Jason Ponder

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My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

How The Dukan Diet Works To Make You Lose 10 Lbs In A Week

The Dukan diet, also known as French Diet or Protal Diet was created by a French physician Pierre Dukan. The diet helps you lose weight gradually and …

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

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8,000 lighted balloons to mark Berlin Wall 25 years after its fall

The German capital will re-create part of the notorious Berlin Wall with a <i>lichtgrenze</i>, or light frontier, made of 8,000 illuminated balloons to mark 25 years of freedom since the wall came down Nov. 9, 1989.<p>From Nov. 7 to 9, the light installation will appear along a 9-mile stretch of the formerly …

Why Health Officials Are Concerned About Energy Drinks

The energy drink market is booming, but that’s not necessarily a good thing when it comes to public health, says the World Health Organization’s …

For U.S. Soldier Turned Aid Worker, The Goal Was To Help Syrians

<i>Editor's Note: This story on Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter, was published last month after the Islamic State publicly threatened to kill him. It is being republished in the wake of his death.</i><p>I met Abdul-Rahman Kassig in Beirut in the summer of 2012, when the young American was still …

What Is Really Tearing America Apart

What separates Americans the most?<p>Race ... religion ... gender ...<p>According to Shanto Iyengar, a political scientist at Stanford University, often the most divisive aspect of contemporary society is: politics.<p><b>Divided We Stand</b><p>"Unlike race, gender and other social divides where group-related …

Nurses at Dallas hospital describe poor safety measures with Ebola victim

Nurses at a Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola described a confused and chaotic response to his arrival in the emergency room, alleging in a statement Tuesday that he languished for hours in a room with other patients and that hospital authorities resisted isolating him.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> …

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