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The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation – and he wants to know why 41m Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation<p>“You got a choice to make, man. You could go straight on to heaven. Or you could …

Lyndon Johnson

Iron tools from the Bronze Age found to have otherworldly origins

A weapon as legendary as the dagger of King Tutankhamun needs an epic backstory, and last year X-ray analysis showed that the iron in the ancient …

Meteorites

Couple who bought dilapidated house for £1 from council reveal amazing transformation 12 months later

A couple who bought a dilapidated house from the council for just £1 have revealed its amazing transformation.<p>Sam and Rachael Kamau’s property in …

Okra Water – A Natural Super-Remedy That Fights Diabetes, Flushes Toxins and Bad Cholesterol

Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers” and “gumbo,” is a green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. The term …

How to Grow Pineapples in Pots

Step A:<p>Cut off the crown, leaving several inches of fruit<p>Step B:<p>Leave several inches of fruit.<p>Step C:<p>Soak the crown in water for a day or two to …

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

These Hanging Moves Will Shred Your Midsection

Deep down, everyone who hits the gym would love to see their abs (by the way, you can only make that happen when you clean up your diet). But here’s …

This Antioxidant Is Vital for Your Health. Here is How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of It

There are even ratings of antioxidant levels for foods such as cacao, blueberries, and others. They are important and beneficial. But the most …

How To Make Thieves Oil and Why You Should Be Using It Every Day

Most of you probably know what Thieves Oil is, but if not have I got a story for you! The name and recipe for Thieves Oil have an interesting …

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

Workouts

This First-Grade Math Problem Has Everyone Stumped

Something just doesn't add up here.<p>Oh, math. Sure, it's a notoriously difficult subject, but any good standing adult should be able to solve a math …

Mathematics

5 Plants you can grow that will repel mosquitoes from your house.

Mosquitoes are a menance and insecticide might not be doing the job for you. How do you get rid of these pests naturally? Well, if you have a green …

Daughter Admits Choking Little Sister on Purpose. Then She Tells Mom Her Plan for the Whole Family

Darren Johnson/iDJ Photography/Flickr<p>In 2011, Idaho mom Jen was driving in the car with her children including daughter “Samantha,” when she heard a …

The Burpee Workout That Special Forces Soldiers Use to Get Insanely Fit

All you need is 20 minutes and a floor.<p>Imagine you're in a prison cell, confined by four walls. You have a bed, a sink, a toilet, and nothing else. When your cell door opens and it's time to go to the yard, your safety depends on your fitness.<p>This is the perfect workout you'd want to do.<p>It's not …

Workouts

How To Cut Carbs For Weight Loss

Carbohydrates are one of the most confusing aspects of nutrition. I say this as a dietitian who has helped countless clients lose weight. And I understand the confusion.<p>First you hear that you should eat fewer carbohydrates (or none at all!) and then you hear that you should eat more. On top of the …

Nutrition

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …

The tech entrepreneur was once overweight and unfocused. Now his ‘brain‑boosting’ diet has made him the toast of Silicon Valley<p>Dave Asprey, 43, is best known for his concoction Bulletproof Coffee, the go-to caffeine kick of Silicon Valley, Hollywood and David Beckham. A Guinness-dense combination …

Coconut

Today's Workout 50: The no-nonsense circuit to blast your back and shoulders

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>You don't need a ton of moves to take a scrawny upper body to super-jacked status. In fact, you only need four, …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

The best days of selling cheap Chinese goods in Africa are over

Nairobi, Kenya<p>In just 20 years, a sleepy residential neighborhood east of Nairobi’s central business district has become one of the most globally connected trade hubs in Africa.<p>Here, thousands of wholesale and retail traders sell clothing, electronics, fabric and more that make their way across …

Freeze spring onions and wrap carrots in foil: hacks to keep fruit and veg fresh

Every year, we throw out £13bn worth of food in the UK - approximately £470 per household. One major reason for this is that many of us fail to store our food properly causing it to spoil sooner than it should.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way. The experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute have …

Recipes

Say Goodbye To Pain With Turmeric Pain-Relief Tea!

People usually rely on drugs or other painkillers in the case of headache or back pain or any other type of body pain. Painkillers work, but only for …

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Use These Natural Remedies to Relieve Hay Fever without Taking Antihistamines

For some, spring brings an inner rejoicing – the onset of warmer weather that allows us to pack away our winter woollies and step out into the …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

Here is Why You Should Never Think You Are Falling Behind in Life

It’s easy to feel like you are falling behind in life. That people are passing you by and that you are not accomplishing everything that you set out …

Iodine Supplementation

Most of us never consider the link between diet and chronic fatigue or insomnia. A body produces negative warning reactions when it has too much or …

Engie, the car diagnostics app and mechanic marketplace, launches in UK

Engie, the Israeli startup that offers a car diagnostics device and app to enable you to better understand the health of your car, and is tied to a marketplace for local mechanics, sees its full U.K. launch today.<p>Priced at £14.99 for Android users or £19.99 for iOS, Engie’s Bluetooth device plugs …