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Scott Pruitt was asked to stop eating at the White House

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s reluctance to pay full price for anything, from his cheap apartment in D.C. to his request for a used mattress from the Trump hotel, has backfired spectacularly, and the hits just keep coming. According to a new embarrassing report, he dined at the bargain-priced …

Five battery-saving Android features that will keep your phone alive

And how to adjust them.<p>Keeping your phone’s battery alive is a constant battle. To thwart misbehaving apps and excessive drain, Google has added a number of energy-saving features to Android over the past few years. Here’s how they work, and how to tweak the settings to fit your needs.<p>Battery Saver …

Frozen Strawberry Dessert Recipe

"A refreshing, flavorful ice cream dessert that's full of strawberries. A lovely dessert to serve with a bit of whipped cream or strawberries for …

Herby chicken and potato salad recipe

To make the marinated chicken, cut down the centre of each breast lengthways, being careful not to cut all the way through. Open each breast up like a book and flatten using the palm of your hand.<p>Put the skyr or yoghurt, oil, parsley, ginger, lemon juice and some salt and pepper in a food processor …

Recipes

There are some new ways to fight disabling migraines

By Erin Blakemore<p>, Freelance reporter<p>Do you get migraine headaches?<p>You’re not alone. About 1 American in 7 suffers from migraine, whose symptoms include pulsing headaches, colorful auras, nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.<p>Although there are treatments for migraine, which is thought to have …

Mayo Clinic

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

The 14 Best Gluten-Free Flours

<b>Summary</b> Almond flour is a nutritious replacement for flours containing gluten and can be used in a variety of baking recipes.<p><b>Summary</b> Buckwheat flour …

21 Paleo Chicken Recipes So You’re Not Making the Same Thing Every Week

Whether you’re just starting out on Paleo or have been a certified caveman for some time now, you know that the diet involves saying goodbye to …

Vegetable Beef Soup in 9 Easy Steps

This soup is a great way to use up leftover pot roast or brisket. It works best with cuts of meat that have a grain, including chuck, sirloin tips, …

The Best Steak Marinade Recipe

"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup …

Gluten-Free Almond Pie Crust Recipe

If you're looking for a great alternative pie crust, this almond flour pie crust not only tastes great, it's very easy to make. You can even mix the …

Low-Carb Recipe Ideas for Chicken and Turkey

Poultry is a great choice for low-carb diets and a favorite option for main dishes. If you're looking for new recipes to try that will not ruin your …

8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

This Tiny Glass Cabin Lets You Sleep Under the Northern Lights

A simple and clever design for a cabin in Iceland offers a unique experience of the Northern Lights.<p>The motto for the Panorama Glass Lodge states "Where the sky is," which works as a fitting descriptor for the design of this cozy 248-square-foot vacation cabin. Thanks to the glass panels that wrap …

Northern Lights

George Will just exposed Mike Pence's Faustian bargain

<b>(CNN) —</b> George F. Will is not the guy you'd think would be responsible for delivering the most devastating takedown of Vice President Mike Pence you will ever read.<p>And, yet, the conservative columnist's piece on Thursday is just that -- laying bare the total transformation of the former Indiana …

Donald Trump

How to Build a One-Skillet Meal Like It's Your Job

By Alex Delany<p>Fewer dishes, fewer problems, and fewer things to complain about. Sounds good to us.<p>Doing the dishes is the worst part of making dinner. That is a universal human truth, a lament that has been well-documented throughout mankind's time on this planet. There aren’t people out there who …

Cooking

9 Low-Carb Protein Bars Everyone on the Keto Diet Should Try — All on Amazon!

The keto diet is taking the fitness world by storm, and finding healthy food choices for it is getting easier by the day. Short for the ketogenic diet, this low-carb diet focuses on high-fat and moderate-protein foods, which ultimately helps burn fat. Whether you already practice the diet or want …

Understanding the science behind Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano

When most people think of Hawaii, they envision swaying palm trees, sandy beaches and turquoise surf. But people are now being made aware of just how …

Are Plastic Cutting Boards Better Than Wood?

Years ago, the government advised against using wooden cutting boards, saying they were more difficult to keep hygienically clean than plastic …

‘It’s just a dress’: Teen’s Chinese prom attire stirs cultural appropriation debate

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>It’s that time of year in high school, the season of the highly anticipated, stress-inducing rite of passage called prom.<p>Like many other teenagers preparing for prom, Utah senior Keziah Daum wanted to find a dress that would stand out, “something that would be more …

Crispy Chickpeas Are My Goes-On-Everything Dinner MVP

By Alex Delany<p>These simple crispy chickpeas are here to improve whatever you're making for dinner.<p>I’ve always wanted to be a renaissance man. Or whatever the less pretentious-sounding version of that is. You know, someone who excels in multiple fields, someone who is always surprising friends with …

Food

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

10 Easy Pieces: Gardenista Editors’ Outdoor Dining Essentials

With warm weather approaching, our thoughts turn to alfresco dining. Here’s a roundup of the essentials that our editors keep on hand to make outdoor …

Food & Dining

Michael Cohen and the End Stage of the Trump Presidency

On May 1, 2003, the day President George W. Bush landed on the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln in front of the massive “Mission Accomplished” sign, I was in Baghdad performing what had become a daily ritual. I went to a gate on the side of the Republican Palace, in the Green Zone, where an American soldier …

What happens if Trump fires Rosenstein?

Ousting the deputy attorney general is widely seen as a way to eliminate the Russia investigation overseen by Robert Mueller.<p>Figuring out whether or when President Donald Trump will try to fire special counsel Robert Mueller is Washington’s favorite parlor game of the moment.<p>The easiest way for …

UPDATED: Trump is suddenly very concerned about Scooter Libby. Here’s why.

The former Bush aide was convicted of obstruction of justice -- the same thing Trump is being investigated for.<p>President Trump is set to pardon …

Donald Trump

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Asian Lettuce Wraps Recipe

"Delicious and bursting with flavor, Asian lettuce wraps are a great idea for entertaining or a family style meal. Each person can build their own …

5 Great Gin Cocktails to Try This Spring

There are plenty of ways to enjoy gin year-round, but we have to admit that our favorite season is spring, when fresh herbs and fruits and tons of …

H.R. McMaster Worked for Me. His Retirement From the Military Reveals A Lot About President Trump

I met Colonel H.R. McMaster in 2004, when he was in command of the Third Calvary Regiment in Tal Afar, Iraq. It was a hot and dusty day, and I was a …