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5 Ways To Wash Pesticides Off Fruits & Veggies & Why You Should

Unless you’re buying exclusively organic fruit and vegetables (and here’s why we should all be striving to), thoroughly washing the produce you buy …

How healthy is too healthy? EU warns about green tea supplements

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).<p>Tea infusions, as used for brewed tea, are still considered safe. Instant tea drinks are also fine as …

Tea

Starbucks’ tactic to address racial bias is not going to work

Starbucks often touts its progressive values. But its response to a recent episode of racial discrimination suggests that the coffee chain is operating under outdated ideas about what it takes to combat prejudice.<p>On Apr. 12, police arrested two African-American men who were waiting for a third …

Critical Thinking

Rodan + Fields, the Beauty Brand Your Facebook Friends Are Always Pushing, Is Facing a Class-Action Suit

Lash Boost, the brand’s eyelash serum, contains a controversial ingredient.<p>If you’ve spent any time at all on Facebook the past few years, there’s a good chance you’ve seen someone you know selling the skincare brand Rodan + Fields. The company is a multi-level marketer, which means its main sales …

Class Action

Drug testing for food stamps may be coming soon

<b>WASHINGTON -</b> The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing, …

Drug Testing

A crummy drop-down menu appeared to kill dozens of mothers in Texas | Ars Technica

This doesn’t mean maternal mortality in Texas or the US is OK. It’s still horrific.<p>In the US, the rate of women dying from pregnancy and childbirth …

Pregnancy

'I'm going home': Deported veteran Hector Barajas-Varela to become a U.S. citizen

"Hector will be able to return home as an American citizen," said an ACLU director and attorney.<p>All dressed up in his U.S. military uniform and accompanied by his supporters, Hector Barajas-Varela received a life-changing announcement: April 13th will mark his naturalization ceremony in San …

Immigration

Many Restaurant Meals Come With a Side of Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates

The more you dine out, the more you’re getting exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals known as phthalates, suggests a new study published …

Research

Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning, judge says

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) and other coffee sellers must put a cancer warning on coffee sold in California, a Los Angeles judge has ruled, possibly exposing the companies to millions of dollars in fines.<p>A little-known not-for-profit group sued some 90 coffee retailers, including Starbucks, …

Coffee

Fixer Upper Full Episodes - Season 3

Tiny House, Big Charm 43:02<p>Chip and Jo transform an abandoned tiny house for an adventurous couple.<p>A Home for Country Living 43:01<p>The Meeks seek a …

Waco

American who escaped Al Qaeda captivity says FBI, under Mueller and Comey, betrayed him

After he escaped from Al Qaeda in Syria, American photojournalist Matt Schrier investigated his own kidnapping and uncovered what he describes as a pattern of "betrayal" by FBI agents handling his case.<p>Schrier is now asking hard questions of former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who now leads the …

Al-Qaeda

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

Cancer

How to download a copy of everything Facebook knows about you

Facebook stores almost every single interaction you've had with the social network since you joined, including every time you've logged in, ads …

Cambridge Analytica

Iowa family reported missing found dead in Mexico condominium

CLOSE<p>"Life is not going to be the same without her" Beth Fry added after finding out that Amy Sharp, her husband Kevin and their two kids were found …

Mexico

10 Mantras To Help Keep Your Anxiety In Check

You can recite these mantras when you wake up, while you are brushing your teeth or during your commute.<p>It is no secret that anxiety is at the source …

Mental Health
San Francisco

Herbal Heart Tonics - Natural Health

Your heart is the capital city at the center of your body, with an intricate network of blood vessels branching out in the form of superhighways …

Drawing inspiration from plants and animals to restore tissue: Nanofiber dressings heal wounds, promote regeneration

Nanofiber dressings heal wounds, promote regeneration<p>Researchers have developed new wound dressings that dramatically accelerate healing and improve …

Cell Biology
Animation

Think Positive: 11 Ways to Boost Positive Thinking

Source: Pixabay<p>When you harness the power of positivity, its amazing the impact it has on your life. It makes every moment worth experiencing and …

Happiness

The Archangels and their Divine Responsibilities

Learn about the many Archangels who have been tasked with helping humankind, including their specific areas of expertise.<p>Each one of us has a …

Spirituality
Hurricane Harvey

This Mysterious Deep-Sea Creature Has Never Been Seen Alive Before. Until Now.

In the deep North Atlantic, a small but ghastly-looking female anglerfish floats in the inky-black waters, eerily lit by her wispy, glowing fishing …

Fish

Russia Hacked U.S. Power Grid — So What Will The Trump Administration Do About It?

When President Trump phoned Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election Wednesday, Trump made no mention of one of the latest irritants between Russia and the West — his administration's announcement that Russia successfully hacked the U.S. power grid.<p>The Department of …

Trump Administration

Woman Dies After Receiving Goop-Endorsed Bee Sting Therapy

A 55-year-old woman in Spain died after receiving bee sting therapy, or apitherapy, according to an article in the <i>Journal of Investigational</i> …

Medicine

Parkland students: our manifesto to change America's gun laws

After the massacre at our high school, our lives have changed forever – so we’re proposing these changes to halt mass shootings<p>March for Our Lives – live updates<p>As a student publication, the Eagle Eye works to tell the stories of those who do not have a voice. Today, we are the ones who feel our …

Guns

The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, explained with a simple diagram

A visual of how it all fits together.<p>There is a complicated web of relationships that explains how the Trump campaign, via the help of a political consulting firm, was able to harvest raw data from 50 million Facebook profiles to direct its messaging.<p>The consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, is …

Cambridge Analytica

Matt Damon Reacts to His BFF Ben Affleck’s Massive Back Tattoo

Through thick and thin, <b>Matt Damon</b> will always support <b>Ben Affleck</b>. In a new interview, the <i>Suburbicon</i> actor shared his thoughts about his BFF’s massive …

Celebrity News

Nine Iranians charged in $3.4 billion cyber theft campaign targeting universities, Justice says

WASHINGTON — Nine Iranians have been charged as part of massive state-sponsored cyber theft campaign that targeted hundreds of universities, companies and government entities in the U.S. and abroad, federal authorities announced Friday.<p>The suspects, all affiliates of an Iranian-based company known …

Cybersecurity

She was 'the next Steve Jobs.' Now, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is charged with fraud

SAN FRANCISCO — Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was charged with "massive fraud" by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, a downbeat coda to a once high-flying Silicon Valley start-up that promised to revolutionize the blood analysis process.<p>The SEC complaint charged that Theranos …

Genetic Engineering