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8 companies selling sustainable, ethical sleepwear

<i>As the weather cools and the sun sets earlier, one can't help but crave cozy, comfortable clothing and quiet nights at home. If your pajama and</i> …

Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email for Official Work

“Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and adviser to the president, used a personal email address to communicate with a government official after her …

Donald Trump

As a Spokane Father Faces Deportation, His Son Wonders If He Will Be Next

It was 5:30 a.m. when Luís Manuel Salazar-Campaña heard a knock on his car window. by Ana Sofia KnaufIt was 5:30 a.m. when Luís Manuel …

Immigration

This travel yoga mat weighs much less than a regular one and folds up to the size of a newspaper

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Folded up, it's about the size of a folded pair of jeans or a newspaper and weighs 2.4 lbs, rather than the normal 7. YOGO<p>If you want to …

Forest Gardening: Planting Small Shrubs and Soft Fruit

In my last blog about forest gardening, I described the lower canopy layer of smaller trees and suggested some well known fruits and nuts like …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella once gave up his green card for love

And then, things got complicated.<p>"It was a happy time, but the complications of immigration would soon prove a challenge," Nadella writes in his new book, "Hit Refresh," which officially releases on Monday.<p>At the time, Nadella had just started as a technical evangelist at Microsoft's Redmond …

NASCAR officials say they’ll fire anthem protesters — but they let fans fly the Confederate flag

As officials from the National Football League and other major sports organizations condemn President Donald Trump’s attack on football players who …

Rights & Freedoms

WWII Vet, 97, Takes a Knee to Support NFL Protests

The photo of a 97-year-old WWII veteran kneeling in solidarity to show support for protesting football players has gone viral on Twitter.<p>Brennan Gilmore posted the photo of his grandfather, John Middlemas, around 7:30 a.m. Sunday before National Football League players knelt during the national …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

We Love This Fitness Blogger's Response to Haters Who Say Strength Training Makes Women Look 'Manly'

Instagram star Kelsey Wells claps back at the trolls.<p>As anyone who has ever stepped into a weight room knows, women own the room as much as men do. …

The Only Dutch Oven Recipes You Need This Fall

My most prized possession in my kitchen is my Dutch oven. Ever since I began rifling through food magazines as a teenager, I've pined over the …

Side Dishes

This incredible animation shows how deep humans have dug

If we were to journey to the center of the Earth, it would take a lot longer than you might expect. Here's how deep humans have dug underground.<p>The typical grave is 6 feet down. Most Olympic swimming pools are 10 feet deep. Nile crocodiles dig burrows as deep as 39 feet deep. The Paris Catacombs …

The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT):<p>10:50 p.m.<p>Marc Anthony has some scathing …

Donald Trump

How to Make DIY Signs

Painted signs are one of my favorite kinds of decor – but let’s face it: sometimes they’re overpriced. But that’s ok, because making them takes a bit …

DIY

Chef Pete Evans posts bizarre photo of wife naked with horse

The couple appeared to spend their weekend in touch with nature as they pressed their heads against animals on the farm.<p>Just a day later Evans was …

Melting Moments II Recipe

"Also known as Cornstarch cookies."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1/2 cup cornstarch<p>1/2 cup confectioners' sugar<p>3/4 cup butter<p>Directions<p>Combine …

Survey reveals scale of hostility towards Arabs in Britain

Most people polled say Arabs have failed to integrate, and support racial profiling against them by police<p>The scale of hostility in Britain towards Islam and Arabs is revealed in a YouGov survey showing most UK voters believe Arabs have failed to integrate themselves into British society, and their …

Foreign Policy

Sea turtles may be edging back from the brink of extinction

Giant sea turtles may live to photobomb another day.<p>In fact, their numbers, according to a study published this week in Science Advances, look to be …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Puerto Rico’s Agriculture and Farmers Decimated by Maria

YABUCOA, P.R. — José A. Rivera, a farmer on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, stood in the middle of his flattened plantain farm on Sunday and tried to tally how much Hurricane Maria had cost him.<p>“How do you calculate everything?” Mr. Rivera said.<p>For as far as he could see, every one of his …

Caribbean

Woman Becomes YouTube Star by Eating into a Microphone

Spirit Payton is one of YouTube’s unlikeliest stars. In just under two years, she has grown her channel, ASMRTheChew, to over 160,000 subscribers and …

11 Risotto Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think

Risotto is a fine dining staple that, for too long, has been confined to restaurants. The creamy, comforting dish is often thought to be inaccessibly difficult for home cooks. But the truth is that, with the right technique, risotto is easy enough for any cook to make on a weeknight. It comes …

Scientists Have Designed a Crystalline Type of Aluminium That's Insanely Light

It has fascinating properties.<p>Aluminium is already highly prized. It's conductive, has a low melting point, is very strong when alloyed, is …

Doing Three Minutes Of Exercise Could Keep You In Shape

And you won't need to do anything else!<p>If there is a way of avoiding the gym but still being able to stay in shape, trust us we will find it.<p>So when …

Exercise

Heard of sleep sex? Here are 7 mysterious things that happen when you are sleeping

Recurring dream can be fascinating for some, but it could be disturbing for the person dealing with it.<p>After a busy and tiring day, sleep seems to be …

Germany's Nazi Past Is Just a Stumbling Stone Away

ZIERENBERG, Germany — Gunter Demnig kneeled on a rain-drenched sidewalk in front of a timber-framed house and replaced some cobblestones with two brass-plate-covered slabs. Each was engraved with a name.<p>“Involuntarily moved 1938,” each inscription reads. These stones mark the night when …

Demonstration

'Plastic-Eating' Fungus Found In Pakistan Garbage Dump

We know that plastic is a major pollutant, tough to break down organically, producing toxic fumes when burnt and often entering the food chain …

How a Psychopath Learns to Lie

It’s likely that there are psychopaths among us … in our workplaces, in our circle of friends, maybe even in our families. Or at least that’s what …

13 Facts About Animals' Brains That Will Make You Say, "IDK How To Feel About This"

FACT: There's a fungus that can take over an ant's brains and turn it into a zombie!!!

Zoology

A Battle to Save the World’s Favorite Treat: Chocolate

TURRIALBA, Costa Rica — The trees of the International Cacao Collection grow here in an astonishing diversity of forms, bearing skinny cacao pods with scorpion-stinger protrusions, spherical green pods that could be mistaken for tomatillos, oblong pods with bumpy skin resembling that of the horned …

Forestry

What Happens to Tattoo Ink After It's Injected into Your Skin?

It takes a brave soul (in some cases, emboldened by a strong drink or two) to get a tattoo. And while people may spend time considering what design …