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7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

America’s white millennial problem: Why the next great generation might not be a liberal one

<b>Chris Hughes (Reuters/Adam Hunger)</b><p>The future of economic liberalism depends on younger voters embracing a change. Here’s why its unlikely to happen<p>Sean McElwee<p>December 14, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Nearly anytime Democrats lose an election, there is a pervasive narrative that, just around the bend, there …

Health Benefits of Walking After Dinner

Going to sleep immediately after you dinner makes you fatter. Having a walk for 15 minutes after your meals makes you healthy and prevents from …

Science Says Just 1 Minute of Intense Exercise Can Improve Your Health

Photo: Getty Images<p>In amazing news for lazies: Doing just one minute(!) of intense exercise three times a week can significantly benefit your health, according to a study recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. (How much do you love science right now?!)<p>In the six-week study, 14 overweight but …

A Native Daughter Returns to Afghanistan on Daring Mission: Educating Girls

National Geographic Emerging Explorer Shabana Basij-Rasikh helped start a first-of-its-kind school.<p><i>Editor's note: Shabana Basij-Rasikh is one of National Geographic's 2014 emerging explorers, a designation that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and</i> …

9 dos & don'ts of teacher gifts every parent should know

Teaching is an often thankless yet very important job. If anyone deserves a gift this holiday season, we'd say teachers should be first on the list. But what do they <i>really</i> want? To find out, TODAY asked teachers and parents for the best gifts they've ever received or given. The results are, well, …

12 Handy Tips to Enhance Your Productivity

December 13, 2014<br>There is no secret recipe to enhance one's productivity. It all boils down to how much dedication and will power you have and are …

Why I’m Spiritual *and* Religious.

Why I’m Spiritual *and* Religious.<p>December 14, 2014 by Roger Wolsey<p><b>I’m Spiritual *and* Religious.</b><p>I realize that saying this may be swimming against a …

America's 10 most unequal cities

Miami, New York City, Los Angeles.<p>These are great American cities with rich cultural histories. Their iconic skylines are well known in movies and street signs, and they attract tourists and celebrities from around the world.<p>But they also have the unfortunate distinction of being three of the most …

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching

December, 2014<br>A few days ago we shared with you a set of useful tips to help you integrate Twitter in your instruction. Today, we have come across …

Protests against police killings continue in Washington, New York, Boston, California

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, New York, Boston, and California on Saturday to protest against killings of unarmed black men by police officers.<p>Organizers said the marches were among the largest in a recent wave of protests against the deaths that have cast a global spotlight on …

The North isn’t better than the South: The real history of modern racism and segregation above the Mason-Dixon line

The North celebrates its liberalism, but that disguises a complicated relationship with discrimination, inequality<p>Jason Sokol<p>December 14, 2014 5:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “All Eyes Are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn”<p>For Edward Brooke, the North pulsed with promise. Brooke first …