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A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

The 4 surprising signs that you might be suffering from high functioning sleep deprivation.

“We’re living in a 25 hour society,” sleep specialist at Sydney’s Dr Levis Sleep clinic, Dr Dev Banerjee, said. And as a result, we find ourselves …

Sleep

What If Trump Has Been a Russian Asset Since 1987?

On June 14, 2016, the Washington <i>Post</i> reported that Russian hackers had broken into the Democratic National Committee’s files and gained access to its …

Donald Trump

Power of Melatonin

When the lights go out, melatonin ignites your sleep cycle—and moonlights as one of the world's most powerful antioxidants. Now you just need to harness it<p><b>YOU OWN AN ALARM CLOCK, RIGHT? YOU KNOW, THAT THING</b> designed specifically to annoy slumbering human brains into wakefulness? Well, you also own …

Sleep

Joe Scarborough: ‘Make No Mistake’ Trump Only Picked Brett Kavanaugh to ‘Protect Himself’

The ‘Morning Joe’ host echoed Senate Democrats who have argued that Kavanaugh is Trump’s ‘get out of jail free card.’<p>Practically in the same breath …

Donald Trump

This Baked "Fried" Chicken Is Calling Your Name — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Peter Gordon's creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup recipe

This semi-chunky soup is simple to make and very tasty. You can make it from a variety of mushrooms or just plain old field mushrooms, but button mushrooms by themselves won’t have enough flavour. Walnuts work just as well as hazelnuts.<p>Creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup<p><i>serves 4</i><p>30g butter<br>1 leek, …

Recipes

5 Life-Altering Mistakes You Need to Avoid in Your 20s

Nothing will destroy you faster than a codependent relationship.<p><i>What are the top 5 things that I need to stay away from in my 20's? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee,</b> …

Self-improvement

This Is Why Physicists Think String Theory Might Be Our 'Theory Of Everything'

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum physics can help explain much of the world’s suffering

Quantum physics is the science that describes nature at its smallest atomic levels. But tiny subatomic happenings can have huge effects: Quantum theory describes the universe as one giant entangled system, where what happens in one corner of the world can simultaneously effect something else across …

Quantum Physics

Bigravity: A Hidden 'Gear' for Gravity?

Two physicists from Montana State University in Bozeman propose a way to test an existing theory of gravity where a hidden "gear" may explain the …

Space

Avoid These 19 Foods if You Want to Lose Weight

Losing weight requires a mix of eating nutritious foods, cutting calories, and being physically active, but if your kitchen is stacked with …

Nutrition

AI Researchers Create 'Privacy Filter' That Disrupts Facial Recognition Technology

<b>University of Toronto researchers have designed an algorithm to disrupt facial recognition technology.</b><p>The past few months have witnessed a mainstream groundswell around security and data privacy, embodied most notably in reaction to news of Cambridge Analytica’s data-collection tactics and Facebook …

University of Toronto

See How Tudor Makes Its Iconic Dive Watches

<i>Originally published by Jon Bues on Hodinkee.</i><p>The making of a Tudor watch today is in many ways similar to the making of a Rolex watch. Both …

6 Underrated Cuts of Meat to Cook This Memorial Day (and Where to Buy Them)

When James Peisker and Chris Carter of beloved, eight-year-old Nashville butcher shop Porter Road launched their online business in February this …

Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups

Preparation<p>Heat a gas grill to high. Brush both sides of the zucchini strips with olive oil and season with kosher salt. Put the strips on the grill …

3 Healthcare Stocks That Are Undeniably Dirt Cheap Right Now

These stocks are definitely inexpensive. But are they buys?<p>Even in the midst of a market that many view as overpriced, inexpensive stocks can be …

Here's how wood, charcoal and gas affect your food when grilling

With spring slowly making its way into summer, grilling season is about to blast off. So brush off your grates, scrub under the hood and sweep out …

Here’s how much all life on Earth weighs, and how insignificant humans are by comparison

Ever wonder how much mass the entirety of Earth’s lifeforms weigh? No? Well, scientists definitely do, and a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of</i> …

The Standard Model of particle physics: The absolutely amazing theory of almost everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Discover the Best of Atlanta

Get the most out of your trip to the cultural hub of the South with these top ten tips.<p>It is no coincidence that Atlanta began its history as the hand-picked spot for a regional railroad terminus in the 1830s; or that it is, today, the locale of the world’s busiest airport for two decades; or that …

Bike Travel Weekend 2018 - BIKEPACKING.com

Bike Travel Weekend 2018 is a worldwide call to go on a one or two-night bike trip during the weekend of June 1-3. Register your trip for free for a …

I struggled with weight for most of my life — but the keto diet is the one thing that finally worked

1/<p>1. I finally broke my addiction to sugar<p>I used to eat a ridiculous amount of sugar on a daily basis. From obvious sources like candy and pastries …

Trump May Be The Most Fiscally Reckless President In American History

I have no doubt that your first response to the headline above is some combination of “Duh!,” “You just realizing this now?” and “This is what we get from someone whose Twitter handle is @thebudgetguy?”<p>You need to chill. I first posted about Trump’s federal budget follies more than two years ago …

Donald Trump

Slow Cooker Veggie Burrito Bowls Make Eating Vegetables Easy

Veggie burrito bowls are a one-stop shop, delivering the best part of a burrito — the filling — without the fuss. With the slow cooker, this one-pot …

Recipes

This monster black hole eats the mass of our own sun every two days and is the fastest-growing quasar ever seen

The quasar is estimated to be as large as 20 billion suns and radiates ultraviolet and X-ray energy as gas and dust are sucked in<p>Astronomers in …

Where Is the Center of the Universe?

Looking up at a clear night sky, you see stars in every direction. It almost feels as if you're at the center of the cosmos. But are you? And if not, …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

Six of the best party snacks

<b>Crab and fennel tarts (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>1 hr</b><br>Chill <b>1-2 hr</b><br>Cook <b>30 min</b><br>Makes <b>12</b><p>For the pastry<b><br>175g butter</b>, diced<b><br>200g plain flour</b>, plus extra for dusting<b><br>2 tsp grated parmesan</b><b><br>1 egg yolk</b><b><br>15ml ice-cold water</b><b><br>1 tsp salt</b><p>For the filling<b><br>Juice of 1 lemon</b><b><br>100ml olive oil</b><b><br>Salt and black pepper</b><b><br>1 fennel bulb</b>, finely …

Recipes

Donald Glover’s ‘This Is America’ Video Praised by Trent Reznor and More: ‘The Must-Watch Four Minutes of the Year’

With over 34 million views and universal acclaim, Glover/Childish Gambino's music video has become a media phenomenon in 2018.<p>Donald Glover’s “This …