Cathryn Reiber

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The series of choices faced by immigrants fleeing Central America

There’s a uniformity to President Trump’s depictions of the immigrants crossing the border with Mexico. They are “bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists,” according to his campaign announcement. Those entering the country illegally are an infestation, per a Trump tweet Tuesday. …

Did Democrats Pass a Law Separating Children and Adults at the Southern Border?

During an interview on Friday, Trump stated that a law passed by Democrats was the reason illegal immigrants were being separated from the children …

Immigration

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

A food lover's guide to Essaouira's best restaurants

Essaouira, Morocco’s bohemian haven by the sea, has long been a melting pot of alternative cultures and lifestyles. The city’s cobbled medina and breezy beachfront provide the infrastructure for a thriving arts scene, a chilled getaway for those escaping the country’s often crowded cities and a …

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

The 8 Best Plant-Based Proteins

You don't have to go out of your way each day to consume heaps of meat and poultry in order to feel satiated. In fact, there's a wide variety of …

10 Best Things to Do in Budapest | U.S.News Travel

The thermal baths are king here, but there are plenty of other ways to kill a day. World-class museums, island parks, shopping, and cafes are …

Venice to deny tourists access to parts of the city as authorities segregate locals and visitors

Venice's city council is segregating locals and tourists in a drastic move to try and combat overcrowding.<p>Local authorities are introducing new …

10 Popular Travel Destinations You Can Actually Skip This Year—and Where to Go Instead

Just as amazing, but far more affordable.<p>Travel trends can sometimes seem inexplicable: A destination may get a boost from a hot movie, or a currency …

Paying for Things in Ireland: Cash or Plastic?

Unless you are on an all-inclusive cruise you will, more than likely, need to pay for at least some goods and services in Ireland. Straightforward, …

Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Dublin From $229 Round-Trip

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Flying

How to start a zero waste lifestyle

<i>This post is part of Mashable's</i> <i>Spring Cleaning Week</i><i>. Just a little something to distract you from the eternal dread of constantly wiping all those</i> …

EU To 'Completely Ban' Outdoor Use Of Pesticides Blamed For Devastating Bees

Citing concerns for food production, the environment and biodiversity, the European Union is set to "completely ban" the outdoor use of neonicotinoid insecticides that have been blamed for killing bees, and for keeping other bees from laying eggs.<p>"All outdoor use of the three substances will be …

Honey Bees

How To Tame Your Anxious Mind

Our humanness dictates our varied perceptions, evaluations, judgments, and expectations. These develop over time based on our physiology, history, …

20 books every woman should read before she turns 20

Even if you're in your twenties, how many have you read?<p>There's no better feeling than finding a really, <i>really</i> good book that not only hooks you in from the beginning, but really resonates with you long after you've finished the last chapter. Here, The Reading Agency recommends 20 books every woman …

15 Books About The Immigrant Experience We Think You’ll Love

From The Joy Luck Club to Americanah, here are the books our readers couldn't put down.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 13 books every young liberal should read

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, it pays to be well informed.<p>From criminal justice and civil rights to environmental policy and …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

6 Books You Should Read This March

<i>Each month,</i> <i>Boris Kachka</i> <i>offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.</i><p>$18, Amazon<p><b>Speak No Evil, by</b> …

It’s new moon time! Assemble your crew for this guided ritual

<i>Mindfulness rockstar Kelly Morris is here to lead you through some serious intention-setting, divine-feminine magic this month. An expert at guided</i> …

'Super blue blood moon': stargazers prepare for rare celestial event

A rare celestial event will grace the skies during the coming week when a blue moon and lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in what is being called a “super blue blood moon”.<p>The trifecta will take place on 31 January and will be best visible from the …

Super Blue Blood Moon

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

Taj Mahal

Your burger habit could be under threat

Making meat is wasteful work.<p>An ounce of beef — one-sixth of a standard burger patty — requires over 100 gallons of water. Dairy cattle, chickens, and pigs also belch out methane, a key greenhouse gas, and the factories and farms that house them add carbon dioxide to the mix. Livestock are also …

Agriculture

Russian bots are back, Bannon slips up, and Congress delivers Mueller a gold mine: The latest in the Russia probe

The Russia investigation saw major developments on multiple fronts this week.<p>Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski frustrated investigators on the House Intelligence Committee when they refused to divulge key details about their time in …

A Militia’s Plot to Bomb Somali Refugees in a Kansas Town

For all of Patrick Stein’s life, Southwest Kansas — “God’s country,” he called it — had looked basically the same. Golden fields, white grain …

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Sexual Harassment

Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Over Europe Hints At Accident Farther East

European authorities are providing new details about a cloud of mysterious radioactive material that appeared over the continent last month.<p>Monitors in Italy were among first to detect the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 on Oct. 3, according to a fresh report by France's Radioprotection and …