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Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

Nutrition

Putin’s Real Long Game

The world order we know is already over, and Russia is moving fast to grab the advantage. Can Trump figure out the new war in time to win it?<p>A little over a year ago, on a pleasant late fall evening, I was sitting on my front porch with a friend best described as a Ukrainian freedom fighter. He was …

Political Science

Keeping fit on the road: A how to guide

<b>(CNN) —</b> For most people, keeping fit involves an established exercise routine built around a regular weekly schedule. But what if your job involves large amounts of travel?<p>Many people come back from trips away carrying extra pounds from disruption to regular exercise, as well as an increased …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

In 'An Excellent Year' For Film, Critic David Edelstein Shares His 12 Favorites

Film critic David Edelstein estimates that he saw 400 films this year — more than enough to fill "a couple of 10-best lists," he tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross. His favorite? The fantasy musical, <i>La La Land,</i> starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.<p>"Everything — the movement of the camera, the colors of …

La La Land

25 Years On, Collapse of Soviet Union Still Brings Cheers—and Tears

The U.S.S.R. was officially dissolved on December 26, 1991. A veteran National Geographic writer reflects on events that must never be forgotten.<p>“We are living under the carcass of a dead cow, and it stinks,” said Algimantas Cekuolis, a Lithuanian politician. “There are two electrodes attached to …

Russia

How The Best Holiday Ads Of 2016 Worked Their Magic

The creatives behind the ads reveal why they work.<p>It’s the time of year when again when <i>Co.Create</i> highlights some of the best holiday television and online ads. We made our 2016 choices based on a number of factors: Some ads we thought had great humor, or a poignant message, or a clever way of …

Loneliness

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

Pedagogy

The 10 holiday movies you need to see before the Oscars

All those great movies you've been hearing about since the fall film festivals? They're finally arriving. Here's a top 10 list of films you'll need to need to see if you want to be up on the Oscars this year.<p><b>"Arrival"</b> Denis Villeneuve's spooky sci-fi spectacle already has its share of fans in the …

Taraji P. Henson

7 Graphic Design Resources for Non-Designers And Businesses on a Budget

While I firmly believe nothing can compete with a seasoned graphic designer and their years of experience, as someone who has worked with a lot of small and medium sized businesses I get it; budgets are tight and not every business has the luxury of putting a graphic designer on payroll despite …

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

National Parks

The Twenty Years’ War

Two decades ago, Osama bin Laden officially launched al-Qaeda’s struggle against the United States. Neither side has won.<p>Exactly two decades ago, on August 23, 1996, Osama bin Laden declared war on the United States. At the time, few people paid much attention. But it was the start of what’s now …

Political Science

The Story of the Gatling Gun

Why you still know the name of a 19th century weapon.<p>In April 1861, Richard Jordan Gatling watched hundreds of Union soldiers march through Indianapolis, ready to ride the rails to the front. In the opposite direction came a never-ending stream of badly wounded men, to say nothing of those who lost …

U.S. Army

6 No-Kit Exercises That Build As Much Muscle As The Gym

Bodyweight exercise is booming. No surprise: it’s free and you don’t have to mop up anyone else’s sweat. But the benefits aren’t just to your …

Bodyweight Exercise

Facebook, Twitter And Breaking News’ Special Relationship

Twitter and Facebook can stand alone, but each is weaker on its own.<p>For years, Facebook and Twitter have been at odds over news. But if we’ve learned anything in the past week it might be that it’s not clear that either service has to lose for the other to win. Twitter and Facebook present two …

Snapchat’s Big New Feature, Memories, Will Make It Less Raw And Probably More Addictive

Snapchat's new feature, Memories, brings big changes: It sacrifices some of Snapchat's killer "raw" element while enticing users to spend more time in the app.<p>You can still save snaps and Stories to your camera roll, but the tools inside Memories will give you a chance to edit your old stuff and …

One Googler’s Insider Guide To Using Google Docs At Work

Ritcha Ranjan works on the team that builds Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. These are her top five tips on how to use them.<p>When Google Docs launched back in 2007, it was a scrappy, lightweight document editor. Today, it’s a full-blown workplace powerhouse, with all the features you need to create, …

New Mac malware can remotely access FaceTime camera, but macOS Gatekeeper users are protected

A new piece of Mac-targeting malware is in the wild, potentially allowing hackers to remotely execute code and even control the FaceTime camera on a …

Mac App Store

'El Chapo' hideaways: Look inside

<b>(CNN) —</b> A bathtub that lifts up and leads to an escape route. A mile-long tunnel that starts inside a prison cell. A secret passageway behind a mirror that connects to a city sewer system.<p>Throughout Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's reign at the helm of one of Mexico's most ruthless cartels, tunnels have …

Mexico

‘I Was a Spy’: Lived a Hidden Life, and Now Says He Fears Deportation

The unlikely godfather of the Islamic State

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS, perhaps the most feared terrorist group in the world, traces its short history to a man who was a prison gang leader, a high school dropout and an alleged teenage pimp.<p>His name: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.<p>Zarqawi was "Hitler-like" and "incredibly brutal," said Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, a retired …

CNN

The Civil War that Could Doom the N.R.A.

As the tragic pattern of gun violence continues, federal gun laws remain unchanged, thanks to the hardball tactics of the National Rifle Association. But despite the organization’s $310 million in revenues, political clout, and five-million-plus membership, the N.R.A. does face a genuine threat to …

Guns

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

Science
Mexico

Archaeologists Discover Skeletons in Ancient, Ransacked Shop Near Pompeii

Pompeii is already an archaeological gold mine, but a rare discovery this week in the ancient city has added to that collection.<p>French and Italian …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

National Parks

5 (nice) ways to get people to talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mind games can be stealthy weapons. Perhaps no one knows this better than Eric Maddox.<p>Today, Maddox is as an independent business consultant. But more than a decade ago, he was the U.S. Army interrogator who used mind games to find the most sought after fugitive of the Iraq War — Saddam …

CNN

Life as an NBA Draft Bust