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Living in Japan for a year, I saw reasons for its 'demographic time bomb' everywhere — and now I'm seeing the same troubling signs at home

"Kabukicho," he said. "The hotel my company booked is in Kabukicho."<p>That seemed a little strange to me. You might call Kabukicho the red-light district in Tokyo. Hostess bars, nightclubs, street prostitutes — not an environment where I would have expected a classic hotel chain.<p>When we turned the …

Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an “amnesty-first approach” and urging Congress to pass a replacement before he begins phasing out its protections in six months.<p>As early as March, …

Protein Rich Easy Coconut Chickpea Curry | Vegan, Gluten Free

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add minced garlic until fragrant for about 30 sec.<p>Then add onion and saute until translucent for about 2-3 min<p>Add …

Gluten-Free

7 Japanese Beauty Secrets That Will Change Your Skin

We’re all about trying out the latest and greatest when it comes to beauty, from Sephora’s monthly releases to peel pads and wipes, but there’s something to be said for tried-and-true traditions as well. Japanese women, for example, have had the beauty game down for several centuries. From daily …

Skin Care

The Secret Lives of New York City Rats

In an era when we can decode language among animals and design coatings that make military weapons virtually invisible, it may seem that there are …

Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars - What the Fork

<i>These simple, no bake gluten free chocolate peanut butter bars taste like peanut butter cups and are insanely easy to make. Can be made dairy free</i> …

Dessert

3 Things to Help You Have a Tighter and More Toned Tummy

If you're constantly doing crunches to get a six-pack, you may be going about things the wrong way. Along with fat-burning cardio, the best way to lose belly fat is through these three diet changes.<p>Eat These<p>Proven to reduce abdominal fat, MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids) should be a part of your …

Nutrition

7 Smart Tricks That'll Make Breakfast So Much Better

The most important meal of the day can also be the trickiest.

5 Delicious Ways to Use Aquafaba

Get ready for this vegan ingredient to transform your brownies, pancakes, and a whole lot more<p>When you strain the liquid from of a can of chickpeas …

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

6 Crucial Foods for a Healthier Vagina

You are what you eat, and apparently, so is your vagina. Given that your diet affects pretty much everything from your menstrual cycle to your mood, it's no surprise that it can affect how things are going in your nether regions.<p>Here are a few tips from experts to keep everything down there working …

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

21 high-protein breakfasts to start your day

We’re constantly told about the importance of eating breakfast as it’s known to boost metabolism, decrease our risk of certain diseases, and provide us with our energy needs for the day. However, those benefits may not be coming through if you’re consuming foods that hold little to no nutritional …

Breakfast

How to Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones

Flip this switch for weight loss that lasts.<p><i>This article was orginally posted by our partners at</i> Prevention <i>and republished with permission.</i><p><i>From the book</i> The Hormone Reset Diet: Balance your Hormones and Lose up to 15 pounds in just 3 weeks! <i>by Sara Gottfried. Copyright © 2015 by Sara Gottfried.</i> …

Wellness

How to Wrap Your Sandwiches for Better Eating on the Go

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>I love almost everything about buying a sandwich—it's easy, it's cheap, it's customizable, and, at the very end, I get to watch in awe as the sandwich-maker performs rapid-fire origami, wrapping my lunch in a snug little parchment …

Sandwiches

Bank of America Joins Fight Against North Carolina Bathroom Law

Now things are getting serious for North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory.<p>The Bank of America (bac) based in Charlotte, N.C. and with 15,000 employees …

Healthy Dinner: One Pot Sweet Potato Quinoa Stew

Is there anything better than a hearty meal that all comes together in one pot? This recipe combines comfort food like sweet potato and chickpeas, …

Turkish-Style Vegan Tofu Scramble (Vegan Menemen) Recipe

During the week and a half that I spent in Istanbul, my sisters, my wife, and I must have eaten <i>menemen</i>—eggs scrambled with olive oil, onions, chilies, and tomatoes—at least a dozen times. Traditionally, it's made by slow-cooking onions and hot green chilies in olive oil in a <i>sahan</i>, a shallow, …

Why We Should Learn More About Moringa

As a 20-year cancer survivor, I thought that I had heard of everything possible to promote good health. Then again, I also believe that the more you know, the more there is to learn. And moringa is proof of that.<p>Though I initially thought it might be a new Latin dance, I learned that <i>moringa …