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4 Personal Care Products You Should Never Buy Again - One Green Planet

For many people who are actively trying to prevent or reverse disease, heal their bodies from trauma or just feel generally healthier, their focus is …

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

7 Easy Ways to Lose Belly Fat (and Keep It Off!)

If you've been battling a thicker waist for years, here are seven things you can do every day to effectively ditch belly fat for good!

Exercise

The FBI Is in Crisis. It's Worse Than You Think

In normal times, the televisions are humming at the FBI’s 56 field offices nationwide, piping in the latest news as agents work their investigations. …

Corruption

How Puerto Rico's Debt Created A Perfect Storm Before The Storm

Before Hurricane Maria hit last September, Puerto Rico was battered by the forces of another storm — a financial storm.<p>The island's own government borrowed billions of dollars to pay its bills, a practice that Puerto Rico's current governor, Ricardo Rosselló, now calls "a big Ponzi scheme."<p>But it …

Caribbean

10 Vegetarian Staples That Are Always on My Shopping List

The best way to ensure I eat wholesome, filling vegetarian meals every week is to stock up on the right ingredients at the grocery store. If my …

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

Our Most Popular Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There really is nothing the slow cooker can't do. This year it became my go-to for working even more meatless recipes into my meal plan. It's a …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

Cooking

Here’s how to actually remove pesticides from your fruit — including the organic ones

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Do you rinse your fruits and vegetables before eating? Water can't get rid of all those pesticides.<p>This is because some produce, like apples, soak the chemicals inside, making it impossible to wash off. Some opt for the organic ingredients but produce grown …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

The Only Dutch Oven Recipes You Need This Fall

My most prized possession in my kitchen is my Dutch oven. Ever since I began rifling through food magazines as a teenager, I've pined over the …

This Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Is Calling Your Name

If you love chicken cacciatore but don't love having to watch it simmer on the stove, this recipe is for you. You can prep all the ingredients, add …

Cooking

10 Homemade Airplane Meals That Are Better than Paying $40

Are you planning a trip this summer? Perhaps taking advantage of some of the cheap airfare deals to Europe? This past February, Norwegian Airlines …

Joe and Mika (and Donald): A Beltway Love Story

It was Joe Scarborough’s 53rd birthday, April 9, 2016, and his youngest child, an 8-year-old boy named Jack, was trying to tell him something. “Dad, …

11 things you need to know before going on your first safari

Before my first trip to Kenya, I’d done a little reading, but nothing could have really prepared me for what I was about to experience. When our tiny …

The THR 100: Hollywood Reporter's Most Powerful People in Entertainment

The second annual ranking brings new blood (Sony's Tony Vinciquerra), stars who also produce (welcome, Reese!) and two Jenkinses (Barry and Patty), …

Robert Downey Jr.

Defying Trump, Hawaii Becomes First State to Pass Law Committing to Paris Climate Accord

Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state to pass a law committing to the goals and limits of the Paris climate accord, defying President Trump, who announced last week that he would withdraw the United States from the historic agreement.<p>The state’s governor, David Y. Ige, signed two bills at a …

Climate

If you have a Twitter account, change these privacy settings now

Twitter announced it has updated its privacy policy "to further improve and personalize our services, connecting you with the stories, brands and organic content you care about most." Of course, the way you get connected to such personalization is by allowing Twitter to share more information with …

Privacy

How this could help the environment

On May 31, the Swiss company Climeworks will turn on the first commercial plant to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and feed it to vegetables in a neighboring greenhouse. Located in the tiny, agricultural municipality of Hinwil, Switzerland, the plant stands 40 feet tall and looks like a …

Marinated White Beans with Olive Oil Toast.

I have a new looooooove.Even a new obsession, if you will. Shocking. I know!Hiiii.I’m back again with another one of my stupidly simple recipes – one …

I Cooked With Coconut Oil For A Week & The Results Were Surprising

Over the past few years, we've gone absolutely cuckoo for coconuts. We pick up everything from its water, milk, and flakes to coconut-infused beauty …

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the pounds.<p>According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, these foods generally fall into one of two categories: non-starchy fruits or vegetables.<p>Young …

The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.<p><b>How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell?</b> News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most …

Journalism

Trump’s Secret Weapon Against Obama’s Legacy

Using an obscure law called the Congressional Review Act, the president and his allies in Congress are quietly wiping out parts of his predecessor’s regulatory regime.<p>On February 28, President Donald Trump signed three bills into law. He held an Oval Office ceremony to spotlight two of them, H.R. …

Obama Administration

The Other Side of Anne of Green Gables

Do you know Anne Shirley? You would like her. Everybody does. A lively and optimistic survivor with a feverish imagination and unchecked enthusiasms, she is a redheaded outsider who becomes an insider without forsaking her peculiarities or her intelligence. An inadvertent feminist, an unrepentant …

The referendum that just brought Turkey closer to one-man rule, explained

Turkish voters just gave their president frightening amounts of new powers.<p>ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has publicly feuded with the US, likened the German government to Nazis, jailed more journalists than any other leader in the world, and arrested tens of thousands of his own …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …