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How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Fitness

10 Spring Classics You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

Once spring rolls around, I'm happy to trade slow-cooking, ultra-hearty stews, chilis, and braises for lightened-up meals with fresher flavors and …

Cooking

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

8 Effective Yoga Poses to Ease Sciatica Pain

If you have sciatica, then you know that it's a real pain in the butt, both literally and figuratively. In fact, the affected areas can include your …

Pain

Britney Spears Swears by These 9 Strength-Training Moves to Switch Up Her Workout

Britney Spears has been inspiring our fitness goals for years, and it all began with her late-'90s music videos. Now, her at-home routines filled with handstands, ab workouts using a box, and even basic dumbbell workout videos have us seeing her as the fitness icon she truly is. As any frequent …

Exercise

Madeleine Albright Warns of a New Fascism—and Trump

On a Sunday morning in 2016, Donald Trump retweeted a quote from Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, Nazi ally, and leader of the first major Fascist movement. An account called @ilduce2016 had posted, “It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.” (Il Duce was Mussolini’s …

Political Science

My teen years were spent in radical right-wing groups. The paranoia was intoxicating.

It’s hard to recognize myself when I look back at that time of my life.<p>We called ourselves “the Constitution Defenders” and we wore anything that looked military: camouflage, civil war uniforms, tricorn hats. There were about a dozen of us, teenagers and even younger, and we met on Sundays after …

Gun Control

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“, published in the USA, has stirred …

Princeton University

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long<p>Pixabay.com<p>The question of how to lose weight this summer might be a bit …

Nutrition

The Hardest Job in the World

What if the problem isn’t the president—it’s the presidency?<p>I. A Broken Office<p>Donald Trump often appears to be a president in rebellion against his office. A president, we have come to expect, hastens to the scene of a natural disaster to comfort the afflicted. After Hurricane Maria devastated …

George W. Bush

13 transformational bills in Congress that Americans should care about

<b>(AP)</b><p>Americans often miss the crucial issues that are also “on the ballot” in congressional elections<p>Richard Greene<p>April 22, 2018 4:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>Editor's note: As of April 2018, there are three special elections for U.S. House seats and two special elections</i> …

Interest Rates

How To Make Japanese Style Iced Coffee

Nothing livens up a hot afternoon quite like a cup of iced coffee. Trouble is, a lot of the iced coffee out there is just stale, leftover hot brewed …

Coffee

These 4 Herbs Can Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s, Depression, Anxiety And Much More

More than ever before, we live under an enormous pressure of our hectic schedules.In our endeavor to successfully fulfill the numerous obligations, …

Alternative Medicine

Donald Trump’s ‘kakistocracy’ is not the first, but it’s revived an old word

When John Brennan used a 17th-century word to describe the US presidency, Twitter went wild – but what does it mean?<p>Rarely does an ancient Greek portmanteau word spark a Twitterstorm. But that’s what happened when the former director of the CIA John Brennan took to Twitter and accused Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

The next recession could be worse than the Great Depression

When will the next recession start?<p>In search of the answer, I kept asking speakers on-stage and off-stage at the Strategic Investment Conference 2018. I also asked really smart people that are well-versed in economics and economic cycles.<p>Their consensus seemed to be 2019 or possibly as late as …

Great Depression

How would Trump's tariffs affect your state?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his promised tariffs on steel and aluminum imports -- 25% on steel, 10% on aluminum -- would be applied in a "very loving way."<p>But at least a few states might not be feeling it.<p>Despite Trump's adverting the tariffs as a worker protection, many …

South Carolina

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

The Growing Partisan Divide Over Feminism

Democratic men are 31 points more likely to say that the “country has not gone far enough on women’s rights” than Republican women.<p>Amidst the exhilaration of Roy Moore’s defeat, and the broader cultural revolution sparked by women’s willingness to expose the sexual misdeeds of powerful men, it’s …

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

Shot by cops and forgotten

Police shoot far more people than anyone realized, a VICE News investigation reveals<p>An exclusive analysis of data from the 50 largest local police departments in the United States shows that police shoot Americans more than twice as often as previously known.<p>Police shootings aren’t just …

The Partisan, Nihilist Case Against Robert Mueller

Attacks on the special counsel aren’t about misconduct—instead, they’re aimed at discrediting the very idea of professionalism.<p>If you’re not a regular consumer of pro-Trump media outlets, it could be easy to underestimate or overlook the recent onslaught of attacks on Special Counsel Robert …

New trials show cancer immunotherapy can be incredibly effective—and incredibly dangerous

CAR T continues to show promise for otherwise incurable cancers.<p>In the past decade, immunotherapies have become an increasingly promising way of combatting cancer. Most of them work by hijacking the body’s immune system and employing it to fight disease. But one treatment has arguably shown the …

Cancer

Is there a racist backstory to that viral video of a kid talking about being bullied?

What a difference a day makes. On Friday of last week, a Tennessee woman by the name of Kimberly Jones shared a video of her son, sixth grader Keaton …

Mass starvation is humanity’s fate if we keep flogging the land to death

The Earth cannot accommodate our need and greed for food. We must change our diet before it’s too late<p>Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This is not because I don’t care – I care very much. It’s …

Agriculture

Global Conflicts to Watch in 2018

“The U.S. is now the most unpredictable actor in the world today.”<p>As conflicts ignite and burn and flicker out around the world, U.S. officials assess the dangers they represent back home. Not all of these conflicts directly threaten American interests, which is why the Council on Foreign Relations …

Treasury Department admits Senate tax plan won’t pay for itself

A “dynamic” score that just assumes growth.<p>Today, the Treasury Department finally released its much-promised analysis of its tax plan. And it turns out, they can’t deliver what they promised.<p>For months now, top leaders in the Trump administration have been promising to produce a dynamic economic …

The Alabama Senate Race May Have Already Been Decided

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Senate election in Alabama on Tuesday is not just about the choice between Doug Jones and Roy Moore. It’s also about a voter suppression campaign that may well sway the result of a close race.<p>In 2011, Alabama lawmakers passed a photo ID law, ostensibly to combat voter fraud. …

Rights & Freedoms

Treasury Defends Tax Plan Cost With One-Page Analysis

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department released a one-page analysis of the nearly 500-page Senate tax bill on Monday that suggested the $1.5 trillion plan would more than pay for itself, assuming the economy grows much faster than any independent analysis of the bill has projected.<p>The Treasury …

Economics