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The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

Here's the Name of Every Senator Who Voted Against Net Neutrality—and When to Vote Them Out

A surprising thing happened on Wednesday: The Senate did something good.<p>Not only did it pass a resolution to save net neutrality but more Republicans …

This 30-Minute Creamy Chicken Skillet Is a Weeknight Win — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

The men arrested at Starbucks are paying it forward big time

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two black men whose arrest last month at a Starbucks spurred allegations of racial bias say they're happy with the settlements they've reached with the city of Philadelphia and the company -- and that they hope the incident is remembered for positive outcomes such as an anticipated program …

High School

8 Women of Color on Their Go-To Products for Hyperpigmentation

If you’ve ever dealt with hyperpigmentation—those pesky dark spots caused by excess melanin production—you know it can sometimes feel like a nightmare to deal with. Just about everyone can suffer from the effects of the condition, but according to San Antonio–based dermatologist Lindsey Finklea, …

Viewers Are Ditching Cable For Streaming Faster Than Anyone Expected

“Cord cutting” has been a kind of ghost story for cable providers for much of the past decade—a tale that, while foreboding, didn’t seem entirely …

The Milk Conspiracy That I Wish I Knew When I was Seven

So much milk, so little cookies.<p>February 17, 2018<p>Raise your hand if your mother made you drink a glass of milk every damn day of your childhood. If …

Black Panther is a joyous game changer for Marvel

The movie soars on the spirit of its heroes and its villain.<p>Black Panther has been an Avenger for the past 50 years, created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in 1966. What Kirby and Lee created, and what subsequent writers and artists have since refined, is one of the smartest and most powerful members …

Comics

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Comic Books

10 ways America is falling behind

If 2017 has seemed to you like a long and terrible year filled with bad news, then here's some good news to close things out: you were right! On a …

The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart

Want to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy for years to come? Keep these meals and snack items away from your cart and out of your …

8 vitamins and foods that boost hair growth

Long hair is a commitment. Once you have length, everything will take longer, be it a shampoo, colour touch-ups or blow-drys. Time will need to be …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

Don't let these three compelling businesses pass you by.<p>Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably create wealth over the long …

15 DIY Home Remedies for Depression and Anxiety

Depression is a medical illness caused by an imbalance of brain chemicals, and it is characterized by chronic sadness, anxiety, stress, lack of …

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Books

10 shocking things that happen to your body when you're vitamin D deficient

When it comes to our health, we all try our best to manage the essentials, but it happens to all of us — you walk out of your house or apartment on …

These 9 Tax Deductions Are Going Away in 2018

Learn what the tax bill just took away from taxpayers.<p>The new tax reform bill is now law, and taxpayers can expect a lot of changes to take place in …

What you should know about white hair

It is normal for hair color to change, as people age. But white hair can appear at almost any time in life. Even teenagers and people in their 20s …

Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face

A precocious 10-year-old boy has hacked the Face ID of his parents’ iPhone X.<p>When New York City residents Attaullah Malik and Sana Sherwani received their brand new iPhones earlier this month, Sherwani told her son that “there’s no way you’re getting access to this phone.”<p>But the boy, Ammar Malik, …

The number of teens who are depressed is soaring — and all signs point to smartphones

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless - classic symptoms of depression - surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent. Even more …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

These Delicious Low-Carb Dinners Make Being Healthy So Much Easier

Staying healthy throughout the day can be simple — a nourishing breakfast in the morning here, a protein-rich afternoon snack there — but at the end of a long day, it's hard not to stand stumped in the kitchen, not knowing what to make for dinner but snacking on everything in sight. When you plan a …

Healthy Eating

Ta-Nehisi Coates has an incredibly clear explanation for why white people shouldn’t use the n-word

Ta-Nehisi Coates

All 65 of Netflix's notable original shows, ranked from worst to best

With popular shows like "Stranger Things" and "American Vandal," Netflix has hit the mark with both critics and audiences.<p>But the service has also had its share of critical flops, including the Marvel series "Iron Fist" and the Kathy Bates-led sitcom "Disjointed."<p>To figure out which Netflix …

If Glowing Skin Luscious Hair Are What You Desire, Eat These 19 Foods Everyday

While we're all obsessed about the newest cosmetic fads in the market, we often forget that the most fantastic products for better skin and hair …

Nutrition

Chocolate Cakes

These incredible chocolate cake recipes include Ina Garten's all-time favorite chocolate cake and moist red velvet cake.

Liz Weston: Equifax hack isn't over _ more risks ahead

Long after the Equifax breach was announced, people were still struggling to freeze their credit reports as credit bureau websites failed, lured …

51 things Americans are doing wrong

America is a wonderful country.<p>From breathtaking natural wonders to incredible attractions, there's a lot that the US gets right.<p>But boy, is there a lot it gets wrong.<p>What's up with the giant gaps between bathroom stalls? And why do Blue Laws still exist? Why can't Americans drink outside like …

How much money you need to have to be part of the 1% worldwide

To be among the top 1 percent of earners in America, you have to pull in $389,436 a year, a 2013 Economic Policy Institute report finds.<p>In affluent …

Demographics