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Slow Cooker Pumpkin & Chicken Chili for Cozy Fall Nights

Chili is the ultimate cold-weather comfort food. This version is just as hearty and filling as you'd expect chili to be, but it's got a wholesome, …

Cooking

The International Monetary Fund Says Trickle-Down Economics Don’t Work

The lending group usually known for its pro-market stance is realizing that growing income inequality can actually undermine an economy.<p>Economists have long argued about the economic effects of inequality. One school says big income differences spur poorer people to work harder. Another says …

Income Inequality

Farming Fish and Lettuce in the Egyptian Desert

Against the odds, one Egyptian farm is attempting to grow fish and produce in the Sahara—but is this a real oasis or just a mirage?<p>To the west of the main city of Cairo lies one of many satellite settlements, Sheikh Zayed. Built from scratch over the last two decades and surrounded by desert, it …

Aquaponics

Cardio vs. weights: Which is better for weight loss?

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss.<p>Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to join #TeamNoCardio.<p>So …

Exercise

Throughout history, the best ways to reduce inequality have been disease and destruction

How do you solve a problem like inequality? Economic policymakers have been grappling with this for a long time, with varying degrees of urgency. The search for solutions has become increasingly serious since the 1980s, when inequality began rising again, recently reaching historic highs.<p>But the …

Fatigue Is All in Your Head

Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming one of the most talked-about researchers in the field. Marcora, who is originally from Italy, …

The Brain

The Mystery of Love-Science: Why Do You Fall in Love?

Relationship<p>We call it love. It feels like love. But the most exhilarating of all human emotions is probably nature’s beautiful way of keeping the …

Take This Breakfast For A Month And You’ll Burn Most of Your Belly Fat

This healthy breakfast recipe will help you lose belly fat fast. It is very healthy and beneficial for your hair and skin as well.<p>The condition of …

4 Things You Must Do to Achieve 7% Body Fat

1 of 5<p>The Plan<p>If it’s a flat belly, a better all-around diet, and a stronger heart you’re after this year, we’ve got you covered. But if you’ve got …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction

What David Cameron will do now that he is no longer prime minister

After the personally calamitous EU referendum result, Cameron had announced that he would step down by the time of the Conservative party conference in October 2016.<p>But when Andrea Leadsom pulled out of the race to become the next Conservative leader and Prime Minister leaving May as the sole …

Boris Johnson

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Writing

Sierra Leone diplomat is kidnapped in Nigeria: sources | Reuters

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Sierra Leone’s deputy high commissioner in Nigeria has been kidnapped in the northern state of Kaduna, a security source and an embassy official said on Friday.<p>An investigator from Nigeria’s Department of State Security (DSS) said Major-General Nelson Williams had been …

Africa

Genius, 5-Ingredient Fried Chicken—Without the Frying

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it's a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>She’s right! So she doesn’t do it anymore—because decades ago, Judy (you might know her as Amanda’s mom) learned a better way, though it came without measurements, through word of …

Amazon has doubled its performance in a hot market over the last year, and is pulling away from Apple

Sandvine has released its latest report that shows what percentage of prime-time internet usage in North America is taken up by different services. Streaming video dominates, with Netflix and YouTube coming in at 35% and 17% respectively.<p>But what's more interesting is that Amazon Video continues to …

Televisions

Mark Zuckerberg just made a big investment in a startup that pays young people in Africa to learn code

Obiora had been looking for work in Lagos, Nigeria, after completing a degree in electrical engineering and a 6-month stint as a local TV anchor. Andela popped up in his Twitter feed.<p>He didn't know much about Andela, or that he'd eventually be one of the 0.7% of applicants chosen. But he was …

Startups

Jobs That Will Disappear in 5 Years

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is abruptly changing all business models, this disruption brings both great challenges and fantastic opportunities. …

13 Things About Social Anxiety Disorder You May Not Have Known

I remember the first panic attack I had. I was responsible for introducing a panel of speakers—a group of judges, trustees and attorneys. I was so nervous that I forgot one of the speakers’ name. Someone I’ve seen many times. I recall sweating profusely and I wondered if there was a pool of sweat …

Mental Health

Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication.<p>​​<p>Photo by Lauren Gucik<p>At age 12, I—the perpetual space cadet who constantly loses my jacket and backpack—am told I have Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD. I'm sitting with my mother and sister, lounging on pillows, and my mother pulls …

Middle School

3 Easy Cocktail Recipes to Keep in Your Back Pocket This Summer

A summer cocktail should be three things: bright, fruity, and refreshing. Below, we have three recipes that fit the bill, courtesy of Trisha …

Recipes

Fun, Revealing Portraits of People After One, Two, and Three Glasses of Wine

Things can get a bit fuzzy after a few glasses of wine, but Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti has found a way to clearly conserve and catalog the merrymaking effects of the adored alcoholic beverage. In his latest series called <i>3 Glasses Later</i>, which began as a joking experiment, Alberti invited …

Wine

New food labels show how much you need to exercise to burn off calories

If you knew you’d have to work out for an hour after eating 2 slices of pizza, would you still chow down? British researchers think you wouldn’t. Since calorie counts on food packaging haven’t stopped us from getting fatter, they’re proposing exercise labels on food packages like chocolate, soda …

Nutrition

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

This New Pen Digitises Your Notebooks as You Write in Them

This is so cool.<p>No matter how convenient and easy doing everything online is these days, nothing will replace the feeling of scribbling notes, …

Princeton University

Fighting Israeli Occupying Forces Is “Terrorism.” Boycotting Is “Anti-Semitism.” What’s Allowed?

THAT “TERRORISM” IS a malleable term of propaganda, with no fixed meaning or consistent application, is now quite well-established. Still, its recent …

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Cooking

Eat Fat, Lose Weight: The Anti-Hunger Diet

<i>By Alex Orlov, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Eat less, move more. That’s the theme behind most diets these days. If we just consume fewer calories and put in …

The Recipe that Ended My 5 Year Bread Fast.

My relationship with food is complicated at best.<p>I brutally cut foods from my diet one at a time while I was struggling with eating in college, …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking