Melody R. Pagan

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Opioid Use Lower In States That Eased Marijuana Laws

Medical marijuana appears to have put a dent in the opioid abuse epidemic, according to two studies published Monday.<p>The research suggests that some people turn to marijuana as a way to treat their pain, and by so doing, avoid more dangerous addictive drugs. The findings are the latest to lend …

Cannabis

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

This Icky Creature Is The Deepest Ocean Fish Humans Have Ever Seen

It may be squishy, but it lives at amazing depths.<p>Life's tough 8,000 metres (26,000 feet) beneath the ocean's surface. The pressure is 800 times that …

Make These Smitten Kitchen Chicken Marsala Meatballs ASAP

If you love chicken marsala, you've got to try this smart twist on the classic dish. Instead of pounding chicken breast until thin and dredging it in …

Cooking

Seared Salmon With Lemons, Fingerling Potatoes, and Winter Greens

4 servings<p>Date night for one (or two)? This seared salmon with lemons, fingerling potatoes, and winter greens looks indulgent, but comes together in a snap. Pair it with a refreshing (and low ABV) Michelob ULTRA, which has only 95 calories and 2.6 carbs per serving.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small lemon<p>8 …

Seafood

There's A Reason Everyone's So Freaked Out By This Clear Pumpkin Pie

"We instinctively recoil from food that has the 'wrong' color."<p>Leave it to Alinea to turn a traditional pumpkin pie into a surrealist dream.<p>The three Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant debuted a clear miniature pumpkin pie in September, and people are just now freaking out about it.<p>The creation is</i> …

Baking

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Cooking

Crispy Chicken With Watercress, Fennel, and Garlic

Chicken thighs deserve better, crispier recipes. Venture out of the boring zone and pair them with watercress, fennel, and garlic. Consider it a winner, winner, chicken dinner—especially if you pair it with a Michelob ULTRA (with only 95 calories and 2.6 carbs per serving).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 …

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The Unbelievable Ways 15 Billionaires Got Their Start

They had to start somewhere.<p>How do the richest of the richest get to where they are? As with all things extreme, their stories don’t always match up …

Every Architecture Lover Should Take This Three-Day Road Trip

In Connecticut, works by some of the most notable architects of the 20th century are hiding in plain sight. Take the wheel for this high-design …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, …

The Best Bras For Big Boobs (That Are Actually Pretty)

Gorgeous Bras For Big Busts<p>Amber Unlined Bra<p>Paramour<p>$22<p>Shop Now<p>The Busty Bralette<p>Lively<p>$35<p>Shop Now<p>Matilda Padded Balconnette Bra<p>Lepel<p>$37<p>Shop …

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Scientists Are at a Loss to Explain This Mysterious Cosmic Radio Signal

"It's so brand new and so unknown."<p>There are now 22 of them, and we still have no idea what they are, what they mean, or where in the Universe they …

12 Recipes You Can Make From Alton Brown's Latest Cookbook

Alton Brown's <b>Everyday Cook</b> is intended to be filled with easy, doable recipes for the at-home cook. So what are his fans cranking out at home? Take a look at some of his recipe IRL and if you don't have the cookbook, we've linked to some of the recipes so you can try them out at home! You'll …

Easy Roasted-Garlic Focaccia That's Too Good to Share

Anyone who understands evolution knows that it doesn't <i>necessarily</i> lead from simpler to more complex life-forms. Rather, it leads to life-forms better suited to their environments. The evolution of recipes is similar: It's not that every new recipe is <i>better</i> than its immediate predecessor; it's just …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Cozy, "Southern Eclectic" Nashville Home

<b>Name:</b> Kaitie, Tyler + cats (Jolene, Bruce, and Robin) + dog (Trae) <b><br>Location:</b> East Nashville — Nashville, Tennessee <b><br>Size:</b> 1,540 square feet <b><br>Years lived</b> …

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Researchers Have Found a Way to Delay Aging

Focusing on the Cell’s Power House<p>More and more, scientists are becoming convinced that aging is a disease that can be stopped or, at least, slowed. …

Giant 'Rivers in The Sky' Are Causing Widespread Chaos in California

We finally know what's causing these historic floods.<p>This month, the percentage of California still stuck in a drought dropped by 22 percent in a …

13 slow-cooker recipes that make eating healthy easier

When we think of slow-cooker food, hearty chili, fall-off-the-bone tender short rib and beefy stews come to mind. Not exactly "light" and "healthy."<p>But the slow cooker is so convenient! How great would it be if it could make eating healthy easier?<p>Oh, wait. It can.<p>By choosing lean cuts of meat, …

30 Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We tend to associate winter with bleak, gray skies and runny noses, but there's a beautiful side to the season that often gets overlooked. We're talking about Italian mountains covered with snow, pristine frozen lakes, and English cottages that put Norman Rockwell paintings to shame. And while we …

European Travel

At rising rate, Nepalis working abroad go home in coffins

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A tiny young woman crouches just outside the airport, crying softly into her thin shawl. It's cold, but her sleeping toddler …

Saudi Arabia

10 New Artists You Need to Know: November 2016

Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just dominating our office stereos. This …

Music

Over Four Million People Have Signed a Petition Asking the Electoral College to Vote for Hillary Clinton

The petition argues Donald Trump is "unfit to serve."<p><b>Update, 11/15:</b> The petition has accrued more than four million signatures. Read it—or sign it—here.<p><b>Original Post, 11/11:</b> In fewer than 24 hours, an online petition asking the Electoral College to elect Hillary Clinton instead of Donald Trump for …

Government

White House Rooms You Won't See on the Tour

See how the Treaty Room, Yellow Oval Room, Solarium, Master Bedroom, and Family Dining Room have changed through the years<p>When it came time for Michael S. Smith to redecorate the White House for the Obama family, he turned to the building's rich past. “To understand the context, I read every letter …

10 World Festivals You Have to See to Believe

Across the globe, themes and types of festivals are as varied as the people who attend them. Some celebrate holidays, some raise awareness, some feed …

The 8 most impressive social good innovations from September

Innovations are constantly improving our world, especially when it comes to tackling global inequality.<p>With brainpower and skill, inventors are …

Johnny Depp's $12.7 million home in Los Angeles is a show stopper - CNN Style

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