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The link between climate change and meat consumption is harrowingly real

Adjusting our diets will greatly reduce the costs associated with global warming. The public just needs to buy in<p>Annick de Witt<p>April 16, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Over the last decade or so, the media have slowly but steadily fed the public …

Cardiologists Refuse to Eat These Foods

<i>By: Missy Wilkinson</i><p><i>Credit: Idli Papp/Shutterstock</i><p>Cardiologists! They think they're so great, with their anatomical heart models and ascetic dietary advice. But come on. Under those white coats, they're people, too, just like you and me, right? Which means they enjoy cold hot dogs dipped in cans of …

Atheist Group Renews Fight To Eliminate $700 Million Tax Benefit For Ministers Of The Gospel

In a complaint filed last week in a Wisconsin federal court, leaders of a large atheist group renewed their quest to strike from the tax law a provision that has been in place since the Cold War, and that, not surprisingly, bestows a tax benefit specifically on religious leaders.<p>Section 107 of the …

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41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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John Oliver Goes Full Spotlight on an Egregiously Corrupt, Little-Known Facet of Government

Oliver and team expose an appalling drain on our taxes.<p>After last Sunday, all eyes were on <b>John Oliver</b> and the <i>Last Week Tonight</i> team. The comedian finally broke his silence on <b>Donald Trump</b> and, in doing so, raked in over 19 million views for that one video on YouTube—about five times more than the …

These 16 Charts Will Help You Pull Off The Perfect Dinner Party

In our daydreams, we pull off successful dinner parties to choruses of “What a beautiful tablescape,” and “Did <i>you</i> make that gorgeous tart?” But in reality, as the last guests leave, it can feel like you’ve really been through something.<p>The duties of a host require a ton of forethought and …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Prepaying student loans may mean less money in retirement | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rising student loan debt may be hampering young people’s ability to buy homes or even move out of their parents’ basements. But that does not mean student loan borrowers always should be in a hurry to pay off this debt.<p>Occupy Wall Street demonstrators participating in a …

Democrats' Favorable Odds in 2016

While the out­comes of pres­id­en­tial races are pretty much de­cided by how the swing, or “purple,” states split, in the fight for con­trol of the …

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