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12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Tortured for Being Gay in Indiana

When Dynasty Young reported relentless harassment and abuse to Indianapolis school officials, they didn’t punish the bullies—they expelled him.<p>As he …

Corruption

Trevor Noah in our crazy birther age: Right-wing rage at “The Daily Show” is about to get very, very ugly

The biracial South African is taking over for Jon Stewart — how soon before a wingnut dog-whistle backlash begins?<p>Trevor Noah is an almost completely unknown South African comic with dimples who has just stepped into one of the most coveted comedy posts in America—Jon Stewart’s seat at Comedy …

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

<b>Mistake #2: Insisting on Eight Glasses a Day</b> <br>It's time to kick this adage to the curb: The Institute of Medicine actually recommends 11.4 cups per day, although hydration needs vary from person to person. The exact amount of H2O you need is dependent on your size and weight. And since you can also …

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>shutterstock<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use …

Gender Fluid Generation: Evolving Gender Norms at School

<i>Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe.</i><p><b>By: Nanette Thompson</b><p>The first time I learned that gender could be fluid was in sex ed in the 9th grade. I remember the teacher mumbling under her breath that some people don't identify their …

Why Teaching About Social Justice Matters

<i>Why do you make everything about “social justice”? Can’t you just let it go?</i><p>These are questions I have been asked by… well, everyone—from parents to …

World Book Day: Female Authors Who Rock Today's Literary World

To mark the oh-so glorious World Book Day (and ahead of International Women's Day), we've rounded up some of the best female authors making their …

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

Easy, Healthy Dinner Recipes for Weight Loss

Don't be afraid to cook outside of the box when you're trying to lose weight. Choose ingredients that you don't normally cook with, and make …

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

Exercise