Priscilla Gan

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Fast Fashion is Absolutely Destroying the Planet

And buying a Prius won't make up for it.<p>You can buy a hybrid car. You can use cloth bags at the grocery store. Hell, you can even put solar panels on your roof. But if you're buying fast fashion, you're still destroying the planet.<p>In fact, it doesn't even necessarily have to be fast fashion. If …

Clothing

Thirsty for profit: Eateries take hit as drink sales drop

Cautious consumers are buying fewer drinks when they eat out, squeezing a line of business that has traditionally been a strong profit centre for restaurateurs.<p>Many restaurant-goers are instead simply asking for tap water, a trend that is being driven by consumers' desire to save money and make …

Potatoes Supreme Recipe

"This family favorite side-dish combines potatoes, cheese, and onions. For a different take, use cream of mushroom soup instead of chicken …

23 Healthyish Comfort Food Recipes To Stress Eat During The Election

Brb self-medicating with mozzarella sticks.

Cooking

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>Place the thyme, fennel seeds, 1 tablespoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a mini food processor and process until …

Cooking

Betty's Famous Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"Absolutely the best cinnamon rolls, ever. So good, you can't NOT make them, let alone, stop eating them. A little hard work but totally worth it in …

China Premier Li says economy to maintain steady growth | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain steady growth and speed up economic transformation, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Saturday, adding that the world’s No. 2 economy would be able to overcome current challenges, official news agency Xinhua reported.<p>China's Premier Li Keqiang arrives to the …

China

Japan, India to ink controversial nuclear deal this week: Reports

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan and India are set to sign a controversial civil nuclear deal this week, reports said Sunday (Nov 6), as the two Asian allies look …

Car bomb blast kills soldiers near Somali parliament

At least two soldiers were killed and five wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on Saturday near Somalia's parliament in the capital Mogadishu, according to police.<p>The blast, which targeted an army convoy near the Sayidka junction checkpoint, was claimed by the armed group al-Shabab.<p>"Two soldiers …

Extremism

Delhi Pollution: Over 17000 schools shut as smog chokes national capital

<b>New Delhi</b>: Nearly 17,000 schools running under the three municipal corporations of Delhi were closed on Saturday in view of the heavy smog, the worst …

Pollution

Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oatmeal - Best Crock Pot Recipes - Pictures - Chowhound

Prior to going to bed, coat the inside of the cooker with butter to keep the oatmeal from sticking, then add in the oats, water, coconut (or whole …

Breakfast

Long hours carry health risks for women

Working long hours over a long time can be hazardous to a woman’s health — although it doesn’t necessarily have the same effect on men, according to …

Slow Cooker Poached Salmon Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1In the crock of a slow cooker, combine the water, white wine, lemon, shallots, bay leaf, herbs, peppercorns, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Cook on high …

Slow Cookers

Delhi shuts schools, halts construction to tackle pollution

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's capital announced a slew of measures Sunday to combat the crippling air pollution that has engulfed the city, including …

Pollution

Germany's interior ministry floats hardline 'Australian-style' asylum policy

Germany's interior ministry has said that migrants trying to reach Europe's shores across the Mediterranean should be intercepted and returned to …

This Stunning Singapore Villa Perfectly Balances Indoor and Outdoor Living

We have always been fans of open layouts in private homes. Perfected by Brazilian architects Studio MK27, we come across the above new home in …

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls I Recipe

"Make the night before, rolls rise in the fridge overnight and bake the next morning. Easy and delicious. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>1/3 cup butter<p>1 …

Chinese Americans Must Vote For More Than Materialism

There has been a recent and burgeoning trend towards materialism in Chinese cultures, perhaps coinciding with recent economic booms. I witness this anecdotally whenever I walk down 5th Avenue in Manhattan and see a disproportionate number of Chinese people outside luxury retail stores. After …

Rise, sisters, rise. Defeat Donald Trump

Dear women of America and men who love women,<p>All week I have received emails, texts and calls from my sisters around the world. They were as diverse as you get – sisters in Congo fighting an epidemic of rape and brutality, and sisters in Iceland striking across the country protesting pay inequity. …

Feminism

Trump says African Americans are living in hell. That depends on what you mean by hell

Donald Trump looked out at the crowd of supporters at a rally in Ohio last month and ticked off the troubles he said plague black America: "The violence. The death. The lack of education. No jobs."<p>This, he said pointing in the imagined direction of an inner-city "ghetto," is a place where "you buy …

High Blood Pressure

Do online high schools make the grade?

From CNET Magazine: Virtual classrooms are growing in popularity, but beware. There can be big differences in quality and cost.<p>"I do think that I am missing out on some typical high school experiences...but I believe that I experience all the ones that really matter."<p>Birte Doludda

High School

The average American is personally responsible for melting 645 square feet of Arctic ice every year

Of course, we all are. If you've lived on Earth for even a couple of years, then greenhouse gases—emitted by you or for your benefit—have in some small part helped cause warming temperatures, rising sea levels, and mass extinctions.<p>It's that "in some small part" that's the rub, though. Global …

15 Apple Pie Recipes That Are (Almost) Better Than Grandma’s

When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these days we’re more into creative apple recipes that aren’t <i>so</i> traditional. You’ve got all of the …

Fears grow for children addicted to online games

Medical and addiction experts, charities and parents are becoming increasingly concerned about the amount of time children are spending playing online games as figures show that UK spending on titles such as <i>League of Legends</i>, <i>World of Warcraft</i> and <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> will top £3bn this year.<p>Dr Aric …

Grand Theft Auto

Iraqis flee fighting with tales of horror

<b>Khazir, Iraq (CNN) —</b> A rising tide of humanity ebbed east from Mosul on Thursday as Iraqi forces entered the ISIS-controlled city for the first time in two years and engaged in up-close battles with the militants.<p>Aid groups have been warning for months that the Mosul campaign could lead to a human …

Mosul

Project-based learning holds back poor pupils

Schools have been warned against using project-based learning, because major new research has found that the approach could leave disadvantaged …

U.S. Wages Rising At The Fastest Pace In Years Amid Solid Hiring

Go ahead — ask the boss for a raise.<p>The jobs report released Friday by the Labor Department suggests the time finally may be right to demand a fatter paycheck.<p>The October report showed employers added 161,000 jobs — and paid workers more. Average hourly earnings rose by 10 cents to $25.92 last …

Economics

Al Qaeda leader killed by airstrike in Afghanistan, U.S. says

The<p>Defense Departmentsays an airstrike in Afghanistan last month killedAl Qaeda's top leader in the eastern part of the country.<p>Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook issued a written statement saying a precision strike conducted by the United States military on Oct. 23 in Kunar province killed Faruq …

Afghanistan

A new study shows that the gender gap in math abilities starts early—and teacher bias makes it worse as time goes on

In 2008, research suggested there was no gender gap in math performance in the US. From second to 11th grades, girls did just as well as boys on state standardized math tests.<p>A new, well-designed, and large study suggests otherwise. It looks at younger children and shows that there is a tiny gender …

Education