Gabrielle Rivera

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Torture report: U.S. faces harsh realities

Embarrassment for allies, ammunition for enemies -- but no recommendations laid down for the future treatment of alleged terrorists taken prisoner. It would seem that publication by the Senate Intelligence Committee (or at least its Democrats) of its report into the torture of detainees just …

UN, human rights groups seek prosecutions following CIA torture report

The UN and human rights groups have called for the prosecution of U.S. officials responsible for the CIA torture programme revealed in a report this …

North Korea Says United Nations Must Investigate CIA Torture or Risk 'Double Standards' | VICE News

As the UN Security Council prepares to meet on North Korea's human rights record, the reclusive kingdom says the world body must now also investigate CIA-perpetrated torture or risk "the most striking manifestation of the double standard."<p>In a statement released after the Senate Intelligence …

18 Mason Jar Salads That Make Perfect Healthy Lunches

Easy ways to eat yer greens all week long.<p><b>The dressing goes in first.</b> This is so important! This guarantees that your salad ingredients don't get soggy.<p><b>Then go with a grain or a protein, or anything else big and chunky.</b> This protects your more delicate ingredients from getting wet.<p><b>Then the fixings.</b> …

Protein Vs Carbohydrates

A lot has been said, written and talked about diet and healthy eating. But many still feel lost when it comes to striking the right balance, …

Nutrition

Today Is Human Rights Day. Every Day Should Be Human Rights Day

In 1950, the U.N. General Assembly declared December 10 Human Rights Day. It was on December 10, 1948, after World War II, that the United Nations adopted its Universal Declaration of Human Rights which, in 30 articles, lays out what the international organization deems basic rights to which all …

Could CIA torture report open the U.S. to prosecution in the International Criminal Court?

U.S. Army Military Police escort a detainee to his cell during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray in Naval Base …

Mystery Grand Canyon Animal Is a Gray Wolf—Can It Survive?

Kaibab Plateau, Arizona<p>An animal spotted this fall on the Kaibab Plateau is confirmed as a gray wolf from the northern Rockies.<p>On a recent evening not long after dusk, Natalie Ertz stood in a meadow near the Grand Canyon's north rim and howled like a wolf.<p>There was a good reason for the howl.<p>Ertz, …

Our Relationship with Food - Biological or Psychological?

I have had a tumultuous relationship with food over the years. In fact, during one dark phase of my life I struggled terribly with binge eating …

Congress hates the reefer: Sells out D.C. again, says no to legalized pot

<b>Andy Harris (AP/Cliff Owen/aastock via Shutterstock/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>Budget deal includes Rep. Andy Harris’ language scuttling D.C.’s pot legalization. Great effort, morons<p>Jim Newell<p>December 10, 2014 5:10pm (UTC)<p>There's nothing that congressional budget negotiators love more than kicking …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about aren’t …

Procrastination

Why Scientists Are Blaming Cilia for Human Disease

Scientists now believe that a number of genetic disorders, from polycystic kidney disease to some forms of retinal degeneration, can ultimately be …

“He should have to stand trial”: Rep. Keith Ellison sounds off on Eric Garner’s killing and civil rights in America

<b>Keith Ellison (AP/Molly Riley)</b><p>Liberal congressman Keith Ellison unloads to Salon about inequality — and the fight to see #blacklivesmatter<p>Elias Isquith<p>December 10, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>As the American people continue to debate about — and organize over — the lack of consequences for the police who …

3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

How to move faster and go your farthest distance yet<p><i>This article was written by Mackenzie Lobby and repurposed with permission from</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>While fatigue manifests itself in aching muscles, shorter strides, and decreasing speed, your mind is actually the culprit behind your tiring body. …

How A Member Of Blink-182 Is Secretly Changing The Music Business

Here’s why Kanye West, Jack White, and other musicians are hiring pop-punk guitarist Tom Delonge to help them make money online.<p>Kanye West, Jack White, and Pearl Jam all have something in common—Tom DeLonge, Blink 182’s guitarist and singer. More specifically, his software platform, Modlife. The …

Researchers learn more about the possible role of gamma ray bursts on life extinction in the universe

(Phys.org)—A pair of astrophysicists studying gamma ray bursts has found that such events might play a much larger role in the existence of life on …

Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth

The Rosetta spacecraft has detected water coming off comet 67P, the rubber duck-shaped lump of ice and dust that it placed the Philae robotic lander on last month.<p>The presence of water is not a surprise, but what has wrong-footed researchers is the makeup of the water, which is nothing like that …

Bill Nye, Lawrence Krauss and others smack down media: Don’t call climate deniers “skeptics”

<b>(AP/John Davisson)</b><p>“Journalists have granted undeserved credibility to those who reject science”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>December 10, 2014 7:55pm (UTC)<p>Last Friday, a group of scientists and advocates including Bill "The Science Guy" Nye, physicist Lawrence Krauss and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett, …

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

Calorie Count: Not All Calories are Created Equal

Some calories weigh more than others and can stall weight loss.<p>If you’ve been trying to lose weight, you’ve probably heard this rule: It’s just a matter of calories in, calories out. That is, simply burn more calories than you consume, and the pounds will melt off. Right? Well, not exactly.<p>If you …

The System Didn't Fail Eric Garner. It Worked How a Racist System Is Supposed to

When the grand jury in Staten Island failed to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death, the immediate response by the public was astonishment, surprise and shock at the "failure" of the American justice system. After all, there was incontrovertible proof this time around, …

Justice

How to Afford Healthy Food

Spending more money on food is not equivalent to having healthy food. A balanced healthy diet which can be afforded by one and all is what we must …

SUGAR is a greater enemy to the body than salt: Added sugars in processed foods are more likely to cause high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease

Sugars added to processed foods and fizzy drinks poses a greater threat to the heart than salt, it has been claimed.<p>Doctors have called for dietary …

Diabetes

4 Major Myths About Penises

Don't fall for the hype!<p>You've probably seen a penis or two by now—and yet, some misconceptions persist. Below, a rundown of the most common myths and the raw (and, yes, occasionally disappointing) truth. Don't say we didn't warn you!<p><b>Shoe size is a good predictor of penis size.</b>No, it's not. In …

New study finds that poor sleep may lead to dementia

What Do Your Dreams Say About You?

Can Sex Help You Sleep Better?

This so beats counting sheep<p>If you’re tossing and turning late at the night, here’s a fun way to help you clock more Zzz’s: One in six women reports sleeping better after sex, reports the <i>Daily Mail</i>, which cited a survey from the body care brand Sanctuary Spa.<p><b>MORE:</b> 10 Reasons You Should Have More …

Sleep