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Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>I wrote about farmers’ suicides – and the reaction has been overwhelming<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in …

Mental Health

Moist Banana Bread Recipe

This moist banana bread recipe helps put overripe bananas, that would otherwise be destined for the garbage, to good use, making it a great recipe …

Breakfast

'Zombie dogs' roaming near Chicago are infected coyotes, police warn

Police are warning residents of a Chicago suburb to avoid helping "zombie dogs" because they are infected coyotes that could sicken other pets with the disease.<p>Hanover Park Police Department posted the warning on its Facebook page on Wednesday, saying the coyotes, usually nocturnal animals, are …

Video game developers confess their hidden tricks at last

First shots from an enemy in BioShock always miss<p>Jennifer Scheurle opened up a can of game-design whoopass on Thursday.<p>Scheurle, a designer with Opaque Space (whose current project is the virtual reality game <i>Earthlight</i>) tossed out an open question on Twitter that will make you question what really …

Game Design

Needle (1988) pt. 2

Needle (Russian: Игла, translit. Igla) is a Soviet movie filmed in 1988. The main character Moro is played by the famous Soviet rock musician Viktor …

Soviet Union

Charging Bull artist wants removal of Fearless Girl statue

<b>The sculptor that erected Wall Street's Charging Bull statue is complaining about New York City's decision to allow a nearby statue to remain in place.</b><p>Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica says the Fearless Girl statue, which was placed nearby during International Women's Day, is a copyright …

New York City

7 Foods a Hormone Expert Eats Every Day

Hormones control major bodily functions spanning the physical to the emotional, making them some of the most powerful chemicals in your entire being. …

Wellness

Taste Beyond The Tongue

What is Vault 7? Wikileaks Releases Series of Cryptic Tweets

<i>“What is Vault 7? Where is Vault 7? When is Vault 7?”</i> These are the questions that Wikileaks has tweeted, along with two pictures of what seems like …

Julian Assange

Taste Beyond The Tongue

YouTube glitch causes channels to lose tons of subscribers in minutes

<i>Update 04:03 ET: It appears YouTube has finally fixed the bug. The subscriber counters seem to be back to normal and functioning properly. Some users have also confirmed their subscribers have been restored.</i><p>YouTube has been affected by a massive glitch which is causing channels to lose huge chunks …

13 Whole30 Snacks To Get You Through The Day

Healthy Eating

Meal Prep Ideas to Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity

AKA how to not get bored after two days of leftovers.<p>Raise your hand if you pin a dozen recipes to meal prep but never <i>actually</i> end up cooking any of them. Okay, I can't see your hands, but it's a common problem that I can relate to. In 2017 I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan that relied …

Cooking

Understanding the Painterly Value in Art

January 15, 2017<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>When one discusses the <b>value in art</b> there are two very distinctive paths to follow. The concern with value in …

11 Expert Meal Prep Tips Anyone Who Likes Cooking Should Know

Faster and more delicious meal prep with the pros.<p>For lots of us, weekly meal prep just might be the answer. But anyone who's tried it knows how boring it can be to open your container on Thursday night and face the same food <i>yet again</i>.<p>But Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, pro chefs and founders of …

PBS' new kids' channel lets you flip between streams and games

When you give kids digital educational content, you're frequently forced to choose between passive viewing and games. Why can't you offer both? PBS wants to give it a try. It just launched a free 24/7 national channel, PBS Kids, where a live internet stream is just the start of the strategy. At a …

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

Counter-Strike Pro Is Godlike With His Starter USP

Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski is a beast with <i>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</i>’s silencer pistol, and a recent match at the WESG 2016 <i>CS:GO</i> Finals proves …

Unique Selling Proposition

Why Ridiculous Official Propaganda Still Works

<b>For students of official propaganda, manipulation of public opinion, psychological conditioning, and emotional coercion, it doesn’t get much better</b> …

New York Times

10 Easy Ways to Snack on Hard-Boiled Eggs

Looking for a snack that fills you up and fuels you well? When it comes to nourishing, protein-packed snacking, hard-boiled eggs have MVP status in …

Breakfast

Moderators who had to view child abuse content sue Microsoft, claiming PTSD

Two employees say company didn’t offer adequate psychological support for a job requiring them to view ‘indescribable’ sexual assaults and murders<p>Microsoft workers on the “online safety team” were forced to view photos and videos of “indescribable sexual assaults”, “horrible brutality”, murder and …

Sociology

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Wolff: The curious case of Edward Snowden and Russian hacks

The Edward Snowden story won’t go away. One reason for its persistence is that everybody who has given it a second’s further thought surely sees something astonishingly weird about it: For goodness sake, Snowden, the mastermind of the greatest theft of U.S. intelligence in history lives in comfort …

Surveillance

How The Mainstream Media Turned Al Qaeda Into A US Ally In Syria

<b>The Syrian government</b> - a dictatorship known for imprisoning, torturing and disappearing dissidents - is easy to vilify. And over the last five years …

Middle East

"We Regret The Error": CNN Apologizes To Assange For Pedophilia Accusation, Issues Retraction

It didn't take much for CNN to fold after Wikileaks threatened to sue it for defamation.<p>As reported on Wednesday, the whistleblowing organization …

Fake News

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Texas may be in for a fight over transgender bathrooms like the one raging in North Carolina

It cost North Carolina jobs and revenue as business and sports leagues launched boycotts. But that hasn't deterred Texas.<p>Top<p>Republicansthere now want to follow North Carolina and ban transgender people from using the bathrooms of the gender they identify with.<p>This week state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, a …

Airdog Fitair puts an air purifier on your face at CES

The Airdog Fitair is a wearable air purifier.<p>Strap the Airdog Fitair to your arm and you won't have to worry about pollution as you run. The wearable air purifier is on show at CES 2017, here in Las Vegas. A hose runs from the small engine and filter compartments on your arm to a mask on your face. …

Wearable Tech