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Politics | Politics

Lines crossed

As a border city, San Diego has been front-and-center for many of the issues around our country’s shoddy immigration policies.

News | News

Beer, Drinking Water And Fish: Tiny Plastic Is Everywhere

Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.

Recipes | Recipes

Firecracker Chicken | Kitchen Meets Girl

This Firecracker Chicken is the perfect mix of spicy and sweet and beats take-out hands down!

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Survey: Nearly 7 In 10 Seniors Targeted By Fraud Campaigns

About two-thirds of elderly Americans have been targeted by a fraud campaign, and more than a quarter have actually fallen victim to such efforts.

Recipes | Recipes

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Tangy Pulled Chicken | America's Test Kitchen

A simple spice mixture and an easy-to-assemble homemade barbecue sauce make it easy to turn slow-cooked bone-in chicken into tangy, silky shredded chicken—perfect for piling onto buns for an easy dinner.

Recipes | Recipes

Best Homemade Sloppy Joes

The Best Sloppy Joes are homemade and delicious enough for adults and kids alike! The whole family will love this delicious easy dinner.

Recipes | Recipes

The Most Amazing Lasagna Recipe

The Most Amazing Lasagna Recipe is the best recipe for homemade Italian-style lasagna. The balance between cheese, noodles, and sauce is perfection!

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Actual Myrtle Beach Kwik-E-Mart to make your 'Simpsons' junk-food dreams a reality

A real-life Kwik-E-Mart has opened in Myrtle Beach and fans of 'The Simpsons' can't get enough of the cartoony goodness.

Politics | Politics

NO JUICE FOR YOU: California Unleashes Most Nanny State Bill Yet

California is home to some of the most absurd nanny state laws in the union: defy a plastic straw ban and you might find yourself behind bars; buy a Happy Meal for your scream

Music | Music

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is no longer the best-selling album of all time in the US

New data has revealed the best-selling album of all time in America, with an unexpected artist taking the title.

News | The News

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.

Travel | Travel

In The Land Of Travel Agents, The Tables Have Turned

The demand for travel advisors is outstripping supply, meaning travel agents are thinking more and more about how to focus on profitable clients.

Advice & Self-Help | Products with Integrity

Heartfelt Connections - Sharing Meals with the Homeless

Jan Shepherd making the world a better place one person at a time. Document your own efforts using the hashtag #dosomethingheartfelt

Psychology | Personality

Seven Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

Simple tools to better support your loved ones without trying to fix them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Southerners Aren’t Always at Home in Hollywood

Nine actors talk about how their accents — and culture — helped and hindered them as they forged screen careers.

Psychology | Personality

10 Studies That Show The Advantages of Feeling Down – Research Digest

By Christian Jarrett As human beings, there's no avoiding feeling sad – as R.E.M. put it "everybody cries, and everybody hurts sometimes". We usually think of this as an unpleasant state, and for those of us who want to minimise our miserable

Recipes | Recipes

Mom Josette's Corn Fritters

Serve with warm maple syrup, sour cream or my favorite, applesauce. You can make them big, like a pancake or small for appetizers. One of my "comfort foods." Enjoy! xoxo

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

David Klein's Magnificent TWA Posters - Flashbak

The illustrator and artist David Klein is best known today for his glorious posters for the Howard Hughes owned Trans World Airlines in the 1950s and 1960s. TWA at the time was one of the world’s most well known and admired airlines. It became the f

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How to Block and Report Spam Calls and Text Messages

Unwanted calls and spam texts are annoying, but you can do something about them. Here’s how to block and report them so they won’t bother you again.

Gaming | Video Games

PlayStation 5 news and rumors: Everything you need to know

Recent rumors suggest the launch of the PlayStation 5 is closer than you might expect. Predictions range from 2018 to 2021, and some reports are already making definitive claims about the hardware.

Recipes | Recipes

This Cream Sauce Is Great On Everything

Plus, you'll never make fried chicken another way again...

Recipes | Recipes

Blueberry Breakfast Cake Recipe | King Arthur Flour

This soft, almost custard-like breakfast dish is kind of a casserole, kind of a cake — and definitely tasty!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Vitamin D, the Sunshine Supplement, Has Shadowy Money Behind It

The doctor most responsible for creating a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry.

News | Interesting Links

Mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery

If you happen to have a box of spaghetti in your pantry, try this experiment: Pull out a single spaghetti stick and hold it at both ends. Now bend it until it breaks. How many fragments did you make? If the answer is three or more, pull out another stick

Psychology | Personality

What is synesthesia?

People with synesthesia experience unique perceptual cross-overs, such as associating letters or sounds to colors. Learn more about it in this Spotlight.

Psychology | Personality

Morning depression: Causes, symptoms, and how to cope

Diurnal variations are types of depression that cause symptoms to get worse at certain times of the day. Morning depression is a common diurnal variation. In this article, learn about the symptoms and risk factors for morning depression, as well as the tr

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Pilot study finds “smart drug” Aderall has limited benefits for healthy students, and may harm working memory – Re

By Emma Young. For the large numbers of students who report taking stimulants, these results suggest that they probably won’t do much to enhance their academic performance.

Recipes | In The Crock Pot

Crock Pot Chocolate Spoon Cake - The Country Cook

Crock Pot Chocolate Spoon Cake is a delicious slow cooker cake the starts with a boxed cake mix. It is incredibly moist and is so yummy!

Recipes | Baking

MarthaRayDeen's Caribbean Rum Cake

You can almost feel the island breeze when you make this tasty Caribbean rum cake. The rum soaked cake is so delicious your friends and family won't believe you made it from scratch.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Telling Someone They were Unplanned Pregnancy May 'Doom Every Relationship' Afterwards - Study Finds

A new study finds that people who learn they were the result of an unplanned pregnancy have more difficulty than others in close relationships.

Travel | Travel

The 16 Best Disney Rides You Must Go on at Least Once

So many rides, so little time. If you’re going to stand in line, make sure the payoff is worth the wait.

Science & Technology | Technology

The first 7 Alexa skills you should enable - CNET

The ever-growing world of Alexa skills can be daunting. Here are the seven you should give a go first.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Why I Replaced 99 Percent of My Team and Restarted My Startup

Cleaning house isn't the most linear path to growth, but sometimes it's a necessary step.

Sports | Sports

Ranking the 10 Greatest Dodgers Players of All Time | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

Dozens of All-Stars and Hall of Famers have donned the Los Angeles Dodgers uniform throughout the franchise's long, illustrious history...

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Brady Bunch' House: HGTV Won Bidding, Will Restore It "to Its 1970s Glory" | Hollywood Reporter

"We will bring all the resources to bear to tell safe, fun stories with this beloved piece of American TV history," says Discovery CEO David Zaslav.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Understanding Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder

The term "passive-aggressive" is used to describe behavior that expresses defiance or hostility indirectly, rather than openly.

Music | Music News

AC/DC sighting in Vancouver sparks new album rumours | CTV Vancouver News

Singer Brian Johnson and drummer Phil Rudd were spotted outside The Warehouse Studio in Gastown.

Entertainment | Entertainment

25 Of The Coolest Set Photos In Cinema History

30 incredible behind the scenes photos from classic Hollywood films

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

7 awkward situations people didn't have to worry about 30 years ago

Awkward moments are a given if you're a human being who works, dates, and has friends. But some of the most awkward situations possible have to do with digital technology and would have been unimaginable to previous generations.