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Bill would ban lawmakers from flying first class using taxpayer dollars

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation aimed at preventing members of Congress from flying first class using taxpayer funds.<p>The bill, titled, "If Our Military Has to Fly Coach Then so Should Congress Act," was introduced by Reps. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz.; Raul Ruiz, D-Calif.; John …

UN Official Urges World Governments To Take 'Bold Action' On Killer Robots

The United Nations has started a four day meeting of government officials and experts to discuss the advent of autonomous killer robots and whether nations should commit to new international laws on their development.<p>In opening remarks at the talks, acting director-general of the United Nations …

Foster adoptions may be reducing foster parent pool

An effort that started a few years ago to help children languishing in state care may be diminishing the pool of foster parents, according to Irene …

Siblings

Raynard Price "Ask A Foster Parent Anything- Destroying Kids

The Ups and Downs of Foster Parenting<br>This video is a must see ! Listen to children and youth. We must also look at how we are destroying these …

Ukip row: multiple reasons children taken from Rotherham foster parents

Fresh details have emerged about the removal of three eastern European children from their foster parents that cast doubt on claims the decision was politically motivated and taken purely because the couple were members of Ukip.<p>The removal of the children from the Ukip-supporting foster couple in …

What's so bad about Ukip members being foster parents?

I have been commissioned to write a libretto about Tarzan by an American minimalist composer who wishes to remain anonymous, and who, I suspect, will have little difficulty in doing so. My new patron initially thought the apeman story a worthy operatic subject, having noticed the inherent …

Nick Clegg criticises council's bedroom tax appeal for foster carers

Nick Clegg has criticised a Labour-led council that sent leaflets to social housing tenants encouraging them to consider fostering a child as a way to avoid the so-called bedroom tax that comes into force next week.<p>The deputy prime minister was confronted about the issue during his weekly Call …

Childhood problems don't end at 16 for those in foster care

If you want to foster a kid, don't expect to be taking in Oliver Twist.<p>Children who need a foster home are, by and large, both troubled and trouble. Their family may have broken down, they may have been abused, or they may be a refugee. Whatever the reason they need a home, it isn't good.<p>And as …

Diet study: American Diabetes Association vs. Low Carb Ketogenic

Disclaimer: this study was not ground-breaking; it was confirmation of a phenomenon that is starting to become well-known, and soon to be the status …

Diabetes

9 Low-Carb Snacks to Eat on the Go

Simple solutions for a high-protein, high-portability diet<p>This classic childhood snack is both convenient and low carb. Two stalks of celery topped …

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Low-Carb Diet

A low-carb diet can be extremely effective for dropping excess fat, and studies show it may also help reduce the risk of insulin resistance and …

71 Low Carb Foods for Snacking

Want a snack that’s easy on your blood sugars? Our 7 Low Carb Snack Ideas was so popular that we are following up with <b>71 low carb snack ideas!</b><p>Please …

Atkins Hopes To Ride Paleo, Low-Carb Craze To A Comeback

A decade ago, Atkins was undeniably the fad diet of the moment: Back then, nearly 10 percent of Americans said they were either on the low-carb weight-loss plan or had tried it.<p>But after Dr. Robert Atkins, its namesake and mastermind, died of a head injury in 2003, the brand went downhill fast. …

Eating Low Carb for Weight Loss

People often think about starting a low-carb diet because they've either heard that it's a fast way to lose weight or have fallen prey to the idea …

The 10 Biggest Lies About Low-Carb Diets

This includes obesity, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and a few others. Collectively, these are the biggest health problems in the world. That being said, I've noticed a problem that has been growing steadily over the past few years in the low-carb community.<p>A lot of dogma seems to be getting …

Metabolism Miracle: 2014's Breakout Diet Trend

Illustrated by Zhang Qingyun.<p>It's officially that time of year again. Everywhere we go, someone's talking about their resolutions for 2014 — and most …

Cheesecake Recipe Sweetened With Agave Syrup

Preparation<p>You can bake this cheesecake with or without a water bath. The water bath simply means that you will place your foil-wrapped baking pan in …

Dessert

Low-Carb Emergency Food to Have on Hand

Hurricanes, earthquakes, and blizzards are some of the natural disasters which can isolate you from sources of food, water, and power. Having a …

Soybeans

What to Expect the First 6 Months on a Low-Carb Diet

We all have expectations (as well as hopes and dreams) for what will happen when we change our diets. It's important at the start to remember that …

6 Delicious Low-Carb Chocolate Recipes

When you think about chocolate, you may envision treats loaded with sugar. But plain chocolate is very low in sugar, and it can have some health …

Nutrition

Low-Carb? Don't Starve: Veggie Alternatives to Pasta, Rice and Bread

I'm a devout carnivore. Meat is still what's for dinner most days "chez nous." So a low-carb, high-protein diet suggested by my doctor sounded perfect for me.<p>But a few weeks in, I got tired of the same old "meat -- eggs -- veg" routine. Granted, there were a few "fruit" days. And I learned to turn …

Bacon + Low Carb + Delish = Super Bowl Snack Winner

If you Google "healthy Superbowl snacks," chances are you'll get a recipe list that sounds as bad as it tastes: <i>Quarterback Green Smoothie?</i> Not unless Tom Brady is involved. Wait -- is he even playing in this Super Bowl? (Googling again to check... OK, he's apparently not.) <i>Fruit Skewered with Yogurt</i> …

Cream Cheese

10 Reasons Everyone Should Go On A Low-Carb Diet

They were originally demonized by fat-phobic health professionals and the media.<p>People believed that these diets would raise cholesterol and cause heart disease because of the high fat content.<p>However… times are changing.<p>Since the year 2002, over 20 human studies have been conducted on low-carb …

Diabetes

Weight Loss on a Low-Carb Diet

People are attracted to a low-carb way of eating for a variety of reasons, but the most notable one is usually weight loss. How much weight can you …