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Minimum Wages vs. Universal Basic Income

I think that wherever possible, we should look to permanently eliminate underlying causes instead of treating symptoms without end. When it comes to minimum wage laws, we're perpetually treating a symptom and not a cause. The problem we wish to solve is that employees aren't getting paid enough to …

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Ten Books on Slavery You Need to Read

You can’t talk about race until you fully understand America’s past.<p>Without understanding the past, it is difficult to grapple with the present. This became quite clear in the wake of the tragic attack in Charleston, when public dialogue swirled with myths, wishful thinking and deeply ideological …

Sous Vide Chicken Breast Recipe

Sous-vide techniques will give you chicken with unparalleled levels of juiciness.<p>Why It Works<p>Cooking chicken sous vide allows for unparalleled control over cooking temperature and, therefore, level of juiciness.<br>• Following precise temperature and time charts gives you the ability to get exactly the …

10 Ways to Use up Mushy Bananas (That Aren't Banana Bread)

They're one of the most popular—if not the most popular—fruits in the world. They're cheap and delicious and sweet and good for you. They're so beloved they have songs written about them (sort of). Chances are good that there's a bunch getting freckly (or worse) on your countertop now. <b>Shake off</b> …

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That Strengthens Your Core

A strong core is about more than looking hot in a bikini (though that's a pretty great benefit, too). Strong abs are a cornerstone of total-body …

Five great cycling deals on Bibshorts, Bars, and a BMC bike

<b>All of the B's in this week's haul of cycling bargains from across the internet, courtesy of the diligent DealCatcher.</b>Of those B's we're bringing you …

Cardio Week 2015! Metabolic Jacks

Melt your middle with these 4 awesome variations of an old-school calisthenic<p>Here is your second workout of Cardio Week 2015.<p>This all-new metabolism revver comes from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of the <b>Lose Your Spare Tire</b> exercise program—a cutting-edge training plan that can …

Obama's cars claim in trade deal running on empty?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> One of President Barack Obama's favorite sales pitches for his proposed trade deal with Pacific Rim nations -- known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP -- is that it will be a boon to the U.S. auto industry. If the TPP is passed, Obama argues, more Ford Mustangs and Chevy …

How to Make Authentic Jamaican Jerk at Home

<i>Photo by Rob Baas.</i><p>Like North American barbecue, Jamaican jerk is simultaneously a dish, a cooking method, and a way of life--a noun and a verb.<p>As anyone who has eaten real-deal Jamaican jerk can tell you, it hurts. Smoke gets in your eyes and Scotch bonnet chiles scorch your gullet. "You need to …

The Best Foods for Men

Abs aren’t built in the gym alone; you shop for them in your supermarket. We sampled and reviewed thousands of products to separate the dietary duds from the nutritional heroes. Your drool-worthy grocery list starts right here

Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …