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I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Billy Graham, evangelist pastor and counselor to presidents, dead at age 99

Billy Graham, the charismatic North Carolina pastor who took his evangelizing crusades around the country and the globe, died on Wednesday morning, according to officials of his organization. He was 99.<p>Graham achieved a reach unlike any other evangelist, serving as a counselor or minister to a …

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11 Natural Flu Remedies That Can Make You Feel Better Faster (Or Avoid Getting Sick Entirely)

This flu season has hit the United States especially hard. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 37 children have died …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

US President Donald Trump in Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria devastation not 'real catastrophe'

Trump told Puerto Ricans they could be "proud" more people did not die in Hurricane Maria as had in a "real catastrophe." In a trip to the island, he …

These Are the Top 15 Fan-Favorite Recipes From Blue Apron

How often do you <i>actually</i> keep the recipe cards for the meals you make through food delivery services like Blue Apron? Yes, the dishes are good, but the best of the best are worth replicating. For the month of October, Blue Apron is actually bringing back fan favorites, so you can make them again or …

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Inside the Movement for Black Lives’ first permanent exhibit in New York City

<b>NEW YORK</b> — It’s a quietly kept secret that the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of grassroots activist groups associated with the Black Lives …

30 PlayStation 4 games every owner should have in their collection

There are many contributing factors to the PS4's dominance, but the biggest and most important reason is the games.<p>The PlayStation 4 can play most games available on other consoles, but it also has an incredible lineup of exclusive games that are literally not playable elsewhere.<p><b>Here are the 30 PS4</b> …

Comic-Con Opens in San Diego: Pictures

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Benefits Of Qigong

Taoist Yoga Meets Modern Science<p>The ancient practice of Qigong (life-force cultivation) – a form of Taoist Yoga – has numerous benefits. These …

6 Slow Cooker Recipes To Make This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

You may think weight loss involves excessive planning and hours spent slaving over a stove — but nothing could be further from the truth. If you own …

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The Driving Life And Death Of Philando Castile

Philando Castile's trouble with traffic stops began when he still had his learner's permit. He was stopped a day before his 19th birthday.<p>From there, he descended into a seemingly endless cycle of traffic stops, fines, court appearances, late fees, revocations and reinstatements in various …

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried in a mountain deep inside the Arctic circle, has been breached after global warming produced extraordinary …

Global Warming

Electric flying car that takes off vertically could be future of transport

The once fanciful concept of flying cars appears to be a step closer to reality, after a German company completed successful test flights of a “flying taxi”.<p>Munich-based Lilium, backed by investors who include Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, said the planned five-seater jet, which will be …

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Nigerian Artist Spends Up to 200 Hours Creating Hyperrealistic Pencil Portraits

Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley creates hyperrealistic pencil art that captures the spirit of his subjects. His incredible portraits, which can take up to 200 hours to complete, are nuanced artworks that tell as much about Stanley’s patience and dedication as they do about the sitter.<p>Stanley’s …

The case for making painkillers like ibuprofen prescription-only

Medications such as ibuprofen and aspirin, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, are widely available over the counter from pharmacies and supermarkets. But health providers have known for some time they can be unsafe for people with chronic health problems such as kidney …

Biomedicine

Tea Is Good For Your Health! Here Are The Different Kinds Of Tea All Their Benefits

Tea is better than coffee.<p>This statement will evoke emotions, start heated debates, maybe even a war. It will divide the population into half and …

Exploring The Twisted Politics Of Dreadlocks

It’s a long-winded road<p><i>In celebration of Black History Month, NYLON is running a spotlight series called</i> <i>UNAPOLOGETIC</i><i>. Every day, we’ll celebrate different aspects of black culture throughprofiles, interviews, roundtables, reviews, videos, and op-eds. #Blacklivesmatter and we hold that truth to be</i> …

Best Job In The World? A Company Is Offering Two People The Chance To Travel Europe For 6 Months, All Expenses Paid

Courtesy: Busabout<p>If you love to travel, but especially love to travel for free, the opportunity offered by Busabout may be just for you! The company …

11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

The Most Moving Personal Essays You Needed To Read In 2016

Here are some of the most beautiful and insightful personal essays that BuzzFeed staff and contributors wrote this year (in the order they were published).<p><b>"</b>As a trans woman, my relationship to makeup — and accompanying cisnormative beauty ideals — has been particularly fraught. My 2015 resolution …

17 Carrie Fisher Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Actress, author, and screenwriter Carrie Fisher--who sadly died this morning after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles--was an inspiration to millions of people around the world. While she achieved everlasting fame for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars film …

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John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95

<b>Updated 5 p.m. ET</b><p>The first American to orbit the Earth has died. John Glenn was the last surviving member of the original Mercury astronauts. He would later have a long political career as a U.S. senator, but that didn't stop his pioneering ways.<p>Glenn made history a second time in 1998, when he …

What is the best novel to read in a pub?

Pubs and literature are glorious bedfellows; reading a novel in a warm, cosy pub is one of life’s great joys. I even wrote a book merging the two: Spoon’s Carpets: An Appreciation, a daft celebration of weird pub carpets and pub culture. The chief inspiration for it came from an afternoon spent …

Books

Arrival review: dazzling science-fiction that will leave you speechless

<b>Director: Denis Villeneuve; Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma. Cert 12A, 116 mins.</b><p>The dozen alien vessels in Arrival – stormcloud black, prolate hemispheroids the size of upended airports – aren’t easy to miss. But for sheer neck-craning scale, the …

The Star Wars Comic Is Going to Delve Into Yoda's Past

Marvel’s ongoing <i>Star Wars</i> series has been great at shining a light into the mostly unexplored areas of Disney’s new canon. It’s already given us …

Star Wars

Opening Ceremony at the Rio Olympics: Pictures

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 costs at least $850 in the US

Pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 7 have started in the US, and it's clear that you'll be paying a pretty penny for Samsung's pen-toting flagship phone. The best deals among major carriers are at Sprint and T-Mobile, where the Note 7 will cost $850 if you buy it outright -- it may be wiser to go with …

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