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12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

Alternative Medicine

Mother Rejects Payout, Refusing To Stay Silent In Lawsuit Against Cops Who Killed Her Son

The mother of Darrien Hunt, a 22-year-old black man who was shot and killed by Utah police last year, rejected an offer to settle her lawsuit against the city and two police officers involved. Had she accepted the settlement, she would have been barred from speaking publicly about the incident.<p>“To …

Donald Trump: The Malevolent Narcissist

How long can Donald Trump's electoral vanity parade last?<p>After former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney lost the presidential election to Barack Obama in 2012, there appeared to be an emerging consensus: Republicans needed to build a more inclusive party, and quickly. Currently, instead of that …

The Day Kanye West Killed Gangsta Rap

Where were you the day Kanye West killed gangsta rap? Me? I was super duper drunk, propped up on a banquette at Room Service watching Kanye West, …

Privacy

What Makes Uber Run

The transportation service has become a global brand, an economic force, and a cultural lightning rod.<p>Jordan Kretchmer remembers what Travis Kalanick was like before Uber was Uber.<p>Kretchmer was a 25-year-old college dropout with a lot of ideas, and Kalanick had even more. He was in his early …

Black History

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

Ants Suddenly March In A Circle When An iPhone Rings

It's the damndest thing.<p>Bizarre video of bustling ants suddenly marching in a circle around an iPhone when it rings has the Internet wondering what the heck is going on.<p>Here are some theories:<p>"The electromagnetic wave of an incoming call" keeps them in a circle, according to ViralVideoLab's YouTube …

Government

5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English

September 2 , 2015<br>Youtube is undoubtedly a great source of educational content to use in class with your students. It also hosts tons of channels …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Blind children can repurpose brain's visual center to process speech – study

Findings that highlight how brain’s ‘plasticity’ allows congenitally blind and sighted children to adapt to sensory experiences could inform future treatments<p>Parts of the brain once thought to be primarily devoted to processing vision can be recruited by blind children as young as five to process …

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Germany Approves 3rd Greek Bailout Despite IMF Misgivings

Greece’s new €86 billion ($91 billion) bailout plan won the crucial approval of lawmakers in Germany Wednesday, bringing the new rescue package a big …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

In a Dark, Dark Wood Author Ruth Ware's Top 10 Psychological Thrillers

<i>In Ruth Ware’s twisty thriller</i> In a Dark, Dark Wood<i>, homebody mystery novelist Nora Shaw receives a fateful invitation: Clare, a high school friend</i> …

The best book designs of 2015 – in pictures

50 Books | 50 Covers celebrates cutting edge book design. Started by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1923, it is the oldest design competition in the US, and is now hosted by Design Observer. This year, for the first time, the winners be published in a book, with an introduction by Dave …

11 Big Fat Debut Novels to Keep You Reading All Summer

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf<p>While the classics have always had a reputation for intimidating length (Tolstoy, Dickens, I'm looking at you), we are now living in the era of an entirely new trend: the big, fat, juicy debut novel. Industry insiders (<i>The Daily Beast</i> and <i>Vulture</i> among them) have …

15 Book Pillows to Keep You Cozy While You Read (PHOTOS)

<i>This post was written by Julianne Adams and originally appeared on Pixable.</i><p>For bibliophiles, there can never be enough books in life. It's impossible to walk by a bookstore and not feel compelled to go in. You always have a book in-hand and a "to-read" list that will never stop growing. And you're …

Summer Reading: Meet Harper, Meet Theodor, Meet Walt, Meet America

As the summer of 2015 begins to wind down, from the media standpoint, it can be said unequivocally that it has been Trump Time.<p>The attention given to and appeal of Donald Trump says something about who we are as Americans. We say more about that at the end of this blog.<p>For now, as the time …

Rio De Janeiro

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

THE SHOT: Tree of Life

Many world philosophies view humanity as being One with all of life: all that exists, existed and will ever exist. I share this philosophy and as I watch nature grow around us and the constellations surround us, I realize that we were all once star dust: elements from the cosmic, descendants of the …

Hackers control connected cars using text messages

It's not only Chrysler drivers that have to worry about hackers taking control of their cars from afar. UC San Diego researchers have found that you can control features on cars of many makes by exploiting vulnerabilities in cellular-capable dongles that are sometimes plugged into the vehicles' …

Pollution

Where Will 70% Of The Population Live In 2050?

<i>A Conversation with Brookings’ Bruce Katz</i><p>Metropolitan areas are home to large-scale innovation, quality jobs and global economic opportunities — and, now, the majority of the world’s population. By 2050, 70% of the global population will call urban areas home.1 Despite their scale, metropolitan …

Economic Development

China Cut Its Currency — And Touched Your Life. Here's How

When China suddenly cut the value of its currency Tuesday, investors everywhere were caught off guard.<p>And they didn't like it. They sent both stock and commodity prices much lower. Even interest rates fell.<p>Now maybe you are wondering: Huh? What does this China move mean for me?<p><b>Before we get to</b> …

Chuck Grassley