Jason Chait

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The Iranian People's Reaction to the Nuclear Deal

When news of the nuclear deal with Iran was announced, millions of Iranians celebrated in the streets. Opponents of the deal in the United States labeled the celebration as Iran's victory parade over the U.S.<p>Though, images streaming in from Iran painted a different picture. These crowds were not …

How the Dodgers Went from Mismanaged Failure to One of the Most Valuable Teams in Sports

The untold story of how Magic Johnson and a group of billionaires turned the beleaguered team around.<p>Magic Johnson was waiting.<p>It was a November morning in 2011 and the former basketball superstar and AIDS activist was sitting in his Beverly Hills office, on Wilshire and North Doheny, wondering …

Real Estate

Despite sanctions, Pakistan's 'terrorists' thrive | Asia

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan -</b> For a man with a $10m bounty on his head, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed seems surprisingly relaxed.<p>"I meet thousands of people every day, I am open and among them," he said, laughing at his office in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital. "These people who call me a terrorist are the …

Pakistan

The Bandidos Biker Gang Had a Bloody Past Even Before Waco

From an Ontario biker massacre to a boxer’s murder, the history of the Bandidos—one of the gangs involved in Sunday’s shootout at a Waco bikini …

Crime

6 Things You Need To Know If You Take Vitamin Supplements

Not all vitamin supplements are manufactured to the same high standards. Discover what you must know before buying and taking your multivitamins.

8 Ways to Be a More Confident Person

Look at yourself. Who do you see? Superhero, muscles bulging, cape flying—ready to conquer the world? No? If you don’t <i>believe</i> you can conquer the …

Self-confidence

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who …

Motivation

3 Money Mistakes in Your 40s That Could Derail Your Retirement

The decade of your 40s is one of the most important time periods for your retirement -- make sure you don't blow it by making a big mistake.<p>Your 40s …

Is fasting the key to weight loss, good health, youthful vitality and longevity?

The hugely successful 5:2 diet has introduced millions to the concept of fasting. Now, an accumulation of cutting edge science suggests that the 'hunger cure' may be the answer to the epidemic of lifestyle diseases from obesity and diabetes to cancer.<p><b>“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach</b> …

Holistic Medicine

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

Nutrition

The greater reality for Iran and Saudi Arabia | Middle East

The Iranian nuclear deal is all but signed, and it may be time to look at its implications. Indeed, it may well be past time, given that Saudi Arabia and allies have already played the Yemen card in the lead up to a deal.<p>The geopolitics of the Middle East are being re-written before our very eyes, …

Middle East

100 Ways to Protect Your Heart

<b>Grill a Steak</b><br>You may think it's bad for your heart, but you'd be wrong. Beef contains immunity-boosting selenium as well as homocysteine-lowering B vitamins. And up to 50 percent of the fat is the heart-healthy monounsaturated variety.<p><b>Watch a Scary Movie</b><br>Anything that causes your heart to …

Hilarious Letter of Rejection (From Harvard, Apparently) is Driving Twitter Crazy

We have no idea if this letter of rejection, apparently from Harvard, is real or fake, but we're still weak with laughter after reading it. Ladies …

What happens to your body when you give up sugar?

In neuroscience, food is something we call a “natural reward.” In order for us to survive as a species, things like eating, having sex and nurturing …

Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the …

4 simple steps to train your puppy: Watch Wrangler demo his tricks

Animal Planet's Andrea Arden stopped by Studio 1A Wednesday with a few tips and tricks for how to train your pooch.<p>On hand to demonstrate the techniques were TODAY's Puppy With a Purpose, Wrangler, and his trainer, Saxon Eastman.<p><b>1. Sit</b>Using small bits of food as a lure, slowly lift your hand up and …

4 Common College Savings Mistakes Many Parents Make

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Arlene George assumed that her child’s college education would come with a hefty price tag, so she started saving when her daughter, Aimee, was three months old.<p>Depending on what she could afford, George socked away between $50 to $200 a month, figuring …

College & University

How to Reduce Pot Belly Considerably with some Food Items & Exercises

In the current scenario, due to hectic & busy schedule, improper diet, inadequate sleep, and irregular exercise people are becoming unhealthy, and …

Nutrition

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Your Secret Weapon for Bigger Muscles

Hammer every last muscle fiber with this resistance band workout

Don't Believe Everything You Think: 5 Tips for a Happier Mind

<b>You are not your thoughts.</b><p>The average person thinks between 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day. These thoughts range from the mundane -- <i>I need to buy milk</i>, to the significant -- <i>I love you</i>, to the self-destructive -- <i>I'm not good enough</i>. In the moment, our thinking seems logical. But when we examine long …

5 Healthy, Creative Takes On Chicken Recipes!

There's no doubt that chicken is a bodybuilding staple. Whether it's paired with rice, broccoli, or the ever-complex sweet potato, this prime piece …

CeCe Jefferson saga continues: Father details Florida coaches' alleged recruiting mistakes

Leo Jefferson has a list of complaints. How many of them are valid is anyone's guess.Thursday afternoon, the suddenly outspoken father of CeCe …

College Football

10 Recipes for the Perfect Mexican Fiesta

Sadly, we can't bring you Mexico's sunny beaches this winter. But the cuisine? There we can help. So call up your favorite peeps, throw some colorful linens on the table and get cooking.<p><b>Paloma Cocktails</b><p>Offer your guests this fresh, citrusy sister to the margarita upon their arrival.<p><b>Mini Chicken</b> …