Daphna

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Cory Booker grills Mike Pompeo on whether he believes being gay is a ‘perversion’

After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, Mike Pompeo, the president's nominee to head the State Department, called the decision “wrong” and “a shocking abuse of power.”<p>In a statement condemning the decision, the then-congressman said:<p>“I am deeply saddened by the Supreme Court's ruling …

LGBTQI

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

Weight Loss

Buddha bowls: A healthy helping of veggies, grains and protein the whole family will love

Interested in clean eating for your family this year? Then check out the healthy benefits of the Buddha Bowl.<p><b>WHAT IS A BUDDHA BOWL?</b><p>The latest health …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Add To Your Breakfast To Speed Up Weight Loss

There’s one thing people forget to do when they’re trying to lose weight. Can you guess? The answer: Eat! Your body needs to fuel up with healthy …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Boost Your Metabolism In The Morning

Some people get up at the break of dawn to exercise. Other early birds must get a load of work done before heading to the office. Us? We’re not …

Why is there a war in Syria?

<b>A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has turned into a full-scale civil war. The conflict has left more than 350,000 people dead, devastated cities and drawn in other countries.</b><p>How did the Syrian war start?<p>Even before the conflict began, many Syrians were complaining …

Middle East

Exercising during pregnancy can make your labour shorter

Regular exercise throughout pregnancy can shorten the duration of labour, according to the first clinical trial to test the effectiveness of prenatal …

Mysterious Denisovans interbred with modern humans more than once

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neanderthals, Denisovans and our ancestors were mixing and mingling a long time ago -- and some of our genetics can be traced back to these archaic humans.<p>In Asians, as much as 3% of an individual's DNA may be Neanderthal. For Europeans, it's as much as 2%. A new study has found that our …

Anthropology

Babies can logically reason even before they can talk

Jean Piaget was wrong<p>One-year-old babies may not be able to speak, but they are able to think logically, according to new research that shows the earliest known foundation of our ability to reason.<p>Legendary psychologist Jean Piaget believed that we didn’t have logical reasoning abilities until we …

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t

For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down.<p>By the spring of 2016, Missi Brandt had emerged from a rough few years with a new sense of solidity. At 45, she was three years sober and on the leeward side …

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Top chef reveals secret to making perfect pancakes - and the common batter mistake we make

It's almost that most wonderful time of the year - Pancake Day !<p>Nestled between Christmas and Valentine's Day , Shrove Tuesday provides some much …

Breakfast

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

5 Essential Vegetarian Slow Cooker Soups to Know by Heart

The slow cooker is the workhorse of my kitchen, and it is used so often that it holds a permanent place on the kitchen counter. Although this humble …

Cooking

Olivia Palermo shares her beauty secrets and why a pretty hairstyle is her favourite accessory

Reality star. Fashion icon. Businesswoman. And now, beauty muse. So what’s Olivia’s secret? Hers is a very modern fairy tale.<p>Having launched her career as a cast member on MTV’s reality-drama The City, Olivia Palermo has gone on to become a one-woman fashion powerhouse, with five million Instagram …

Beauty

Everyone Will Love This Honey Garlic Butter Chicken

If you're like me and would rather wipe down your cast iron than clean a sheet pan (because parchment paper doesn't always cut it), then this recipe …

Neuroscientists shed light on causes of postpartum depression using new research model

Postpartum depression strikes nearly one in five new mothers, who may experience anxiety, severe fatigue, inability to bond with their children and …

Neuroscience

19 Bathtubs Around the World With Breathtaking Views

You'll want to spend the entire day soaking in these incredible landscapes.<p>There are several things that can make or break a trip: airport …

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs—and How to Cook Them Perfectly

I eat eggs often. I love scrambled or fried eggs for a quick breakfast, and I often make baked eggs or a frittata when I’m feeling like breakfast for …

9 ways millennials are approaching marriage differently from their parents

The institution of marriage is constantly evolving.<p>Couples who get hitched today create a partnership that looks totally different from their parents' and grandparents' — from their wedding to their commitment to monogamy.<p>Below, Business Insider has collected some of the starkest contrasts between …

These Are the 13 Micronutrients You Need More of in Your Life

Although they often work together to regulate and promote certain bodily functions, there's a big difference between vitamins and minerals. While our bodies need vitamins for vital energy release at the cellular level, minerals are more involved in maintaining things such as water levels, blood, …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

It's Time That We Start Rethinking Infidelity

Why do people cheat? It's a question that's plagued couples since marriage became an institution. And as marriage has moved from an economic …

World's Best Cities for Street Food

To eat on the street is to engage all five senses. There’s the taste and texture of the food; the smell of it (and probably diesel and charcoal); the sound of bleeping horns and meat sizzling on the grill; and the sight of elbow-to-elbow crowds and bumper-to-bumper traffic. At once, street food is …

Ho Chi Minh City

The Genius of the Playboy Interview

Hugh Hefner was a complicated individual whose notions of sexuality and human relationships were at once woke and predatory, who stumbled upon a …

Martin Luther King, Jr.