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9 Buddha Bowls to Stay Healthyish This Year

We’ve said it before: Bowl food rocks. Seriously, mounds of veg, protein, and greens, usually drizzled with some delightfully creamy sauce... how …

Healthy Eating

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

Wellness

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Now this is self care.<p>Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.”<p>The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating …

Two Easy Ways To Rewire Your Brain To Be More Productive

Until technology catches up with a solution to fix our productivity problems, you can use brain science to get more done.<p>“Our brains and bodies, which functioned perfectly for us up until the 20th century, can no longer keep up,” says Harvard scientist David Bach, founder of the Platypus Institute, …

Low-calorie recipes: Vietnamese spicy Pho with courgette noodles

In this Telegraph video series, food writer and 5:2 advocate Kate Harrison shares eight of her favourite low-calorie recipes to help you kick off a healthy 2017.<p>In the video above, Kate shows you how to make a refreshing and zingy Vietnamese spicy pho with crunchy courgette noodles for only 126 …

Recipes

15 Vegetarian Restaurants That Make Meat an Afterthought

With year-round access to some of the best farmer’s markets and plenty of creative plant-based eating proponents, San Francisco’s vegetarian restaurants are a cut above the rest. Here, the meatless set won’t find lame salad selections or sushi options limited to avocado rolls. Nearly every classic …

The Case For Eliminating Countries And Instituting A Global Democracy

To solve the world’s major problems requires a level of international cooperation that we seem incapable of achieving. Peter Schurman has a better plan: A global democracy where everyone has a vote.<p>In the wake of World War II, a grassroots movement of advocates argued that the newly formed United …

Political Science

Recipe: Vegan Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tikka Masala

Vegan Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tikka Masala<p>Serves 6 to 8; makes about 2 1/2 quarts<p><i>For the chickpeas:</i><p>1 pound dried chickpeas (requires overnight soaking), …

Study: Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters brain electrical activity

Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study from …

Neuroscience

Great Barrier Reef is A-OK says climate change skeptic as she manhandles coral

<b>UPDATE: Nov. 28, 2016, 4:55 p.m. AEDT</b> The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is seeking more information about Pauline Hanson's visit to the …

Reminder: Paul Ryan is lying about Medicare and Obamacare

×<p>Tag History<p>Medicare created by Joan McCarter at 11/21/2016 12:43 PM<br>• Medicare PaulRyan created by Joan McCarter at 11/21/2016 12:43 PM<br>• DonaldTrump …

Hollywood Refuses to Be Quiet About Donald Trump

This awards season is going to get political, whether you like it or not.<p>If you thought celebrities were vocal during the election, you ain't heard nothing yet. As recent events have shown us, stars are more determined than ever not to keep quiet about their political views and the incoming Trump …

Abe says Japanese government will move swiftly to respond to earthquake - The Washington Post

0:41<p>Students rally on steps of Florida capitol for stricter gun laws<p>0:50<p>Students march for gun reform<p>4:45<p>Florida school shooting survivors head to Tallahassee to demand change<p>1:45<p>Remembering the legacy of the Rev. Billy Graham<p>1:59<p>The national anthem, the worst of the worst<p>3:37<p>Meet the business …

Mark Salling

Exactly 50 years ago, the Supreme Court ducked the question whether the “winner take all” system for allocating electors violates the Equal Protection Clause

How different the world would have been if the Court had taken up Delaware’s request, and tested whether the state constructed rule of “winner take …

The War on the Poor: Donald Trump's win opens the door to Paul Ryan's vision for America

Donald Trump has won the White House. But it’s Republicans who have won Congress, and it’s House Speaker Paul Ryan who, in practice, leads those Republicans. And so for all the effort being made to divine what Trump really, truly thinks, the reality is it may matter less than what Ryan thinks — and …

'Bad Moms' review: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell are mothers who deserve more

As surely as most mothers can't win, "Bad Moms" can't lose. Certainly it can't lose with moms who've endured, through gritted teeth, one too many R-rated guy comedies where the women on screen are either sidelined or humiliated or leaning down a lot, for the gratification of the male gaze. This …

Here's How to Fast-Track Your Way to Elite Airline Status

For frequent flyers, airline elite status can be an addiction; once you get a taste, it's hard to give up. While airlines have cut back on elite …

Zucchini Bread With Fennel and Pistachios [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Ultralight Packing List: How to Pack Light & Travel With 1 Bag

Hey there! This page covers my complete minimalist travel guide. I'll share my exact system for packing light, my favorite pieces of ultralight …

Backpacking

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing an All-Inclusive Vacation

Rebecca Schear/ Flickr<p>While every all-inclusive resort offers meals, drinks and entertainment in the nightly room rate, the amenities and perks you receive can vary drastically from place to place. You can spend as little or as much as you'd like on the experience, and book anything from a …

Delightfully Delicious Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls

The BEST Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Recipe<i>Hey, friends!! My dear friend Michelle, who blogs over at Rockin’ the Mom Role, (and who I lovingly call my</i> …

Dessert

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

Everyone's Gone Gluten-Free, Now There's Nothing to Eat

The pasta has suddenly turned inky in color and is chocked full of organic black beans; quinoa is ever present at my dinner table and every item in the pantry contains one or more of the following words: earthy, earthiness or earth-some.<p>This is what occurs when your teenage daughter goes …

Meet the Drink Ready to Dethrone Almond Milk

It's the cashmere sweater of winter drinks.<p>While you're busy watching your barista craft squiggly latte art designs with watery almond milk or <i>so</i>-five-years-ago soy milk, Stockholm locals are sipping on drinks topped off with oat milk. Wait, what is oat milk? It's what happens when you soak steel …

Breakfast

13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

Fentanyl overdose leaves Calgary teen with 'extensive permanent brain damage'

Father Reg Hampton remains hopeful his son Anthony can recover and that his story will be cautionary tale<p>A Calgary father whose son has permanent …

How God Lost the Republican Primary Debate

I almost couldn't believe it when Megyn Kelly asked viewers to return after commercials to the first Republican presidential primary debates for closing statements "and...God! Stay tuned for that!" Poor God -- demoted to "special guest" status on cable television.<p>I had begun the evening with higher …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …