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Michael Cohen to Trump: Please Buy My Silence

In the last 24 hours, Michael Cohen has leaked word that he is willing to give federal investigators sensitive information about Donald Trump — and, …

Donald Trump

Master This All-Purpose Sauce and Never Waste Herbs Again

No more wilted basil on your watch<p>When gardeners tell me that there is no such thing as a black thumb and of course I could grow things if I wanted, …

Recipes

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Cannabis

Here's How You Can Get Really, Really Good at Virtually Anything

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Procrastination

Supreme Court says states can remove voters who skip elections, ignore warnings

WASHINGTON – Failing to vote can lead to getting knocked off voter registration rolls, a deeply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that probably will help Republicans and hurt Democrats.<p>The court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that Ohio did not violate federal laws by purging …

Government

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump made at least $82 million in outside income last year while serving in the White House, filings show

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the president’s daughter and son-in-law, brought in at least $82 millionin outside income while serving as senior White House advisers during 2017, according to financial disclosure forms released Monday.<p>Trump earned $3.9 million from her stake in the Trump …

Donald Trump

UN says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows

Up to five trillion grocery bags are used each year and like most plastic garbage barely any is recycled, the UN said Tuesday as it warned the world …

Pollution

The planet is on edge of a global plastic calamity

Plastic pollution has grabbed the world’s attention, and with good cause.<p>More than 100 years after its invention, we’re addicted. To pass a day without encountering some form of plastic is nearly impossible. We’ve always been eager to embrace the promise of a product that could make life cheaper, …

Sustainability

Who is the freeloader: the working poor on food stamps — or corporations that don’t pay them enough?

Sen. Sherrod Brown has a plan to tax corporations that don’t pay their workers enough.<p>Republicans in Congress just failed to pass a bill that would impose harsher work requirements for federal food stamps as part of the so-called farm bill, but there’s no sign they’re giving up on the idea anytime …

Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon, other firms

President Trump has personally pushed U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other firms to ship packages, according to three people familiar with their conversations, a dramatic move that probably would cost these companies billions of …

Enterprise Tech

Brooks Defends Blaming Falling Rocks for Rising Sea Levels

‘Erosion is the primary cause of sea level rise in the history of our planet,’ Alabama congressman says<p>Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks defended his statement …

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

The Sean Hannity Controversy Exposes the Racist Hypocrisy of Wypipo Welfare

On Monday, conservative right-wing zealot Sean Hannity paused his public fellating of Donald Trump and explained why it was totally cool that he …

Here Are 17 Reasons Teachers Are Paid Too Much $$$

They get off at 3 every day.

Report: Sean Hannity received HUD help on multimillion dollar property deals

Fox News host Sean Hannity allegedly received help from the US Department for Housing and Urban Development to carry out multimillion dollar real estate deals, according to a report by The Guardian.<p>The Guardian reported Sunday that Hannity is linked to a web of shell companies that spent at least …

Donald Trump

Kids auctioning off AR-15 rifle following latest mass shooting

A Missouri baseball team is following the lead of a Kansas congressional candidate.<p>A third grade baseball team is the latest to raffle off an AR-15 …

Guns

Scientists Just Made Sheep-Human Hybrids. Here's What You Need to Know

The chimera is real.<p>Researchers have achieved a new kind of chimeric first, producing sheep-human hybrid embryos that could one day represent the …

Genetics

6 Subtle Red Flags That Could Mean You’re Sleeping Way Too Much

Have you ever woken up after an unusually long night of sleep and felt, well, kind of awful? Whether you roll out of bed feeling super dehydrated, …

Trump seeks to end heating assistance program for low-income people

President Trump's 2019 budget seeks to cut all funding from a program that provides heating assistance subsidies to low-income families in …

US climate change outlook worsens after further research

The dire impact of climate change on the US, spelt out in the federal government’s most recent National Climate Assessment report, looks even worse …

5 Tricks I Swear by for Making Beans More Digestible

Given that there’s a silly schoolyard rhyme about beans’ — er — musical qualities, it’s no secret that many find legumes difficult to digest. Sure, you could just avoid them altogether or save their consumption for times when stretchy pants and other bloat-friendly clothes are acceptable attire, …

Nutrition

6 One-Ingredient DIY Detox Baths That Really Work

You already own everything you need to do all of these.<p>These days, it feels like there are a million ways under the sun to detox the body: elixirs, …

Detox

You could be immortal by 2050

Those are the words of esteemed futurologist Dr Ian Pearson, who believes humans are very close to achieving “immortality” — the ability to never …

Singularity

This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

Food Preservation

12 Asian Slow-Cooker Meals to Come Home to Dinner Served

Cooking

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …