Matthew Petrosky

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Recipe: Ham and Cheddar Lunch Box Muffins

Ham and Cheddar Lunch Box Muffins<p>Makes 12 muffins<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal <br>2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1 …

8 Great Spots for Chinese Dumplings in Manhattan

Boiled, fried, steamed, or soupy, dumplings hit the sport as a snack, an appetizer, or even as an entrée all on their own. In a city as diverse as …

Russian supergrass allegedly poisoned with soup 'vomited strange liquid after collapsing in the road'

A wealthy Russian whistleblower suspected of being poisoned vomited strange "greeny yellow" liquid after collapsing in the road within the high security gated community where he lived, an inquest heard.<p>Businessman Alexander Perepilichnyy, 44, went out for a run on the afternoon of November 10 …

Crime

Airlines Just Announced a Ton of Super-Cheap Flight Deals

You can fly to Europe for as little as $84.<p>Travelers can score ultra-cheap flights within the U.S. and to (and around) Europe on several airlines …

What Causes the Legendary Runner's High and How to Feel It

We've all heard about the elusive runner's high. Runners like running, and they even feel good doing it! Experienced runners get a sense of elation …

Marathons

Philippines to disband anti-drug police units after rogue agents kill South Korean businessman

President Rodrigo Duterte said he was embarrassed that anti-drugs officers had abused their power to engage in kidnapping, leading to the death by strangulation of Jee Ick-joo, on the grounds of the national police headquarters.<p>Duterte said other suspects were still at large and gave them 48 hours …

Asia

Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly cast doubt upon the …

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

L.A. is the bad jobs capital of the U.S.

The latest figures on Los Angeles County residents' educational attainment might lead you to think that way too many of them don't have enough schooling to get a job. Twenty-one percent of Angelenos over 25 have a high school diploma but nothing more, while 22% of them, according to the year-end …

Income Inequality

Eczema Treatment: What You Can Do To Stop The Incessant Itch

Unidentified bumps and rashes can be caused by anything from allergies to keratosis pilaris, but eczema is one of the most common culprits. Also …

Skin Care

How to Prevent Peanut Allergies

About six million young children in the U.S. suffer from food allergies—most commonly to peanuts. Pediatricians and allergy experts once agreed that …

Move Over, Marie Kondo: Make Room for the Hygge Hordes

As soothing as a video of a basket of baby sloths, and borne on a raft of lifestyle books, hygge is headed for your living room.<p>Hygge (pronounced HOO-gah, like a football cheer in a Scandinavian accent) is the Danish word for cozy. It is also a national manifesto, nay, an obsession expressed in the …

The Four Ways Wealth Spreads In Cities

Over the years, there’s been an awful lot written about the concentration of poverty in America, particularly in our large cities, and how the concentration drives inequality and limits economic mobility. I often wonder, however, if the real problem is not one of poverty concentration, but of …

Urban Design

A travel-blogging couple who earns up to $6,000 a month shares exactly how they make money on the road

Since then, they've spent most of their time on the road, traveling everywhere from Mongolia to Vietnam to Tajikistan.<p>When they spoke with Business Insider in 2015, they were earning $1,500-$2,000 a month as they traveled. In the past year, however, business has taken off, and they now earn between …

Czech Republic

P&G’s Downy Facing Stiff Reality: Millennials Don’t Use Fabric Softener

Procter & Gamble’s once popular ultra-soft Downy brand is facing a stiff reality: millennials don’t use fabric softener.<p>As a result, sales of Downy's liquid softener have fallen 26% between 2007 and 2015, pushing the entire U.S. liquid softener category down 15%, according to Euromonitor.<p>During an …

Procter & Gamble

Here's where you should store your emergency savings

"No matter how well you plan or how positively you think, there are always things out of your control that can go wrong," David Bach writes in his bestseller "The Automatic Millionaire," which is being re-released this December.<p>"People lose their jobs, their health, their spouses. The economy can …

Personal Finance

A Moscow academic suggested Putin might step down in 2017. Then his prediction disappeared.

Valery Solovei is a professor at Russia's prestigious Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He is well-respected within Russia-watching circles, known for a proximity to Kremlin circles that has enabled him to accurately predict several recent government appointments.<p>On Thursday, an …

Russia
Human Resources

This Camouflaged Ferrari 488 Challenge's Glowing Brakes Are Mesmerizing

But is it too quiet?<p>The Ferrari 488 GTB may be turbocharged, but its 3.9-liter V8 still screams all the way up to 8000 rpm. And with 661 horsepower on tap, it'll launch to 60 mph in three seconds flat and do the quarter mile in 10.5 seconds. Keep your foot down, and the 488 will keep pulling all …

Hillary Clinton: The global challenges that would confront America's first woman president

If she wins on November 8, Hillary Clinton will take office better schooled on national security and military matters than any White House occupant …

What Happens When Millennials Grow Up?

We spoke to a bunch of experts about what life might look like for us when we're all middle-aged.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>We share apartments with people we don't know or with our parents, live hand-to-mouth, and subscribe to a culture of anxiety. We struggle with self esteem and …

Mental Health

If you think education is the solution to income inequality, you may have flunked Statistics

The big topic that the big discussions love to talk around is wealth inequality. We are like the alcoholic that doesn’t want to admit we have a problem.<p>First it was ‘There isn’t sufficient evidence of growing inequality.’ Then it was ’Maybe it doesn’t matter as long as everyone is benefitting.’ …

Economics

Arduino unleashes a serious Internet of Things system for hardware hackers

Back in the old days hardware manufacturers felt safe in the knowledge that no mere hardware hacker could attempt to recreate their inventions. From Sony to Philips to LG to Samsung, the consumer electronics industry was locked up and no one could crack the case. Until those meddling Arduino kids …

An Online Education Breakthrough? A Master’s Degree for a Mere $7,000

The master’s degree business is booming. College graduates looking for a leg up in the job market are flocking to one- and two-year programs that promise entry to lucrative careers. Top colleges are more than willing to provide them — for a price. Tuition for a 30-credit master’s in computer …

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

War
Extremism

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe for $30 a Year

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe for $30 a Year<p>If you're like me, then you are always looking for ways to cut corners, but not quality. I am a big …

Dessert

The most commonly used online dating profile words in 10 major US cities

But R. Luke Dubois, an artist, composer and professor of digital media, wanted to track Americans in a different way. Dubois, who creates interpretive representations of data, decided in 2010 to map the United States based on the words used in online dating profiles.<p>So he signed up for 21 different …

Skew

Uzbekistan plunged into uncertainty by death of dictator Islam Karimov

Strongman leader of central Asia’s most populous country has no official successor<p>Uzbekistan’s veteran dictator, Islam Karimov, has died, leaving central Asia’s most populous country in a state of turmoil and political uncertainty.<p>Turkey’s prime minister, Binali Yıldırım, announced the news in a …

Report: Mercedes-AMG hypercar to pack F1 engine

In July we heard rumors that Mercedes-AMG planned to enter the hypercar war with a new model to mark its 50th anniversary in 2017.<p>Citing a source …

Le Mans

How to Eat Well When You're Young and Broke

It doesn't have to be all dollar menus and junk food.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and</b> <b>Android</b><p>Eating well is a struggle for everyone, and when you're on a budget, it's damn near impossible. Walk into the grocery store with dreams of stocking your fridge with organic, free-range, and locally sourced foods, …

Organic Products