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FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's First 100 Days Action Plan

In late October, Donald Trump released an action plan for what he hopes to accomplish in his first 100 days in office. Below, NPR reporters and editors from the politics team and other coverage areas have annotated Trump's plan. We've added context on several of his proposals, including whether he …

Donald Trump

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Elon Musk has a brilliant plan to change your roof

Ever since the proposed merger was announced, analysts have referred to it as a bailout. The general criticism surrounding the deal has largely stemmed from the following:<p>As part of the merger, which shareholders will vote on November 17, Tesla will acquire SolarCity's $3+ billion in debt. …

Tesla

Expert Advice: 9 Tips to Take Better Pictures from Garden Photographer Clive Nichols

Thanks to smart phones and ever more sophisticated compact cameras, we are all photographers now. But there’s a wide gulf between those everyday …

A Girls' Night Out in New York's Meatpacking District

A woman fixes her makeup at the outdoor bar of the Dream Hotel in New York's Meatpacking district in May 2015. Photograp<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Dina …

Feminism

Coal made its best case against climate change, and lost

A Minnesota judge found the preponderance of evidence did not favor coal industry climate science denial<p>Peabody Energy, the world’s largest private sector coal company (now bankrupt), recently faced off against environmental groups in a Minnesota court case. The case was to determine whether the …

Climate Change

10 insanely awesome incredible edible egg hacks

Did you know May is National Egg Month?<p>Eggs may be one of the world's most versatile foods and they are a protein powerhouse, chock full of essential vitamins and minerals.<p>Whether you like 'em poached, roasted, hard boiled, fried, or scrambled, there's always a new egg dish to try.<p>But perfecting …

Breakfast

20 best Chinese recipes: part 3

Andrew Wong’s Michie’s sweet and sour ribs<p>I learned the recipe for these ribs while I was in Sichuan and since then it has even found its way to the island of the Seychelles where my sister-in-law Michie makes a special request for them whenever my family and I fly over. I am hoping that, armed …

Food & Dining

What to Do in Toronto

Take a tour of Canada's most diverse city, Toronto.

artisanal

Two irrational responses to climate change: Witch hunts and denial

In late August 1589, a dozen of the fittest ships in the Danish fleet set across a tempestuous North Sea to carry a 14-year-old princess bride to her new husband and new home. King James VI of Scotland had seen Anna of Denmark only in a miniature portrait before arranging a marriage by proxy in her …

Science Says What You Wear Largely Affects How You Think And Behave

“What you wear can influence your thinking and negotiating skills, and even hormone levels and heart rate” – Matthew Hutson<p>We all know that the way …

Psychology

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Behavioral Sciences

Our real Sarah Palin nightmare: We debate sideshows and phony problems — while this very real threat looms undiscussed

While we waste time debating whether science is real, a terrifying biodiversity loss continues under our noses<p>It’s an amazing fact that the contemporary world is marked by a growing number of problems that are genuinely <i>global</i> in scope. Some of these problems even have existential implications for …

Climate Change

Never Burn Stuff in the Oven Ever Again

Pre-baked pizza is supposed to make your life better. But not if all you're doing is scorching it beyond recognition. Here's how to never burn it ever again.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below,</i> …

Spices

6 Ways to Guarantee Income in Retirement

There's nothing like having the peace of mind and security that comes from knowing you'll have steady income throughout retirement. Unless you're …

Landscape Photography

Blog - Natali Morris

Warning: Reading this post will give you homework. But ...<p>I want to share with you a few secrets to wealth that ...<p>I’ve been keeping our chiropractor …

Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn't Strengthen Bones, Study Finds

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.<p>The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating extra servings of calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.<p>The …

Medical Journals

Casserole Recipes That Are Worth Getting Excited About

Casseroles have a bad reputation -- and unjustly so. They're often meet with moans and groans, when really, most of the time, they're actually delicious. The problem with casserole recipes is that no matter how tasty they are, they always look like, well, a casserole.<p>Don't let the casserole's …

Cooking

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

Seven Ways to Create Simpler Photos

Why should we create simpler photos?<p>Simpler images have a great place in photography. They <i>hang so well on our walls!</i> When considering a picture to …

Yellowstone National Park

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4314-1.jpg<p>Mexican Red Lentil Soup with Cilantro-Almond Pesto<p>With school just over the horizon, I’ve been practicing our weekly meal routine. This …

Cooking

Build a DIY Flexible Camera Mount for Just $8

If you need an accessory for mounting your camera to random places, instead of purchasing a Gorillapod (or something similar), you can go a thrifty …

7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping

Camping is fun, right?Well, it's supposed to be. However, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. Some of these aren't preventable, but you have …

Camping

Improve Your Photography With These 5 Easy Techniques

Unless it's your full-time career, it can be hard to find the time to devote to your photography. Is there any way to sharpen your skills while …

6 Strange Warning Signs of Low Testosterone

Depression, fatigue, and low libido are some of the better-known symptoms of low testosterone, but did you know that low levels of this male hormone …

Photographer Turns Mundane Water Droplets into Works of Art

Water droplets can be annoying for most people, but for a tiny fraction of individuals out there, they can be a source creative fulfillment. People …