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New York Can Destroy Documents, Judge Rules in Municipal ID Case

New York City on Friday claimed a victory in its fight to protect undocumented immigrants when a Staten Island judge ruled, after four months of deliberations, that the city could destroy personal documents associated with its municipal identification program.<p>The decision, by Justice Philip G. …

These Buddhist principles can help you stop ruining your diet at work—and chill out, too

Two thousand and five hundred years ago, Buddha suggested some basic guidelines for eating to his monks. He recommended that they limit their eating to certain hours rather than grazing throughout the day. When they did eat, he said, they should give their food the attention it deserved.<p>Today, as …

Nutrition

The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try

Maximize efficiency in your business with this battle-ready approach to planning.<p>The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at …

Trump picks Scott Pruitt to head EPA

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, his former campaign manager told reporters Wednesday.<p>"Attorney General Pruitt has great qualifications and a good record as the AG of Oklahoma, and there were a …

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NYC. A final note on NYC from Le Corbusier. It’s not a place I would choose to live in but there’s beauty to Gotham City.<p>STORMY. Featuring some of …

The Best-Kept Secret Swimming Holes of Central Florida

With a year-round temperature of 68°F, Kelly Park Rock Springs is a wonderful place to cool down on a hot day. Because the park’s creek flows freely …

Putin curbs anti-Western rhetoric, says wants to get on with Trump

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin struck an unusually conciliatory tone in his annual state of the nation address on Thursday, saying Moscow wanted to get on with the incoming U.S. administration and was looking to make friends not enemies.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a …

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

Bible breakthrough: Scientists unlock secrets of burned Hebrew scroll

In a significant archaeological achievement, an ancient Hebrew scroll that was burned in a fire in the distant past and was seemingly impenetrable has finally become readable— and scientists have discovered that it contains verses from the book of Leviticus.<p>The breakthrough was made through a …

Putin is planning to reincarnate the KGB

Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to <i>Kommersant</i>, is planning a major overhaul of the country's security services. The Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR, with the Federal Security Service, or FSB, which keeps an eye on …

Russia

George W.'s Biographer Explains How Bush Family Failures Led to Donald Trump's Success

Jean Edward Smith, a renowned presidential biographer, pulls no punches.<p>When a biographer says that George W. Bush "is in many respects the founder of ISIS," some will question the source. After all, in his capacity as a Donald Trump shill, Rudy Giuliani has said similar things about Hillary …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Houseplants

Trump's doctor declares he's in 'excellent physical health'

Donald Trump is in "excellent physical health," his physician wrote in a medical note released Thursday by the Republican nominee's campaign.<p>The campaign said Trump's latest physical took place last Friday, administered by his doctor of nearly 36 years, Harold Bornstein of Lenox Hill Hospital in …

12 things to ask for when you check into your hotel room

Henry Blodget

The Top 10 Meal Habits of Thin Families

There are few things that Americans agree on, but here’s one of them: Eating dinner together as a family is a good idea.<p><i>The Walking Dead</i> zombies eat …

How hot is too hot for Earth-style life? - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

<b>Destination:</b><p>Nankai Trough, ~120 kilometers off the coast of Japan, where the ocean depth is 4.7 kilometers, and drilling will penetrate a further 1.2 …

How to make the best pie dough ever, and use it to make this strawberry pie

Here's a quick pro tip when it comes to pie dough: Use a food processor. Add the dry ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and pulse a few times to combine. Then add cold chunks of fat and give the processor a couple whirs to incorporate, then pulse in the liquid ingredients just to …

Baking

Was Hillary Wearing an Earpiece During Last Night’s Presidential Forum?

<b>UPDATE: Hillary Clinton’s campaign has denied she was wearing an earpiece.</b><p>“Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill said what is seen in the photo is merely a …

Doctor’s Orders: Avoid These Seven Mistakes That Slow Your Metabolism

If you find yourself gaining weight or your weight loss efforts have slowed down to a crawl, it’s time to look at what may be the problem – your …

Nutrition

EpiPen maker to offer discounts after price hike firestorm

Drugmaker Mylan (MYL) said Thursday that it would offer discounts on a life-saving allergy shot after generating a firestorm when it implemented sharp price increases for the treatment.<p>The company said it would offer coupons covering up to $300 "for patients in health plans who face higher …

Pharma

7 Backyard Landscaping Ideas That Will Entice You to Come Out of the House

Ah, the irony of having a backyard: Homeowners pine for a green patch of land to call their own, but once they've got it, they very rarely visit the place.<p>While outdoor living spaces topped the 2015 Home Design Trends survey by the American Institute of Architects, UCLA's " Life at Home in the …

8 Amazing Teas that Help You Lose Weight

Obesity is now a global health issue. Obesity is usually caused by inadequate exercise and unhealthy diet, hence regular exercise and adhering to a …

5 Foods You Should be Eating to Feel More Energized

Everyone knows that food is fuel for our body — so before you take on the world, shouldn't you make sure that the fuel you're using is premium?<p>Here's …

7 Foods You Didn't Know Could Heal Your Gut

Your gut’s duties involve so much more than digesting breakfast, lunch, and dinner.<p>In fact, your gut—comprised of trillions of microorganisms like …

Wellness

10 of the most eco-friendly destinations in North America

Still planning your summer vacation? If you’re concerned about your carbon footprint, you might consider Sian Ka’an<p>Reynard Loki<p>May 22, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>In the 1950s, the world was crisscrossed by some 25 million annual tourists (i.e., overnight visitors). In 2014, according to the Center for …

Stunning Rock Garden Design Ideas - Quiet Corner

Why cultivate a rock garden? They’re low-maintenance. They’re in season all year round. They add variety to the landscape. Need another reason?<p>Rock …

Landscaping

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

Inspiring Backyard Pond Ideas - Quiet Corner

If you’ve always wanted a backyard pond, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners already have them and thousands more are installing …