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Chai tea’s a low-key gut-health hero—and that’s just one of its many health benefits

Way before matcha cemented its status as MVP of the tea world, those in the know were sipping on chai: A spiced drink that originated in India in the …

Tea

Tiffany Haddish Just Made A Herpes Joke At The VMAs, And That's Not Okay

One in six adults in the U.S. have herpes, so yeah...<p>Yes, Tiffany Haddish threw shade at Fifth Harmony when she introduced one of the first awards at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. But can we talk about that other little joke she made...the herpes joke?<p><i>"Jersey Shore</i> is back and bigger than ever, …

Tiffany Haddish

Trump Twitter target Jeff Sessions is quietly doing exactly what he came to Washington to do

President Donald Trump may think Jeff Sessions is not a “real attorney general,” but the former Alabama senator is quietly molding the Justice Department into an agency that uses the law as a weapon against minorities, immigrants and fair elections.<p>For all his tough talk on Twitter, Trump will …

Donald Trump

I Went From Drinking a Gallon of Water a Day to Almost Nothing by Accident — Here's What Happened

Water is pretty much a magical elixir. It can clear up your skin, boost your metabolism, keep your energy levels high, and stave off bloating. Knowing that, a few months ago, after reading a million articles on why water is the answer to everything, I decided to dive into the "more is better" …

Dry Skin

Starbucks® Pumpkin Bread Recipe

"A thick slice of moist pumpkin bread Starbucks®-style is the perfect companion for your morning cup of joe! Many other pumpkin bread recipes produce …

Dessert

OCD: It's not just about washing your hands

When we got three women with obsessive-compulsive disorder round a table, the conversation ranged from their need to tic or twitch, and what it feels like, through to getting naked at the front door to minimise the spread of germs after a hospital visit.<p>This "takeover" podcast was recorded in …

Edinburgh

An Easygoing Almond Cake That Hugs Your Summer Fruit

There's an argument to be made for eating summer fruit in its raw, fresh form and leaving it at that. It's difficult to imagine a pleasure more intense than the first bite of a ripe peach or sweet apricot or sun-warmed cherry. And that's an argument I <i>do</i> make to myself a lot; and keeping the oven …

Dessert

‘Fifteen years into my marriage, I realised why my husband could never look me in the eye.’

How on earth could I have been married to a man for 15 years and not recognise that he had Asperger Syndrome? Okay, in my defense, he didn’t know it …

Relationships

My daughter, the murderer: a mother's desperate journey through the mental health crisis

She was this beautiful young white woman, so people didn’t take her seriously when she was being violent Katie Horneshaw<p>Mary Pershall dared to hope. Her daughter, Anna, had agreed to go to rehab, to tackle her dependence on alcohol, synthetic cannabis and ice. In return, Mary had put aside her …

Mental Health

Feel Bold Enough to Call Black Bus Riders in DC The N-Word? Feel Bold Enough to Get Clocked 

So this is a story about a white woman who thought it was a good idea to call a bus full of passengers “niggers” in Northeast D.C., during Tuesday …

Washington D.C.

Montecito: Insider's guide to the American Riviera

Travel

The Secret to Cooking a Whole Chicken in a Dutch Oven

A Dutch oven is just the right size and shape to cook a whole chicken. Simply cover the pot with its lid during the first part of the cooking process …

Cooking

Filthy Rich and Homeless: can empathy alone really change how we view disadvantage?

Cameron Daddo is rooting through a giant skip, looking for some insulation in the form of a cardboard box as he’s going to be down at the beach tonight, sleeping rough.<p>A group of men walk past, taunting him: “Oi! Bin boy!”<p>The comments shake him. “Cardboard Cam,” he says despondently, before heading …

Homelessness

Why Adult Aspies Aren’t Being Diagnosed: A Human Rights Crisis

I’m an aspie—an insider term to describe a person with Asperger’s Syndrome. It’s a label which underscores and is inextricably connected to every …

Autism

Angled Lob Haircuts That Prove Blunt Isn’t Always Better

Check out this fresh angle on the long bob.<p>As far as we’re concerned, there’s no bad time to make the chop. Whether waving hello to summer or saying …

Hairstyling

ManMade Recommended: This is, Hands Down, the Best Dust Mask for Woodworking

Hopefully, you're already a committed safety glass wearer. Grabbing a pair for even the simplest drilling/driving task is good practice, and a part …

Woodworking

Felix K.'s 'Don't even try to say these aren't the best you've ever eaten, because they are' Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

"After years of tweaking my chocolate chip recipe, it is now ready for public consumption. It has been laboratory-tested on many of my friends all of …

Dessert

These Are The Best-Selling Sneakers of 2018 So Far — And The No. 1 Pick Is Only $48

Every season is shoe season if you ask us, and if you’re looking to get your hands (err.. feet) on a pair of new kicks this month, here’s a good list …

Shoes

Chuck's Favorite Mac and Cheese Recipe

"Easily doubled for a potluck, cottage cheese and sour cream are the unique elements to this macaroni and cheese recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (8 ounce) …

DiGeorge syndrome (22q11.2 deletion syndrome)

Overview<p>DiGeorge syndrome, more accurately known by a broader term — 22q11.2 deletion syndrome — is a disorder caused when a small part of chromosome …

Autism

A new study linking profanity to honesty shows people who curse are more authentic

The next time someone tells you to watch your language, feel free to tell them to fuck off.<p>Sure, swearing is considered poor form in certain settings—like courts, classrooms, and most offices. But people who do it may be more trustworthy, according to a new three-part study analyzing swearing and …

Psychology

The hidden danger of suicide in autism

Many people with autism entertain thoughts of suicide and yet show few obvious signs of their distress. Some scientists are identifying risks — and …

Autism

Common skin cancer can signal increased risk of other cancers

Frequent skin cancers due to mutations in genes responsible for repairing DNA are linked to a threefold risk of unrelated cancers, according to a …

Cancer

The psychosocial, endocrine and immune consequences of caring for a child with autism or ADHD.

2012 Apr;37(4):534-42. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2011.08.003. Epub 2011 Sep 1.<p>1Department of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne …

Autism

I expected to see kids in cages at a shelter for immigrant children. What I saw was worse

We used to call them internment camps. Now, they are dystopian hotels for children who have been forcibly separated from their parents.<p>There is an open-air prison operating not far from the middle of Tucson. The facility can house just under 300. It is close to capacity and the folks who operate it …

Immigration

Amazon looking to fill 200+ work-from-home positions

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Interested in working from home and love a good discount?<p>Amazon is looking to hire more than 200 people to fill various …

Work from Home

Do you know that there are five emotional diseases that can eat away at your happiness? Here they are

If you have been feeling unhappy lately, you’re not alone.<p>According to a recent report on happiness conducted by The Harris Poll, only 1 in 3 Americans report being very happy. Another report, put together by Gallup and the health care data analytics firm Sharecare, confirms Americans are indeed …

Happiness

Snickerdoodle Blondies Recipe

"Super easy. Great snickerdoodle taste with no fuss!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>2 cups packed …

Dessert

CNN's Jim Acosta Blames Donald Trump, Fox News For Vicious Attacks In Florida

The reporter talked about being screamed at by Trump supporters at a Tampa rally. “He is really whipping these crowds up into a frenzy."<p>CNN reporter Jim Acosta recounted his experience of being verbally attacked at President Donald Trump’s Florida rally on Tuesday, telling HLN host S.E. Cupp on …

Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions' 'Religious Liberty Task Force' Declares Holy War on LGBT People

The Attorney General's new 'Religious Liberty Task Force' will ensure that the Trump administration's program of discrimination against LGBT people …

Religion