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Try This Easy Yoga Workout to Kick-Start Your New Year

Right on schedule, 2018 has arrived and prompted us to reevaluate our exercise regimen and the general state of our lives. But resolutions don't have …

The 20 best foods to eat if you're trying to lose weight

Not all calories are created equal.<p>Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body.<p>They can have vastly different effects on …

The 5 Best Appetizers to Bring to This Year's Friendsgiving

I think we can all agree that appetizers are a must for any and all Friendsgiving feasts. The very best pre-dinner bites are easy to pull together …

Foodies

Comey Tried to Shield the F.B.I. From Politics. Then He Shaped an Election.

WASHINGTON — The day before he upended the 2016 election, James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, summoned agents and lawyers to his conference room. They had been debating all day, and it was time for a decision.<p>Mr. Comey’s plan was to tell Congress that the F.B.I. had …

Once you learn these 4 profound lessons from Lao Tzu, your perspective on life will completely change

Lao Tzu is one of the greatest Chinese philosophers to have ever lived.<p>His teachings have become so influential in Chinese society that they are …

The No-Knead, No-Fuss Recipe That Will Get You Baking Bread Every Week

This is it: the bread recipe so simple and good, it will get you baking bread every week—even if you’ve never made a loaf in your life. It’s the comforting, no-knead peasant bread that’s ready in as few as 2 hours, unlike other no-knead breads that are ready ... tomorrow.<p>It's the bread that, …

Baking

5 Favorites: Houseplants for the Bath

The best room in the house (for your plants) is the bath. House plants perform well with natural light and shower mist; as an added bonus, they also …

Sweet Potato Poutine Just Changed Your Dinner Party Dish Game Forever

Sweet potatoes may be a delicious root vegetable, but as their popularity increases, the question is how to make them stand out in the potluck spread or on the dinner table? Use this poutine recipe that includes winter ingredients like cranberries and sage to make a sweet potato dish with an …

Breakfast All Day: 22 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture of dashi-simmered egg and chicken, and an easy Chinese dish pairs …

Cooking

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

Entrepreneurship

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Parenting

The four ways a Trump presidency could turn out, according to an expert in political upheaval

In fits and starts, the contours of the Trump administration will begin to take shape over the coming weeks. Like his campaign, the president-elect's transition is already shaping up to be a highly unconventional one: shortly after the election, Trump removed Chris Christie from a leadership post …

Donald Trump

The man with no name

When an anonymous Mexican man was taken to an American hospital after a car crash, a 16-year quest began. Lying in a persistent vegetative state, he became a source of hope for thousands of families looking for lost loved ones<p>Because the beginning was lost, his story always began in the middle, but …

100,000 National Guardsmen Mobilized to Deport Immigrants? The Anatomy of a News Cycle

Tweet, report, outrage, denial, confirmation, qualification. What to make of the bewildering reports from the early days of the Trump administration.<p>Friday morning, the Associated Press dropped a bombshell report: “Trump administration considers mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops …

Donald Trump

How The EPA Became A Victim Of Its Own Success

The Environmental Protection Agency has a pretty simple mission in principle: to protect human health and the environment. It's a popular purpose too. Nearly three out of four U.S. adults believe the country "should do whatever it takes to protect the environment," according to a 2016 survey by the …

EPA