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Are We Getting Ripped with Protein or Ripped Off?

Carbs are good. Carbs are bad. Butter’s good. Butter’s bad. Coconut oil is a miracle. No, it’s evil. After decades of diet trends and conflicting …

Nutrition

The Excesses of Call-Out Culture

The outrage directed against the New York Times writer Bari Weiss is the latest illustration of a culture that undermines the causes it seeks to advance.<p>One of America’s best attributes wasn’t fully real to me until I studied abroad in Seville, Spain, with Asian American classmates. Their answers …

Mirai Nagasu

Halle Berry Reveals Diet That Slowed ‘Aging Process’ & Reversed Diabetes

Oscar-winner Halle Berry often shares some of the workouts that keep her body in stellar shape, and as a diabetic, she also knows that a healthy diet …

Diabetes

A heroic math teacher saved her students during the Florida shooting by covering the classroom windows and refusing to let even the SWAT team in

Shanthi Viswanathan knew something was wrong when the second fire alarm of the day went off.<p>A math teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School known as "Mrs. V," she was teaching Algebra II when a gunman entered the school and began firing on February 14 in an attack that killed 17 people and …

Teaching

Pinterest Is Going Crazy for This Simple Ketogenic Dinner Recipe

Though January is over, the ketogenic diet has continued to trend into 2018. This low-carb, high-fat diet consists mainly of non-starchy vegetables, …

Instant Pot

Passive funds tracking an index lose out when its make-up changes

IS THERE hope for fund managers after all? Conventional “active” managers, who try to pick stocks that will beat the market, have been losing ground …

Investing

Black With (Some) White Privilege

When I was in my early 30s, I started making a list of every child I could think of who had a black parent and a white parent and was born between 1960 and the mid- to late 1980s. It was a collection of people like me, who grew up and came of age after the Supreme Court decision in 1967 that …

Halle Berry

Winston Churchill's tailors told us he owed them so much money they sent a bill to Downing Street on his first day as Prime Minister — and it didn’t go down well

Henry Poole & Co., one of the oldest tailors on London's Savile Row, was given just seven weeks to create the suits worn by Gary Oldman in this year's Oscar-nominated film "Darkest Hour," in which Oldman plays former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.<p>"Normally we're looking at around 12 weeks to do …

Darkest Hour

Why Facebook and Instagram should kill the Like button

The Like button must die.<p>More than any other feature, the thumbs-up on Facebook — along with its cousins, the Instagram and Twitter hearts — …

Mental Health

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

A Japanese Hockey Prodigy Eyes a Path to the N.H.L.

KARUIZAWA, Japan — At 14, Aito Iguchi is already an internet stickhandling sensation and a household name in Japanese youth hockey. The question wherever he plays is typically not whether, but when, he will stickhandle his way to a goal. But Iguchi wants more than goals.<p>“I want to set my sights on …

Ice Hockey

Aiming at China’s Armpits: When Foreign Brands Misfire

BEIJING — Unilever brought its Rexona deodorant to China a decade ago, dreaming of a market with 2.6 billion armpits.<p>Wages were rising, consumers were spending and the run-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics was making Chinese people feel more cosmopolitan. More of them, it stood to reason, would be …

Advertising

Woolrich: Outdoor clothing icon gets a place of its own

Most Canadians recognize the name Woolrich. They’ve seen the nearly 200-year-old company’s iconic buffalo check on a blanket or jacket. They’ve seen …

Men's Fashion

Why Cape Town’s water could run out in April

THE people of Cape Town have spent recent years praying for rain. It has not come often enough. Lawns have faded to brown and swimming pools have …

Patricia de Lille

Suncor to cut 400 jobs as it rolls out self-driving trucks

Author: ReutersThu, 2018-02-01 02:19ID: 1517442709603597500CALGARY, Canada: Suncor Energy Inc. said on Wednesday that it expected to cut some 400 …

Oil Sands

Chvrches Drop "Get Out," Tease Possible Collaboration With The National

Is a new album dropping this year?<p>Chvrches drop “Get Out” a day after they teased the new song. This is the Scottish trio’s first new song since 2015’s <i>Every Open Eye</i>. For “Get Out,” Chvrches worked with hit-maker Greg Kurstin, who is behind heavyweights like Adele and most recently won a Grammy for …

New Singles

‘Rise and Kill First’ Shines Light on Israel’s Hidden Assassinations

A reader might begin a 750-page history of killing committed by Israel’s intelligence services with some trepidation; the tightrope is high, and it’s shaky. Much of the truth is classified — and much of it is in dispute. The moral quandaries are, to put it mildly, enormous.<p>Ronen Bergman knows this. …

Israel

How Canada’s addiction to road salt is ruining everything

This winter, Calgary has expanded its use of beet juice as a de-icing alternative to road salt. While slightly more expensive than salt, the mixture …

Ontario

“Harvey’s Concern Was Who Did Him In”: Inside Harvey Weinstein’s Frantic Final Days

Before the story of his alleged abuses broke in October, Harvey Weinstein hunkered down in his Tribeca bunker—even as the producer refused to believe the end was near.<p>On Monday, October 2, 2017, Harvey Weinstein arrived at work earlier than usual. As was his custom, he barked orders and moved from …

Bob Weinstein

‘Frost Boy’ in China Warms Up the Internet, and Stirs Poverty Debate

BEIJING — On a bitterly cold morning this month, Wang Fuman, 8, set out for school as he usually did, walking 2.8 miles through mountains and streams until he reached the warmth of his third-grade classroom.<p>When Fuman arrived two hours later, his classmates erupted in laughter. The freezing …

China

Use This GUIDE To Know When Fruit And Vegetables Are In Season To Save Money

Fruits and vegetables should be the staple products in our everyday diet, according to the claims of numerous experts on diet and nutrition. Each and …

France was the first country to ban supermarkets from throwing away unused food — and the world is taking notice

France is a culinary leader — both at the table and, more recently, in the trash can.<p>In February 2016, France became the first country in the world to prohibit supermarkets from throwing away unused food through unanimously passed legislation.<p>Now, supermarkets of a certain size must donate unused …

Sustainability

Told their treehouse must go, owners appeal to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen built a Florida beachfront treehouse that would be the envy of any child. It's got two levels, hammocks and windows looking out on the Gulf of Mexico.<p>But the hangout has cost the couple a handsome sum: about $30,000 to construct and probably five times …

Britain Considers a ‘Latte Levy’ to Cut the Use of Coffee Cups

LONDON — The humble paper coffee cup, that mainstay of mornings and modern office life, may be going the way of the pull-tab soda can and, perhaps, plastic bags and bottles. The problem, it seems, is that, in their current form, the cups are surprisingly hard to recycle, and therefore contribute an …

Coffee

Working Out With Charles Glass, a Trainer to the Stars

VENICE, Calif. — Remember the episode of “Seinfeld” that features Elaine trying to return a dress to Barneys after she takes it home and realizes that it doesn’t look nearly as good as it did when she was at the store, surrounded by mirrors that made her appear skinnier?<p>Well, it’s the opposite at …

Dwayne Johnson

Modern American elites have come to favour inconspicuous consumption

<b>The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class.</b> By Elizabeth Currid-Halkett. <i>Princeton University Press; 254 pages; $29.95 and …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Nutrition

Realizing He ‘Used to Be Good,’ Don Cherry Recalibrates His Rancor

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Don Cherry, who can be as loud as the jackets he wears during his weekly “Coach’s Corner” segments on “Hockey Night in Canada,” was worried a year ago that he was losing his edge.<p>He was at risk of becoming a dinosaur, droning on about hockey’s best pugilists when the N.H.L. …

Ice Hockey

The Teens Trapped Between a Gang and the Law

On Long Island, unaccompanied minors are caught between the violence of MS-13 and the fear of deportation.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Juliana grew up with a single memory of her father. He was sitting in the half-light of evening …

Crime

What I Was Wrong About This Year

The Israeli intelligence service asked the great psychologist Daniel Kahneman for help in the 1970s, and Kahneman came back with a suggestion: Get rid of the classic intelligence report. It allows leaders to justify any conclusion they want, Kahneman said. In its place, he suggested giving the …

Statistics