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Watch this puppet cleverly take down the absurdity of banning refugees

As conflict beleaguers numerous parts of the world, there are plenty of refugees seeking asylum. The number of displaced people on earth right now is …

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The 3 Exercises You Need For a Healthy Back and Strong Core

Skip the gym: Get in shape with the complete CultFit Home Workout

You don’t need a pricey gym membership to get in shape. With the CultFit Home Workout routine, you’ll use simple exercises, common household items and your iPhone (and Apple Watch if you’ve got one) to build muscle and increase flexibility.<p>It’s free, it’s easy and it takes only about 10 minutes a …

Review extended to content on agency’s website, including details of scientific evidence of climate change and that manmade carbon emissions are to blame<p>The Trump administration is mandating that any studies or data from scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency undergo review by political …

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President Trump Will Probably Be Mad at a Park Soon

Presenting the badass Badlands.<p>The revolution will be Twitterized. The National Park Service retweeted several messages criticizing President Donald Trump during his inauguration last week and was subsequently ordered to "immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts." One of the Service's …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge to Get Stronger From Head to Toe

For building a strong core and getting more stable during runs, nothing beats the plank for strength-training.<p>Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them …

What Can Happen if the Affordable Care Act Is Repealed | Investopedia

It is clear that change is coming to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), nicknamed Obamacare, but that is about the only thing that is clear. Instead of …

Republicans lay out plans for Obamacare repeal | Reuters

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - U.S. Republican leaders on Wednesday laid out plans for repealing Obamacare by spring, followed by funding the building of a border wall and reforming the tax code by late summer, as lawmakers launched an effort to unify behind a legislative strategy.<p>But Republicans …

Why Trump Ditching TPP Could Hit Drugmakers Where It Hurts

President Donald Trump’s executive order withdrawing the U.S. from a historic Pacific free trade agreement checked the box for one of his flagship …

10 Trips to Make a Backpacker for Life

2.4K<p>SHARES<p>We long for the wild. We yearn for quiet peaks, undisturbed lakes, and stretches of lonely trail. Though we experience them alone, it’s …

Joshua Tree National Park: The Best of Family Hiking and Camping

America’s 59 national parks are breathtakingly beautiful and incredibly diverse, encompassing wild seashores, towering mountains, dark rainforests, …

20 One-Pot Paleo Lunches You Can Bring to Work

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to healthy lunches you can make at home …

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Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

The 5 books guaranteed to advance your career in 2017

Welcome to the working world of 2017, where patience and conformity will not be seen as virtues. You are going to have to think critically and act …

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33 Whole30 Lunch Ideas You Can Bring to Work

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

16 Champagne Cocktails to Sip as We Count Down to 2018

And the party doesn't stop at midnight — use these beauties year-round!<p>There's nothing like ringing in the new year with a bit of bubbly in hand. Even better? Sipping on a unique champagne cocktail that's just as new and exciting as the year to come.

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21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

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21 Brilliant Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Championed by 21 writers you have.<p>Ever come across a book—on a nightstand in an Airbnb, in a box of your mom’s college junk, on a shelf at a friend’s <i>Bachelor</i> viewing party—that’s so energizingly rip-roaring, so envelopingly world-building, that you can’t really believe you’ve never heard of it …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

The 5 best fiction books of 2016

<b>1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Doubleday, $27)<p>This year's National Book Award winner is "something much more interesting than a …

Smart marketing helps Maryland Smoothie King franchisee achieve success

When Tonya Brigham opened her Smoothie King franchise in the Bowie Town Center two years ago, the corporate parent told her it would be a slog just to sell $360,000 worth of the juice drinks the first year.<p>She finished $19 shy of $700,000.<p>“We did well,” said the ­46-year-old mother of two, who …

Why You Should Try Kayaking in Florida at the Everglades National Park

<i>Updated on 12 November 2017</i> <br>The Everglades is a unique eco-system. Spreading over 2 million acres, it’s the only place in the world where alligators …

31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

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I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

12 Hiking & Adventure Books Worth Reading

These Books Will Inspire You to Put Them Down and Get Outside<p>At CloudLine, the only thing we like better than a great pair of hiking socks is a good …

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards chosen by readers …

10 Best Brunch Recipes For Holiday Houseguests

The big feast is behind us, but there are still hungry houseguests to feed. Treat your company to a homemade brunch, from an elegant spinach and cheese strata to muffins bursting with fresh blueberries.<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with …