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I Attended a Workshop on Partner-Permitted Sex Outside the Relationship. Here's What I Learned

“Working with Non-Monogamous Couples” was held at a nondescript family services center in a nowhere neighborhood in Manhattan. Having attended a talk …

Lace Cornbread

Step 2<p>Heat 1 heaping Tbsp. bacon drippings in a cast-iron skillet over medium- low heat. When drippings are shimmering (the sign that they’re hot), …

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Five Ways to Make Better Tacos

If your tacos always involve ground beef, seasonings from a packet, a jar of salsa, and a corn shell, it’s time for an intervention. There’s nothing wrong with the tacos you’re currently making, but there’s so much more taco goodness to be had in this world.<p>“Tacos are great because you can eat very …

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25 Iconic European Cities to Explore

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>The historic Grand Tour still influences travel today.<p>Trendy young aristocrats in the 16th century took a whirlwind tour of European cities to visit architectural wonders, admire fine art firsthand, and collect plenty of souvenirs to show off back home. Considered the finale of a …

Cape Town

The Religion of Whiteness Becomes a Suicide Cult

“White men,” an obscure Australian academic named Charles Henry Pearson predicted in his 1893 book “National Life and Character: A Forecast,” would be “elbowed and hustled, and perhaps even thrust aside” by people they had long regarded as their inferiors — “black and yellow races.” China, in …

Civil Rights

Tomato-Parmesan Mini Quiches

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>These individual mini quiches are a fun take on a traditional quiche. Leftovers can be refrigerated or frozen for an …

Happy together: lonely baby boomers turn to co-housing

When Rose Mark retired from being a teacher, she and her husband decided to leave their bustling San Francisco neighbourhood to find somewhere they would feel safer. One problem: the booming local tech scene had turbocharged demand for homes, and they found themselves outbid time and again.<p>As well …

San Francisco

Affordable Satellite Communication By Bivystick

Bivy App have created a new affordable satellite communication system aptly named the Bivystick, designed to be easy-to-use and transform yourself …

The 9 Best Hotels to Book in Tulum, Mexico

With aqua water, white sand and a rustic-luxe vibe, Tulum should be on the bucket list of every beach-loving traveler. Just 80 miles south of Cancun …

How to spend a year living abroad for $1,000 a month

The sabbatical.<p>The year off.<p>The walkabout.<p>The career/life reset.<p>It's something most of us talk about, or at least dream about. It's the answer to the questions we ask ourselves before our pick-me-up 4:15 p.m. coffees: Will life be a march of unremitting, interminable years of work? Will each year …

Trump's bumbling, brutal, bargain-basement mob

David Chase, the creator of "The Sopranos," the long-running HBO series about the New Jersey mob, once explained to me the uncanny brilliance of the show.<p>"Everything that everybody says is untrue. Complete falsehoods, self-justifications, rationalizations, outright lies, fantasies and …

More Americans Are Dying From Suicide, Drug Use And Diarrhea

Americans are dying in different ways than they used to. As of 2014, more were dying from drug use than in years past, even as deaths from alcohol …

Tennessee 'Natural' Burial Ground Will Offer A Simpler Farewell — Casket Optional

Larkspur Conservation in Sumner County, Tenn., is a beautiful, parklike setting, with hiking trails and picnic areas and, soon, occasional burial plots. The 112 acres of serene rolling hills are protected by a conservation easement through the Nature Conservancy. Larkspur's founders hope it will …

The ancient code guiding Robert Mueller’s Russia probe

<b>Robert Mueller (Getty/Andrew Burton)</b><p>What is special counsel Robert Mueller’s real agenda? His hidden motivations should greatly worry Donald Trump<p>Jim Sleeper<p>March 10, 2018 7:00pm (UTC)<p><i>This column originally appeared in Washington Monthly. It is republished at Salon with permission.</i><p>The most obvious …

Trump scrapped a $2 billion deal with the UAE days before the secret Seychelles meeting that Mueller now has his eyes on

<i>Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here.</i><p>The weekend before one of his advisers met with representatives of the United Arab Emirates and Russia in the Seychelles islands to supposedly discuss how to improve US-Russia relations, President Donald Trump rejected a $2 billion …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Note to Robert Mueller: Hope Hicks was part of the cover-up

Andrew Harrer/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Hope Hicks’ time in the barrel may come soon. Special counsel Robert …

Donald Trump

What a chemical attack in Syria looks like

This past week Syrian President Bashar al-Assad unleashed one of his heaviest bombardments on civilians in a struggle to end the civil war that …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Ivanka Trump’s daddy’s girl act: Her entitlement is what’s “inappropriate”

<b>Ivanka Trump (Getty/Marianna Massey)</b><p>The White House advisor makes clear in a “Today” interview that her first job is first daughter<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>February 26, 2018 7:32pm (UTC)<p>The daddy's girl makes for a perennially easy target. She's the fish in a barrel subject of reality shows about …

The Edges of Reason

When I was a child I lived in several worlds. First was the world that I understood to be the normal one: a world where people had professional degrees and followed their doctor’s instructions strictly and carefully; a world ruled by a solid-seeming secular and liberal consensus about what was …

Eggs Baked in Tomatoes

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Grease a large, oven-safe skillet with the olive oil.<p>2. Using a small paring knife, cut around the stems of the …

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Asian Cucumber Salad

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across the …

Warm Brussels Sprout Salad Recipe - Health

If you haven’t tried shredding Brussels sprouts into a salad, you’ve been seriously missing out. Enter this recipe for Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad. …

Thomasina Miers’ easy recipe for brussels sprout gratin with fennel salami

Give sprouts a new lease of life with this creamy simple supper<p>When it has been this cold and grey for so long, it’s hard to shake yourself from the winter torpor. Thank goodness, then, for the optimism of the pagans: Imbolc, or St Brigid’s Day, is a Gaelic festival at the start of February, …

Salami

6 Recipes from Commander's Palace in New Orleans

From red snapper ceviche to coconut flan, these recipes are staples at the staff meal shared by Commander's Palace chefs and waitstaff.<p>Family Meal has been a tradition at Commander’s Palace, the grand old Creole restaurant in New Orleans, since its great matriarch, Ella Brennan, took over in 1974. …

New Orleans

The Smiling Axolotl Hides a Secret: A Giant Genome

Scientists have decoded the genome of the axolotl, the Mexican amphibian with a Mona Lisa smile. It has 32 billion base pairs, which makes it ten times the size of the human genome, and the largest genome ever sequenced.<p>The axolotl, endangered in the wild, has been bred in laboratories and studied …