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How Much Should I Eat Per Day To Gain Muscle Mass?

In order to gain muscle mass, you should take in about 15 calories per each pound of your body weight. If you have 180 pounds, you should eat about …

Is Bernie Sanders 'Socialist?' Are'"Socialist' Ideas Unpopular?

You might have heard that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is running for President in the Democratic primary. The term "socialist" is thrown around regularly about Senator Sanders, often as an ad hominem, and there are numerous questions to unpack with regard to this topic:<p>1. What is socialism?<p>2. Is …

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

The Brain

Biography: Documentary/People photographer Antanas Sutkus

Antanas Sutkus was born in Kluoniškiai on 27 June 1939. Sutkus’s series People of Lithuania is considered one of his most important works. It is a …

Why Hillary Clinton is a terrible candidate

On the other: Airbnb… Uber… cryptocurrencies… "Main Street"… businesses… families… gold… young people… savers… Freemasons… Ron Paul… truck drivers… the Episcopal Church… Elks… entrepreneurs… free markets… and millions of honest people who make their livings and live their lives as best they can …

The K-12 Education Speech We Need From Democrats

With the Elementary, Secondary Education Act (ESEA) once again up for reconsideration in Congress, it is time for the Democratic presidential hopefuls to take a stand. Candidates Sanders, O'Malley and Clinton have decided that to differentiate themselves from their Republican rivals, they must make …

Drone Imagery and the Future of Photojournalism - Interview with Tomas Van Houtryve | LensCulture

<i>Tomas van Houtryve received the 2015 Infinity Award for Photojournalism for the series “Blue Sky Days,” a drone’s-eye view of America. With his camera attached to a small drone, he traveled across the United States to photograph the very sort of gatherings that have become habitual targets for</i> …

You're Still Not Eating Enough Vegetables

Diet & Fitness<p>Americans are not getting close to eating enough fruits and vegetables daily, a new government report finds.<p>Guidelines are clear -– people should get a cup and a half to two cups of fruit every day and two to three cups of vegetables. But three-quarters of Americans do not manage to …

Nutrition

Scientists Separate Marijuana's Highs From Its Medical Lows

No more ‘Dude, where’s my car?'<p>Marijuana is getting a lot of love lately, from newly legal recreational users in a few American states, and doctors alike. Researchers are uncovering lots of ways in which THC, the chemical responsible for most of the herb’s psychological effects, can help treat …

One Path to Debt-Free College

With college tuition costs at an all-time high, Demos, a D.C.-based public policy organization, recently proposed a debt-free college initiative. "The Affordable College Compact" calls for state and federal partnership in higher education with the goals of substantially increasing public investment …

The Day My Food World Turned Upside Down

All of us feel more empowered knowing that our food choices are making a difference in the world. Every single meal is an opportunity to eat for a healthier planet. And what is really cool is the discovery that what is good for the planet is good for you and good for animals. So it doesn't matter …

Santa Barbara

Jeb Bush’s plutocratic fantasy land: Why his comments about American workers are completely divorced from reality | Salon.com

The State of our Imperfect Union: President Barack Obama's Racial Legacy

On election night November 4th, 2008, when Barack Obama walked out to accept the presidency with his wife and young daughters by his side, his every step forward seemed to represent a leap of racial progress by the United States.<p>As he took the oath at the beginning of 2009, his inauguration …

Marco Rubio is bought and paid for by the biggest education scam in America

<b>(AP/David Goldman)</b><p>The Republican presidential hopeful is campaigning for, and with the backing of, the for-profit college industry<p>Matthew Pulver<p>July 9, 2015 8:25pm (UTC)<p>In a campaign speech on Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio vowed to bust up the higher education “cartel.” It was an address in which the …

10 Supreme Court cases about the 14th Amendment

On the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment's ratification, Constitution Daily looks at 10 historic Supreme Court cases about due process and …

Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment - Part I

By the end of the Civil War, the Union victory over the Confederate states marked a dramatic change in American history with the abolition of slavery …

Fourteenth Amendment

Congressional Spending Bill Is an Extreme Attack on Public Lands and Wildlife

I am not sure at what point Congress and some of our political leaders decided they wanted to wage an all-out war against our nation's lands, water …

You Wot? Space Engineers Devs Making Artificial Brain

Of all the fanciful claims made of video game technology, my favourite has always been neural nets and artificial brains. Imagine if video game men …

Note To Evangelical Republicans: This Is America, Love It Or Leave It

The idea of nationalism is a person’s belief or ideology that involves identifying with and becoming attached to one’s home country, or simply put it …

Religion

Neuroscience Explains 'Waitmares'

Jeremy Holm splits his time between acting on shows like <i>House of Cards</i> and waiting tables. “I often have dreams where I come into work and everything …

Service Industry

How a 21st Century Librarian Enhances Student Learning

An award-winning director of library services shares her best practices for using LiveBinders, makerspaces and a variety of interactive tools to …

Study Shows Long-Term Effects of Type 2 Diabetes on the Brain, Thinking

Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – In just two years, people with type 2 diabetes experienced negative changes in their ability to regulate blood flow in the …

Examples of Perspective Change for More Dynamic Images

There’s a line in Return of the Jedi that has always struck me as particularly insightful, especially considering its inclusion in a movie filled …

Restaurants get an extra year to put calories on menus

The Food and Drug Administration has pushed back its deadline for restaurants to display calorie counts.<p>The Associated Press reported that the …

HugeDomains.com - MusicianNotes.com is for sale (Musician Notes)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Vox Pundit: American Revolution Was Bad, Abolish Senate & Constitution

Alas, writing for <i>Vox</i> while claiming to be a “wonk” or pundit doesn’t mean you actually contribute meaningful and worthwhile things to the public …

James Madison

Greek government offers sweeping proposal in exchange for $59 billion bailout

Greece finally met a deadline that counted on Thursday and made a series of sweeping proposals that its creditors needed by midnight to set off a mad …

Europe

Will Socialism Be Boring?

The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They weren’t only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was …

IBM has built the most powerful computer chips in the world

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Since 1965, we have held onto the belief that computing power will double every two years, as argued in a paper by Gordon Moore, the eventual founder of Intel. But in recent years, scientists have been straining to keep Moore’s Law alive, as we start to approach the …

A Colorful Visualization of the Flavors and Notes Found In Bourbon, Gin and Other Popular Spirits

VinePair, a reliable online resource for information about beer, alcohol and spirits, has put together colorful photographic visualizations of the …