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This Is the Unhealthiest Vegetable You Can Eat, According to Harvard Scientists

Is corn bad for you? What about peas? They are vegetables, after all… These are the diet questions we find ourselves asking. And we're not the only …

If you’re going to buy bread, this is the healthiest kind

By now, you’ve likely come across your fair share of smack talk about bread: It causes brain fog! Will give you dementia! Makes you fat! (For the …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Capitalism

China will overtake the US economy in just 15 YEARS, global report says

CHINA will overtake the US as the world’s largest economy in the next 15 years.<p>A report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) in …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine

Spirituality

‘We feel like our system was hijacked’: DEA agents say a huge opioid case ended in a whimper

By Lenny Bernstein and<p>Lenny Bernstein<p>Reporter covering health and medicine<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Scott Higham<p>Scott Higham<p>Investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>After two years of painstaking investigation, David Schiller and the rest of the Drug Enforcement Administration team he supervised were ready to …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

• <b>Ketones could supercharge the body in a way unlike any other source of fuel.</b>• <b><br>The San Francisco-based startup HVMN recently launched a drink made of pure ketone ester that it says can help people harness its performance-boosting qualities.</b>• <b><br>The company partnered with Oxford University to leverage $60</b> …

Carbohydrates

An Introduction to Hormones

A hormone is a specific molecule that acts as a chemical messenger in the endocrine system. Hormones are produced by specific organs and glands and …

This New Study Shows That People Who 'Think Backwards' Are More Successful

Research shows that how you plan determines how likely you are to succeed.<p>Your boss just messaged you saying she wants to talk tomorrow morning about the big idea you pitched at the weekly meeting.<p>Great. Right?<p>If you're like most people, your brain will start firing on all cylinders at this point, …

This Psychology Study Shows That You Can Accurately Judge Someone From How They Look

Our facial perceptions of others can give startling insights into their success.<p>Whenever we try to make a judgment on someone we meet, we hear the same thing over and over: "Trust your gut."<p>We might spend days, months, or even years trying to figure someone out. Is he who he says he is? Should I …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

Should you use protein powders? It’s complicated.

By Gabriella Boston<p>Did you think protein powder and protein shakes were the domain only of the Arnold Schwarzeneggers and Dwayne "the Rock" Johnsons of the world?<p>These days, protein shakes and powders are used by diverse groups of people that couldn't be more different, at least physically: elite …

Nutrition

Ibram Kendi, one of the nation’s leading scholars of racism, says education and love are not the answer

Founder of new anti-racism center at American University sees impact of policy, culture on black athletes<p>It’s a Wednesday night at a bookstore in a …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

What to Eat to Feel (and Stay) Full

Ever wonder why some mornings you're ravenous and digging into your midday meal long before noon, while other days the clock strikes 1 p.m. and your …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Standardized Testing

America’s secret role in the Rwandan genocide

The violence that shocked the world in 1994 did not come from nowhere. While the CIA looked on, its allies in the Ugandan government helped to spread terror and fuel ethnic hatred<p>Between April and July 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandans were murdered in the most rapid genocide ever recorded. …

Rwandan Genocide

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

Healthy Eating

World's cutest solar farm in China is shaped like a panda

Who says solar panel installations can’t be adorable? The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China is shaped like the country’s treasured animal – and the …

4 Crazy Predictions About the Future of Art

The futurist has some wild ideas about where artificial intelligence is going.<p>Futurist (and current director of engineering at Google) Ray Kurzweil has made a lot of predictions about the future--and many of them have come true. In his 1990 book <i>The Age of Intelligent Machines</i>, Kurzweil foresaw …

Does your house make more money in a year than you do from your day job?

The growing divide between sky-rocketing house prices and flat-lining wage growth means that homes are earning more just by sitting there than their owners are from their jobs.<p>In one in three areas of the UK, properties have increased in value more than the the average net earnings of the people …

This Could Explain Why People With OCD Can't Overcome Their Urges

Never knowing if things are safe.<p>People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) struggle to overcome their repetitious urges due to an inability to …

'Dogs mirror owners' personalities'

<b>The idea that a dog takes on the personality of its owner has received scientific support.</b><p>Researchers in Austria say dogs can mirror the anxiety and negativity of owners.<p>And dogs that are relaxed and friendly can pass this on to humans, perhaps helping their owners cope with stress.<p>More than 100 …

'Puppy talk' - why do we use it and do dogs respond?

<b>Scientists have decoded "dog-directed speech" for the first time, and they say puppies respond to it.</b><p>Puppies reacted positively and wanted to play when researchers in France played them a tape of phrases like, "Who's a good boy?''<p>However, the international team of researchers found that adult dogs …

How MLK’s Ghost Will Haunt Mitch McConnell

This week, we crashed through yet another floor in the rapidly pancaking edifice that is Donald Trump’s America, when Jefferson Sessions, a man …

Civil Rights

Potential side effects of the drug Trump reportedly takes for hair loss

By Daniel Marchalik<p>President Trump’s personal physician recently revealed that the president takes finasteride, a drug used to combat male-pattern baldness. The medication has been in the news for another reason: its potential side effects.<p>In fact, approximately 1,370 lawsuits have been filed …

hair loss

Channel 4 News

This is how George W. Bush and Donald J. Trump talk about Muslims.<p>Both said they would protect America from Islamic extremism - but their message …

How corporate dark money is taking power on both sides of the Atlantic | George Monbiot

A secretive network of business lobbyists has long held sway in US politics. Now their allies in the UK government are planning a Brexit that plays into their hands<p>It took corporate America a while to warm to Donald Trump. Some of his positions, especially on trade, horrified business leaders. Many …

Scott Walker