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Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

The Black-Church Fires in Southern States Are Not Connected, Authorities Say

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Confessions Of A Recovering Overlover

Back in January, I decided it was a new year, and I would revisit my search for love. While everyone else was writing down their resolutions and …

11 Secret Things Men Adore About You, The One They Love

By James Michael Sama,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1f50cKB<p>In previous articles, we’ve discussed things that men secretly love, as well as things …

2015 Summer Love Horoscopes

Summer romance can last for years -- or burn out faster than a beach bonfire. So get ready to face whatever love life challenges or opportunities are coming your way with a seasonal summer love forecast!<p>This summer starts off with a heavy dose of passionate sunshine but just when you think you're …

Sammy Baloji: The Past in Front of Us

Through his intriguing and poignant pictures, Congolese artist and photographer Sammy Baloji confronts the Western portrayal of his country by linking old photographs from Belgian colonial times with contemporary ones. The result is captivating.<p>Because it is a rich mining region, mining was and is …

Retro trailer accommodations and Oregon wines? It's a vintage vacation

You can enjoy a vintage Oregon wine inside a vintage, cozy, trailer.<p>The Willamette Valley’s most unusual accommodations just may be the Vintages Trailer Resort, which has recently added three new but retro trailers.<p>The collection, which you’ll find in Dayton, about 35 miles southwest of Portland, …

Wineries

Why the fuss about peas in guacamole? Most of us don't make traditional guac

If you do a quick Google search, you can find recipes for guacamole that pair avocado with everything from goat cheese and strawberries to mangoes and broccoli. And yet it’s the teeny English pea that is taking all the slack. When The New York Times tweeted a recipe for Green Pea Guacamole and the …

9 Last-Minute 4th Of July Barbecue Recipes

We've rounded up a few of our favorite last-minute barbecue recipes.<p>Prepping a menu for any party can be exhausting and sometimes last-minute. But luckily, the 4th of July has a few standard items, like barbecued kabobs and grilled chicken, that you can whip up in a hurry. There are plenty of other …

Cooking

Stocking Up for the End Times? Consider the Potato

If the world ended tomorrow, and you survived, what would you eat?<p>In Andy Weir’s hard-to-put-down book <i>The Martian</i>, astronaut Mark Watney has been left for dead on Mars. Now tens of millions of miles from home, stranded, incommunicado, and very much alive, he has to figure out how to survive on his …

Beauty for dark skin: contouring

Contouring has had a pretty bad rep of late. It’s the Kardashians’ fault – when Kim K posted a snap of her elaborate contouring routine on Instagram, it led millions to admire and copy her chiseled visage. And for good reason – it takes a serious amount of skill and dedication to reshape every part …

How Salt + Car Battery = Clean Water

It's easy to take clean, safe water for granted. It just flows out of taps continuously — even in drought-ridden California.<p>But for hundreds of millions of people around the world, clean water is a luxury. In many places, even patients in hospitals and kids at school don't have water that's safe to …

Scientists 'resurrect' gene believed to have helped woolly mammoths tolerate cold

No one has brought a woolly mammoth back from extinction, but a team of scientists has brought back a woolly mammoth gene, discovering that it and others unique to the long-vanished elephant-like beasts probably helped the animals withstand the harsh cold of the Arctic tundra.<p>The work helps to …

Domestic cats stay away from coyotes, study finds

Domestic cats may be cute and cuddly, but they're also adept hunters. In the United States, cats kill billions of birds and small mammals a year, experts say.<p>But where does all this carnage happen?<p>Near people's houses, a new study suggests. And not because cats don't wander far from home. Instead, …

Russia has a serious HIV crisis, and the government is to blame

That’s the fate that awaits thousands of HIV-positive people today in Russia, where an accelerating AIDS crisis is expanding beyond the stigmatized communities of needle-sharing drug users, putting millions of lives at risk. HIV infection rates have steadily declined across much of the world, but …

Discovery Brightens Solar's Future, Energy Costs to Be Cut

Scientists in Switzerland announced a clean-energy breakthrough on Wednesday; a cheaper, solar technology that splits water molecules to create clean-burning hydrogen fuel.<p>The solar panel design will make it cheaper to produce hydrogen, but a simple version won't be available for average citizens …

Clean Energy

Hulk Hogan sex video trial postponed

The civil trial between former pro wrestler Terry ‘Hulk Hogan’ Bollea and the website Gawker set for July 6 has been postponed.<p>On Thursday, the 2nd District Court of Appeals filed a proceeding regarding trial rules, stating that some of the defense motions were filed too close to the scheduled …

NFL: four-game bans for Jets star Richardson and Chargers tight end Gates

New York Jets star Sheldon Richardson and San Diego’s Antonio Gates have each been suspended for the first four games of the NFL season for violating the league’s policy on drugs.<p>Richardson was charged with violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, and Gates with performance-enhancing drug …

The cybersecurity industry’s billion dollar scam

The cybersecurity industry can be romanticized as a crime-fighting cabal of protectors facing off against hackers to keep the Internet safe. In this version of the story, there are good guys and bad guys, and the good guys do everything they can to keep their adversaries at bay.<p>Unfortunately, this …

Cybersecurity

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Wi-Fi