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"Fat Bombs" Are the New Keto Snack People Are Obsessed With

These keto-friendly treats are super high in healthy fats—that's the point. But are they something you should be eating on the reg?<p>Good news for …

10 Keto Diet Recipes That Will Make You Forget You’re on a Diet

The ketogenic diet is all about high-fat, low-carb foods that force your body to burn fat instead of carbs. These drool-worthy recipes will help you …

California says the only safe way to talk on your cell phone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

Community Health

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …

10 products to get you moving at work

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've probably heard by now -- most likely while you were parked in front of your TV or computer -- that sitting kills.<p>In a perfect world, we would spend more time at work and home on our feet. Standing tones your muscles and could reduce the risk of heart disease. But too much of it can …

From Marx to Microsoft: the origins of flat design

Help me. I’m on a laptop running Windows 8 right now.<p>Like many others, I hate it and think it’s the worst operating system since the not-so-distant Vista.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>If I didn’t have …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

South Korea accepts North's offer to talk

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> South Korea has accepted an offer from Pyongyang for talks in its truce village of Panmunjeom, South Korea's Unification Ministry said.<p>The talks will be held next Thursday, November 26, and will be the first since August, when the two sides met to agree to ease escalating …

Artist Adds Pop Culture Characters to Breathe New Life into Old Thrift Store Paintings

While many of us would pass by the average thrift store painting, artist Dave Pollot sees their untapped potential. For years, we've admired his humorous repurposing of the discarded art that he finds while browsing these shops. He's continued this endeavor and has produced new custom works that …

Is Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine the Only Italian Cookbook You Need?

I started reviewing cookbooks in 2008. Since then, I have encountered seemingly infinite Italian cookbooks: Enough Italian cookbooks that if they …

The Only Thanksgiving Recipes You Really Need For A Classic Dinner

Make these 9 dishes and you will have a perfect meal.<p>Come November, there is a flood of Thanksgiving tips, tricks and recipes all over the Internet. We know it can be overwhelming, but there's a lot of information to share about this meal. If all those articles are too much for you to handle, and …

A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

What do those mystery chemicals actually do? Take a tour of the most common additives to find out how food scientists modify what you eat.<p>If you’ve ever perused an ingredient list and wondered why there’s polyglycerol polyricinoleate in your candy bar or tertiary-butylhydroquinone in your cereal–or …

What Greek, and German, history can teach us about today's crisis

In an arty cinema at the end of the 60s I watched Costa-Gavras’s stylish political thriller Z which satirised the brutal military regime then ruling Greece. When the film ended the audience enthusiastically applauded, something I had never previously seen in a cinema, and have rarely seen since.<p>As …

Europe

You're Probably Recycling Wrong

An expert explains how to do it smarter, and why some materials muck up the sorting process.<p>Maybe you’ve found yourself mystified by the symbols and rules of recycling. Counterintuitively, the single-stream system—which allows residents to toss any and all recyclables into one bin—hasn’t cleared up …

Microbiome Marvels: Tribes’ Gut Bacteria Reveal Biological Surprises

The assortments of bacteria that live within the intestines of isolated tribes are far more diverse than the microbes found in the guts of Americans — and scientists say such findings have implications for modern-day maladies ranging from obesity to antibiotic resistance.<p>The latest studies into the …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

Coffee

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

Forget <em>Hobby Lobby</em>—This Case Could Wreck Obamacare

A fed­er­al ap­peals court might be on the verge of blow­ing a massive hole in the found­a­tion of Obama­care.<p>The U.S. Court of Ap­peals for the D.C. …

Health Care

California mayor says migrant convoys will be shown 'compassion'

Mayor of Murrieta, where protests turned away buses of immigrants, describes border patrol facilities as 'jail cells'<p>The mayor of the California town where buses carrying children from Central America were blocked by angry protesters last week has claimed that future migrant convoys would be …

Fresh Al-Shabaab raids near Kenya's coast kill 29 as foreign tourist shot dead

Somali-based Islamists say they carried out deadly new attacks weeks after 73 died close to Lamu island<p>Al-Shabaab gunmen killed 29 people in twin raids near Kenya's coast on Saturday, as a foreign tourist was shot dead further south, highlighting the region's growing insecurity.<p>Groups armed with …

Three Types of Light: Diffused, Backlight and Reflected – What are They and When to use Them

Light: it is the main component for every image that you will take. It does however come in many different forms, producing very different results. …

Digital Photography

How to Avoid the 15 Common Mistakes People Make When Taking Photos

As a kinesthetic learner, when I face something new, I like to just jump in and get my hands dirty. So, more often than not, I will eschew the manual …

How Republican Is Whole Foods? I Used An App To Find Out

Spoiler: that hemp flax granola you’re buying is probably made by Haliburton.<p>How Republican are your cornflakes? How Democratic your Spaghetti-Os? If these are the sorts of questions that keep you up at night, BuyPartisan is a new app that advertises itself as “like a nutritional label for your …

Great coffee: It's all in the brewing

Espresso “has the potential to deliver more of the incredible taste and aroma of roasted coffee than any other method (of brewing),” wrote Jeffrey …

Coming to America: The Wilfa Svart Presisjon

Meet the Svart Presisjon (Black Precision) from the Norwegian housewares company, Wilfa. You may have seen photos of it floating around the internet, …

75% Of Ikea’s Catalog Is Computer Generated Imagery

You could have fooled us. Wait, actually, you did.<p>The best special effects are often the ones you never notice–which may make Ikea the most skillful special effects studio in the world. The Swedish furniture company has been aggressively ramping up its use of computer generated imagery in their …

Texas Gears Up For Rick Perry vs Ted Cruz 2016 Battle | Fox News

It's no secret, Texas Governor Rick Perry has spent months gearing up for a second run for the White House but even as Perry works to convince conservatives he's the guy, he'll have to go through tea party darling and fellow Texan Ted Cruz.<p>Perry has turned his recent indictment on felony …

Amazing Long Exposure Photography Tips

Searching for a complete instructional guide on how to take breathtaking special effects shots?<p>Say no more. This eBook entitled Trick Photography and …

Thousands of Americans surrendering their passports due to be hit by huge hike in government fees

Large tax bills faced by Americans who have not lived in their country for years are forcing US citizens to renounce their nationality - but only at a cost<p>Americans who are abandoning their citizenship in droves are due to be charged five times more to surrender their passport under government …