Aurelio Mejia

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Toronto pay-what-you-can store aims to tackle landfills and hunger

In a bright, airy Toronto market, the shelves are laden with everything from organic produce to pre-made meals and pet food. What shoppers won’t find, however, is price tags. In what is believed to be a North American first, everything in this grocery store is pay-what-you-can.<p>The new store aims to …

Sustainability

A Portrait of Vintage New York City Through Found Photographs

Back in the day, New York City was a collector’s paradise. Every weekend, empty parking lots would be transformed into bustling flea markets filled …

New York City

Trump: 'We cannot allow all of these people to invade our country'

President Donald Trump on Sunday continued escalating his rhetoric about migrants, tweeting, “We cannot allow all of these people to invade our country.”<p>The president wrote on Twitter: "When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they …

Immigration

We’re going to lose this trade war

If we are to have a “trade war” with China, it would be best to win it. We should be better off after the fighting. Unfortunately, the chances of this happening seem slim to none, because President Trump’s plan of attack suggests that everyone — us and them — will lose.<p>Interestingly, there’s broad …

Economy

Trump’s Trade War Could Shut Cheesemakers Out of Foreign Markets

PLYMOUTH, Wis. — It’s a common observation here that you can’t turn off the cows — not for Christmas, and not for a trade war.<p>So as President Trump’s aggressive trade measures prompt other countries to retaliate with barriers to American goods, dairy farmers and cheesemakers in the rolling, bright …

Trade Pact

Parents stranded in Japan granted Canadian visas for adopted children

Five Canadian families have been granted visas to return home with their newly adopted babies, after being stuck in Japan for weeks due to a bureaucratic impasse.<p>Ryan Hoag of Coquitlam, B.C., says he received a notice from the Canadian embassy in Manila on Friday night confirming that his …

Immigration

9 Spices and Seasonings You Never Knew You Needed Until Now

Adding spices to your cooking is the best way to add your personal touch to a dish. We’ve rounded up this list of spices you need to try; they’ll add …

Spices

The Power of Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi sits in a black-leather booth at Americana, a burger bistro in downtown Des Moines, radiating optimism. "We're in a very good place," …

Republicans

Krugman Admits He Was Wrong On Trade Wars

Way back in the good old days of 2016, Mitt Romney warned that Trump would send us into a trade war and that this could cause a recession. In response, Paul Krugman took Mitt to task, and decided to “call him out for bad international macroeconomics”. Krugman’s criticism was that a trade war was …

Economics

How Donald Trump’s Trade Wars Could Lead to a Great Depression

Leaders are routinely confronted with philosophical dilemmas. Here’s a classic one for our Trumptopian times: If you make enemies out of your friends …

Economics

Deleting this one app off your phone could double its battery life

Please don't shoot the messenger though<p>Our phone are everything. Our alarm, camera, map, and the device that allows us to get our mum on the blower when sh*t gets real. So, watching its life drain away is painful af, especially when it still says it's at 34%.<p>Luckily, <i>Inc.com</i> mobile economist John …

Batteries

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Nutrition

What the hell? How Jonathan Higbee shoots these impossible street photos

Photographer Jonathan Higbee has a number of projects on the go, but it’s his “Coincidences” collection in particular that’s been winning him many …

Street Photography

7 Reasons To Visit This Beautiful Italian Riviera Town Before Everyone Else Does

It’s one of the most beautiful towns in an Italian region with a roster of villages and hamlets known for their wow factor. Which may be why <b>Camogli</b> on the Italian Riviera has never really stepped out of the long and glamorous shadow of its neighbor Portofino or become a tourist mecca like the …

Italy

Too smart, too successful: Mongolia’s superwomen struggle to find husbands

Young girls are taught they should succeed, then you succeed and there’s no equal partner for you. Alimaa Altangerel, writer<p>At the UB comedy club at the back of a bar in central Ulaanbaatar, the audience is overwhelmingly female. Groups of smartly dressed women, just out of the office, sip from …

Mining

The Difference Between Love And Lust, According To Relationship Experts

"When you find that their well-being is a higher priority than your cravings, you’re in love.”<p>While working a summer job in college, I met a guy several years older than me who I was attracted to in an exciting and powerful can’t-eat-can’t-sleep kind of way.<p>If I was making copies and he happened to …

Relationships

This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

Many seniors are stuck with lives of never-ending work—a fate that could befall millions in the coming decades.<p>CORONA, Calif.—Roberta Gordon never thought she’d still be alive at age 76. She definitely didn’t think she’d still be working. But every Saturday, she goes down to the local grocery store …

Retirement

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

Nutrition

Slow Cooker Kitchen

Summer Glow Bowls Are Trending, and Here Are 20 Recipes We Love

Corn on the cob and grilled veggies are great on their own, but this year we’re fired up about incorporating them into summer glow bowls. What’s a …

Healthy Eating

America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump, UN report says

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Americans born into poverty are more likely than ever before to stay that way, according to a United Nations report on poverty and inequality in the US.<p>"The United States, one of the world's richest nations and the "land of opportunity," is fast becoming a champion of inequality," …

Human Rights

Anthony Bourdain’s Greatest Triumph Was Calling B.S. on French Food

It took more than a century but who can now seriously believe that French chefs have no equal? Bourdain’s one-man odyssey to Parts Unknown finally …

French Food

Canadians boycott US products, cancel vacations to America

Blame America.<p>Canadians have taken to practicing pocketbook diplomacy in defense of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is caught in a trade war of …

Canada

How Much It Really Cost Me to Publish a Kindle Book

Amazon lets you upload a book to the Kindle store for free, so I guess that means there’s no costs involved in self-publishing a book anymore, …

Writing

DNA testing revealed a WWII veteran stole an 8-year-old's identity. No one knows why

<b>(CNN) —</b> He was a WWII veteran with a Purple Heart, a wife and three children. But in 1964, he vanished, moved across the country and later took the identity of an 8-year-old boy who had died years before.<p>His case had confounded investigators for more than a decade. US Marshal Pete Elliott called it …

Crime

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

U.S. Authorities Detained a Woman for 2 Weeks After She Accidentally Jogged Over the Border from Canada

Detentions by the U.S. Border Patrol on the Mexico border has been drawing a lot of news coverage as well as outrage in recent weeks. But a story …

Immigration

7 Cutting-Edge Tips to Achieve What You Really Want in Life

Here's how to stop feeling stuck.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people have no clue what they want to do with their lives, even into their 50s. Even after finishing college, mapping out a career, starting a business, and making money, they still feel …

Entrepreneurship

The 8 Best Travel Books of All Time

At their worst, travel books are dated, deeply racist, or just painfully dull. But at their best, they capture the spark of seeing something new, as well as the way your perspective shifts when you’re out of your rut with your eyes open. Here are some of the best—including some by writers who have …

Books

Trump Threatens to Impose 20% Tariff on European Cars

President Donald Trump threatened a 20 percent tariff on cars imported from the European Union unless the bloc removes import duties and other …

Economy