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This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

Obama's Chef on Why Politicians Need to Prioritize Eating Healthy

Sam Kass served as the White House Chef during the Obama administration. He says parents have to demand politicians enact policies that will …

Obama Administration

How plastic-eating bacteria actually work – a chemist explains

Scientists recently discovered a strain of bacteria that can literally eat the plastic used to make bottles<p>The plastic bottles we throw away today …

Pollution

People Are Finding Suits Of Armor Washed Up On The Beach. Here’s Why Taking Them Home Is A Big Mistake.

It’s happening all over the country. People are finding suits of armor washed up onto beaches, loading them into their cars, and taking them home. …

Crime

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Wellness Starts When You Wake: Join Our 2 Week Challenge For Mindful Mornings

<i>When it comes to meeting your wellness goals, what do you do to press ahead? Whether it’s waking up an hour earlier to get your morning sweat in,</i> …

Self-improvement

Drunk, drugged and possibly on the run: The Hart family's final days

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three children remain missing and so many questions persist in the mystery of how the Hart family's SUV ended up at the bottom of a 100-foot Mendocino County, California, cliff.<p>The few details that have emerged paint what appear to be dark months, and perhaps years, for Jennifer and Sarah …

Crime

Doctors Have No Explanation: Mix Cinnamon And Honey And Cure Arthritis, Cancer, Gallbladder, Cholesterol And 10 Other Diseases

As you may already know, honey is one of the healthiest things that you need to have at your home. The benefits that honey offers to your health are …

Alternative Medicine

How I Learned to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

<b>“Sometimes I think I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.” ~Sanober Khan</b><p>I felt her agony and loneliness as if it were my own. Even as I …

Emotional Intelligence

Teen says he was asking for directions, but homeowner shot at him

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Michigan man is out on bail after police said he fired a shotgun at a teenager who had stopped at his house to ask directions.<p>Jeffery Craig Zeigler, 53, was charged Friday with assault with intent to murder and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.<p>During Zeigner's …

Crime

Your Coachella Money Is Going to a Right-Wing Billionaire Who Funded Anti-LGBT and Anti-Marijuana Causes

Think twice before donning that flower crown.<p>This weekend, hordes of music lovers and teepee enthusiasts will descend on Indio, California, for the …

Southern Poverty Law Center

Box that unlocks iPhones is the hottest new gadget for police

Law enforcement agencies — despite protests from privacy advocates — have long lobbied to get access to your smartphone.<p>Now a mysterious U.S. startup …

Mobile Technology

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

AdWords

This Is the One Thing You Should NEVER Put on Your Resume

And it's probably on yours already.<p>Ask a room full of hiring managers which resume cliche is most likely to make their eyes roll back in their heads, …

Employment

Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association Says 1,300 People Have Been Held in Jail for 4 Years Without Trial

So much for the Sixth Amendment, which <i>should</i> guarantee a suspect the right to a speedy trial. According to the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association, that …

ACLU

New Human Highway 'Organ' Identified

A discovery announced at the end of March 2018 may be seriously changing our understanding of human anatomy.<p>Researchers, including two doctors at …

University of Pennsylvania

This black fighter pilot broke all kinds of records. He doesn’t even have a Wikipedia page

Meet Clarence D. Lester, the forgotten Tuskegee Airman from Chicago<p>On July 18th, 1944, Lieutenant Clarence D. “Lucky” Lester was, once again, about …

World War II

The Absolute Best Places to Travel by Train

Between TSA horror stories, epic security lines and massive delays, we’re pretty wary of flying lately. And considering gas prices and traffic, it’s …

The Germs That Love Diet Soda

There are lots of reasons to avoid processed foods. They’re often packed with sugar, fat and salt, and they tend to lack certain nutrients critical to health, like fiber. And now, new research suggests that some of the additives that extend the shelf life and improve the texture of these foods may …

Nutrition

29 Products That Will Make Cooking At Home So Much Easier

A microwave rice cooker, flexible measuring cups, a sectioned frying pan, a refillable mister, a clip-on strainer, an herb saver, and more things that will have you whipping up home cooked meals like a champ.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share</b> …

Vegetables

10 recipes you can cook with beer at home

Every holiday has a meal. Thanksgiving has turkey, Christmas has ham or beef and Easter has ham as well. There's latkes, matzo bread, corned beef and …

Cooking

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

James Comey

We can’t ignore race in the tragic story of Devonte Hart and his white adoptive mothers

About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Sign up for the newsletter.<p>When Devonte Hart’s emotional photo went viral in 2014, white America embraced it. The image of a black kid in a fedora, giving out “free hugs” to a white officer during …

The American Chopper Meme Makes A Strong Argument for Meme of the Year

Is it too early to call? Perhaps. But the arguing American Chopper meme has rocketed into the meme scene and is turning Twitter heads left and right. …

Memes

This woman perfectly deals with scammer posing as an IRS agent

People who pose as fake IRS representatives and try to scam unsuspecting people deserve your ire. It takes a particular kind of jerk to combine the …

Identity Theft

Meet Amber Mark, Whose Soulful Pop Will Make You Dance and Cry at the Same Time

Cornelia Street is a short street in New York City’s West Village. On the end of its curve is the legendary red-and-white striped awning of Cornelia Street Cafe, the famed restaurant and performance space that over four decades has spawned the careers of many singers, jazz musicians, poets, and …

West Village

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

Sexual Health

A white mob wiped this all-black Florida town off the map. 60 years later their story was finally told

Even by the standards of the 1920s South, the chain of events in Rosewood were unfathomable<p>Nine-year-old Minnie Lee Langley was outside with her …

Crime

Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

Privacy