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Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

DIY: A Stylish, Modern Wooden Pegboard

After admiring Julie’s wooden pegboard from Germany (as seen in <i>Remodelista: The Organized Home</i>), I hinted to my husband, Chad, that it would make a …

How your next meal could help fight depression and stress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you find that food deeply affects your mood? Science is beginning to back up such gut feelings.<p>The link between poor diet and mood disorders has been long known, but what has been less clear is the direction of causality. When we're depressed, we tend to reach for lower-quality comfort …

Nutrition

Viagra Has Unexpected Medical Benefits for Another Private Body Part

The little blue pill is useful outside the bedroom, say doctors.<p>Viagra became a household name when it became the first pill to treat erectile …

Colon Cancer

Facebook isn't worth it anymore. Delete your account.

We didn't need former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to tell us the obvious. Yet, he did.<p>On Saturday, Snowden criticized Facebook …

It's official: Russia is targeting critical American infrastructure with 'malicious cyberattacks'

Russian cyber operatives are attacking critical American infrastructure such as energy grids, nuclear facilities, aviation systems, and water processing plants, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The report details numerous attempts, …

The brain link between coffee and cannabis

Coffee is a complex substance and — as a new study finds — its metabolic interactions are equally complex. Surprisingly, coffee influences the same …

How to get more Americans to volunteer

Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th-century Frenchman fascinated by U.S. life, praised what he saw during his travels across the new nation as an unusual …

Nonprofits

What Airbnb Did to New York City

Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.<p>There are two kinds of horror stories about Airbnb. When the home-sharing platform first appeared, the initial cautionary tales tended to emphasize extreme guest …

House hunters, be wary: 7 seemingly small flaws may point to a money pit

When Annemarie Kill and her husband, John Duffy, bought their first house in Chicago’s Galewood neighborhood in 2003, the duo knew it needed some cosmetic work — in fact, they were excited to redo the bathrooms and kitchen to make the home their own.<p>Little did they realize that the back of the …

California's housing crunch has turned liberals against one another

BERKELEY, Calif. — A median-priced one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco rents for nearly $3,300 a month. In the Silicon Valley community of San Mateo, the median home will set you back almost $1.4 million. Even in semi-rural Petaluma in Sonoma County, at least an hour drive from the city, rent …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

Guns

Murder Accountability Project

Update: Investigation of Atlanta strangulations<p>Former Atlanta prostitute Susan Drew vividly recalls the multiple deaths of sex workers in the 1990s, …

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

Crime

101. Hire an accountant

Without skipping your daily Starbucks run.<p>By <b>Alicia Adamczyk, Kaitlin Mulhere, Elizabeth O’Brien and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>We’d all like to finish next …

Personal Finance

Clogged arteries may be down to bacteria, not diet

The fat molecules in the plaques that clog up our arteries and raise risk of heart attack and stroke may come from bacteria that live in our mouths …

Medical Research

9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers

These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as structural and design elements of modern homes.<p>The beauty of using shipping containers in construction projects may not be immediately obvious to the untrained eye, but …

Navigating The 'Aisle Of Confusion' To Whiten Your Teeth

Walk down the aisle of your local pharmacy or grocery store and you'll be bombarded by a dizzying array of bleaching products, from gels and strips to paint-on bleach.<p>Cosmetic tooth bleaching is a $3.2 billion global industry, according to market analysts, and it's getting bigger fast. It's easy to …

Dentistry

Science Reveals the Secret to Ancient Rome's Indestructible Concrete

Roman concrete is famous for its durability, lasting for thousands of years and seemingly stronger with each passing year. New research has uncovered …

Engineering

Where veterans live in the United States

This map shows which counties in the United States have the highest concentration of veterans as a rate per 10 thousand people. Veteran population …

How do you treat a dog with OCD?

Some dogs exhibit a compulsive disorder that is eerily similar to that found in humans. Can the methods used to treat man’s best friend work for us too?<p>Curiously, and perhaps eagerly, I am looking at a bull terrier named Sputnik, searching for a resemblance.<p>He’s a stocky three-year-old, mostly …

3D printed blood vessels in teeth a viable alternative to root canal procedures

Jun 26, 2017 | By Julia<p>More than 15 million root canals are conducted every year in the United States, but that number could soon start to drop. …

Research

Scientists find mechanism behind precise spinal cord development

Scientists have uncovered how nerve cells in the spinal cord are organised in precise patterns during embryo development - a finding that could give …

Two spinal cord injury patients show improvement after receiving InVivo's Neuro-Spinal Scaffold; shares ahead 13% premarket

InVivo Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NVIV) perks up 13% premarket on modest volume in response to its announcement that two spinal cord injury patients in the …

An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery

Canadian researchers have invented an intraoperative probe that reliably detects multiple types of tumor cells<p>Montreal, June 28, 2017 - Patients with …

Cancer

The judge who says he's part of the gravest injustice in America

<b>Sioux City, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Susan Rice lifts her hands to her face. She pushes aside her gray hair and wipes away tears.<p>She turns to her family, sitting behind her in a federal court, and mouths "I love you." It may be a while before they're all together again.<p>Rice turns back to face Judge Mark …

Judiciary

James Comey’s Intellectual History

More than three decades before the F.B.I. began investigating whether members of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign had colluded with the Russian government, James Comey—the Bureau’s recently fired director—envisioned a Russian conquest of America. He was then a senior at the College of William & …

Donald Trump

To Have and Have Not

New letters shed light on Hemingway’s unrequited love and early life.<p>On a recent afternoon in Boston, Betsy Fermano walked through an exhibition titled “Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars” at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Among the artifacts—vintage photos, paintings, and handwritten …

Literature

Never Before Seen: Deer Spotted Eating Human Bones

Forensic scientists studying human decomposition spotted an unexpected animal chewing on the remains.<p>In an unprecedented finding, researchers spotted a deer chewing on a human rib during a study aimed at examining how human remains decompose in the wild.<p>Scavengers take advantage of opportunities to …

How to print to PDF on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Print to PDF is an easy way to preserve the information and layout of what you are currently viewing, saving a 1:1 digital copy of the documents and websites you use everyday. You don’t actually print anything, but the idea is that an exact replica of what would have appeared on paper, if you had …