Michelle Anderson

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5 Speculative Novels to Help You Survive a Trump Presidency

From 'The Handmaid's Tale' to 'American Gods,' here are fictional works to help you make sense of reality.<p>The looming reality of Donald Trump in the …

Books

Basic Survival Skills That Can Save Your Life in Any Situation

What are the basics?<p>First we’ll cover the basics — basic survival skills. Then we’ll throw in a few survival skills that make Army Green Berets able …

This Cinnamon Pecan Pie Recipe Is Literally Holiday Crack

If you didn’t know — I LOVE pie. My last meal would be made up of pies — savory breakfast quiches, potpies, pizza pies and, of course, tons and tons of sweet pies. I recently came across this cinnamon bun crust hack on Pinterest and my heart skipped a beat. I am here to let you all know that this …

Baking

From 1940s Baghdad to 1980s Newcastle: an archive of urban change – in pictures

To mark this year’s UrbanPhotoFest theme of ‘photography, memory and archive’, our readers shared old pictures and memories of cities around the world

Baghdad

Coconut-Chocolate Cream Pie

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 box (9 ounces) Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers<br>• 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted<br>• 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted, divided<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 1/4 cup cornstarch<br>• 13½ ounces canned coconut milk<br>• 1 cup milk<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract<br>• 1 1.75-ounce Mounds …

Myanmar journalist says she was fired over story on military rape allegations

A journalist who worked at the English-language Myanmar Times has said she was dismissed for an article she wrote on allegations of rape by security forces following government pressure on the newspaper.<p>Former special investigations editor Fiona MacGregor had been reporting on Rakhine state, much …

Asia

So apparently red wine brownies are a thing and we need them ASAP

For obvious reasons, we love a good brownie that crumbles in our mouth. And guess what? Today is our lucky day (and yours!), because <i>Cosmo</i> let us know …

Chill with the Pie, Here are 5 New Desserts You Should Try for Thanksgiving This Year

Okay, hear me out: Pie is wonderful. While pumpkin, pecan, and apple pie can certainly have a place on the Thanksgiving menu (there's plenty of …

Baking

The Surprisingly Easy Secret to Perfect—Never Soggy!—Pie Crust

Your pie crust should never be soggy on the bottom. Never.<p>A golden, shiny egg-washed pie crust can blind you. It's practically glowing. You can see the flaky layers ready to crack under your fork. The lattice pattern looks like something out of a magazine. But then the facade comes crashing down. …

Baking

HyperNormalisation: Adam Curtis BBC documentary to look at why the world is so hopelessly f*cked

Revered filmmaker Adam Curtis has a new film coming to BBC iPlayer that will explore our increasingly false perception and presentation of the world …

Pop. 17,049: Welcome to America's largest jail

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's one thing you may not think about when landing at Los Angeles International Airport: Just 11 miles away sits the biggest jail system in America.<p>With an inmate population the size of a private college and a budget just north of $700 million, the L.A. County Jail is as sprawling and as …

17 Books To Drop Everything and Read Right Now

Now that fall is here, the idea of wrapping up in a comfy fleece blanket with a cup of cider and a good book is all-encompassing. From lesser-known …

Does Prozac Really Treat Anxiety? Maybe Not

Neuroscientist and author Joseph LeDoux proposes a new system of classification for anxiety and fear.<p>For as much time and money our culture spends on …

The 4 Most Important Foreign Policy Strategies for the Next President

The next president will inherit a chaotic global landscape: Europe’s economic crisis has become a social and political one as well, the Middle East …

A Harvard professor studied 10 major media outlets and found a harsh reality about election coverage

He was dismissing out of hand anything that he, or his opponents, might propose to do in office, noting that student-body presidents had so little power as to make their platforms disposable.<p>Sadly, the news media appears to have taken a similar outlook in its coverage of the 2016 presidential …

Government

If you don’t understand Black Lives Matter after Terence Crutcher’s death, you never will

His car broke down. An officer said he looked “bad.” Now he’s dead.<p>Countless studies, statistics, investigations, and anecdotes tell us that a person’s race can determine the kinds of interactions he or she will have with the police — and how likely it is that he or she will survive the …

10 Dump Cake Recipes You Can Practically Bake in Your Sleep

Funny to say and even easier to make: a dump cake. This is the ultimate semi-homemade dessert, and anyone — seriously, anyone — can bake a perfect one with minimal effort. Made by dumping boxed cake mix and fruit into a dish, dump cakes are quite possibly the easiest baking project you'll ever …

Dessert

Sexualising occupation: The uses and abuses of Israel’s female soldiers

One major anti-highlight of the August issue of VICE magazine is a “story” titled “The Defiant Femininity of Israel’s Female Soldiers”, which …

Israel

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Palestine’s latest evictions are a human rights crisis – world leaders must act

Abu Jihad, a Susiya village elder, waits anxiously. His home in the south Hebron hills of the occupied West Bank faces demolition for the third time. Legal options are running out as Israeli authorities proceed with their plans to forcibly evict half the village. Global opinion and pressure have …

Israel

A Teacher’s Mindfulness- A New Year Beginning Part 4 STOP Meditation

Developing mindfulness has a lot to do with shifting of perspectives. We have some deeply laid neuropathways that allow us to fall into a habit of …

End Your Quest for Spirituality at These Sacred Places in India

It is said God is ubiquitous in India, and that is why religion in the country has dimensions to it. Each city, town and village in India has a …

3 unexpected ways to cook with turmeric, according to Nutrition Stripped’s McKel Hill

With everyone from doctors to facialists zeroing in on inflammation, it’s no wonder turmeric is trending—even though it’s an age-old spice. The go-to …

How To Make Dumplings

With Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese flavors and an easy five-minute dough, these are the steps to perfect dumplings.

Recipes

A Week's Worth of Cheesy Recipes from Cowgirl Creamery

<i>All this week, Sue Conley and Peggy Smith from Cowgirl Creamery will be sharing recipes from their forthcoming cookbook Cowgirl Creamery Cooks, answering our questions, and giving away a book every day.</i><p><i>Today: We'll take one last look into the wide world of cheese.</i><p>Let's face it, everyone loves …

The Fastest Way to Your Own Happiness

<i>"The fastest way to your own happiness is to make another happy." -- Deepak Chopra</i><p>And the same is true for reducing suffering. So today, I want to invite you to spend the next couple minutes joining me in a guided compassion meditation.<p>Start by thinking of someone (whether you know them personally …

Illegal Israeli outposts in the West Bank face new pressure even as they expand

ESH KODESH, West Bank — Los Angeles native Aaron Katsof thinks it is “absurd” that even the Israeli government considers his Jewish village here an “illegal outpost.”<p>“Our first trailers came from the Ministry of Housing,” he said of the community of 230. “You can’t just bring water and electricity …