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Yoga Makes You Happier, According To Science

Living<p>10 Health Apps That Will Transform Your Mind And Body<p>Living<p>How To Get Toned Just From Your Diet<p>Living<p>What A Celebrity Trainer Stocks In Her …

Ben Carson is proving to be the bizarre and incompetent Secretary of Housing and Urban Development we expected him to be

Nothing like getting thrown out on the street with 2 kids and a $7.25-per-hour job to give you the tools to achieve<p>Since neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was sworn in as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development on March 2, we’ve barely heard a …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

There are many reasons to keep certain parts of the U.S. nuclear weapons complex a secret. But fraud, waste,...<p>The U.S. Army never really liked the …

U.S. Army

A Reckless Slide Toward War With Iran

Since the inauguration, the White House has taken several ham-handed escalatory steps that bring into question whether Trump and his most radical advisors are begging for war with Iran. This would be a disaster of epic scale, perhaps eclipsing the nightmare of the Iraq War. Republicans and …

A 'City on a Hill' as a Fortress in a Moat

The notion that one form of prejudice can defeat another is an illusion.<p>America, born with the aspiration of becoming “a city on a hill,” faces the serious danger of becoming a fortress, deluded in the belief that walls and airport detention rooms will offer security and prosperity. Through hard …

EU leaders warily await Donald Trump's choice of ambassador

The appointment of Ted Malloch would leave little doubt that the US president is willing to destroy the European Union<p>Ted Malloch, the man currently running an expensive media campaign to persuade Donald Trump to nominate him as the US ambassador to the European Union, knows that if he succeeds, it …

Donald Trump

EU leaders round on Trump and reject May's bridge-building efforts

Prime ministers and presidents at Malta summit line up to scorn Trump’s conduct, accusing him of lack of respect<p>European leaders launched a series of attacks on Donald Trump over his anti-EU rhetoric on Friday, accusing him of a lack of respect, as Theresa May’s attempts to position herself as a …

Europe

Trump’s Yuge Week Two

What mattered, and what didn’t.<p>President Trump’s first week in office was so frenetic and chaotic that last Friday, we published a guide to everything he had done so far, along with a 1-to-10 rating of every action’s immediate substantive impact and potential long-term significance. We assumed it …

Donald Trump

This Is What Ruby Wax Wants You To Know About Mindfulness

BuzzFeed spoke to the comedian and mental health campaigner about her new book, Frazzled.<p><b>Mindfulness is all the rage these days</b>, but writer and entertainer Ruby Wax argues it’s more than just another buzzword. Mindfulness “is the gateway to the ‘shit happens’ school of enlightenment,” she writes in …

Mindfulness

Is Sweden's deputy PM trolling Donald Trump in Facebook photo?

<b>Sweden's deputy PM is causing a stir after posting an image appearing to parody Donald Trump's signing of an anti-abortion executive order.</b><p>Isabella Lovin, who is also the country's climate minister, published a photo that shows her signing a new law surrounded by female colleagues.<p>The image has …

Donald Trump

We Asked a Game Theorist How Democrats Should Fight Trump

It's time for some (actual) game theory.<p>A few weeks into the Trump era, liberals are in the "really fucking on edge" stage of the grieving process. They're spending their days overwhelmed by the news of the president's executive orders, sharing conspiracy-ridden Medium posts, debating whether it's …

Obama Administration

Is Trump a Populist Authoritarian?

It’s a good time to be a populist authoritarian—in the Western world, politicians who pledge to govern this way are gaining strength, and Donald Trump is hardly an exception. So, what kinds of populist and authoritarian leanings does he have? <i>A</i><i>tlantic</i> staff writer Uri Friedman goes through the …

The only thing standing between Trump and authoritarianism: the supreme court

With Congress in Trump’s pocket, it’s more important than ever for Democrats to block Neil Gorsuch’s appointment<p>Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the US supreme court will deliver the final branch of government into Donald Trump’s grasp, and usher in an era of one-party rule. The supreme court appears …

Trump Administration

IKEA Börder Wåll provides Trump with affordable construction option

A spoof of an IKEA flat-pack furniture kit shows how to cheaply build Donald Trump's proposed Mexican border wall.<p>The Börder Wåll offers a …