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9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

United Kingdom

Dollar stores are thriving – but are they ripping off poor people?

While online retailers have transformed the landscape of American commerce, the largest three dollar-store chains are prospering offline, opening more than 1,800 stores last year.<p>The cost of a trip can be so negligible – the average customer drops $29 a month – and dollar stores have grown so …

San Francisco

A nutrition blogger posts easy food swaps that prove you don't have to stop eating to lose weight — and the internet loves it

Weight loss often seems daunting, but the truth is it doesn't need to miserable.<p>That's what nutrition blogger Amanda Meixner is trying to convey to her 722,000 Instagram followers.<p>Meixner is the mastermind behind @meowmix, an Instagram account that raises awareness about healthy eating through …

Nutrition

The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate

I used to have a sociological hamburger theory.<p>Growing up in Philly and Michigan, I thought a hamburger was big and fat, the type my mom made, the kind (amped up in size and quality) made famous at the 21 Club in New York. My wife thought a hamburger was thin and crusty, the sort she ate at the …

Food

NPR Music's 40 Favorite Albums Of 2018 (So Far)

<i>Let's face it: We live in an era dominated by playlists. Whether you listen to one of the chart-defining destinations on Spotify, let YouTube's algorithm be your guide, follow a friend's listening habits or create your own mixtapes, the idea of listening to an entire album in one sitting becomes</i> …

Indie Pop

Union Station's redevelopment could start by spring, adding amenities for 37 million annual passengers

A more than $1 billion redevelopment of Union Station could begin as soon as next spring, starting with a seven-story glass-and-steel addition on top of its main building.<p>More than a year after they were chosen by property owner Amtrak to reconfigure and build onto the massive rail station, …

Skyscrapers

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

Bose Launches 'Noise-Masking Sleepbuds,' Earphones Aimed To Help You Sleep Better

Bose, the audio brand that we know and love for its high-end speakers and noise-canceling headphones, has made its first foray into the sleep industry, officially announcing its first-ever “noise-masking sleepbuds” today, that is, earphones designed for sleeping in.<p>But this new pair of earbuds …

Audiophile

This Is Life With A 9-Year-Old

Terrible twos. Threenagers. Feisty Fours. These ages get a bad rap, mostly for good reason: Toddlers are assholes. They behave like the drunk guy at …

Parenting

Headline writers continue to repeat Trump's lies uncorrected. It's not just wrong: it's dangerous

The <i>Washington Post's</i> Philip Bump had a column on Wednesday scolding media outlets and <i>The Hill</i> in particular for continuing to pump out headlines that …

The Essential Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Apple AirPods

As easy as it was to poke fun at Apple’s pricey, wireless headphones when they were released, now that I own a pair myself, I love them. To get the …

Tech Trends

A travel hacker snagged himself $5,000 of 'free' travel by using a credit card to buy a $60,000 Tesla

Keith Rosso and his wife saved up for over two years to buy a Tesla Model 3.<p>With the vehicle's starting price of $35,000, plus customization, Rosso knew it would be "the largest purchase of my life," he recalled in a post on the credit-card-rewards blog Million Mile Secrets.<p>But the California …

The most depressing energy chart of the year

Coal has got to go.<p>The energy giant BP’s annual Statistical Review of World Energy is a compendium of facts, figures, charts, and graphs on global energy use. This year’s edition is out, and it contains one of the more alarming, not to mention depressing, charts I’ve seen in a long while.<p>It’s not …

Fossil Fuels

Blue states find ways to undercut GOP tax law

In states like New York, taxpayers would be better off than they were before Republicans changed the tax law.<p>Residents of some blue states may get a surprisingly big tax cut thanks to workarounds state lawmakers are crafting to subvert a controversial new cap on deductions for state and local taxes.<p>…

Finance

DePaul University lays off dozens of staff

DePaul University has announced the layoffs this week of 62 full- and part-time staff members.<p>The decision comes as the Catholic school’s board of …

Read the 1999 essay that made Anthony Bourdain famous

Bourdain’s first big essay shows off all the things that would make him a great food celebrity.<p>Before Anthony Bourdain was a TV host, he was a memoirist. And before he was a memoirist — before <i>Kitchen Confidential</i>, before <i>Medium Raw</i> — he was an essayist.<p>Actually, technically, Bourdain was first a …

PSA: Canned Negronis Exist & They’re the Ultimate Alfresco Summer Drink

Negronis: They’re the ultimate summer cocktail, but they require <i>at least</i> three bottles, plus ice and an orange garnish. Read: They’re not exactly …

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Has Trump Already Been Indicted Under Seal? A Group Of Legal Scholars Explore The Issue

What you don’t know can’t hurt you — yet. A group of legal scholars headed by attorney Alexander Stern in Berkley are arguing that Robert Mueller may …

This Ingredient May Be the Secret to Making One of America’s Best Pizzas at Home

American institution Frank Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana has begun selling their hand-picked tomatoes to the public, and we are unreasonably excited.<p>The …

Italian Food

The 19 Travel Apps You’ll Want to Download for the Summer

If you’re daydreaming about basking in the summer sun, now's the time to find a deal on a summer vacation. The right apps can help you find great …

5 Sleep Apps That Actually Work

Our obsession with sleep is exploding—and for good reason. “Lack of sleep can disrupt brain function, metabolism, heart function, healing and recovery, mental health, and more,” according to Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at theUniversity of Arizona’s College of …

Sleep

13 etiquette rules you probably never realized you're breaking

You write thank you notes, keep your elbows off the table and would never think of eating until everyone at your table had been served. Your etiquette would make Miss Manners proud, right? Not so quick. As it turns out, there are several lesser-known etiquette rules you may be unknowingly breaking. …

Are high-protein diets quietly killing middle-aged men?

Middle-aged men who pile on the protein could be at greater risk for heart failure than those who don’t, warns a new study published on Tuesday by …

Diets

Each year the government asks 10 simple questions to test the public's knowledge of science. Can you correctly answer them all?

Every two years, the National Science Foundation is required to tell the president how the US is doing in regard to science and engineering.<p>"As economies worldwide grow increasingly knowledge-intensive and interdependent, capacity for innovation becomes ever more critical," the NSF says in its …

Why LEDs Burn Out Too Fast

Did you know that normal LED bulbs can burn out quickly—more quickly than incandescents—when connected to dimmer switches or old wiring? I sure …

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

Why You Should Cook Pork Chops Like a Steak — Tips from The Kitchn

Pork chops are one of the tried-and-true weeknight dinners we turn to again and again. Who can resist a plate of lean, juicy meat that's reliable, …

New Uber Promo Codes Save Up to $30 Off Upcoming Rides

Uber has become a staple for many travelers. So, here’s a quick and easy way to save on your next Uber rides. There are two new promotion codes …

Storage Will Be Energy’s Next Big Thing

The cost of renewables has been sinking. Harnessing the excess could be huge.<p>Think the plummeting costs of solar and wind are transforming the energy landscape? Then you should be betting on ways to warehouse that power.<p>To understand why, consider: Unlike almost all their rivals in the …