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Got a new health routine? This is how long it will take to see results

For a lot of people, making conscious choices in the name of health requires a lot of effort. It’s hard to pass up takeout at the end of a long day …

This is how democracies die

Defending our constitution requires more than outrage<p>Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but …

Political Science

BREAKING: Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

The Moon landing of quantum computing.<p>Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical …

Why toys are more divided by gender than ever before | Toronto Star

Abi Bechtel, a mother of three, was shopping at Target two years ago when she spotted a sign in a toy aisle that advertised “building sets,” and, …

Dollar stores are dominating retail by betting on the death of the American middle class

Dollar General and other dollar stores are thriving while department stores struggle to survive — and their success is built on the death of the American middle class.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported that Dollar General has become one of the most profitable retailers in the US by opening more …

Middle-class

Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

I always turn to pie on Thanksgiving: Pumpkin, Apple, and French Silk are often on my table. While I love making pies, I’ve found that the addition …

How a young miner living in a small town spends his $92,000 salary

<b>Name</b>: Patrick Adams<b><br>Age:</b> 29<b><br>Annual income:</b> $92,000<b><br>Savings:</b> $16,000 in TFSA, $29,000 in RRSP<b><br>Debt:</b> $180,000 mortgage; $70,000 second mortgage*<b><br>What he does:</b> Miner<b><br>Where he lives:</b> King Kirkland, Ont.<p><b>Top financial concern:</b> <i>"I am well aware that the pension from the government will not be enough. [My goal]</i> …

Personal Finance

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S’mores Pie Recipe

From the Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia<p>Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts of America in Savannah, and every year thousands of green-sashed girls make their way to our city to see where it all began. I loved everything about being a Girl Scout, from toasting marshmallows to …

Baking

Pumpkin Bread Is Your New Favorite Quick Bread | MyRecipes

Of the popular breakfast quick breads, it seems to me that pumpkin bread is often outshone by banana bread, and this really shouldn’t be the case. Of …

The Supreme Court is poised to deal a devastating blow to minimum wage workers

But the effort to ensure a living wage for workers may be headed for a serious setback in the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>Depending on how they rule in a case set for argument next week, the justices could make it much more difficult for millions of workers to secure even the meager wages guaranteed by …

Employment

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa …

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Public Health

13 High-Protein Dinners You Can Keep in Your Freezer

I've gone on-record on this site admitting that while I love a healthy, delicious homemade meal, I usually want it to be as easy as possible during …

Cooking

NASA Wants To Probe Uranus (And Possibly Neptune) For The First Time

Uranus and Neptune have unusual magnetic fields, and neither planet has yet been directly probed, which is strange because the research I’ve read on public bathroom walls said Uranus has undoubtedly been probed. Anyhoo, NASA is gearing up to probe Uranus and possibly Neptune, two planets which seem …

Astronomy

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Want to Raise Emotionally Healthy Kids? Try to Keep Them Off These Two Social Networks | Inc.com

Is spending lots of time on social media good or bad for your mental health? Mostly bad, according to a comprehensive new study by the Royal Society for Public Health in the U.K. The Society looked into many different aspects of social media's effect, especially on those between the ages of 14 and …

Social Media

Is the end of Donald Trump’s presidency drawing nearer? Either way he will have done great harm to America

Donald Trump clearly merits impeachment — even if that day comes, the damage he has caused will be long-lasting<p>Last week, President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Trump did this in order to stop Comey's investigation into Russia's apparent interference with the 2016 presidential …

Donald Trump

Google Chrome won't be allowed on Windows 10 S

Microsoft's newest Windows 10 edition is designed to allow desktop apps that have been converted to packages for the Windows Store. But a provision …

Software

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

3D Printing

Thousands of tiny satellites are about to go into space and possibly ruin it forever

Halfway through the European Space Agency's new film, we're at the part where — if this were some happy space documentary from yesteryear — Carl Sagan might be giving us a tour of a distant galaxy.<p>But it's 2017, Sagan is dead, and this is a film about space trash. So six minutes in, we're stuck a …

Space Exploration

Got ground beef? Here are 9 ways to use it.

Step away from the boxed pasta with seasoning packets and the cans of sloppy Joe sauce. You can do ground beef better, with one of these Recipe Finder options.<p>Campono Meatball Subs, pictured above. You may have meatballs left over, but they can be cooked, cooled and frozen for up to six months. …

Cooking

Group sues Trump administration, seeks data over searches of electronics at border

A group of First Amendment attorneys sued the Trump administration on Monday over access to data showing how often U.S. citizens and visitors had their electronic devices searched and the contents catalogued at American border crossings.<p>The complaint by Columbia University's Knight First Amendment …

Immigration

A children’s guide to parenting in the world of Trump

Kids, take heart! With Trump, your parents are probably feeling anxious, fearful, even angry, but there are steps you can take to reassure the adults …

Parenting

A deadly superbug appears to be invading America's hospitals

A dangerous type of superbug has more tricks up its sleeves than we may be giving it credit for, a recent study suggests.<p>The researchers found that …

Public Health

Guillermo del Toro isn’t creatively involved in Death Stranding

He says he’s just an actor<p>Fans took notice when director Guillermo del Toro turned up in the recent trailer for Hideo Kojima’s <i>Death Stranding</i> that was shown at the Game Awards in December. Many speculated it might signal that del Toro and Kojima, who shared directorial control on the bite-sized <i>P.T.</i> …

Scientists Made Graphene Carry an Electrical Current With Zero Resistance

Graphene Breakthrough<p>Since the discovery of this wonder material in 2004, scientists have theorized that graphene could function as a superconductor. …

Nanotech