Aneta Stefanova

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Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic

Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one?<p><b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats, and body aches that …

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19 Translated Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

A Bäckström Novel<p>Leif G.W. Persson<p>Leif Persson served as an adviser to Sweden’s Ministry of Justice and is renowned for his work in criminal profiling, so who better to write Scandi-noir novels? In <i>The Sword of Justice</i>, DS Evert Bäckström celebrates when he receives news that mafia lawyer Thomas …

Books

Lemon Vinaigrette

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — May 19, 2018<p>This <b>lemon vinaigrette</b> is a staple dressing recipe and instantly brightens any salad or plate of veggies. …

RIP the Trans-Atlantic Alliance, 1945-2018

The Atlantic alliance, built to contain the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II, began to die when the Cold War ended. What kept it alive …

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Trump’s Russia Policy Is Better Than Obama’s Was

President Donald Trump’s reported White House invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin has generated intense debate about the essence of U.S. …

Russia

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

Caramelized Baked Chicken Recipe

"Roast chicken pieces with sticky, sweet and tangy coating."<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds chicken wings<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1/2 cup soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

The female price of male pleasure

The world is disturbingly comfortable with the fact that women sometimes leave a sexual encounter in tears.<p>When <i>Babe.net</i> published a pseudonymous …

How George Soros Upstaged Donald Trump at Davos

The big news at Davos on Thursday was supposed to be Donald Trump’s arrival. According to reports from the Swiss ski resort, much of the town was locked down for his descent from the skies in a seven-aircraft chopper-cade. Once on the ground, the U.S. President proceeded to bilateral meetings with …

Marinated Olives and Feta

January 2018<p>2 servings<p>This appetizer is so fast and easy, you can have it on the table within 10 minutes of walking in the door. Save any leftover oil, which has been flavored with the red pepper flakes and garlic, for another use like salad dressing.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ounces drained Castelvetrano, …

9 Great Chili Recipes (Perfect for Game Day!)

It’s that time of year again, bone chilling weather and NFL playoffs. The perfect time for steamy hot and hearty chili!Whether you like your chili …

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice

Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for dinner, I throw on a pot of rice and hope …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

How To Make Frosting For One With The Easiest Recipe Possible

Frosting can seriously make or break a cupcake. It adds so much flavor and texture, and really takes the treat (which would basically just be …

Dessert

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Recipes

15 Dorm Room Meals You Don't Need Fancy Equipment to Make

Skip the dining hall and enjoy these easy recipes instead.<p>December 04, 2017<p>With winter break almost here, the odds are good that you're officially …

Frustrated foreign leaders bypass Washington in search of blue-state allies

BRUSSELS — California Gov. Jerry Brown's recent trip to the capital of the European Union had all the trappings of a visit by a head of state — he even got an upgraded title.<p>"Mr. President, welcome in Brussels," Brown (D) was told this month as he exited his Mercedes van in front of the European …

European Parliament

Should life in jail be worse than life outside?

Approximately 2.3 million people in the United States are currently in prison or jail. (Prisons are run by federal or state authorities; jails are …

What if the Trump campaign was too stupid to collude?

In the movies and on TV, politics is not just venal and corrupt, it's an arena where sinister conspiracies bloom, and behind the scenes there's …

‘This Myth About the Great and Horrible Putin’

How to think about Russia’s America-bashing, opposition-crushing president.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>What if we’re wrong about Vladimir Putin?<p>To read the U.S. coverage these days about the Russian president, you’d think he’s 10 feet tall, …

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Welcoming Our New Robot Overlords

Once, robots assisted human workers. Now it’s the other way around.<p>When David Stinson finished high school, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1977, the first thing he did was get a job building houses. After a few years, though, the business slowed. Stinson was then twenty-four, with two children to …

Chinese New Year

With Germany's Election Around The Corner, What's Putin's Play?

Otto Fricke says he knew what he was getting himself into.<p>When he decided to run for a seat in Germany's parliament, Fricke says he knew that after the elections in the U.S., the Netherlands and France, the next big target for Russian election interference could be his own national election.<p>"No one …

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This Skillet Apple Crisp Is for Lazy Cooks

Skillet Apple Crisp<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the topping:</i> <br>1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats <br>1 cup all-purpose flour <br>1/2 cup packed light brown sugar <br>1/2 …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Make-Ahead French Toast That Tastes Like the Best Apple Pie

Apple-Cinnamon French Toast Casserole<p>Serves 10 to 12<p><i>For the French toast casserole:</i> <br>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted <br>6 large eggs <br>2 cups …

The dangers of the great American unchurching

Americans are abandoning religion in droves.<p>That's the clear takeaway from two crucially important polls released earlier this week — one from the …

More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2016 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring …

Making Sense of the Violence in Charlottesville

Was the white-nationalist march better understood as a departure from America’s traditional values, or viewed in the context of its history?<p>Broad swaths of the American public repudiated the white nationalists who marched in Charlottesville and President Trump’s response to them. But even in their …