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Finally! The U.S. Takes Action to Reduce Food Waste

You've no doubt read about it, heard about it on the news, and even seen it happen. Still, it bears repeating: We waste a LOT of food. As much as 31 percent of post-harvest food produced last year, v…


The 20 Happiest Countries in the World

It’s possible that future cultural critics will look back on this era and call it the List Age. We manage to organize full articles into numbered bullet points; there are lists and more lists and ma…


The 3 Keys to Charisma

What are the secrets to charisma? Is it something you are born with or can you develop it over time? In this episode of “Ask Deepak” on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra outlines three key ingredient…


Independence Day: Balancing Liberty and Equality

Happy Fourth of July! I hope you're all doing something fun to celebrate. As for me, I feel it's important on this Independence Day to reflect upon how we balance liberty and equality in this country.…


The Other Side of Occupy

The Occupy Movement was one of the defining news stories of late 2011; however, much of the hope and meaning behind its original vision was lost in growing apathy, divisiveness of purpose, intrusion b…


Should San Francisco Ban Circumcision?

A while back, I wrote a hot post (A Case Against Circumcision) about a super controversial issue which CNN reports is showing up in the limelight now that a group seeking to ban circumcision of any m…


Bikes Have The Power To Create Better Cities

May is National Bike Month in the United States, including Bike to Work Week from May 16-20 and Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20. To celebrate, we're  posting a weekly article about cool bikes, bene…


Are Your Pet’s Expenses Tax Deductible?

From the Editors of The non-passing of the HAPPY Act (HR 3501) at the end of the 111th Congress left a lot of pet owners sad. If enacted, the bill would have given a $3,500 tax credit to pe…


Aggressive Anti-Obesity Campaign Kicks Sodas to the Curb

New York City is no stranger to food controversies. Especially when these controversies are concerning (what is perceived as) government meddling in how and what people eat. There was the trans fat …


How to Take Advantage of Health Care Reform

By the Editors of Men's Health Much of the new health-care reform bill will take effect in stages between now and 2015, but many Americans still don't understand what the changes are, …


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