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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Chris Newman used to be a software engineering manager, well-paid, but he worked long hours, ate fast food and went to the doctor a lot.<p>Eventually, enough was enough. He and his wife moved from the Washington, D.C., area to Charlottesville, Va., to become farmers. Now he is healthier, has fewer …

Farming

How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

The 6 Things to Buy From Drew Barrymore’s New Amazon Clothing Line

<b>* Discover Drew Barrymore’s new free-spirited collection, Dear Drew</b> <b><br>* “A love letter to women around the world”</b> <b><br>* Casual, feminine pieces and whimsical</b> …

Clothing

Finding Eden in the Marquesas

The tale is told that 23-year-old Herman Melville jumped ship when he visited the Marquesas Islands in 1842. Melville, who would eventually write the seafaring classic "Moby-Dick," believed he had found paradise when he arrived at this mysterious chain of islands in the South Pacific.<p>Fortunately, …

Tahiti

A picturesque medieval town in Puglia, Italy is paying people to move there

The mayor of Candela wants the medieval village to return to its prime<p>If you've always dreamed of enjoying la dolce vita, this could be the place for …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

University of California

10 Most-Missed Tax Deductions

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Feb. 27.</i><p>It's tax season, and that means we all are gathering receipts, counting deductions and doing all we can …

Personal Finance

Help identify Earth features in astronaut photos

Hey citizen scientists! You’re invited to test a new tool to study Earth using photos taken by International Space Station astronauts. Here’s how.<p>A …

Space

Here Are The Finalists For The 2017 National Book Awards

It began with more than 1,500 books.<p>With all the works submitted by publishers, the judges for this year's National Book Awards have had their hands (and bookshelves) full the past few months. But that daunting number of contenders winnowed further Wednesday, as the National Book Foundation …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

World Vegetarian Day: Try These Instagram-worthy Recipes From Oprah and More

Many vegetarians encourage people who are thinking of giving up meat to give Meatless Monday a chance. The concept of Meatless Mondays was originally …

More Than 1,200 Museums Will Be Free to Enter This Weekend

The 13th annual Museum Day Live has your weekend all planned out.<p>Cancel your weekend plans, because the Smithsonian Institution is giving Americans the perfect excuse to be tourists in their own cities. On Saturday, September 23, more than 1,200 museums around the country will be offering free …

Teens are becoming adults later than they used to

Teens are growing up more slowly than they did two decades ago, and today's 18-year-olds act like the 15-year-olds of the 1990s, per a new study. …

This Country Has The Best Quality of Life in the World for Expats

You've always wanted to move abroad - but how do you choose where to go? Do you make your decision based on the beauty of the place, on its …

10 of the Best American Cities to Live Comfortably on $40,000 a Year

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Much of America's charm is predicated on small-town life. It's community-oriented, nostalgic, …

American Cities

Spicy Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

4 servings<p>Choose the largest head of cauliflower you can find. When you cut into it, keep in mind that the two center pieces will stay together, but the two end pieces may fall apart into florets and that’s okay—you should still grill those too! This recipe also easily doubles if you want four …

How The Tech Evolution is Leaving Teachers Behind

The use of technology in the classroom has steadily gained traction over the past decade. From tablets and computer games to social media, school …

The College Resources You Should Use More Often

Colleges offer an abundance of resources to make students' lives happier and healthier. Your school's administrators <i>want</i> you to succeed — a …

What You Should Know About The New Summer SAT

On Friday night, Fabrice Charles is planning to go to bed early so he can get a good night's sleep. He's got a big day on Saturday, when he'll join hundreds of thousands of other students taking the new summer SAT.<p>"I get stressed really easily," he says, "so I've just got to relax and think back to …

As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check

In the last five years, dozens of schools have popped up offering an unusual promise: Even humanities graduates can learn how to code in a few months and join the high-paying digital economy. Students and their hopeful parents shelled out as much as $26,000 seeking to jump-start a career.<p>But the …

Boot Camp

Why charter schools have lost support from Democrats

<b>Betsy DeVos (AP/Alex Brandon)</b><p>NEA Vice President Becky Pringle says progressives are waking up to the vital importance of the collective good.<p>Jeff Bryant<p>August 24, 2017 7:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Netroots Nation is arguably the most important annual event in the …

How to Train Your Brain to Be More Optimistic

Wellness<p>The glass is half full — here’s how to see it that way.<p>Do you tend to see the positive, even in trying situations? Or do you immediately assume the worst and focus on the negative?<p>When it comes to how we view the world, most of us fall into one of two categories: optimist or pessimist. And …

Happiness

These 3-Ingredient Skillet Tarts Will Make You a Hero

If you love egg and cheese sandwiches (and who doesn't?), you're going to love these breakfast tartlets. While they may <i>look</i> fancy, they are super …

Breakfast

How to cook the perfect steak, according to 12 celebrity chefs

Cooking a perfect steak is probably the highest honor a chef or home cook could receive. Between discrepancies over the "right" cut of meat and the endless debate on whether or not to sear your meat, cooking steak is more of an art form than a science. That's why we brought in the experts.<p>INSIDER …

New York City

21 High-Protein Grain Bowls You Can Pack for Lunch

I'm not always great about packing my lunch. I love salads, but sometimes I want something a little bit heartier in the middle of the day. Plus, some …

Girl Scouts add 23 STEM badges

The Girl Scouts want to see more women in STEM careers.<p>The organization on Tuesday announced it is adding 23 new badges related to science, technology, engineering, math and the outdoors.<p>Girl Scouts can now earn badges through activities like programming robots, designing model race cars, writing …

Women in Tech

I Booked Park Hyatt St. Kitts Again - AND IT'S FREE!

Ever since I heard that there was a Park Hyatt being built on the island of St. Kitts, I wanted to go. I made a reservation for this summer, but …

These 5-Ingredient Summer Sauces Are Basically Magic

A good sauce takes a dish from good to great. A great sauce combines transformative powers with simplicity and ease. After all, what else do you need …

10 low-sugar breakfasts that can made in under 10 minutes

Save on the sugar and tackle your morning sweet tooth with corn fritters and more.<p>Pick up almost any packaged food from the breakfast aisle and …