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The Trick to Perfectly Crispy Ground Meat Is to Leave It Alone

Ground meats like beef and lamb are the stars of many culinary delights such as tacos, meat sauces, and larb, but there is nothing worse than grey, …

Commit to Fifteen Minutes of Financial Literacy a Day to Get Your Finances in Order

If you’re trying to get your finances straight and you’re completely intimidated with the work ahead, take it one step at a time. Commit to just …

How to Choose and Buy Your First Kettlebell

If you’d rather not fight for kettlebells at the gym or just want to work out at home, one well-chosen kettlebell is versatile, compact, and pretty …

Kettlebell Exercises

Resume Beacon Is a Simple, Free, Non-Flashy Online Resume Builder

Web: A well-formatted resume isn’t too difficult to make if you have the right tools for it, but finding the tools and time is the hard part. Resume …

Green Institute report says the rise of contract and casual jobs across the economy demands new ways of thinking about work<p>The rise of contract and casual work means a shorter working week and universal basic income should become serious policy options, the Green Institute says.<p>Related: Ontario …

Universal Basic Income

North Carolina: A Case Study for Resistance in the Trump Era

On December 5, almost a full month after Election Day, Republican Pat McCrory finally conceded the governor’s race in North Carolina to his …

This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …

Congress Is Poised to Give a Dangerous Christmas Gift to Big Pharma

In 2002, the Food and Drug Administration approved a medical device called Essure, which seemed like a simple, safe option for women who wanted …

What Happens if Young People Never Buy Homes?

We asked two experts to weigh in on what would happen if young Canadians simply stopped buying houses.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>If you're collecting clues that civilization as we know it is about to collapse (be honest, we all are), the fact that millennials aren't buying homes …

This Video Tutorial Teaches You to Balance on Your Hands

The basic crow pose is an advanced-beginner yoga pose that’s a great stepping stone for teaching you to balance on your hands. And it’s like the …

These DIY Honey Ginger Cough Drops Soothe a Sore Throat

While they’re not medicated in any way, these DIY lemon ginger cough drops are simple to make, a little sweet, and the ginger and honey will help …

Energize Yourself with This 30 Second Breathing Exercise

Whether you skip caffeine to get better sleep or have trouble waking up either way, this quick breathing exercise boosts your energy and helps your …

How an Old Rival Reassessed Fidel Castro

Having gotten to know Castro, the late JFK aide and chief speechwriter wrote, he could see why the Cuban strongman held on to power for so</i> …

IBM employee quits to protest company’s overture to Donald Trump

<b>(AP/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>Marketing strategist Elizabeth Wood says she felt “deeply crushed” at IBM chief’s overtures to Donald Trump<p>Ben Norton<p>November 23, 2016 7:55pm (UTC)<p>An employee at IBM has publicly resigned to protest the tech giant's embrace of President-elect Donald Trump.<p>Elizabeth Wood, a senior …

A Quick, Visual Journey Through Shanghai

Shanghai is China’s most massive city, and the filmmaker JT Singh has created another captivating film capturing its vibrancy. “Amid the chaos of millions of people living and working with one another, the rich textures and smells, the voices and faces young and old, and the signs of tradition and …

Make Kale Less Bitter by Massaging and Cutting It Before You Rinse

Kale and other leafy greens greatly benefit from a nice massage before you mix them in a salad. But if kale’s bitter flavor bothers your taste buds, …

Food

Focus on These Four Areas to Push Your Career Forward

Whether you have your eye on the top of the ladder or are just focusing on the next rung, there are many ways you can grow your career. If you’re not …

The Best Ways to Contact Your Congresspeople, From a Former Staffer

Communicating with the people that are supposed to represent you in government can sound like a fruitless task, but it is possible. You just need to …

Communicate

The Grim Future Of Labor Under Trump

As our nation slowly awakens from its Trump-induced coma, we begin to contemplate what the next four years will mean for our most important issues. …

The high cost of homeownership and the housing crisis in the United States of Debt.

<i>This article supplements the United States of Debt, our third Slate Academy. Please join Slate’s Helaine Olen as she explores the reality of owing</i> …

The real reason black voters didn’t turn out for Hillary Clinton — and how to fix it

GOP voter suppression efforts are the key to combatting a changing demographic that trends blue<p>Black turnout was down in the 2016 election — but not for the reason you might think.<p>Among early voting results, fewer African-Americans than expected turned to vote for Democratic presidential nominee …

How Trump's America Will Hurt Women

I used to have a science teacher who said that because women have an extra layer of fat on their bodies, they are better able to withstand hot dishwater than men. I fear this kind of thinking is about to go national.<p>I grew up in Trump Land, or one region of it, anyway: rural, mountainous Arkansas. …

Use This Six-Part Outline to Write the Perfect Speech

Writing a speech and delivering it are two separate challenges. If you’re not sure where to start with the writing process, use this six-part outline …

The Last Man to See the Lost Girls of Panama Alive

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

The Easiest Way to Make Your Own Ricotta Cheese at Home

The creamy texture of ricotta cheese makes it perfect for lasagna, flavorful toast, and even dips. Here’s a super simple way to make it at home with …

Recipes

What Working On a Burlesque Show Taught Me About Learning On the Job

Last weekend, I helped out with a Guardians of the Galaxy-themed burlesque show. Having no background in theater and even less in burlesque, I was …

Employment

The terrifying track of how one ‘super-spreader’ was responsible for nearly half of MERS cases in South Korea

The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the huge megalopolis of Seoul from May to July last year was among the most chilling examples of how fast infectious diseases can spread in our modern world. From a single businessman who acquired the virus abroad, the disease jumped …

Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country

Authorities in Iran have confiscated the passport of the country’s most renowned living artist, Parviz Tanavoli, the day before he was due to speak at the British Museum.<p>Tanavoli told the Observer that he went to Tehran’s international airport on Saturday to take a Lufthansa flight to London but …

Art

Millennials Explain Why They Moved Back in with Their Parents

"I just can't stomach paying $1,400 to live in a room when I could live in a house for free."<p>According to a much-hyped Pew report from last month, living with your parents is the new not living with your parents. The percentage of 18- to 34-year-olds who live at home is now the highest it's been …

One Runner’s Quest To Escape From A Nike Contract

“Nike ego takes over,” 1500-meter runner Will Leer told me. “They never let something happen on your terms. They want to solidify the power …