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Low-carb, high-fat diets could knock years off lifespan, 25-year study suggests

Eating a diet which is low in carbohydrates could knock years off lifespan, a 25 year study suggests.<p>Food plans which replace carbs with protein and fat, such as the Ketogenic or Atkins, have gained popularity in recent years, and are often endorsed by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim …

Diets

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

'Millennia of human activity': heatwave reveals lost UK archaeological sites

The scorching weeks of the summer of 2018 left crops shrivelled and gardens scorched. It has also revealed the lines of scores of archaeological sites across the UK landscape, tracing millennia of human activity, from neolithic cursus monuments laid out more than 5,000 years ago to the outline of a …

Archaeology

5 Groundbreaking Craft Beers Worth Traveling For

Forty years ago, America was at its beer nadir, with the lowest number of breweries since Prohibition: a mere 89. Today, there are more breweries …

Beer

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

As panic about climate change sets in, I’m thinking about escape – to Canada | Emma Brockes

The New York Times has devoted an entire edition of its magazine, some 30,000 words, to a terrifying piece about climate change. With 2C warming – an unlikely best-case scenario at this point, scientists were quoted as saying – the planet faces “long-term disaster”. With 3C warming, we are looking …

Climate Change

Guinness Just Opened a Huge Taproom in the U.S. & It’s Got Way More Than Stouts

Food & Drink<p>By Dustin Nelson Published On 08/09/2018<p>@dlukenelson<p>By Dustin Nelson @dlukenelson Published On 08/09/2018<p>There are few things more Irish …

Guinness

Three Children, Two Abortions

What a woman chooses to do with her body should not be up for debate in 2018.<p>At this point in my 52 years, filling out the forms at the doctor’s office feels like writing a memoir. Any past surgeries? Why, yes. So many! Here we go, in alphabetical order, to the tune of “Twelve Days of Christmas”: …

Pregnancy

NASA announces winners of competition to design 3D-printed habitat for Mars

NASA has selected the five winning designs in the latest stage of its 3D-printed Habitat competition, which include a community of modular pods made …

Habitats

A net-zero modern farmhouse kicks off a sustainable community in Texas

When a pair of retired ordained ministers set their sights on creating a sustainable community for “spiritual renewal,” the couple turned to …

Architecture

11 Indian beaches away from the crowds

<b>(CNN) —</b> When dreaming up a tropical getaway in India , the first place that likely comes to mind is Goa -- a former Portuguese colony about an hour's flight south of Mumbai .<p>But the popular seaside retreat isn't the only sandy shoreline in India that's worth a visit. After all, more than 4,600 …

India

14 Divine Places to Sip Tea in Austin

(Relatively) cooler temperatures means it’s time to warm up with <b>hot tea</b>. Whether you’re looking for a classy afternoon tea service with dainty sandwiches and scones or just a really good cup to go along with breakfast, lunch, or dinner, let Eater guide you to the best tea Austin has to offer.<p>Enjoy …

Tea Tuesdays: Gift Of The Moon, Bane Of The Spanish — The Story Of Yerba Mate

In 1616, Hernando Arias de Saavedra, the governor of the Spanish province that included Buenos Aires, banned the population from drinking a green herbal drink called yerba mate.<p>The governor had seen the region's indigenous Guaraní people carrying this drink with them everywhere they went. It was a …

Tea Tuesdays: The Scottish Spy Who Stole China's Tea Empire

<i>Editor's Note: A version of this story originally ran in March 2010.</i><p>In the mid-19th century, Britain was an almost unchallenged empire. It controlled about a fifth of the world's surface, and yet its weakness had everything to do with tiny leaves soaked in hot water: tea. By 1800, it was easily the …

Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Coffee and tea both landed in the British isles in the 1600s. In fact, java even got a head start of about a decade. And yet, a century later, tea was well on its way to becoming a daily habit for millions of Britons — which it remains to this day.<p>So how did tea emerge as Britain's hot beverage of …

Tea Tuesdays: Tea, Tao And Tourists — China's Mount Hua Is Three-Part Harmony

Imagine yourself clinging to a cliff face with nothing but uneven, worn wooden planks and chains to keep you from plummeting 7,000 feet to your untimely demise. Don't worry: You can rent a little red safety harness for $5. No one will make you wear it, though.<p>Oh, and you will probably encounter …