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What Would a Socialist America Look Like?

We asked thinkers on the left—and a couple of outliers—to describe their vision for a re-imagined American economy.<p>Just a decade ago, “socialism” was a dirty word in American politics. Debates over its merits were mostly limited to obscure blogs, niche magazines and political parties on the other …

Opinion

40 Kitchen Organizing Ideas That Will Save Your Sanity

A cluttered kitchen can be downright maddening, but these tips will help you get this most-used, hardest-to-keep-clean room in your home organized …

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Making No-Knead Bread Is So Much Easier Than You Think—and You’ll Use It in Meals All Week Long

It's my #1 go-to food for quick lunches and dinners.<p>Whether you consider carbs your nemesis or you love a nice, expensive loaf of bread, most of us …

The Kitchen Appliance Repair Secret You Need to Know (Hint: It Will Make Yours Last Longer)

The definitive guide to taking care of all your big and small household appliances—so you (almost) never have to replace …

Cleaning

Lawns Are an Ecological Disaster

Neil Tyson often conjectures that maybe aliens have concluded humans aren’t intelligent enough to contact. He’s probably referring to our capacity …

Ecology

The Houstonian Hotel Shared the Recipe for Barbara Bush’s “Famous” Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Houstonian Hotel has been whipping up Barbara Bush’s chocolate chip cookies since 2016.<p>“They’re sweet and firm,” Catherine Rodriguez, head pastry …

Dessert

This supplement may promote healthy arterial aging

A small pilot study of older people suggests that taking a daily supplement of a nutrient that is present naturally in foods may improve artery …

30 Keto Chicken Recipes You’ve Never Tried

You’ve decided to give the ketogenic diet a whirl, but it’s so easy to fall into a dinner rut: Douse some chicken and veggies in olive oil, roast ’em …

This Is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Pinterest

Chili is a problem-solver in my kitchen. When I'm not sure what to make, or when I want a meal that makes a bunch of leftovers so I don't have to …

Eat This One Dish Every Week for a Healthy Heart

We've created a recipe perfect for a heart healthy diet by combining a variety of nutrient-dense, omega-3-rich ingredients.<p>Adopting a heart healthy …

Get Rid of Belly Fat

As you're losing weight you might notice that the weight isn't coming off your stomach as quickly as it comes off other areas of your body. If you …

18 mind-bending sci-fi movies to watch after Annihilation

Science Fiction Movies

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

How Do We Get the Future We Want?

In 'The Third Industrial Revolution,' Jeremy Rifkin outlines an entirely new infrastructure plan that will change the global economy. But how do we overcome the growing pains?<p>Last month during the State of the Union, Donald Trump proposed a $1.5 trillion investment in infrastructure that would …

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

Asian Nachos are now a big Pinterest trend (told you). Here’s the best way to make them at home. You’ll thank us, we promise!<p>We come across a lot of …

Cooking

New Tiny Implanted Pumps Can Inject Drugs Directly Into the Brain

The new devices offer hope for people with Parkinson's disease.<p>Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a radical new way …

Why I Only Buy Whole Canned Tomatoes

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>When it comes to canned tomatoes, I used to buy whatever the recipe dictated. I figured the only difference between, say, …

Tomatoes

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Recipes

Slow-Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Combine broth, chicken, beans, tomatoes, corn, bell pepper, onion, chopped jalapeño, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper in a 4- to 6-quart slow …

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Eat for a Super Healthy Body

The human body has evolved to become a self-organizing and self-healing organism that conceives of truly magnificent ways to maintain vitality. One …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

The Case Against Civilization

Did our hunter-gatherer ancestors have it better?<p>Science and technology: we tend to think of them as siblings, perhaps even as twins, as parts of <i>STEM</i> (for “science, technology, engineering, and mathematics”). When it comes to the shiniest wonders of the modern world—as the supercomputers in our …

Plastic fibers pervasive in tap water worldwide, new study shows | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 07.09.2017

Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do …