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The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

Avoid these no matter how hangry you are.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Eating right before bed is a recipe for gaining weight and sleeping poorly, but it can also seriously damage the tissue in your throat and esophagus. No doubt you’re …

Wellness

27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

Well, what are you waiting for?<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you're looking for a way to burn more calories without much more effort, you've come to the right place. Here's how you can boost your fat burn ASAP:<p><b>Do Cardio</b>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one …

Fitness

Food Prices Surge As Panicked Russians Empty Their Bank Machines Of Cash

Inflation is rampant in Russia, and the collapsing value of the ruble has triggered panic-buying and food-hoarding among ordinary Russians.<p>Food prices in Russia will have shot up by 25% over 2014 as Russians' confidence in their country's future starts to evaporate, according to the Association of …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

Weird

8 Mistakes Our Brains Subconsciously Make Every Day

I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make <i>all the time</i>. Obviously, none of them are huge, life-threatening mistakes, but they are really surprising and avoiding them could help us to make more rational, sensible decisions.<p>Being aware of the mistakes we …

What 200 Calories Look Like and Why You Should Care

Obesity is a serious problem. We often eat food that's bad for us, packed with fat and sugar. Even though we eat too much, we still don't get enough …

The Second Civil Rights Movement

This week marks the 59th anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. That single, courageous act, of course, did not happen in a vacuum. Long-simmering resentment, coupled with the presence of an active African-American community and a 26 year …

Georgia Town Bars Muslims From Renting Worship Space

A Georgia town has rejected a request from a neighborhood Islamic group for the right to rent a local retail space for worship services, frustrating …

Republican Outrage Over Immigration Executive Order Is Misplaced

Conservatives are really angry about the executive action taken by President Barack Obama last week regarding immigration. The only problem is they are having a lot of trouble deciding exactly what they are angry about.<p>Some people are suggesting that by taking such action, Obama is acting like a …

What HR Can Do to Fix the Gender Pay Gap

It’s no secret that women are paid less than men, even when occupations are held constant, and even when those occupations are high-pay and high-skill. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median weekly earning for American female physicians working full-time is $1,497, while for men it …

The Rising Costs of U.S. Income Inequality

BERKELEY, Calif. - During the last several decades, income inequality in the United States has increased significantly -- and the trend shows no sign of reversing. The last time inequality was as high as it is now was just before the Great Depression. Such a high level of inequality is not only …

Exploding the Myths About Health Care in America

I don't agree with Romney and Obama health care adviser Jonathan Gruber that Americans are stupid, but there is abundant evidence that we're incredibly gullible. And we're paying a big price for it. For the latest evidence, check out the documentary <i>Remote Area Medical</i>, which opens in select …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

Nutrition

GOP staffer calls for more 'class' from Obama daughters

http://ht.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/politics/2014/11/30/newday-stelter-gop-staffer-disses-obama-girls.cnn_133605_768x432_1300k.mp4<p>A senior staffer for a Republican congressman scolded President Obama's daughters for dressing like "they deserve a spot at a bar" and told them to "try showing a little …

8 Surprising Beauty Blogger Hacks

There are no rules when it comes to beauty on the internet and we scoured Pinterest, YouTube and blogs to find the most resourceful—and weird—tricks for whitening teeth, thickening hair and faking long lashes.<p><b>1) To whiten teeth naturally,</b> rub the inside of a banana peel across them and let the …

Hacking

What It Felt Like to Be a ‘Suspicious’ Black Teenager

Ferguson reminds a Journal reporter of times in his youth when he was singled out by police<p>As one of the few black male reporters at The Journal, I’ve had experiences over the years that are unknown among my white colleagues, though anything but unique among other black men. We’ve all had our …

How to Manage Stress With the Right Foods

What does food have to do with your stress levels? More than you might realize. About 40 percent of Americans say that stress drives them to overeat …

9 Foods To Help You Ride All Winter Long

These foods pack in the nutrients you need to keep the flu and other illnesses at bay<p>It takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away. You need a variety of nutrients to help keep your immune system on guard and you riding all winter long. While filling up on plenty of servings of colorful …

On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1 Percent: Pay Employees a Living Wage

Walmart won't pay its employees enough to afford Thanksgiving dinner, so they're holding food drives for their employees. Seriously. It's been reported that an Oklahoma City Walmart set up bins for underpaid associates to donate canned goods to other underpaid associates.<p>Walmart workers have a …

Ferguson isn’t about black rage against cops. It’s white rage against progress.

<i>Carol Anderson is an associate professor of African American studies and history at Emory University and a public voices fellow with the Op-Ed Project. She is the author of “Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960.”</i><p>When we look back on what happened in …

You Probably Learned A Glossed-Over Version Of Native American History In School, Research Says

Even as families around the country prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving -- a holiday based around supposed good relations between New England settlers and a Native American tribe -- new research reveals the extent to which Native American history is largely left out of American classrooms.<p>While she …