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People around the world are eating banana peels because they know something that Westerners do not

If you live in the US, you're probably used to tossing banana peels in the trash. But people in other countries, including India, have been taking advantage of their nutritional benefits for decades.<p>While a banana's flesh is soft and sweet, the skin is thick, fibrous, and slightly bitter. To eat …

Nutrition

On Muslims, Democrats find an unlikely ally: George W Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taunted by Republicans to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism," Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally: George W. Bush.<p>President Barack Obama, under pressure to be more aggressive on terrorism, regularly cites his predecessor's refusal to demonize Muslims or play into the …

If I'm Your Token Muslim Friend...

If I'm your token Muslim friend, here's what I need you to know. First and foremost, thank you for being such a good friend. I call you a good friend because you have every right to your opinion on what is going on in the world right now, and could easily denounce our friendship, but you didn't, …

Palestinians bid Jon Stewart a fond farewell

Apart from the constant aerial bombardments and denials of our rights by Israel, we Palestinians have been victims of another major global force: the American news media.<p>Misrepresentations of our history, our struggle, and our narrative have been the norm.<p>From the media's refusal to use the term …

Israel

8 Ways to Get Great Abs—Without Crunches

Not only can you do crunches everyday for years without seeing any dramatic results, but you can also cause neck and back strain, fitness experts …

Fitness

How to take better photos for Instagram

When Instagram first started out, it was an app that gave life to the not-so-sharp photos from our phones.<p>In the beginning there was an air of it being snubbed by the photography elite but as time has gone on, the app has become a rite of passage for budding photographers and brands alike.<p>Instagram …

Mobile Photography