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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 …

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25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

The Pros and Cons of a Roth 401k

This year, my employer started offering a Roth 401k for the first time. Although they've been around for a couple of years, only recently have more …

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

Gardening

buy + diy: zipper book clutch tutorial!

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Gardening 101: How to Sprout a Seed

Launch a stealth attack on winter by sprouting seeds indoors (to get a start on your edible garden). It’s simpler than you may think.<p>Photography by …

Edible Gardens: 4 Perennial Vegetables to Plant Now

Perennial vegetables come back year after year in edible gardens and if you adore plants that take care of themselves, give them a try.<p>Perennial …

DIY: Dried Vegetables, Colonial Style

An autumn tradition in my family, our annual walk on the “Battlefield Road” retraces the footsteps of Paul Revere from Lexington to Concord. Here, in …

The Best Juicers and Juice Recipes

The benefits of juicing are no secret, namely that it's an extremely efficient way to get a full serving of fruits and vegetables. For athletes, liquid fuel makes even more sense. Cherry juice, for example, helps reduce inflammation, which can speed up muscle recovery. And beet juice is one of the …

Does the Mushroom Love Its Plucker?

You may already know Larry. Remember the guy in the cat-in-the-hat hat selling Indonesian jewelry at Grateful Dead concerts from New England to California? The American guy doing judo moves in that Japanese punk-rock music video back in '86 on Japanese MTV? The guy in the plant store who had just …

Where hyenas are used to treat mental illness

<b>Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world and with a healthcare system devastated by years of war, most sufferers receive no medical help. Many are chained up - to trees or at home. Some are even locked in cages with hyenas. But one man is trying to change all that.</b><p>Dr …

New Zealand to hear appeal from climate change 'refugee'

A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on the planet is attempting to persuade New Zealand judges that he is a refugee in need of asylum – not from persecution, but from climate change.<p>The 37-year-old man and his wife left the Pacific nation of Kiribati six years ago for higher ground and …

Don't Give Up on the American Funds

Although recent performance has only been so-so, you won’t find a better large investment firm for actively managed stock funds.<p>Virtually every …

59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again

<b>Get ready to “know your onions,” readers.</b> If you’ve ever wanted to talk like characters from an old movie or the folks from <i>The Great Gatsby</i>, now’s …

Three Reasons I Love Traveling Alone

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For me, the most frustrating part about traveling alone used to come at the end of the day, when I’d call my beau at home. “How was Machu Picchu? I saw your tweet and it looked incredible,” he’d say, eager for a full rundown. I would have absolutely loved it if he could have …

Why You Should Open a Roth IRA

Use this versatile account to get tax-free income and a whole lot more.<p>Like the kitchen gadgets advertised on late-night TV that can slice, dice and …

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69 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free

Only one thing beats getting a good price on something, and that’s getting it for free.<p>Our list of freebies is packed with 69 something-for-nothing …

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5 Rules For Successful Investing

<i>After more than thirty years in the financial markets I have made my shares of mistakes but have also learned many things on how investors or traders can stack the odds in your favor.</i><p>The financial media is full of analysts’ lists of what will be the best stocks or ETFs for the year. Some have …

The Bag on my Back: Return to Zimbabwe | Politics

Newly liberated with productive farms and an education system that was the envy of its neighbours, Zimbabwe in the early 1980s was a land of plenty.<p>Within one person's childhood all that changed.<p>Filmmaker Tapiwa Chipfupa returns to the country of her birth to understand why the catastrophe happened.<p>…

DIY – Eye Makeup Remover Pads

I often look in the mirror and see the most beautiful big panda eyes peering back at me. Then suddenly I realize my makeup has smudged and I must …

10 Surefire Ways to Earn Passive Income

Everyone wants to make more money, but very few want to work more hours. The best way to work less and make more money is to learn how to generate …

Three Reasons to Love Lactate

When you're fit, your body actually prefers lactate to glucose as a fuel.<p>2005: Argh, I hate the burn of lactic acid in my muscles after hard workouts!<p>2010: What's that you say? Lactic acid doesn't cause muscle soreness? And it's actually "lactate," not lactic acid, that accumulates during hard …

DIY Gold Feather Headband

I love a fun and easy accessory to spruce up a summer outfit and P.S. I Made This serves one up for us with this gold feather headband. To make sure this project is animal-friendly, please use fake feathers.

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How to Add CrossFit to Marathon Training

Here's how to work high-intensity strength training into your running plan without risking fatigue.<p>June is Marathon Month! I’ll be answering marathon training program questions all month long to help you get started on the right track this season.<p><i>How do you incorporate strength training in with a</i> …

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In the Line of Wildfire

I roll out of my sleeping bag at 5 a.m., waking to the smell of dry grass and woodsmoke. I spent last night in the open, camped on rodeo grounds in the tiny Northern California town of Stonyford. Flames are visible on a ridge half a mile away. Time to go to work.<p>It’s July 12, 2012, and I’m about to …

Organ trafficking: a deadly trade

A kidney? £84,000. A heart? Up to £1 million. With the number of organs now critical, wealthy patients are spending a fortune on illicit transplants. But it is the desperate 'donors' who are paying the ultimate price.<p>One January night in 2004, Susan Sutovic was woken from her sleep by a …

30 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the New Year

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings or perhaps even finance a vacation isn’t as hard as it seems. …

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