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Trump appointee Carl Higbie resigns as public face of agency that runs AmeriCorps after KFile review of racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments on the radio

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>WARNING: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>Trump administration appointee Carl Higbie resigned Thursday as chief of external affairs for the federal government's volunteer service organization after a CNN KFile review of racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments he made on the …

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Vitamin C may kill cancer cells

This is the finding by researchers from the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health.<p>Certain genetic changes are known to reduce the ability of …

Cancer

Lagunitas rolls out a cannabis beer

Two California businesses — one a beloved national brand and the other an upstart in the state's hottest sector — have teamed up for new product releases in two of the North Coast's top industries: beer and cannabis.<p>Lagunitas Brewing Co. last week released its SuperCritical Ale, a hoppy beer that …

This Is Why Your Shoelaces Come Untied

According to science.<p>Life is nothing if not loaded with minor frustrations. Traffic, long lines at the supermarket, crappy Internet service. But …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat is letting advertisers track users' store visits.</b> A new tool, called Snap to Store, will allow marketers to draw a connection between foot traffic and ad campaigns.<p><b>2. Ad blocking is killing off smaller publishers.</b> The loss of revenue from ad blocking is leading to a drop in traffic.<p><b>3.</b> …

This Boxing Workout Will Get You in the Best Shape of Your Life

Round 3: Jump Rope<p>"The more efficiently the heart works as a pump, the better the cardiovascular fitness," says Foster. "There's no better way to …

Workouts

Before You Reach for a Can of Diced Tomatoes, Consider This

Diced tomatoes promise neatness and convenience: There are no juice-filled water balloons to crush or snip or coax into softness, slowly and patiently, on the stove.<p>But here's an ironic surprise: <b>Diced tomatoes—which you'd expect to break down much faster (since, duh, they're smaller)—are actually</b> …

Sitting might not be so bad for you after all

Sitting has been branded the "new smoking" for its supposed public health risks, especially for people with sit-down office jobs.<p>Over the past 15 years or so sitting has been linked with cancer, heart disease and diabetes and even depression. This has led to a surge in media stories on the risks of …

Ergonomics

24 Genius Tips For People Who Love Fashion But Are Broke AF

Ways to look like a million bucks when you have zero bucks.

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Equifax, TransUnion fined for selling consumers credit scores not used by most lenders

All credit scores are not created equal.<p>That's the upshot of federal enforcement actions levied Tuesday against credit bureaus Equifax and TransUnion.<p>The bureaus will pay penalties of $23.1 million as part of a settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which said the firms misled …

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10 Black-Owned Brands to Know

On Small Business Saturday and beyond.<p>Today, when #Blacklivesmatter is more of a battle cry than a hashtag, where you choose to spend your money is more important than ever. Luckily, there are plenty of black-owned businesses to shop from, guaranteeing the value and impact of your dollars.<p>In the …

Race & Ethnicity

The Thanksgiving Day Workout You Can Do Without Leaving the Kitchen

Get your Turkey Day sweat sesh on, minus the gym.<p>1. Grocery Bag Carry<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Pick up as many grocery bags as possible. Keep core tight and shoulders back …

Workouts

8 lies you're telling yourself while trying to find your purpose in life

In a highly capitalistic society, it makes sense that our sense of self would be derived from how we earn money.<p>We've been taught that there's who we are, what we love to do, and how we earn money, and somehow those all need to be one thing.<p>I think this is why there's so much pressure to find a job …

Happy Birthday, Hillary! A Tribute to Hillary Clinton's Style Evolution, from Skirt Suit to Pantsuit

Dedicating her life to the service of this country, we have seen the style evolution of our current Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton, since she was a young college student. From being a trailblazer at Wellesley who wore flared pants and '70s styled glasses and became the …

15 Romantic Blouses That Will Transform Your Closet

As a bonafide fashion enthusiast, you’re more than familiar with the merits of a few fine-tuned closet basics. They’re the cornerstone of every fall outfit formula in the book, and let’s be real — they make every season’s street style trends feel real-world ready. That said, your style goes <i>so</i> far …

This New Nanotechnology Could Become the Next Major Cancer Breakthrough

A breakthrough technology that harnesses manmade nanoparticles could one day become an important new weapon in the fight against cancer.<p>The …

7 Beautiful Teenage Bedroom Ideas For Your Children

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How to Digitally Detox

Why it is time to ditch your smartphone and reconnect with the real world.<p>The average person now checks their phone 85 times a day, according to research published in the scientific journal Plos One. This adds up to a total of five hours: a third of the time that we are typically awake.<p>Being …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Vice CEO Shane Smith says there will be a "bloodbath" of media consolidation in 2017.</b> Smith said the company is building a war chest so it can go out and "buy market share."<p><b>2. WPP posted better-than-expected net sales in the first half of the year, helped by the weakness of the post-Brexit …

7 Brilliant Plus-Size Skirt-and-Sandal Combos for Every Occasion

With temperatures at peak melting point (figuratively speaking, that is), the last thing you want is to worry or stress about what to wear every day. …

Clothing

New Orleans ready to 'party with a purpose' at Essence Fest

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Music has always been at the heart of the annual Essence Festival, now in its 22nd year, and this year will be no different.<p>Fans …

The Most Powerful Protein Shake Ingredients You're Not Using

Studies show that high-protein smoothies are highly effective at rushing nutrients to your muscles—which is why I recommend you have one of your two …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is here.</b> The new electric vehicle has a 200-plus mile range.<p><b>2. Apple is turning 40.</b> The New York Daily News has put together a retrospective on the Cupertino tech giant.<p><b>3. Beleaguered healthcare startup Theranos failed to meet its own accuracy standards.</b> That's …

Pass the Potatoes: 7 Tested and Perfected Spud Recipes

Baked, fried, puréed or mashed, <i>everyone</i> loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven simple and delicious ways to make them.<p><b>1. Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple & Thyme</b><p>In this easy recipe, sweet potatoes are mashed with butter, maple syrup and thyme to bring …