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The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Oven-Cooked Pulled Pork

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>The easiest way I know of to ruffle the feathers of food-minded folks mounted atop high horses is to refer to some sort of vegetable preparation as "bacon." Second is to speak ill of a regional …

BBQ

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?<p>Did you hop in the shower, check your email, or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter? Did …

27 Happiness Quotes That Will Make You Think Differently About Life And The Pursuit Of Happiness

<b>“All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.”</b><p>– Horace Friess<p><b>“Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a</b> …

Breaking the Black Poverty Cycle: Mobile App For Buying Black is Changing the Game

Breaking the Black Poverty Cycle: Mobile App For Buying Black is Changing the Game<p>By Robert Stitt<p>With the power of the black dollar topping $1 …

Extreme Inequality Is a Symptom of a Broken Society

<i>© Curt Carnemark/World Bank</i><p>Inequality is a problem all countries face, whether they are poor, rich, or in-between. Some inequality can be a temporary byproduct of economic growth when not everyone is moving at the same speed and at the same time. But when the majority of people suffer economic and …

World Economy

Stanford report shows that U.S. performs poorly on poverty and inequality measures

A new Stanford report shows that, compared with other well-off countries, the United States has the worst overall ranking on key poverty and …

The countries that are best at fighting poverty.

The United States has been wrestling with how best to eliminate poverty ever since the days of Lyndon Johnson. The solution, however, isn't really …

If you don't ever see poverty, you can convince yourself it doesn't exist

Not only is it possible for wealth and poverty to coexist, it’s crucial to a sense of diversity, and it leads to better outcomes for all<p>It’s a tale of two beaches. In 2014, I moved from Sydney’s Bondi to Melbourne’s St Kilda, and despite both suburbs having a boho, relaxed and party-going …

Housing

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Fitness: The Ultimate Beginner's Body Sculpting Guide.

Body sculpting, also called weight training, resistance training or strength training, is a form of exercise which uses external weight or resistance …

Bernie Sanders' Health Care for All and Free College: Idealism or Practical Realism?

Fifty-eight countries with universal health care--en.wikipedia.org<p>Republicans and other critics call Bernie Sanders' proposals for single payer health care for all and free college education impractical idealism. Do these proposals represent idealism? And are they impractical?<p>The Merriam-Webster …

9 Realistic Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Stress Less

People procrastinate for different reasons, but the result is the same: stress. Here’s how to tackle all of the reasons you put things off.<p>Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

The Democratic Party: How Did It Get Here?

How the party of unreconstructed white southerners became the party of big government, civil rights, and single-interest groups<p>President Obama's current travails have diverted attention from his and the Democratic Party's substantive agendas and longer-term outlook. Democrats currently believe that …

Why Few Poor Kids at Top Colleges Matters

There’s a ser­i­ous lack of so­cioeco­nom­ic di­versity (read: there are very few poor people) at the na­tion’s best uni­versit­ies.<p>Ac­cord­ing to a …

Education

Utah High School Football Coach Suspends Entire Team Amid Reports Of Cyberbullying

This high school football coach does not tolerate bullying or attitude problems, and he recently showed players in a major way.<p>Utah outlet Deseret News reported that the town of Roosevelt's Union High School football coach Matt Labrum recently suspended all 80 players from the team due to reports …

Stark Divide Between Blacks, Whites on Gun Control and Health Care

Im­mig­ra­tion isn’t the only is­sue that rep­res­ents a hurdle for Re­pub­lic­ans hop­ing to im­prove their per­form­ance among His­pan­ics, …

Health Care

End Days for the GOP

The GOP did. Michael Tomasky on the looming fiscal cliff and government shutdown—and the party that’s actually burning down the house.<p>Watching the …