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Sun Grown Maduro - Rocky Patel Premium Cigars - Honduras & Nicaragua

<i>Back to Brands</i><p>Made in our boutique factory situated in Estelí, Nicaragua, Sun Grown Maduro is a triple-capped, hand-bunched and hand-rolled cigar …

Cigars

Facing death, Lauren Hill teaches us life lessons

A 19-year-old woman is dying. It could be days, it could be weeks, it could be a few months. No one really knows, mainly because no one knows much of anything about the form of cancer currently infesting her brain.<p>You have heard of this woman. You saw her story playing on the TV in the living room …

A postcard celebrating the opening of the Panama Canal as the kiss of the oceans, dating from 1914. In our August issue, Matthew Parker writes about the many attempts to link the Atlantic and the Pacific, which began in the 16th century and were finally realised 100 years ago.

‘I’m Going to Educate You…’

Appearing on “Hannity” Tuesday night, TheBlaze’s Dana Loesch clashed with Patricia Ireland, a leader in the feminist movement and former president of the National Organization for Women, over the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case.<p>The two were at odds early and often as Ireland …

5 Ways to Avoid Being Rude (According to 100-Year-Old Etiquette Rules)

According to etiquette books of the past, it was pretty easy to be offensive. To show you were of good breeding, you had to adhere to strict …

Mark Twain

Conservative Prof. Has Awesome Response to Guy Who Called Him the ‘Biggest Embarrassment to Higher Education in America’

One conservative college professor’s support for traditional marriage was enough for one online commenter to brand him “the biggest embarrassment to higher education in America.”<p>How the professor responded was pretty fantastic.<p>Professor Mike Adams responded to a commenter who called him “the …

What 500 Calories Really Looks Like in Different Foods

Food is at once the most amazing and annoying part of our lives. We have to eat in order to live, and there are so many delicious flavors to enjoy in …

Can You Be Addicted To Carbs? Scientists Are Checking That Out

Fresh research adds weight to the notion that certain foods (think empty carbs like bagels and sweet treats) can lead to more intense hunger and overeating.<p>Fast-digesting carbohydrates can stimulate regions of the brain involved in cravings and addiction, according to a study published in the</i> …

House Lawmakers Push Government To Stop Buying American Flags Made Outside Of The US

A bipartisan group of House legislators led by Iowa Democrat Rep. Bruce Braley introduced the "All-American Flag Act," which would require the government to only buy flags from domestic companies, this month.<p>It's believed that about $3.6 million dollars worth of American flags are imported every …

Za'atar: A Spice Mix With Biblical Roots And Brain Food Reputation

<i>NPR</i> Morning Edition <i>Host Steve Inskeep recently traveled to Damascus for a series of reports on the ongoing war in Syria. He sent this postcard from the road.</i><p>Dear Salt:<p>On my first day in Damascus, I went walking in the ancient bazaar — narrow stone-paved streets surrounding a great stone mosque. The …

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

Teen suspended for tweet critical of high school sports

The senior class president at a Wichita high school is suspended for suggesting that his school isn't all that at sports. Just that. No cursing. No incitement to violence.<p>I am writing this with a cold compress on my head and a milk chocolate digestive biscuit in my mouth.<p>Both are to soothe my …

High School

Teddy Roosevelt Turned Piranhas Into Ferocious Maneaters

The tiny piranha's reputation as a ferocious maneater can be traced back to a surprising source: Teddy Roosevelt.<p>In 1913, the former president made a …

No sequester reprieve for biomedical research

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The Food Lab Mini: Crispy Taco Shells Made of Cheese? Yes!

Last week I was lamenting on Twitter that despite having spent over a week trying out what are supposedly the very best breakfast taco joints in Texas, I still hadn't tasted one that I felt was even <i>good</i>, let alone worthy of the kind of culinary praise that they regularly get. For me it's the …

Can food make you angry?

Feeling tetchy? Itching for a scrap? Maybe it's something you ate? I have long believed in "food swings"– ply me with sweets and jam puddings and I'm …

Why Do People Love Eating Dangerous Foods?

<i>by George Embiricos</i><p>Physical and emotional discomfort. Hospitalization. Asphyxiation that can lead to death. No, we're not talking about the symptoms of some mysterious foodborne illness here, but rather the potential consequences of voluntarily eating some common, and often popular, foods. With …

Medical Journals

Milk Is Far From Nature's Perfect Food

We interviewed three nutrition professionals to learn the shocking truth about milk products — it may change everything you believe about your diet.<p>According to Vivian Goldschmidt, nutritionist and founder of Save Our Bones, the conversation about dairy in human diets starts with an understanding …

Wellness

3 Foods Unworthy of Their Healthy Halo: Guest...

<i>Multi-talented health coach, cookbook writer, wellness speaker, and founder of Walker Well-Being, Tammy Walker is all about making long-term healthy</i> …

Birchbox

8 More Surprising Things Banned by the BBC

There’s a reason why the BBC, Britain’s mostly independent but publicly-funded television and radio broadcaster, is still called “Auntie”: Like a …

Star Trek

6 Terrible People and How They Were Captured

Recent events have provided an interesting look at how law enforcement officials identify and hunt down very terrible people. Here are a few infamous …

WWI soldiers finally laid to rest after 96 years

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/972000/972487_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524759139_98d6d61e2e5c1e85d9bb963a26e8e243<p><b>The remains of two World War I soldiers who were killed in action in France nearly 100 years ago have been laid to rest at a military cemetery.</b><p>The remains …

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