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Our Best Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

If there's one thing better than chicken dinner, it's when that chicken dinner is made in the slow cooker. Whether my meal plan includes lean chicken …

We’ve been burying people all wrong

Could eco-friendly funerals save the planet?<p>About 15 years ago, Cynthia Beal, a 30-year veteran of the natural-food movement and then-owner of the …

7 Unexpected and Insanely Delicious Ways to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

Anyone who’s dabbled in Paleo or Whole30 knows the value of hard-boiled eggs. Really anyone who enjoys starting their day with a high-protein, …

Special Report: A business where human bodies were butchered, packaged and sold

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Sam Kazemi stood over the old man’s corpse. Nearby lay pliers, a scalpel and a motorized saw designed to cut drywall and pipe.<p>A screen shot from a 2013 training video by Biological Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona, shows a construction saw used by technicians to remove a …

U.S. Army

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

3D-printed live bacteria creates world's first "living tattoo"

A team at MIT has genetically modified bacteria cells and developed a new 3D printing technique to create a "living tattoo" that can respond to a …

Wearable Tech

A 100-year-old US riot only now being talked about

<b>It's almost 100 years since 19 African-American soldiers were executed following a violent mutiny in Texas. Why is the US only now coming to terms with what happened?</b><p>For decades, no name appeared above the grave of Corporal Jesse Moore, only the number seven.<p>The figure corresponded to noose number …

Did humans kill their ancestor Neanderthals? Scientists say so

Experts unearthed Neanderthal artifacts from three new sites located at the Iberian Peninsula which dates back 37,000 years. These new findings …

Yugoslavia

Location of Yugoslavia<p>Yugoslavia was located in the Balkan region of Europe, to the east of Italy.<p>The Origins of Yugoslavia<p>There have been three …

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

<b>Tripoli, Libya (CNN)</b> -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.<p>Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings.<p>One of the unidentified men being sold in the …

Tripoli

This Crazy New Material Could Harvest Electricity From The Human Body

OMG.<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when we stress, we don't produce electricity.<p>The same can't be said of a flexible new material developed …

Music only helps you concentrate if you’re doing the right kind of task

If the task requires creativity or mental rotation, music can increase performance.<p>Many of us listen to music while we work, thinking that it will help us to concentrate on the task at hand. And in fact, recent research has found that music can have beneficial effects on creativity. When it comes …

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

The End of Empire | United States

The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around the globe. …

Here's What You Need to Know About That Fossil Teeth Discovery Said to 'Rewrite History'

A 9.7-million-year-old mystery.<p>Scientists have announced the shock discovery in Germany of ancient teeth fossils that are nearly 10 million years …

Animated map shows how cats spread across the world

You can find house cats on every continent except Antarctica. But that wasn't always the case. How did cats make it across oceans and into households worldwide?<p>The secret lies in ancient cat DNA, which a team of scientists traced back thousands of years. They report their results in a paper …

Don’t bother, India. That noise was just someone getting lynched in the neighbourhood

Take a close look at the photograph. I know it is disturbing, but you should be disturbed. It is not a photograph you will see on the front pages of newspapers and on your television screens, not because it is disturbing but because it does not matter very much in modern India if two young Muslim …

L E T G O

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

Best books 2018: The best classic books to read this year

The books you must read include The Witches, The Box Man, Sapiens and more<p>1 March marks the official World Book Day, a day designed to encourage more …

How To Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Other People

Hearing your voice the way others hear it can be a bit jarring at first, and I know plenty of people who claim they can't stand the sound of their …

Oblivious to History, Trump's Turning Up the Heat on Iran. He Should Look at the 1953 CIA Coup.

<i>In 1979, just as the Shah of Iran was overthrown and the the reign of the ayatollahs began, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative named</i> …

Savory Sweet Breakfast Recipes

Heart-Shaped Whole-Wheat Pancakes<p>Confess your love for breakfast with these heart-shaped pancakes drenched in a simple-to-make strawberry syrup.<p>Low …

18 Easy Sheet Pan Suppers Ready in 30 Minutes

When it comes to getting dinner on the table with minimal effort and just 30 minutes on the clock, I firmly believe that the sheet pan is your …

Cuban Sandwich with Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

Fake news and neurobabble: how do we critically assess what we read?

With unprecedented access to news and knowledge, how do we make judgements about what we read? Neuroscience news is a case in point<p>In an era of fake news and alternative facts, it seems as if our collective ability to critically assess information is starting to falter. We have unprecedented access …

Barack Obama Ranked 12th Best U.S. President Ever in Major Survey of Historians

Barack Obama has been whisked to a very good table at the club of former presidents, according to a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians …

Barack Obama

The 4 Types Of Constitutional Crises

And which ones are most likely to come up during Trump’s presidency.<p>People have been talking about the possibility of a “constitutional crisis” since …

The 11 best low-carb diet recipes for weight loss

Following a low-carb diet to lose weight is nothing new, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what you’re allowed to eat. Over the years the …

The History of U.S. Intervention And The 'Birth Of The American Empire'

Journalist Stephen Kinzer's book, <i>True Flag,</i> explains how the Spanish-American War launched an ongoing debate about America's role in the world. Kinzer has also been writing about President Trump.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. As we look ahead to what President Trump …