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Clear and present danger: Maybe this is how democracy ends

<b>(AP/Carlos Osorio)</b><p>The frightening rise of authoritarian populism in the West is a very real thing<p>Mike Lofgren<p>January 12, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>The election of Donald Trump has triggered as much wonderment abroad as it has in the United States. David …

Political Science

Is there another ‘you’ out there in a parallel Universe?

Even if the Universe grows to infinity, there might not be enough space to hold all the possibilities.<p><i>“We are actually living in a million parallel</i> …

Did Hillary Clinton stand by as Honduras coup ushered in era of violence?

While secretary of state, the Democratic presidential nominee supported new elections following a 2009 coup – and the consequences continue to reverberate<p>It was the early hours of the morning, and protesters who had gathered to support their deposed president were resting in the streets of the …

Hillary Clinton

The secret to productivity isn’t working faster—it’s doing things in the right order

It’s not easy getting work done in outer space. Astronauts have to rotate between dozens of complex projects vying for their attention. If they mess up, an experiment years in the making could be ruined. Worse, people could die.<p>“The time spent in space is precious and the work you do is critical,” …

Time Management

How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed<p>Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be …

I'm A Doctor With Fibromyalgia. Here's What I Wish People Understood About It

Fibromyalgia, a widely misunderstood illness, confuses and frustrates both patients and doctors alike. I know because I’ve seen it from both sides—as …

7 Protein Cookie Recipes for Healthier Snacking

Cookies get a bad rap, but if you find the right recipes, they can be mostly healthy and totally filling. These treats fit the bill and are perfect …

Lemonies Recipe (Lemon Brownies)

The best lemon brownies (aka Lemonies) lemon dessert recipe!<p>There’s something about Spring that makes me want more lemon flavor in my life, …

Bond Funds Let You Earn Interest on Your Emergency Fund and Still Keep It Liquid

An emergency fund is fundamental to getting your finances in order. However, some argue it’s a shame to let that much money sit in a low-yield …

Personal Finance

Can You Really Make Money by Starting a Blog?

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces. They're thinking,</i> …

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

10 Simple Natural Hacks To Help You Lose Weight Fast

Losing weight is not actually a big deal. But many people find it a demanding task. With some dedication and practice you can easily achieve your …

Want to lose weight effectively? Include meditation in fitness regime

It is a common practice to focus on healthy eating and exercise when trying to lose weight. However, learning to manage emotions is as important to …

Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS

The BOSS is big. Really big. <i>Yuuuuuge</i>.<p>So big that when a star is born on one side of the BOSS, it takes a billion years for the light to reach the other side.<p>So big that comparing the BOSS to the next biggest thing like it is like comparing Andre the Giant to your 3-year-old nephew.<p>What is the BOSS? …

Universe

How to answer your body's food cravings

Food cravings aren’t just a silly thing pregnant women deal with for 40 weeks, we all feel the urge to eat foods that may not serve our health and weight goals.<p>While some cravings are the results of gut bacterial overgrowth, many are really an SOS message of malnutrition from your body.<p>Most of our …

When You’re Afraid Accepting Your Chronic Illness Is ‘Giving Up’

For the longest time, I was hesitant to use the phrase “chronic illness” to describe the steady decline in my body’s ability to function “normally.” …

Tips from a Butler

We asked our friend Oliver Hawthorne, a House Manager and former hotel butler at Claridge’s, to share some of his miracle tips for stains, polishing, …

10 things you need to know in markets today

<b>Chinese stocks are tanking.</b> The benchmark Shanghai Composite is down 5.65% at the time of writing (6.35 a.m. GMT/1.35 a.m. ET) and the Hong Kong Hang Seng is down 1.41%. Elsewhere, Japan's Nikkei closed up 1.41%.<p><b>Oil continues to slide.</b> At the time of writing (6.35 a.m. GMT/1.35 a.m. ET), the price …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Photonic Propulsion Could Send a Spacecraft to Mars in As Little As 3 Days

If the technology can actually be scaled enough to use on space probes, it might be the key to visiting worlds outside our solar system.<p>There's no argument in the astronomical community—rocket-propelled spacecraft can take us only so far. The SLS will likely take us to Mars, and future rockets …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

The God Particle – Is there Anything Godly About it

<b>By Caitanya Carana Dasa</b><p>There’s a particle more important than the Higgs boson, and we should be investigating it.<p>Does ‘the God particle’ disprove the …

Physics

Want to see America before Trump takes power? These are the 50 greatest US experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …

How to Be Frugal Without Wasting Your Time

A lot of people think frugality is about saving money at the cost of your time: you spend all day clipping coupons just to save a couple bucks on …

The smart money is getting ready to buy

The smart money is getting warmed up.<p>Private-equity firms and distressed-debt specialists spy an opportunity amid the market carnage of the past few weeks, and large funds are ramping up investment.<p>It's a change for the industry, which spent the last few years struggling to find deals as valuations …

Buy, Sell or Hold? What to Do With the 10 Most Popular Stocks and Funds

Find out which of the most widely held stocks and equity funds you should grab, hang on to, or let go of in this blustery …

Investing

Scalia's death casts uncertainty on major court challenge to legal marijuana

Conservative supreme court justice’s death could be a boost to advocates of legal marijuana in Colorado, which has been challenged by Nebraska and Oklahoma<p>The sudden death of supreme court justice Antonin Scalia has thrown a wrench into one of the most significant legal challenges of marijuana …

Cannabis

4 Keys to Fat Loss More Helpful Than "Eat Less and Move More"

Diet and exercise get all of the attention when it comes to fat loss. While they both do play a major role in the process, it's not quite as simple …

Fitness

Hawking: Gravitational Waves Could Revolutionize Astronomy

Black hole theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has some thoughts on the discovery of gravitational waves.

Book Review ‘The Sociopath Next Door’ by Martha Stout #Sociopaths

12 Million Americans are sociopaths therefore, every time you find yourself in a group of 25 people you can expect there is at least one individual …

Book Reviews