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Starting the Season with Greens, Beets, and Oh-So-Sweet Strawberries

Every year I look forward to the start of my CSA. For the last few years I was part of a CSA in Brooklyn, but after a recent move to Boston I've had …

NO WAY OUT: Snowden's Escape Options Are Dwindling

Now that his U.S. passport has been revoked, Snowden needs temporary travel papers to go anywhere, assuming he can find a place to go.<p>And even if he can get temporary travel papers, Jose de Cordoba and Jack Nicas of the Wall Street Journal report, Snowden's options may be limited.<p>Yesterday, there …

WikiLeaks volunteer was paid FBI informant

<b>(AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)</b><p>A “cherubic” looking 18-year-old was part of an international investigation<p>Alex Halperin<p>June 27, 2013 2:50pm (UTC)<p>Wired reports that an Icelandic 18-year-old named Sigurdur “Siggi” Thordarson, who volunteered for WikiLeaks, was also informing for the FBI on the secretive …

Dwight Howard rumors: Star center reportedly 'unlikely' to re-sign with Lakers

With NBA free agency fast approaching, the Lakers may not be able to retain Dwight Howard.<p>Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is set to become a free agent on July 1, and it is "unlikely" he will re-sign with the Lakers due to his issues with head coach Mike D'Antoni's system, according to a …

US DEA undertakes 'largest ever' synthetic drug crackdown

US law enforcement agencies served hundreds of search and arrest warrants on Wednesday in what officials described as the largest ever crackdown on …

Sony to extend SmartWatch line with a variety of models and price ranges?

Sony is apparently planning to extend the SmartWatch family with more models and is already looking for suppliers in Taiwan for the product, says Digitimes.<p>Whenever we cite Digitimes, we have to offer this caveat – the Taiwanese publication got a lot of things right over the years, but they messed …

Green Smoothies with Avocado

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Take the dairy out of your smoothie, and add in some green.</i><p>Smoothies are a no-brainer breakfast for vegans: many recipes are vegan as written, and if they aren’t, it’s …

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Prosecutors Say Aaron Hernandez Made Some Incredibly Boneheaded Moves In Alleged Murder

If the prosecution is correct, Hernandez will prove to be a pretty dumb criminal.<p>At 2:10 a.m., prosecutors say they have evidence that Hernandez stopped at a gas station and purchased several items including Bubbalicious blue cotton candy gum.<p>Later, prosecuters claim to have found a piece of …

Louis Delmas says his knee is “88 to 90 percent”

AP<p>When last we heard from Lions safety Louis Delmas, he was asking reporters to leave him alone when they were asking him questions about the status …

How to Dress Yourself Slim

I am far from what most people in the fashion industry would call "slim." I've floated between a size 10 and a size 12 for most of my life. Instead of trying to fight against what I was blessed with, I have learned -- using the sneakiest of wardrobe tricks -- to dress myself slim.<p>By Alison Jimenez, …

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There's A New Illegal Drug Marketplace Called Atlantis And It's Making Cute Cartoon Commercials

We've previously reported on the Tor network, an anonymous collection of sites that exist in semi-secrecy, outside of the scope of Google, Facebook, and even conventional Web browsers.<p>You may have heard of Silk Road, a relatively well-known site on Tor for buying illegal drugs. For a long time it …

Check Out The Guy Gourmet Cookbook Trailer

Feast your eyes on this<p>One week from today, <i>Guy Gourmet: Great Chefs’ Amazing Meals for a Lean and Healthy Body</i> hits bookstores nationwide. (If you can’t hang on to your spatulas until then, you can buy it here.) For a preview of the awesome recipes inside (thick-cut sirloin steaks with blue cheese …

The 14 Best Things To Eat After A Workout

Don't let all that hard work go to waste!

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Limited GOP options on climate plan

Republican lawmakers may be irate over President Barack Obama’s climate change plans, but there may be little that Congress can do to stop the push for new landmark Environmental Protection Agency rules to cut emissions from power plants.<p>Since the previous Congress, House Republicans have exercised …

AP CHIEF: Obama's Unprecedented Pursuit Of US Whistleblowers Won't Stop Leaks

Gary Pruitt, the head of the global news agency, warned Washington that it cannot control the "inevitable" flow of information to the media in the wake of Snowden's disclosures about classified surveillance programs in the US and UK.<p>He said: "The Obama administration has made it clear that it will …

11 American Cities That Are Shells Of Their Former Selves

Even as the U.S. population steadily grows, some cities have seen drastic decreases in population.<p>Many of these cities relied on a particular industry — coal, steel, automotives — that has since left the area and taken away thousands of jobs. Suburbanization has also played a major role, as …

These Major Brands Actively Support Gay Marriage

While Kenneth Cole was live tweeting the rulings, Orbitz celebrated with a marriage equality-themed flash sale. Goldman Sachs even tweeted a message that gay marriage would actually help build a stronger economy complete with a picture of a rainbow flag next to an American flag.<p>Even though brands …

Same-sex Marriage

Supreme Court Rulings Reveal Republican Rift On Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON— As the news of the Supreme Court's rulings on marriage equality broke Wednesday morning, House Republicans were just ending their weekly conference meeting. Rep. Justin Amash, a libertarian Republican from Michigan who believes government should not be involved in anyone's marriage, …

Same-sex Marriage

Texas Legislators Called Back For Special Session On Abortion Bill

After a vote on a controversial bill to restrict abortion in Texas was deemed to have fallen outside of the state's legislative session, Gov. Rick Perry has called for a special session to take up the issue, along with other topics. The session is scheduled to begin July 1 at 2 p.m., ET.<p>As our …

World Drug Report Reveals The Staggering Extent Of North America's Meth Problem

From 2010 to 2011 worldwide seizures of methamphetamine by authorities grew by 73% — from 51 tons to 88 tons — and 61% (54 tons) of all seizures were reported by Mexico and the U.S.<p>From the report (emphasis ours):<p>The highest methamphetamine seizures were reported by Mexico, where seizures more than …

Doma defeated on historic day for gay rights in US

A landmark supreme court ruling struck down a controversial federal law that discriminated against gay couples in the US, delivering a stunning …