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10 Powerful Foods To Help Lower Blood Sugar Quickly

Heather McClees<p>Read full profile<p>Blood sugar is a sneaky health issue, but there are many powerful foods that can help you lower blood sugar levels …

4 countries where your US dollar will go the furthest

For most Americans, traveling abroad has become much more affordable than it was five years ago.<p>Not only has the U.S. economy finally bounced back after the devastating financial crisis of 2008, but the ushering in of 2016 has seen the dollar increasing in value against most major …

Dominican Republic

The official 'Netflix for pirated movies' is back from the dead

The official Popcorn Time, dubbed the "Netflix for pirated movies," is back from the dead. Popcorn Time first became popular thanks to its intuitive, Netflix-style interface that allowed users to stream torrents without having to delete the potentially incriminating evidence afterward.<p>The streaming …

Review: Stephen Colbert's Post-Super Bowl Show Exposed the Host's Two Sides

Stephen Colbert faced what was likely his biggest and broadest audience ever Sunday night during a broadcast that aired immediately after the Super …

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Smoke Signals

Tara Jensen doesn't have a book deal or a TV show or even a store. And that's all the more reason baking enthusiasts seek her out.<p>Tara Jensen hosts a monthly pizza night, and every time she’s sure that no one will come, and every time, nearly 100 people show up, finding their way to the town of …

Baking

Lindsey Graham Was The Butt Of Jon Stewart's Jokes For Years. Now The Comedian Has Impressed Him.

"I don't know if it would've happened without him."<p>MANCHESTER, N.H. -- For years, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) was a frequent punching bag for former Daily Show host Jon Stewart, who created and honed a caricature of the 2016 Republican presidential candidate as an effete, mint julep-sipping relic …

Lindsey Graham

Important: A Scone Is Not a Biscuit

Sure, they're made up of almost the same stuff, but a scone is not a biscuit.<p>I used to live down the street from a very charming all-day eatery. There was coffee and pastries in the morning, a manageable sandwich selection at lunch, and a navigable dinner menu. Theoretically it was the perfect spot …

The Original Names of 10 Cartoon Characters

Like most kids, you probably grew up watching all the standard cartoon characters—Mickey, Tweety, and Betty Boop. But had different decisions been …

“God hates Renoir”: He sucks at painting, and this is why you should care | Salon.com

This is by no means Geller's first rodeo. The RSAP spokesperson is a veteran activist, and has worked on a variety of political and social issues. For the past decade, he has been deeply involved in the Palestinian solidarity movement, and identified as an organizer with the International Jewish …

The Fast Food Restaurants You Should Be Watching in 2015

Fast food doesn't just mean McDonald's and Burger King anymore. Here are the new chains you should be paying attention to.<p>It may be challenging to think about McDonald’s outside the incessant all-day-breakfast chatter right now, but allow us to put things in some context. Frankly, McDonald’s is in …

McDonald's

Batgirl just made history with this comic book wedding

Comics have been on an inclusivity roll as of late, featuring groundbreaking characters like the latest incarnation of Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan, the …

Comics

I Had Some Competition When I First Met My Husband, Jon Stewart.

In the fall of 1995, I met the man of my dreams. The only problem was, he had a cat. To protect this cat's identity, let's call him Stanley. Now, I want to be clear: I love cats, but my allergies do not, and I was confident that bouts of hives and phlegm were no way to start a relationship. So I …

John Oliver Started a Website for Definitely Real Political Quotes

In the wake of the tragic shooting at a college in Oregon, Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson misquoted Thomas Jefferson — and John …

Why nice people finish last—and how to fix that

<i>By Tessa Berenson/TIME</i><p>Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton Business School, wants nice people to finish first. But, according to …

Here's What Happened to 1 Man When He Ate 40 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day

It wasn't pretty.<p>Sugar is everywhere and it's in so much of the food that makes up a Western diet, but for the past six years, Australian filmmaker Damon Gameau has managed to steer relatively clear of added sugars. He then voluntarily decided to consume 40 teaspoons of sugar a day (or the amount …

Photographer’s Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Fitness

Shrimp Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried …

Recipes

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

Watch ‘Grab a Hunk of Lightning,’ A PBS Documentary About Dorothea Lange

If you can carve a couple of hours out of your day, you should watch the film “Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning.” It’s a 2-hour-long …

Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

Recipes

When did being ‘nice’ become a business liability?

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> <i>@Globe_Careers</i><i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> <i>tgam.ca/leadershiplab</i><i>.</i><p>I've noticed a disturbing trend of articles explaining why …

A Labor of Love: How to Make Peanut Butter Salt Water Taffy

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Our intern and in-house candy aficionado Riddley</i> <i>Gemperlein-Schirm shows us how to make</i> <i>Peanut Butter Salt Water Taffy.</i><p>When I asked Kateri, my …

Saltwater

11 Weight Loss Tips from Professional Nutritionists and Trainers

Dejan Kvrgic<p>Blogger, Writer Read full profile<p>Summer season is about to kick in, and your belly fat defies your efforts and struggles to make it slim …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Here’s how Bernie Sanders could win: The one issue where Hillary’s vulnerable, and where the Tea Party might be right

<b>(AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters/Carlo Allegri/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>If progressives want to retake government, a full-throated war on public corruption is the key to everything<p>Bill Curry<p>June 14, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>After one of many trips to sub-Saharan Africa, Bono recalled that on his first visit …