Seth Williams

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If You Want to Be a Rich CEO, Work in Health Care

Managing doctors and researchers might be more lucrative than overseeing bankers or computer programmers.<p>Among the 200 top-paid U.S. executives at …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

Cheating Death Can Cost $200,000 as Cancer Leads Sales

Years before becoming a top cancer specialist, Eric Winer used to save money on his own medical care by talking U.S. pharmacists into giving him …

Most Popular Food Hacks of 2016

Food is pretty important. Whether you consider yourself a “foodie” or not, you’ve gotta eat, and everyone can use tips on how to eat and cook better, …

Food

Five Delicious Dishes You Didn't Know You Could Make in Cast Iron

A cast iron skillet is one of the most useful pans you can have in your kitchen. They’re unmatched for getting a good, flavorful sear on a steaks and …

Trump is mapping out his plan to put ‘America first’

With his Thursday journey to Indianapolis, Donald Trump made history as a president-elect by forging a deal to save over 1,000 jobs headed to Mexico. …

Bill de Blasio

Ready for Russia: Lithuanians taught how to resist invasion

Copies of manual, with tips on civil disobedience, given to schools and libraries after Trump victory threatens Nato alliance<p>The Lithuanian defence ministry has issued 30,000 copies of an instruction manual advising citizens on what to do in the event of a Russia-led invasion.<p>The release of the …

12 'healthy habits' you're better off giving up

Using a standing desk.<p>A recent long-term study looking at data on nearly 4,000 US adults found no benefit in terms of overall risk of dying from …

Nutrition

Google Timelapse Shows the Rapid Expansion of the World’s Cities over 32 Years

Google Earth has released an update to its Timelapse feature, giving viewers a better look at the rapid expansion of the world’s urban areas between …

Time-lapse Photography

Millennials Need to Worry About Alzheimer's, Too

It kills more people than breast and prostate cancers combined. In fact, every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s—making it the sixth leading cause of death in United States.<p>Perhaps the most alarming part of the disease is that it’s growing at a rapid rate with some estimates …

The Alzheimer's Laboratory

<i>The following script is from “The Alzheimer’s Laboratory,” which aired on Nov. 27, 2016. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Shari Finkelstein,</i> …

The media’s Standing Rock problem looks a lot like its Black Lives Matter problem

On Sunday evening (Nov. 20), around 400 people gathered on Highway 1806, just north of the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock, North Dakota, one of the centers of the ongoing actions taken against the Dakota Access Pipeline. It was shaping up to be an ordinary demonstration; participants were …

Rights & Freedoms

The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It's Also Centuries Old)

As resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, N.D., concludes its seventh month, two narratives have emerged:<p>We have never seen anything like this before.<br>• This has been happening for hundreds of years.<p>Both are true. The scope of the resistance at Standing Rock exceeds just about …

Dakota Access Pipeline Builder Ignored Obama Admin Request to Halt Construction

<i>Image Credit: Vimeo Screenshot | Dr0ne2bewild</i><p><b>Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog</b><p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed to DeSmog that Energy Transfer Partners, the owner of the proposed Dakota Access pipeline, has ignored the Obama administration's September 9 request to voluntarily halt …

Dakota Access pipeline reroute will not be considered, CEO Warren says

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP +3%) CEO Kelcy Warren says the company will not consider rerouting its Dakota Access oil pipeline despite concerns from …

Police At Standing Rock Are Using Life-Threatening Crowd-Control Weapons To Crack Down On Water Protectors

In a 4-minute SoundCloud interview with the Indigenous Environmental Network, Angela Bibens describes the devastating effects of tear gas, rubber bullets, concussion grenades, mace, and water cannons used on 400 peaceful protestors in North Dakota by local police in the last 48 hours. The …

What's Happening at Standing Rock, from 2 Native American Girls

#NoDAPL — Stand with Standing Rock.<p>The Dakota Access Pipeline is a project proposed in 2014 that would cary 450,000 barrels of crude oil every day from North Dakota’s oil field 1,134 miles underground to Illinois, so it can be converted into usable fuel. The project, FYI, is estimated to cost a …

'We’re Not Going to Go to War': The Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Preaches Peace and Patience

"When I look at that camp, I always think: What's going to happen when this is over? Who's going to clean that up? Who's going to put that land back to its natural state?"<p>Dave Archambault II, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, has been fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline for over two …

Standing Rock: injured protester's father says police account is 'bogus nonsense'

Officers claim protesters set off explosion but Sophia Wilansky’s father and on-site medical professionals say injury is ‘entirely consistent’ with grenade blast<p>North Dakota law enforcement have blamed protesters for a woman’s grievous injury at the Dakota Access pipeline protests on Sunday, …

Veterans Plan "Deployment" to Join Water Protectors' Battle Against DAPL

Over 1,000 U.S. military veterans are planning to "deploy" to join the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and peacefully support the water protectors' fight …

Rights & Freedoms

Can the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Survive the Winter?

A change of season and a new presidential administration pose the greatest challenges to demonstrators.<p>It is cold and growing colder in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where protesters against the Dakota Access pipeline recently fought one of their most tense battles with the Morton County Sheriff’s …

7 Ways to Support Standing Rock's Protest Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

If the standoff's recent escalation has you concerned, here's how you can help.<p>As federal officials ask for more time to make a final decision on the Dakota Access Pipeline, police and protestors continue their standoff on government-owned property near the tribal lands of the Sioux nation in …

Teargas

Four Ways to Look at Standing Rock: An Indigenous Perspective

A couple of weeks ago, as I stood before climate scientists, advocates, and world policy leaders at the COP22 in Morocco, I felt the increased …

Climate Change

Police Attacked Standing Rock Activists For Hours. Why Are They Calling It A Riot?

In a video streamed live on Facebook on the night of November 20, an army of riot police stand guard as fire hoses blast anti–Dakota Access pipeline …

Here’s How You Can Help Standing Rock

This week, the fight to stop the Dakota Access pipeline reentered the global consciousness. On Sunday night, live videos and images from Cannon Ball, North Dakota, flooded the Internet, as demonstrators opposing the pipeline reported being hit by water cannons, tear gas, and concussion grenades in …

Environment

The Best Ways to Build Lean Muscle and Get Stronger

This muscular man knows how to build muscle | iStock.com<p>Though you may think that your gym routine is packed with muscle-building exercises and your …

Nutrition