Carrie Hurst

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What are the best podcasts right now? Here’s our 2017 guide.

Recode’s Kara Swisher, The Verge’s Lauren Goode and 60db’s Liz Gannes share their picks — and then our listeners weigh in.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode reprised one of our most popular episodes from last year, a guide to the best podcasts you should …

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Human beings can't smell themselves, even when they stink — here's why

Have you ever sat next to a person who lost their sense of smell? Or, at least, you assume so as the eye-watering fragrance wafting from them is so overpowering that the nausea it induces makes you appreciate the subtle scent of a dryer sheet… If so, you might wonder, what causes a person to become …

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

9 DIY snacks that will take you from hangry to happy

It’s always nice to have a homemade snack on hand. I like to think that if you’ve gone to the effort of making it yourself, it’s slightly less guilt-inducing than noshing on something store-bought, like, say, chips or snack-size candy bars.<p>Here’s a selection of savory and sweet ideas from the …

Food

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Cooking

Easy 3-Ingredient Braised Cabbage

Sometimes dinner inspiration starts with a side rather than the main dish. Case in point? This braised purple cabbage. With only three ingredients, …

Thirty-five years past a deadline set by Congress, Nevada ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment

The moment felt historic enough that some lawmakers in Nevada's Capitol autographed paper copies of the resolution.<p>Nevada's state Assembly voted Monday 28-14 to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment — 35 years past the deadline set by Congress and four decades since the last state voted to adopt its …

15 of the best Netflix original series and movies you absolutely have to watch

The days of flipping through the channels in search of something good to watch are all but over thanks to the on-demand streaming offered by Netflix. …

TV

Going Bananas: The Real Story of Kepler, Copernicus and the Church

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i> <i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a Spaceman</i>,</i> …

Disclosing President Trump's Tax Returns - An Unconventional Idea

Lots of folks want to see Donald Trump’s tax returns. Conventional wisdom is that the returns cannot be disclosed unless he consents. That conventional wisdom is based on the general rule contained in 26 U.S.C. §6103(a). The general rule forbids IRS employees (and some folks who receive information …

‘This was the worst call by far’: Trump badgered, bragged and abruptly ended phone call with Australian leader

It should have been one of the most congenial calls for the new commander in chief — a conversation with the leader of Australia, one of America’s staunchest allies, at the end of a triumphant week.<p>Instead, President Trump blasted Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over a refu­gee agreement …

Iraqis say Trump's travel ban ignores their service to the US

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Two prosthetic legs lean against the wall in the bedroom, black shoes protruding from the trousers. In another corner sit several suitcases, packed, stacked and ready to go.<p>Omar Hameed plans to strap the legs on when he finally gets the go-ahead to head to Baghdad …

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These Are the President’s Key Players

Competing power centers are nothing new in the West Wing. Here are some of the key players in relation to the President.<p>West Wing<p>2ND FLOOR<p>Marc …

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