Jennifer Lucado

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Why are Republicans so cruel to the poor? Paul Ryan’s profound hypocrisy stands for a deeper problem

<b>Paul Ryan (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Salon)</b><p>Paul Ryan has dreamed of slashing Medicaid since his keg-party days — and that blithe hostility is widespread<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 23, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>Republican Paul Ryan, like most other members of the U.S. Congress, is a millionaire.<p>Christa Patton is 68 …

Conservatism

27 Bad Habits You Picked Up At 15 That You Should Drop Before 35

The time has come to live the life you deserve.

‘He Was Surprised as Anyone'

The most powerful office in the world is about to be handed to the relentless, instinctive Donald Trump. How will he handle it? Politico Magazine reconvened his biographers to assess a man who continues to surprise them.<p>There’s a tiny handful of people who know the story of Donald J. Trump better …

Tech Jobs, Cheaper Housing: The New Silicon Cities

In search of more space and a slower pace, tech executives are skipping Silicon Valley and seeking out new locales from Oregon to Alabama.<p>By<p>Cecilie Rohwedder<p>Cecilie Rohwedder<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@CRohwedder<p>cecilie.rohwedder@wsj.com<p><b>When Jeff Hanlon</b> left Silicon Valley last year, he found …

Silicon Valley

Smoking A Pack Of Cigarettes A Day For A Year Causes 150 Mutations In Every Lung Cell, Gene-Mapping Study Reveals

That cigarette smoke — a deadly cocktail of over 70 known carcinogens — can have a deleterious effect on human health is nothing to write home about. …

The 10 holiday movies you need to see before the Oscars

All those great movies you've been hearing about since the fall film festivals? They're finally arriving. Here's a top 10 list of films you'll need to need to see if you want to be up on the Oscars this year.<p><b>"Arrival"</b> Denis Villeneuve's spooky sci-fi spectacle already has its share of fans in the …

Los Angeles

Your fall fitness workout plan—customized by Emily Skye

Letting go of your normal routine is part of what makes summer blissful. Beach days, travel plans, and backyard barbecues often take precedence over …

Decluttering: Is it the secret to happiness? - Health - ABC News

Could you give away every possession in your life that doesn't bring you joy?<p>You might have heard about Marie Kondo … the Japanese de-cluttering …

How to make zoats, the zucchini and oatmeal breakfast dish that's taking over Pinterest

Zoats are taking over Pinterest. While the name might read like a typo, zoats are quite simply an amalgamation of zucchini and oats. So yes, that's …

Breakfast

More benefits to a high-fat Mediterranean diet, new study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are you avoiding fats in your daily diet? It may be time to stop -- that is, if your daily diet is Mediterranean.<p>A new paper confirms that a Mediterranean diet rich in "healthy" fats -- such as those found in olive oil, eggs, nuts and fatty fish -- might lower your risk of heart disease, …

When the Body Attacks the Mind

A physiological theory of mental illness<p>One day in February 2009, a 13-year-old boy named Sasha Egger started thinking that people were coming to hurt his family. His mother, Helen, watched with mounting panic that evening as her previously healthy son forgot the rules to Uno, his favorite card …

Immune System

Afraid of fermentation? Here’s the recipe to start with.

Good morning! We interrupt the furor over faux fireworks to bring you genuine, non-faux news from the world of Food. Let’s start with <b>Maura Judkis</b>’s visit to the Fancy Food Show in New York, where she trailed Whole Foods buyer <b>AnaMaria Friede</b> to see how the buyer picks new items to stock on the …

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

BYO-sunscreen!

One simple habit could make you more successful

A new study suggests that there might be a pretty simple way to increase your performance levels: positive self-talk.<p>The study, published in <i>Frontiers</i> …

‘My Country Accepts Me as a Woman’

Hillary Clinton was the force behind a little-known breakthrough in transgender rights. So why doesn’t she talk about it?<p>Jackie Richter is the foul-mouthed, frank-talking owner of Heels and Hardhats, a small construction company near Rockford, Illinois. For almost half a century, she lived as a …

The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger

It looks like butter may, in fact, be back. The creamy condiment is a “middle-of-the-road” food, nutritionally speaking—better than sugar, worse than …

The City Of The Future Is In Ohio

Self-driving shuttles, super-smart buses, an independent payment network, and more: Welcome to the Great Columbus Experiment.<p>In some ways, Columbus is the every-city. It’s at the very center of a state known as the “heart” of America. It is not home to the country’s technological nexus, like San …

China’s lucrative caffeine craze

Cashing in on a new thirst for java<p>In 2005, Richard Chien opened a coffee shop in northeastern China, where an assembly line of novice baristas dished out 900 cups a day for 6 yuan – or less than a $1 – a pop. A decade later, he runs a classy coffee school in Beijing, where trainees spend hours …

'Pronoia' and other emotions you never knew you had

In recent years, neuroscience has introduced a new way of thinking about our emotions. The scientists behind the latest brain-imaging studies say they can now pinpoint with precision where these feelings are located within our heads. In 2013, for instance, a team of psychologists published a study …

Psychology

DJ Earworm - Summermash '16

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Song of the Summer 2016: Industry Insiders Pick Their Favorites

For EW’s new Summer Must List—the one with Nick Jonas on the cover, on newsstands now—we asked industry insiders and top artists to peer into their …

Does the yeti exist? Scientists use DNA evidence in bid to solve mystery of the abominable snowman

It is one of the world's greatest enduring mysteries. Stories of a yeti, or an abominable snowman, have been entrenched in Himalayan folklore for hundreds of years - but there has never been any definitive proof of its existence.<p>Now, a team of leading international scientists will use advanced DNA …

6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

All The Christmas TV Episodes On Netflix Worth Watching

Feliz Navidad.<p>With precious few days of the holiday season left, what better time to lay in bed with your laptop and not do things? Play a few of these Christmas-centric TV episodes from some favorite shows and you'll feel like you're getting ready for the big event, even if you still need to think …

The 8-Minute Circuit To Avoid Winter Bod

Get rid of that extra layer of insulation we all seem to put on this time of year.<p>Winter bod: The softer shape we take on when daylight feels in short supply and the weather calls for comfy layers. You haven't stopped working out; it's just that you have a little less motivation than you did …

Workouts

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

10 mistakes that are costing you money at the grocery store

To help you navigate the aisles, we enlisted the advice of Teri Gault, founder of The Grocery Game . She's dedicated her life to helping folks save money, so we asked her for some tips for surviving grocery stores with your credit intact. Here are 10 of the costliest mistakes you can make, and how …

Personal Finance

7 ways to nurture creativity

As a creative person at a startup or larger company, it feels surreal to do what you love and belong to a team that’s pursuing a worthwhile endeavor.<p>Chances are, you were hired because you possess the traits of ownership, autonomy, creativity, and grit. Owning your output, shipping on time, and …