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Lemon Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are our desert-island weeknight protein. Their dark meat translates to reliable juiciness, and their delectable skin gets as crispy as …

Cooking

National Teachers Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank's Ties To NRA, Guns

The American Federation of Teachers said Thursday that it is cutting its financial ties with Wells Fargo as a result of the banking giant's relationships with the National Rifle Association and gunmakers.<p>The AFT, a 1.7 million-member national union, is dropping the bank as a recommended mortgage …

Finance

Evaporative off-grid toilets don't need plumbing, water or electricity

2.6 billion people around the planet don’t have access to safe toilets. Not only does this impact health, but empowerment as well: women and girls …

Off-grid

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Democratic Party Alleges Trump-Russia Conspiracy in New Lawsuit

The Democratic National Committee opened a surprise legal assault on President Trump on Friday, filing a lawsuit in federal court alleging that the organization was the victim of a conspiracy by Russian officials, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks to damage Hillary Clinton’s presidential run.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Stench Leads to Home Crawling With Stolen Tortoises—10,000 of Them

A gruesome discovery by authorities in Madagascar highlights a grave threat to a highly endangered species of tortoise.<p>Soary Randrianjafizanaka set out with police, colleagues, and others earlier this month to investigate a rancid smell coming from a two-story house in Toliara, a town on the …

Extinction

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

President Trump Called Stormy Daniels 'Fake News.' So Jimmy Kimmel Got a Third Grader to Explain What 'Fake News' Actually Means

Jimmy Kimmel is always keen to clap back at President Donald Trump’s tweets. But this time, he turned to an expert. A third grader.<p>The late-night …

Donald Trump

House Republicans calling on Jeff Sessions to prosecute eight of Trump’s political foes

Nearly a dozen House Republicans have signed on to a letter calling for the Justice Department to prosecute eight of President Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Dog Who Lost Family In Hurricane Maria Can't Believe She's Seeing Them Again

She'd been missing for more than six whole months 💕<p>Daya's life, like those of many dogs, was thrown into disarray when Hurricane Maria made landfall …

Pets

Travel Back in Time with This Incredibly Crisp Footage of Life in New York City in 1911

If you’ve ever wanted to feel what it’s like to step into a time machine, watch the below old footage shot in New York City in 1911. Culled from the …

New York City

Mitch McConnell is inviting a constitutional crisis

The Associated Press reported on Tuesday afternoon:<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job, saying he will not hold a floor vote on the legislation even if it is approved next week in the Senate Judiciary …

Donald Trump

The Best Herb For Insomnia: Ashwagandha

Chronic stress and endlessly hectic schedules are some of the major reasons why a lot of people suffer from insomnia in the present times. This …

Sleep

These states want to make planning a pipeline protest a crime

A slew of proposed bills would impose harsh penalties for planning to trespass near energy infrastructure.<p>As pipeline protests continue to delay and, …

Rights & Freedoms

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis

<b>W</b>hen Simone Landrum felt tired and both nauseated and ravenous at the same time in the spring of 2016, she recognized the signs of pregnancy. Her beloved grandmother died earlier that year, and Landrum felt a sense of divine order when her doctor confirmed on Muma’s birthday that she was carrying a …

Pregnancy

How Can I Thicken My Hair Naturally?

Your hair may be thinning for a variety of reasons, including natural aging, disease and over-styling (traction alopecia), according to the Mayo …

Hair Care

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Microbiology

Someone Noticed That Baby Pangolins Always Look Like They’re Waiting To Nervously Ask You To Prom

Chances are, you’ve never heard of a pangolin, but you probably know what one looks like. Pangolins are basically a real-life Sandshrew from Pokemon, …

Pangolin

A black teen was almost shot dead for asking for directions to school

Oakland County's an interesting place, and Brennan Walker is lucky to be alive.<p>A 14-year-old black kid looking for directions to his high school …

City Politics

GABA: Here's How It Works In Your Brain + Why It's So Important

Have you heard about GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid)? It's an important neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, which controls most of the …

Neuroscience

Owls born outside of office window won't stop staring at workers inside

It's always nice to see animals in nature, just maybe not when they're staring at you throughout your work day.<p>According to Michael Lens' a bunch of …

Owls

Tiny Gold Monkeys and Pumas Are Getting Their Own Highway

Conservationists say a new wildlife corridor will help save what's left of a Brazilian forest fractured by development.<p>Sometimes, animals just need some space—particularly if they're threatened or endangered.<p>And giving animals space is exactly what a new wildlife corridor in Brazil's Atlantic …

Biodiversity

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

Genius

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here's how to incorporate them into your life

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Exercise

The Science of the Best Sorbet

The best sorbet I ever made was also the simplest. It was in 2013 during a glut of great strawberries, when 20 pounds of the fruit cost me all of $40 in Chinatown. I puréed 'em, added sugar, salt, and some lemon. That's it. After a few spins of the ice cream maker I had the creamiest, jammiest, …

Mexico Agrees to Pay for Trump’s Psychiatric Care

MEXICO CITY (The Borowitz Report)—Hoping to resolve the seemingly intractable conflict over immigration, Mexico surprised the world on Thursday by agreeing to pay for Donald J. Trump’s psychiatric care.<p>Speaking to reporters, the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, said that he had authorized …

Donald Trump

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

Alternative Medicine

A handy guide to making awesome photos

Kainaz Amaria • October 29, 2015<p>Visual storytelling is really vital to reach a wider audience. It’s how more and more people are communicating.<p>This post will guide you through the most important elements of it.<p><b>Photography is a language</b><p>What do I mean by this? There is a method to creating images and …

Landscape Photography

This Incredibly Helpful Needle-Threading Hack Will Save You SO Much Time and Sanity

Threading a needle takes lots of patience and too much time for most people, but a hack that's going viral is here to change that. Instead of trying to insert the thread into the tiny eye of the needle, you can instead lay the thread flat on the palm of your hand. With your other hand, place the …

Sewing