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'Man, Oh Manischewitz': When The Jewish Wine Was Big With Gentiles, Too

Passover Seders are steeped in tradition — ancient rituals that Jewish families invoke and repeat year after year. For many families, the lengthy prayers and symbolic food are accompanied by Manischewitz wine, a sweet, juicy variety made from Concord grapes and plenty of sugar. The historian Roger …

Kosher

13 Sleep Lessons From A Landmark British Sleep Report

A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that a third of Americans don't get enough sleep. And now, a British report finds that no one is faring any better across the Atlantic.<p>According to the Royal Society for Public Health -- one of the world’s oldest health …

Sleep

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

5 myths about Trump supporters

What Trump’s critics have been getting wrong about his coalition — and why it is costing them big at the polls.<p>When Donald Trump’s critics caricature him as the leader of an angry mob of archconservative men without college degrees, they’re not wrong. Their portrait is just woefully incomplete.<p>Yes, …

Republicans

The F-22, world's priciest fighter jet, finally flies in combat

After nearly a decade of being derided as dangerous to fly and an example of wasteful military spending, the radar-evading F-22 fighter jet flew in combat for the first time in this week's U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.<p>The<p>Pentagonsaid it used the stealthy warplane in coordinated strikes with other …