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Indigenous people in Northern Ontario spend more than half of income on food: report

First Nations families in Northern Ontario are spending more than half their income on groceries to meet basic nutritional requirements, according to a new report.<p>The report, released Monday by Food Secure Canada, is the first comprehensive study of its kind to compile and analyze the effect of …

Turkey detainees tortured, raped after failed coup, rights group says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Captured military officers raped by police, hundreds of soldiers beaten, some detainees denied food and water and access to lawyers for days. These are the grim conditions that many of the thousands who were arrested in Turkey face in the aftermath of a recent failed coup, witnesses tell …

North Africa

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• If you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments …

Books

Your Must-Listen Podcast Playlist For 2016

Serial was just the beginning: here’s what you should listen to next—helpfully arranged by what you already like.<p>A recent study by the Pew Research Center revealed that less than half of Americans have ever heard of podcasts, and of those, 17 percent only listen to one show. That’s a shame, because …

Comedy

The 10 Most Popular Podcasts of 2015

It may be hard to believe, but podcasts turn 10 years old this year. The podcast first took off back in 2005, when Apple added them to iTunes.<p>Today’s …

Joe Rogan

My Adventures in Brewing Kombucha (& How You Can Do It, Too)

<i>I went from questioning kombucha, to loving kombucha, to brewing my own kombucha—with a few road bumps along the way.</i><p><b>Read the whole article, or skip around to particular sections:</b><p><i>1. Why I wanted to make my own kombucha<br>2. What you to need to know before you get started<br>3. How to make it: the easy</i> …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

OpenCourseware

34 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes That Are Easy to Make

Not a bodybuilder? Enjoy a protein smoothie anyway! Our bodies need protein for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart. Plus a protein-packed breakfast …

Healthy Eating

22 High-Protein Meatless Meals Under 400 Calories

All the protein, none of the meat.<p>Of course, how much protein you need differs from person to person depending on your size, activity level, and whatever your health and fitness goals might be. For these meals, we aimed for at least 15 grams as a good place to start when you're cutting meat (aka a …

15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Fight Off That Cold with Our Emergen-C Berry Smoothie

Ready for day 3 of our healthy smoothie extravaganza? We’ve rounded up 12 smoothie recipes, created our own green smoothie, and now, we’re making a delicious cold-busting, antioxidant-filled berry smoothie.<p>This smoothie has a secret cold fighting ingredient for those whose immune systems are …

Breakfast

Paleo Nut Bread - The Family Cooks & The Family Dinner by Laurie David

You Need:<p>1 cup raw sunflower seeds<br>1 cup raw sesame seeds or hemp seeds<br>1 cup raw hazelnuts or walnuts<br>1 cup raw almonds<br>1 cup raw pumpkin seeds<br>1 cup …

LENTIL "MEATBALLS" IN LEMON PESTO

I cleaned up all the holiday remnants on Monday. I made piles of what needs to be returned, boxed up the decorations, and dumped our brittle wreath …