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Prefab modern lake house is powered by the sun

Simple but stylish<p>Sometimes less really is more—particularly when you’re contending with some stunning natural surroundings. This simple prefabricated home in Vallée de Joux, Switzerland, overlooks the gently rolling hills of Lac de Joux. Ralph Germann Architects designed the home, called “House …

Prefab Homes

As Interest in Democratic Socialism Surges, Ocasio-Cortez Explains to Colbert What a "Moral" Economy Would Look Like

Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning primary win over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, interest in democratic socialism—the label …

Middle-class

Evangelical Historian Explains How Christians Came to Put Trump Ahead of Jesus

“How do we reconcile the white evangelical politics of fear with the scriptural command to ‘fear not’?”John Fea is an evangelical Christian and a …

Faith

Camper van owners can find land to park on with Parkmybnb

Never sleep in a Walmart parking lot again<p>Dreaming of open roads, picturesque scenery, and a simplified life, people around the country are ditching their mortgages for vans, campers, and the like. But while Instagram makes #VanLife seem idyllic, in reality it can be hard to find a place to park …

RVs

How to Make Clafoutis - Chowhound

“Fancy” is often the descriptor that comes right before the words “French dessert,” but they’re not all fussy macarons and crème brûlée. Some …

Nigel Slater’s pan con tomate and focaccia recipes

The open-textured breads – sourdough and ciabatta – toast splendidly, their rough edges catching and crisping in the heat and their generous holes allowing the butter or olive oil to trickle teasingly through to your fingers. Torn rather than sliced, those jagged edges are sharp enough to grate a …

Recipes

Here are 5 founding fathers whose skepticism about Christianity would make them unelectable today

To hear the Religious Right tell it, men like George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were 18th-century versions of Jerry …

Worker-owned co-ops are coming for the digital gig economy

As companies like Uber and Handy flail, they’ve cleared a path for worker-owned digital platforms to replace them–and now, there’s a new toolkit to help them get started.<p>A domestic cleaning worker in New York City faces a choice. She might decide to register on a platform like Handy or Taskrabbit, …

Innovation

5 Marvelous Prefab Homes in Michigan

These homes in the Great Lakes State will have you reconsidering the possibilities of prefab design.<p>Prefabricated and modular homes, known for their time- and cost-efficiency, are becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. Today, we turn the lens on modern prefab homes in the great state of …

Prefab Homes

Mind Control

Barbara Ehrenreich cuts an unusual figure in American culture. A prominent radical who never became a liberal, a celebrity, or a reactionary, who …

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 …

These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

His annual beach reading list includes a biography of da Vinci, award-winning fiction, and new ways of thinking about global progress.<p>Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates may spend heavily on vaccines and aid programs, but he seems to recognize that the one of the things that money can’t buy is …

Books

A Guide to Biarritz, a Scenic Surfer’s Paradise

Few resort towns have as glittering a history as Biarritz. Less than 20 miles north of the Spanish border on France’s sweeping Atlantic coast, the once quaint fishing village became a haven for the 19th-century elite when Napoleon III and his wife, Eugénie de Montijo, chose a sandy bluff …

11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

A Traveler's Guide to Morelia, Michoacan

Morelia, the state capital of Michoacan in ​Mexico, has a population of about 500 thousand and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city has over 200 …

Aztec Temples, Lucha Libre, and Street Tacos: The 4-day Weekend in Mexico City

Americans With No Religion Greatly Outnumber Those Powerful White Evangelicals

It’s relatively well-known that the portion of the U.S. population with no religious affiliation has been steadily increasing recently. And for those …

If you want to ride in Waymo’s self-driving cars, move to Phoenix

The futuristic vehicles we once knew as Google self-driving cars are now the property of a stand-alone Alphabet unit called Waymo. But Google’s I/O conference here in Mountain View is <b>featuring a section on Waymo news and advancements</b>.<p>Waymo CEO John Krafcik showed a video of people who live in …

Autonomous Cars

Baked Pesto Salmon

Preheat the oven to 325°F. Place a piece of parchment paper on a rimmed baking sheet.<p>Lay the salmon fillets on the baking sheet, not touching. Spoon …

NHS preparing to offer ‘game-changing’ cancer treatment

The NHS is preparing to fast-track a “game-changing” cancer treatment into hospitals, its chief executive has said, calling for the manufacturers to help by setting an affordable price.<p>Simon Stevens said CAR-T therapy, which has been licensed in the US but not yet in the UK, could be approved for …

Cancer

A Guide to the Hiking Trails of Phoenix and Scottsdale

The Valley of the Sun, by virtue of being a valley, is naturally surrounded by some of the country’s most majestic mountain-scapes. Tourists and …

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

Why Athletes Are Ditching Ibuprofen for CBD

Andrew Talanskyis almost always sore. The 29-year-old spent seven years as a professional cyclist racing for Slipstream Sports. He recently switched to triathlon and now spends hours training both on and off the bike. “I’m using muscles I haven’t used in years,” Talansky says. “My body is …

Cannabis

Escaping Mexico City’s Hustle Within City Limits

Call it a case of FOMO — Fear of Missing Out. I’m usually resistant to pangs of envy inspired by social media photos of friends and families on perfect getaways around the world. And seeing that multiple acquaintances had all visited the same destination would, if anything, make me decidedly less …

EV startup unveils new retro-looking electric car with in-wheel hub motors

Czech electric car startup MW Motors unveiled a new lightweight and retro-looking all-electric vehicle powered by in-wheel hub motors.<p>Restomods, which consists of restoring old vehicles with modern mechanical parts, like a new engine, suspension and brakes, are becoming increasingly popular as many …

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 million visitors in 2017 – and new direct flights from the UK with Norwegian and Wow making the US’s third-largest city more accessible. While visitors tend to congregate around …

Los Angeles

Fire-licked Skirt Steak With Salsa Verde

To prepare the salsa verde: In a food processor, combine the garlic, anchovies, and capers and pulse until finely chopped. Scrape down the sides of …

21 lessons for how to get the most out of life, from a guy who retired at 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began …

Happiness

Map of France

Consult this detailed map of France, which is ideal for planning your trips throughout France between the major French cities. The map displays …

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …