run again has largely been stoked by the reunion he planned to host last month in Park City, Utah, for members of his 2012 …

Axelrod admits Dems have 'major hurdles,' after new poll

Former top Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod acknowledged Saturday that Democrats face tough challenges in November, following a new Associated Press-GfK poll that shows voters increasingly appear to want Republicans over Democrats to control Congress.<p>"Every bit of evidence points to stronger …

Money Is Not The Problem With Politics

Recently, the Supreme Court struck down a law that limited total campaign contributions during a two year election cycle, finding that the overall limit was unconstitutional under the First Amendment.<p>This decision, much like the Citizens United decision, put the left in hysterics claiming that it …