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Dump The Lumps: The World Health Organization Says Eat Less Sugar

Sugar is sweet.<p>But too much of it can expand our waistlines, rot our teeth and increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.<p>So the World Health Organization has new advice: Limit sugars to less than 10 percent of total calories consumed each day. And capping your sugar intake at just 5 …

Diabetes

Chocolate Chip S'mores Cookies: Ellen in the Kitchen Recipe

Blogger Ellen Attard of Ellen in the Kitchen says it best: "So this isn't really a recipe. It's more like an idea to make s'mores cookies better." That's the kind of forward thinking we need more of in this world. Don't rest on your laurels! A delicious cookie isn't enough. Make it better!<p>So, …

We are all amoral football hypocrites: Brain injuries, billionaire tax breaks and our indefensible Super Bowl parties

Some 30% of NFL players suffer chronic brain injuries. Coaches won’t let their kids play. Time to rethink football<p>For many years, Mike Ditka has served as the embodiment of what you might call America’s unreconstructed football id.<p>Ditka won an NFL championship as a hard-charging tight end, then …

NFL

Four key leadership lessons from top female executives

Recent studies have revealed something that many savvy women have known all along: women are good for business. With so many women-run startups cropping up and more companies looking to create diverse boardrooms, women are proving to deliver tangible and intangible advantages. A recent analysis by …

Leadership

You’ve got Lyndon Johnson all wrong: The real story of how a conservative Congress passed the Great Society

Yes, LBJ was savvy and imposing. But he did not arm-twist his way to success — and neither could Barack Obama<p>Lyndon Johnson hated being vice president. He was at heart a legislator who had been relegated to the sidelines of legislation. For almost three years he had watched John F. Kennedy fumble …

Political Science

“Your job should be to end war, not perpetuate it”: An open letter from one Army Ranger to another

When I signed up for the military, I wanted to save the world. Instead I helped make it a more dangerous place<p>You’ve probably just graduated from high school and you’ve undoubtedly already signed an Option 40 contract guaranteeing you a shot at the Ranger indoctrination program (R.I.P.). If you …

War

14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!)<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we love the striking black designs she's chosen, which would …

Living Rooms

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Cuba: America's most wanted woman Assata Shakur will not be extradited

Woman also known as Joanne Chesimard accused of killing police officer Havana welcomes ‘entire package’ of measures after US detente<p>A senior Cuban official has given the clearest sign yet that the island’s government has no intention of extraditing America’s most wanted woman, despite the warming …