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The concept of race lacks scientific support, Harvard professor says

Race is perhaps the worst idea ever to come out of science. Scientists were responsible for officially dividing human beings into Europeans, …

Clinton Makes History As Democratic Presidential Nominee

The Democratic National Convention made history Tuesday evening: Amid applause, shouts, cheers and in some cases tears, the delegates on the floor of the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia nominated Hillary Clinton for president of the United States.<p>Clinton is now the first female presidential …

Government

How John Kasich Could End Up Picking the Next President

A bizarre, tangled, 130-year-old law could leave the 2016 election up to the Ohio governor—unless Congress acts now.<p>Political junkies and history buffs have spent weeks dreaming about the unlikeliest possible scenarios that could determine the 2016 election: contested conventions, third-party bids, …

Government

A chemist says most people overlook a huge factor when brewing coffee

Tom Smith Photography<p>Christopher H. Hendon, a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry at MIT, was sitting in a coffee shop near his graduate school in the …

Coffee

Stop Spending So Much on Food

Eat more on less.<p>True or false? Coupons always save you money.<p>When you shop for groceries, money-saving “wisdom” you’ve heard in the past shops with …

11 Movies + Shows Pet Lovers Need to Be Watching on Netflix

Fellow animal lovers, listen up! Whether you’re into documentaries, true stories or animated flicks, watching a movie about animals and their special connection to us humans can warm even the coldest heart. There’s just something about watching a dog like Lassie stop at nothing to find his owner or …

Beer companies are using this counterintuitive method to get millennial customers back

"If you look at millennial brands that today are at the top of their preferred list, most of the time the advertising budget of those brands is zero," Jorn Socquet, Anheuser-Busch's vice president of marketing, told Bloomberg.<p>When it comes to "cool" beers, craft is king. Even though big beer …

Airbus's new planes fight jetlag with special features

The new line of A350 XWB jets cost Airbus a $15 billion investment, and the planes are already headed to the skies as part of Qatar Airways' international fleet.<p>The effects of jet lag are exacerbated when the body's natural sleep-wake cycle doesn't match up with the sunrise and sunset hours of your …

Is Soy or Almond Milk Healthier Than Cow's Milk? | Men's Health]

Before we take a critical eye to milk alternatives, let’s look at good old-fashioned cow’s milk.<p>Here are the positives: An 8-ounce glass of whole milk has nearly 8 grams of protein and 149 calories.<p>For comparison, a 4-ounce skinless roasted chicken breast has 35 grams of protein and 186 …

The FTC says Oracle 'deceived consumers' and left software on 850 million PCs vulnerable to hackers

The FTC says the software giant "deceived consumers" when issuing security updates to a piece of software just about every PC on the planet uses, called Java. The FTC estimates some 850 million PCs use Java Standard Edition (the version that the FTC says is problematic).<p>Oracle declined comment.<p>Java …

Java

Bo Ryan announces he will retire at Wisconsin effective immediately

Bo Ryan's announcement came in the midst of rocky start for the reining NCAA Tournament runners-up.<p>Bo Ryan announced he will retire at the end of Wisconsin's semester after the Badgers beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Tuesday night, in what would be Ryan's last game as Wisconsin's head coach. Greg …

College Sports

Seven candidates to replace Bo Ryan as Wisconsin's basketball coach

Virginia's Tony Bennett is the dream hire, if assistant Greg Gard can't get the job. But Northern Iowa's Ben Jacobson and Oregon State's Wayne Tinkle …

College Sports

The Best Hand (Immersion) Blenders

<i>Editor's Note: This review has been updated with notes on the non-winning models tested, in the section titled "The Competition."</i><p>A good immersion blender—also known as a hand blender or stick blender—can complement a well-equipped kitchen, offering a convenient alternative to dragging out a big, …

America’s 20 richest people have more money than these 152 million people

This statistic might even make the 1% feel humbled.<p>America’s 20 wealthiest people — a group that could fit in one Gulfstream G650 jet — are now worth …

It’s Official: New Yorkers In 2020 Won’t See Sunlight

New York City is in a real estate frenzy. In Manhattan, the skyline is rising higher and higher thanks to forthcoming projects by some of architecture’s biggest names: Rafael Viñoly, Bjarke Ingels, SHoP, and Herzog and de Meuron, among others. Across the river in Brooklyn, a similar fleet of …

Spatchcock Your Turkey

Whether you are cooking your turkey indoors or outdoors, butterflying the bird (spatchcocking) has numerous advantages.<p>1) By removing the spine and flattening the bird you can brown both sides and brown is beautiful. It is a well-known process called the Maillard reaction. The cavity of a classic …

A Guide to NYC's Coolest Borough (It's Not Brooklyn)

Though the borough may be in mourning following the Mets’ World Series defeat, there’s still plenty to celebrate in Queens—here are a few of the best, local-approved spots to eat, drink, and shop.<p>When Lonely Planet crowned Queens the top destination for tourists in the United States for 2015, I …

Long Island

5 Ways to Fall-ify Your Coffee (Without any Pumpkin Spice Whatsoever)

When fall chill sets in, you'll want to know how to make a warming morning brew at home (that doesn't involve pumpkin).<p>So long, sweet summer, and the bubbly nitros, cold brew tonics, and rosemary iced lattes we grew to love. Fall calls for comforting coffees, full of warming spices like …

Coffee

Here's Why You Should NEVER Refrigerate Your Bread

Because you knead to know.<p><i>As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Is your refrigerator running? Well, don't put your bread in it.<p>The truth is, if you want to keep your bread fresher for longer, wrapping it in …

Food

5 least affordable housing markets in America

Slide 1 of 7<p>In five counties in America, the average worker would have to spend his entire salary — or more — just to afford the mortgage payments on …

Why the Hottest Kitchen Tool Is Actually…a Cold Pan

Here's why you should (sometimes) start cooking in a cold pan.<p>Often, the success of a great dish comes down to heat. Gorgeously seared steak, perfect stir-fry, or properly <i>al dente</i> pasta all rely on a big flame and high heat. But here's a secret: <b>Sometimes, your cooking secret weapon is a cold pot or</b> …

Spices

Millions of Federal Student Loans Lining Up to Be Eliminated and Borrowers Repaid

As a consumer debt expert for decades I've developed a pretty good sense of reading the tea leaves of debt. Sometimes this means making some sense out of puzzle pieces well in advance of assembly.<p>I'm getting that same strong sense that student loan debtors are on the verge of a bold new ability to …

New Study Decodes When Working From Home Is Actually Productive

Researchers found there are a few key things that indicate whether it's a good idea for an employee to work remotely.<p>Working from home can be pretty great. You can send emails from the comfort of your couch and avoid commuting. Plus, away from the stress of the office, you might actually get <i>more</i> …

The Workplace

Uber, Ashley Madison, Airbnb -- this startup is mapping it all

Big data is the future. And online mapping firm CartoDB is, quite literally, banking on it.<p>The startup, which launched in 2012, takes in real-time data and spits out comprehensive map visualizations.<p>The maps created by CartoDB are as diverse as the different types of data out there. The firm can …

Ashley Madison

Timelapse: Braces Straightening Teeth

Prepare to be mesmerized, slightly horrified, and then say "Huh—those really work!" This short video shows 18 months in the life of an 11-year-old …

Literature

Pad Prik King

4 Servings<p>This vegetarian Thai curry is less spicy and more fragrant than you might expect; add a dried chile de árbol if you like heat.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large dried New Mexico chiles<p>½ 14-ounce package extra-firm tofu<p>2 shallots, coarsely chopped<p>8 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped<p>1 1-inch …

Curries

I used to be obsessed with SoulCycle — until I realized how much is wrong with the class

This verifies that the boutique indoor cycling classes are, in fact, taking over America.<p>But as with many fitness fads, it's not all it's cracked up to be.<p>I can confirm this firsthand.<p>I had a momentary obsession with SoulCycle. Stuck in a fitness rut and feeling the effects of my desk job on my …

A Chef's Guide to Cooking at Home

There's nothing quite like a home-cooked meal. Childhood memories of mom's chicken noodle soup or nana's chocolate sheet cake - certain foods, their taste and smell evoke memories and take us back in time. There is something so satisfying about cooking and baking for the people I love, passing on …

12 things to teach your kids about money before age 12

Although some financial topics might seem challenging, you might be surprised what your children can absorb.<p>From about age five, children can understand saving and spending, and as they get older they can learn more about budgeting and even investing.<p>To give you some examples, here are 12 money …

How the language you speak changes your brain

We speak so effortlessly that most of us never think about it. But psychologists and neuroscientists are captivated by the human capacity to …

Language Learning