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What it’s like for an American drug reformer to go to a country with a compassionate system

<b>(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)</b><p>Who knew governments could actually do good things in the realm of drug policy?<p>Phillip Smith<p>April 20, 2018 10:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The American activists couldn't wrap their heads around it. Sitting in a dingy office in a nondescript …

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

Where to Buy the Coolest Bathing Suits, Period

Summer 2018: We're still waiting for Drake to write a song about it, so while we wait, we might as well find out where to buy the coolest bathing …

When the Cause of a Sexless Relationship Is — Surprise! — the Man

There are varying definitions of a sexless marriage or sexless relationship: no sex in the past year, no sex in the past six months or sex 10 or fewer times a year. According to one study, approximately 15 percent of married couples are sexless: Spouses haven’t had sex with each other in the past …

Relationships

Five Places to Go in Montmartre

For years, the 11th and 12 arrondissements, two formerly quiet, working class neighborhoods in eastern Paris, have been the preferred location for the French capital’s best young chefs. Why? Affordable apartments assure a hungry young clientele for the new restaurateurs who choose the area for its …

France

The Psychology of Inequality

Researchers find that much of the damage done by being poor comes from feeling poor.<p>In 2016, the highest-paid employee of the State of California was Jim Mora, the head coach of U.C.L.A.’s football team. (He has since been fired.) That year, Mora pulled in $3.58 million. Coming in second, with a …

Michael Wolff Did What Every Other White House Reporter Is Too Cowardly to Do

Why is Fire & Fury having such an impact? Drew Magary writes it’s because Wolff was willing to throw decorum away and torch his access—and more journalists should do the same.<p>I’m gonna begin this post with the same disclaimer that needs to come with every post about Michael Wolff, which is that …

10 Minute Photo Challenge Crashes Miami International Airport by Jordan Matter

In honor of the busy travel week, ballerina Em Marie dons a tutu and sprints around the airport, nailing a miraculous TEN PHOTOS in 10 minutes.<p>Then …

The One Thing You Need to Do Now to Save Money on Airfare in 2018

Don't pay more than you have to.<p>With 2018 quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to start planning next year's vacations.<p>To make sure you get …

Flying

Exclusive: What Trump Really Told Kislyak After Comey Was Canned

During a May 10 meeting in the Oval Office, the president betrayed his intelligence community by leaking the content of a classified, and highly sensitive, Israeli intelligence operation to two high-ranking Russian envoys, Sergey Kislyak and Sergey Lavrov. This is what he told them—and the …

Donald Trump