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10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Cooking

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Great Depression

22 Cottage Decorating Ideas

1 of 22<p>Earn Your Stripes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Love Island Life<p>3 of 22<p>Go Retro<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Line It Up<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 22<p>Be Bold in a Small …

Love Island

Missouri Third-Graders Selling AR-15 Raffle Tickets For Their Baseball Team

The fundraiser is going ahead despite mounting controversy.<p>Children in a Missouri town are selling raffle tickets offering an AR-15 assault-style rifle as the prize to raise money for their baseball team. The rifle is the same type of weapon used last week in the Florida school shooting that killed …

Guns

It's Back! 30 Ways to Hack This Beloved IKEA Classic

The MOPPE is one of IKEA's most popular products, and it's not hard to see why: it offers six storage compartments for $16.99, it's made of …

IKEA

5 Easy Life Hacks to Take the Annoying Out of Common DIY Projects

You wouldn’t hire a professional carpenter to come to your house to hang a simple picture frame, right? And calling a plumber to repair a little …

White House Budget Calls For Deep Cuts To HUD

The White House's Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, released Monday, calls for work requirements for those who receive public housing subsidies and slashes funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by $8.8 billion.<p>The budget outline also zeroes out the Public Housing Capital Fund, …

Housing

Here are 5 important reasons you should never agree to a police search -- even if you're innocent

Do you know what your rights are when a police officer asks to search you? If you’re like most people I’ve met in my eight years working to educate …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Insects

Tardigrades — the microscopic, oddly cute toughest animals on Earth — explained

Six facts about the toughest animal on Earth.<p>Paul Bartels gets a rush every time he discovers a new species of tardigrade, the <b>phylum</b> of microscopic animals best known for being both strangely cute and able to survive the <b>vacuum of space</b>.<p>”The first paper I wrote describing a new species, there was a …

FDA Releases Kratom Death Data, Undermines Its Own Claims About Drug's Deadly Harms

The cases include a suicide and a drug overdose victim who tested positive for nine different substances.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is escalating its campaign against kratom with the release of new information describing a series of deaths involving the popular herbal drug.<p>The FDA says …

Medicine

Russians penetrated U.S. voter systems, top U.S. official says

The U.S. official in charge of protecting American elections from hacking says the Russians successfully penetrated the voter registration rolls of several U.S. states prior to the 2016 presidential election.<p>In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Jeanette Manfra, the head of cybersecurity at the …

Cybersecurity

Painful Sex Is Often The First Sign Of A Serious Condition For Women. But Most Doctors Dismiss It.

"It's all in your head" is a common refrain.<p>The first time Mary H. realized something was wrong with her body was the first time she had sex. She was 22, living in New Jersey, and with the high school boyfriend she had been dating since she was 16 years old. During their first intercourse, she felt …

Women's Health

Exclusive: U.S. consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mick Mulvaney, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has pulled back from a full-scale probe of how Equifax Inc failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>Equifax (EFX.N) said in September that …

Identity Theft

10+ Times People Overheard The Most Hilarious Conversations That Were Too Good Not To Share

After the popularity of Overheard L.A. and then Overheard New York, it seems that we have all become nosy little eavesdroppers. While listening in on …

Whale and shark species at increasing risk from microplastic pollution – study

Whales, some sharks and other marine species such as rays are increasingly at risk from microplastics in the oceans, a new study suggests.<p>Species such as baleen whales and basking sharks, which feed through filtering seawater for plankton, are ingesting the tiny particles of indigestible plastic …

Pollution

Animals are using Colorado’s wildlife crossings, reducing collisions, CDOT says

Colorado Department of Transportation, suppliedA herd of deer walk through a wildlife crossing in the snow.Wildlife bridges and underpasses led to a …

Wildlife

'Game Changer': Maya Cities Unearthed In Guatemala Forest Using Lasers

By raining down laser pulses on some 770 square miles of dense forest in northern Guatemala, archaeologists have discovered 60,000 Maya structures that make up full sprawling cities.<p>And the new technology provides them with an unprecedented view into how the ancient civilization worked, revealing …

Archaeology

How to Not Die in America

On the second Tuesday in June, I start to feel fluish. If this is 2016 and I’m still a freelance writer, I’m losing money immediately on the …

Medicine

Stripes of wildflowers across farm fields could cut pesticide spraying

Long strips of bright wildflowers are being planted through crop fields to boost the natural predators of pests and potentially cut pesticide spraying.<p>The strips were planted on 15 large arable farms in central and eastern England last autumn and will be monitored for five years, as part of a trial …

Wildflowers

What the Chemical Industry Didn’t Want You to Know

ByCaroline Cornell<p>Tucked away in an Oregon barn for decades was a collection of internal documents, correspondence, and chemical safety studies …

These are the 10 IKEA hacks you will want to try - Cornwall Live

We all love a bit of Ikea furniture and with a new store opening nearer to Cornwall this year, we love it that bit more.<p>But what makes it even more …

Hacking

Somehow the best net neutrality explainer is from Burger King

Net neutrality is not a simple topic to understand. Although the underlying principle — all internet traffic should be treated equally — is short and …

Net Neutrality

Video of Hero Cop Body-Slamming Unarmed, Handcuffed Teenage Girl Somehow Angers People

Citizens and community leaders are applauding the selfless actions of a California police officer following the cop’s heroic takedown of an unarmed, …

Everything You Need to Know About Herb Gardens

Herb gardens are happy places. “Much virtue in herbs, little in men,” observed Ben Franklin in <i>Poor Richard’s Almanack.</i> Whether or not one shares his …

12 Vegan and Vegetarian Pasta Combinations Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

If you're new to the concept of cutting back on meat, you might be struggling to find toppings and combinations to replace meat in your favourite …

Cooking